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Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

New Wind Information System Debuts at Japanese Airports

In April 2017, the Airport Low-level Wind Information (ALWIN) system, jointly developed by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), started operations at Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) and Narita International Airport. ALWIN...

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Mapping Wind Resource Potential in Asia

Most of the world's wind resources are in the ocean, and much of that lies on the continental shelves close to our population centers. Asia is a prime target for near-shore wind development, given both its large...

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Suzlon, Guangdong Nuclear in 800-Megawatt World Wind Power Plan

The companies are exploring sites in Brazil, South Africa, China and India, and plan to complete the projects over the next three years, according to an e-mailed statement from Suzlon. Guangdong Nuclear unit, CGN Wind Energy Co., has installed...

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Masdar of Abu Dhabi Procures ZephIR 300 Wind Lidars

ZephIR technology has been chosen by both Masdar Power and Masdar Institute of Science and Technology to provide wind measurements in challenging desert conditions in Abu Dhabi. The two ZephIR 300 systems will...

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Onset Announces New Sensor for Wind Monitoring

Onset the world’s leading supplier of data loggers, today announced its new Wind Direction Smart Sensor, a research-grade plug-and-play sensor for measuring and logging wind direction data The easy-to-use sensor, which works with the company’s award-winning HOBO Weather Stations,...

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

World Wind 3D Data Viewer

Geoscience Australia's 3D Data Viewer is an application developed using NASA's World Wind Java Software Development Kit (SDK) to display Australia's continental data sets. The viewer allows you to compare national data sets such as the radioelements,...

Friday, March 25th, 2011

World’s Wind and Waves Have Been Rising for Decades

Ian Young at the Australian National University in Canberra and colleagues analysed satellite data from 1985 to 2008 to calculate wave heights and wind speeds over the world's oceans. They found that winds had strengthened – speeding...