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<br /> THE INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF WEATHER, CLIMATE AND HYDROLOGY TECHNOLOGIES AND SERVICES<br /> Meteorological<br /> TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL<br /> “A SOBERING<br /> MOMENT IN THE<br /> HISTORY OF<br /> OUR PLANET”<br /> WMO secretary general Petteri Taalas reacts to news of record-<br /> shattering global warming temperatures and says the industry needs to<br /> invest in better disaster monitoring and early warning systems now<br /> SMALL UAV<br /> RESEARCH<br /> The use of small<br /> unmanned aerial<br /> vehicles for boundary<br /> layer measurements<br /> AFRICA’S<br /> TAHMO<br /> A dense network of<br /> 20,000 weather<br /> stations in sub-<br /> Saharan Africa<br /> <br /> CONTENTS<br /> 6 COVER STORY: WMO<br /> INTERVIEW<br /> Meteorological Technology International<br /> 14 speaks exclusively to the new secretary<br /> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=1"> THE INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF WEATHER, CLIMATE AND </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=2"> </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=3"> CONTENTS 6 COVER STORY: </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=4"> 66 SOFTWARE FOCUS A modern-look soft</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=5"> Solutions for the Precise Measurement of Solar Ra</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=6"> The Forecast Welcome to Meteorologi</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=7"> Werner-von-Siemens-Straße 4 53340 Meckenheim, Ger</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=8"> WMO interview Helen Norman </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=9"> WMO interview “Wh</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=10"> WMO interview For the first time on reco</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=11"> FROM THE PUBLISHER OF METEOROLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY I</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=12"> WMO interview The app can help answer q</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=13"> FROM THE PUBLISHER OF METEOROLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY I</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=14"> FROM THE PUBLISHER OF METEOROLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY I</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=15"> FROM THE PUBLISHER OF METEOROLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY I</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=16"> African weather station network Nick van de Giese</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=17"> African weather station network RING AFRICA M </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=18"> African weather station network monitoring st</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=19"> African weather station network “Close cooperat</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=20"> African weather station network </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=21"> www.vaisala.com/iris</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=22"> UAV research Ed Dumas and C Bruce Baker, Atmos</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=23"> UAV research RIES </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=24"> </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=25"> The VORTEX-SE field study t the</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=26"> UAV research by recording both in situ and hi</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=27"> ISO17025</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=28"> 2 Philippine hazard assessment Oscar Victor Liza</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=29"> Philippine hazard assessment </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=30"> Philippine hazard assessment T he Philip</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=31"> and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=32"> Philippine hazard assessment “There have been m</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=33"> Calibration of Humidity and Temperature Instrumen</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=34"> Total lightning Bradley Zavodsky, Geoffrey T Stan</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=35"> Total lightning </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=36"> Total lightning assimilation, total lightning</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=37"> Total lightning Figure 3: An NWS </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=38"> Total lightning </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=39"> </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=40"> Unmanned aircraft systems Jamey Jacob and Philip </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=41"> The Talos UAV was desig</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=42"> Unmanned aircraft systems </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=43"> this project includes both fixed and </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=44"> Unmanned aircraft systems The Ad</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=45"> TECHNOLOGY LEADER IN WEATHER RADAR SYSTEMS More </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=46"> Renewable energy SOLAR S Emiel Lorist, Nuon S</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=47"> YSTEMRenewable energy The Nuon Sola</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=48"> Renewable energy irradiance esse</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=49"> Hans-Peter van Velthoven application. The new SM</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=50"> FROM THE PUBLISHER OF METEOROLOGICAL TECHNOLOGY I</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=51"> Meteorological Technology World Expo 2016 Preview</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=52"> Meteorological Technology World Expo 2016 Preview</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=53"> Meteorological Technology World Expo 2016 Preview</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=54"> Meteorological Technology World Expo 2016 Preview</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=55"> Meteorological Technology World Expo 2016 Preview</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=56"> Meteorological Technology World Expo 2016 Preview</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=57"> Laser-based Environmental Sensors a passion </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=58"> Maintenance information system Oguzhan Sireci, Tu</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=59"> Maintenance information system </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=60"> Excellence in Hydrology and Geohydrology Multi </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=61"> Maintenance information system The soft</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=62"> Maintenance information system </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=63"> </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=64"> Alpine weather radar Urs Germann, Jordi Figueras,</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=65"> Alpine weather radar </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=66"> Alpine weather radar pre</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=67"> Alpine weather radar “The goal is to bet</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=68"> Radar software Jason Selzler, Vaisala IN 66 • M</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=69"> Radar software FOCUS A modern-look software solut</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=70"> Radar software Also, context-sensitive</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=71"> Understanding Lightning. high-precision light</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=72"> Cloud radar Thomas Rose, RPG Radiometer Physics G</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=73"> Cloud radar The RPG-FMCW-94- </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=74"> Cloud radar “This is the first cloud radar with </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=75"> </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=76"> Weather radar PLAN AH Michael R</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=77"> Weather radar EAD T o successfully conduct </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=78"> apogeeinstruments.com YEARS 2 Net Radiation</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=79"> capable at detecting small but important hydromet</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=80"> Weather radar Figure 4: Susc</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=81"> Weather Stations for All Professional Application</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=82"> Volcanic ash detection George Avdikos, Matthew Wo</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=83"> T he main threat from volcanic </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=84"> Volcanic ash detection Figure 2</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=85"> WISKI – Water Information System AquisNet – Air Q</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=86"> Weather station calibration Helena Wingert, G Luf</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=87"> Cloud height simulator kit with tablet then a </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=88"> Weather station calibration Lufft weather sens</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=89"> A new way to read the wind Meet us at MTWE 2016 </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=90"> Air traffic observing systems WEATH </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=91"> </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=92"> Air traffic observing systems 120 miles rad</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=93"> </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=94"> Air traffic data Matteo Paolo Mascilini, mete</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=95"> Air traffic data ORDER time of the report which f</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=96"> Air traffic data The BDM Li</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=97"> Visit us at stand: 1075 World leader in high pe</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=98"> Tornado prediction ADVANCE WARNING Has one profe</a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=99"> ENAV.IT </a> <a title="Meteorological Technology International - April 2016 page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2d183b22?page=100"> Weather should not control air traffic man</a>