BARANI DESIGN takes center stage to deliver improved climate change monitoring with support from EURAMET

MeteoShield Professional delivers a significant increase in climate change monitoring precision.

MeteoShield Professional delivers a significant increase in climate change monitoring precision.

With support from EURAMET, BARANI DESIGN Technologies was able to optimize the revolutionary helical MeteoShield® solar radiation shield to deliver a significant improvement in the precision of climate change monitoring. Its ability to reduce atmospheric air temperature uncertainty in all-weather conditions and climates by over 100% over the most common multi-plate solar radiation shields and screens will result in a significant confidence improvement in confirming climatic changes not only in nature, but also in cities, deserts, rain forests and even arctic climates.

Climate change presents many challenges to society, including the effects of global warming and an increase in severe weather event frequency. Data from weather stations generated for short-term forecasting could be used to identify climate change trends, but higher quality measurements are needed. To achieve more accurate air temperature measurement, for example, sources of error caused by weather station siting and poor housing design need to be better understood.

Cited from “Improved climate change monitoring” project by Andrea Merlone, INRIM, Italy as part of the European Metrology Research Programme (EMRP). The EMRP is jointly funded by the EMRP participating countries within EURAMET and the European Union.

Download the full case study on the technologies behind improved climate change monitoring.

 
BARANI DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES IS A MANUFACTURER OF PROFESSIONAL WEATHER STATIONS AND METEOHELIX PERSONAL WEATHER STATIONS.

BARANI DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES IS A MANUFACTURER OF PROFESSIONAL WEATHER STATIONS AND METEOHELIX PERSONAL WEATHER STATIONS.

BARANI DESIGN at the Meteo Expo in Russia to showcase the MeteoHelix®, MeteoWind®, MeteoShield®

BARANI DESIGN Technologies AWOS weather station at 2000 meters in High Tatra mountains.

Professional IoT weather stations and sensors conforming to World Meteorological Organization (WMO) standards from BARANI DESIGN Technologies are on display in the red show stand number 108 at the WEATHER • CLIMATE • WATER / EARTH OBSERVATIONS / GREEN ECONOMY 2019 expo in St. Petersburg, Russia today and tomorrow.

The meteorological instrument exhibition is taking place in parallel with the annual meeting of the Intergovernmental Council on Hydro-Meteorology of Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) which is attended by hydro-meteorological services of the following CIS member countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine.

The expo will showcase the following BARANI DESIGN Technologies sensors and micro-weather stations:

MeteoHelix® метеорологическая метеостанция (micro-weather station, AWOS)

Heated anemometer MeteoWind® 2 immediately after a strong icing event in the mountains of Slovakia.

Heated anemometer MeteoWind® 2 immediately after a strong icing event in the mountains of Slovakia.

MeteoShield® Professional protecting internal temperature and humidity sensors from the effects of icing.

MeteoShield® Professional protecting internal temperature and humidity sensors from the effects of icing.

BARANI DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES IS A MANUFACTURER OF PROFESSIONAL WEATHER STATIONS AND METEOHELIX PERSONAL WEATHER STATIONS.

BARANI DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES IS A MANUFACTURER OF PROFESSIONAL WEATHER STATIONS AND METEOHELIX PERSONAL WEATHER STATIONS.

BARANI DESIGN MeteoHelix® IoT weather stations for smart street lamps

Urban street lamp weather stations like the MeteoHelix IoT Pro are able to produce research quality climate change data even in urban environments dominated by pavement and sun Heated walls.

Smart street lamp weather stations like the MeteoHelix® IoT Pro are able to produce research quality climate change data even in urban environments dominated by pavement and sun-baked walls.

Installations on lamp posts are ideal as they put distance between weather stations and sun-heated walls of buildings so that weather stations can do their job properly. While urban weather stations equipped with a helical MeteoShield® Professional are able to accurately measure air temperature even in direct sunlight with accompanying sun reflections and radiating heat sources, care must still be taken to choose an installation location representative of the environmental factors which one wants to measure.

Care must be taken to install urban weather stations such that artificially heated air does not feed directly into them. This will result in the measurements being dominated by hyper-local meteorological phenomenon. If one wants to measure the extremes of urban heat island effects, this will be acceptable, but if the goal is to quantify the urban climate over a larger area, lamp post and street light installations are an ideal choice.

The accompanying photos show a street lighting installation of a BARANI DESIGN Technologies MeteoHelix IoT Pro and SEB50 rain gauge within an urban building complex.

MeteoHelix Weather station installed on street lightning in a downtown park in the city of Bratislava.

MeteoHelix Weather station installed on street lightning in a downtown park in the city of Bratislava.

Energy efficient LED street lamp with a MeteoHelix weather station.

BARANI DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES IS A MANUFACTURER OF PROFESSIONAL WEATHER STATIONS AND METEOHELIX PERSONAL WEATHER STATIONS.

BARANI DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES IS A MANUFACTURER OF PROFESSIONAL WEATHER STATIONS AND METEOHELIX PERSONAL WEATHER STATIONS.