Jun 22, 2020
Will artificial intelligence replace the conventional weather forecasting system?

The 76th anniversary of the landing of Normandy was celebrated some days ago, a relevant historical event for the end of the Second World War and when meteorology played a crucial role. The landing took place exactly on June 6, 1944 due to the prior weather forecasts successfully conducted.

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Jun 02, 2020
Model output data integration using a Web Map Server

Maps are one of the basic products that can be created from numerical model output data. Whether numerical weather prediction models, air quality photochemical models, air dispersion models, wave models or any other, it is useful to show in a map different fields like the air temperature, wind speed and direction, pollutants concentration, significant wave height or any other variable obtained from the model.

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May 11, 2020
Chemical risk management

The most severe industrial accidents are those involving dangerous chemicals, as they represent a significant threat to health and the environment. Furthermore, such accidents cause huge economic losses and disrupt sustainable growth.

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May 05, 2020
The effect of diesel engines in road emissions

Recently, the diesel engine and its reputation have drop dramatically as the interest in the environment was growing. The current Spanish vice president and Ecological Transition Minister Teresa Ribera said in 2018 that it is a public health matter, and that diesel will have no future.

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Apr 27, 2020
Wind pattern, a key element for solar plant design.

Solar energy is one of the renewable markets with a higher expansion rate along the last years. Market competitiveness and operational profitability increase due to OPEX reduction is one of the key drivers.

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Apr 02, 2020
Global and Regional Climate Change Models

Representing the historical and future climate at different spatial resolution scales.

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Mar 05, 2020
2019: A year of extremes

Data registered from a year marked by historical heat waves and by “DANA” affecting the east of the Iberian Peninsula.

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Jan 31, 2020
Meteorology and Development

How specialized Private Weather Companies are helping National Meteorological Services in Developing Countries

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Dec 11, 2019
3rd Visca general assembly and 3rd Stakeholders workshop

The 3rd General Assembly of VISCA project, led by METEOSIM, will take place on 9th and 10th December 2019 in Barcelona.

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Nov 27, 2019
World most polluted cities

Air pollution represents one of the most important health risks that currently exist. It is estimated that environmental pollution by fine particulate matter (PM2.5) contribute to 4.2 million premature deaths worldwide during 2016 (source: World Health Organization, WHO).

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