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New Sensor Developments
last update  ► 23 May 2013

Remote Sensing
Vaisala Thunderstorm Warning System TWX300
http://www.vaisala.com/en/products/thunderstormandlightningdetectionsystems/pages/twx300.aspx
  Vaisala Weather Radar
http://www.vaisala.com/en/defense/products/weatherradar/Pages/default.aspx
  Lidar systems
http://www.raymetrics.gr/en/detail.php?app=9

Temperature and Humidity

  PTU300 Combined Pressure, Humidity and Temperature Transmitter
http://www.vaisala.com/en/products/pressure/Pages/PTU300.aspx
 

Precision Meteorological Thermo-Hygrometer Model MET-2010
http://www.yesinc.com/products/data/met2010/

 

Precision Meteorological Thermometer
http://www.yesinc.com/products/data/pmt2005/

Precipitation measurement
  Precipitation sensors (15188++) with additional functions
http://www.lambrecht.net/index.php?id=52&L=1
  Weighing precipitation sensor 15189
http://www.lambrecht.net/index.php?id=53&L=1
  Total Rain weighing Sensor TRwS
http://www.mps-system.sk/index.php?lang=EN&content=trws.php
  Micro Rain Radar (MRR)
http://www.biral.com/met/precipitation/mrr.htm
  Vaisala All Weather Precipitation Gauge VRG101
http://www.vaisala.com/Vaisala%20Documents/Brochures%20and%20Datasheets/VRG101-Datasheet-B210510EN-B-LoRes.pdf
  A new high accuracy, low maintenance all weather precipitation gauge for
meteorological, hydrological and climatological applications
http://ams.confex.com/ams/Annual2006/techprogram/paper_102118.htm
  OTT Parsivel, laser based optical Disdrometer and enhanced precipitation identifier
http://www.ott-hydrometry.de/web/ott_de.nsf/id/pa_parsivel_e.html
http://www.hydrometeoindustry.org/attachments/New Product - OTT Parsivel - Enhanced precipitation identifier-2005.pdf
  Freezing Rain Sensor
http://www.allweatherinc.com/meteorological-sensors/precipitation-gauges/#tabs=1144
  Total Precipitation Collector, Total Precipitation Sensor
http://www.yesinc.com/products/precip.html
http://ams.confex.com/ams/15AppClimate/techprogram/paper_94403.htm
http://ams.confex.com/ams/15AppClimate/techprogram/paper_94402.htm
  Development of a Meteorological Particle Sensor for the Observation of Drizzle
http://ams.confex.com/ams/84Annual/techprogram/paper_69228.htm
  Development of the All-weather Precipitation Accumulation Gauge for ASOS
http://ams.confex.com/ams/84Annual/techprogram/paper_69273.htm
  Laser precipitation monitor (Disdrometer)
http://www.thiesclima.com/disdrometer.htm

Wind

  Vaisala's series of Wind Sensors
http://www.vaisala.com/en/meteorology/products/weatherinstruments/windsensors/Pages/default.aspx
  Lambrecht's series of Wind Sensors
http://www.lambrecht.net/index.php?id=25&L=1
  Benefits of Ultrasonic Anemometers
http://www.biral.com/met/wind/ultrasonicanemometers.htm
 

NOWA Wind Gauge
http://www.meteolabor.ch/en/meteorological-instruments/wind/

  WindMaster / WindMaster Pro
http://www.gill.co.uk/products/anemometer/windmaster.htm
  Solent MetPak: Combined wind speed/direction, temperature and humidity sensor
http://www.gill.co.uk/products/anemometer/metpak_main.htm
 

Ultrasonic wind sensor
http://www.belfortinstrument.com/products/windobserver-ii-ultrasonic-wind-sensor
http://www.allweatherinc.com/meteorological/ultrasonic.html

 

Sonic wind sensor
http://www.belfortinstrument.com/products/windsonic-anemometer
http://www.metone.com/meteorology.php
http://www.climatronics.com/Products/Sensors/Wind-Speed-Direction/index.php

 

NOWA Sensor for Measuring Wind, Temperature, Icing and Precipitation (Session 6)
http://www.map.meteoswiss.ch/map-doc/icam2003/ICAM-MAP2003.htm

Radiation

  SR11 first class Solar Radiation sensor
http://www.hukseflux.com/solar radiation/sr11.htm
  New CNR-4 Net-radiometer
http://www.kippzonen.com/?product/85182/CNR+4.aspx
  SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer
http://www.delta-t.co.uk/news.html?article=news2006111320114
 

CSD 3 Sunshine Duration Sensor
http://www.kippzonen.com/?productgroup/1491/Sunshine+Duration+Sensors.aspx

 

Middleton Solar SK08 pyranometer
http://www.middletonsolar.com/index.htm or
http://www.middletonsolar.com/products/product14.htm

 

Delta Sunshine Sensor BF5
http://www.delta-t.co.uk/product-display.asp?id=809&div=Meteorology%20and%20Solar&cat=Solar%20Radiation

 

Total Infrared Radiometer
http://www.yesinc.com/products/data/tir570/index.html

 

Solar Radiation Sensor compliant with ISO and WMO Standards
http://www.hukseflux.com/solar radiation/lp02.htm

 

Middleton Solar SD4 Sunshine Duration Sensor
http://www.middletonsolar.com/products/product8.htm

Pressure

Barometers

http://www.vaisala.com/en/products/pressure/Pages/default.aspx

  Cost-effective barometric pressure sensor using nano-technology
http://www.climatronics.com/barometric.html
  Digiquartz® Portable Model 765
http://www.paroscientific.com/model765.htm
  High Performance Pressure Port (DigiPort)
http://www.paroscientific.com/Accessories.htm#Digiport

Present Weather Phenomena

 

Multifunctional instrument for monitoring atmospheric precipitation
http://www.nubila.net/pludix.html

Cloud measurement

AWI Model 8339 Laser Ceilometer Certified by FAA
http://www.allweatherinc.com/2007/11/awi-model-8339-laser-ceilometer-certified-by-faa/
 

Laser Ceilometer
http://www.allweatherinc.com/meteorological-sensors/cloud-height-ceilometers/

 

New laser ceilometer using enhanced single lens optics
http://ams.confex.com/ams/84Annual/techprogram/paper_68092.htm

Evaporation

 

Evaporation Gauge
http://www.rainwise.com/products/detail.php?ID=6771

Soil Moisture

  SM300 Soil Moisture Sensor
http://www.delta-t.co.uk/product-display.asp?id=895&div=Soil%20Science&cat=
Visibility
  Sentry Visibility Sensor
http://www.envirotechsensors.com/sensors-visibility.php
http://www.geneq.com/catalog/en/svs1.html
Other combined sensors
PWS100 Present Weather Sensor/Visibility Sensor
http://www.campbellsci.co.uk/index.cfm?id=1117
SR 50A Snow Depth / Distance Sensor
http://www.campbellsci.co.uk/index.cfm?id=233
  Weather Transmitter WXT520
http://www.vaisala.com/en/products/multiweathersensors/Pages/WXT520.aspx
 

Web Editor Sary Vargas, 19 July 2007