Science, Technolo...
Follow
Find tag "meteorology"
1.2K views | +3 today
Science, Technology, and Current Futurism
Technology/Futurism/Science/Education/SystemsThinking/
Curated by Sharrock
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Sharrock
Scoop.it!

Previously unknown atmospheric phenomenon discovered

Previously unknown atmospheric phenomenon discovered | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Recent research results show that an atmospheric hole over the tropical West Pacific is reinforcing ozone depletion in the polar regions and could have a significant influence on the climate of the Earth.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sharrock
Scoop.it!

Cloudy With a Chance of Beer

Cloudy With a Chance of Beer | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
The Weather Company’s Vikram Somaya talks about why marketers are clamoring for weather data.
Sharrock's insight:

excerpt: "We have a division, WSI, that does nothing but build applications for insurance companies. There’s one that interacts with a professional hail-zone data feed: essentially, 30 minutes before a hailstorm hits an area that an insurance company covers, an SMS text is sent to everyone in that area saying, “Pull your cars in because you are about to be hit by hail.” In a medium-size hailstorm, that saves the company anywhere between $1 million and $5 million."

more...
No comment yet.