Together, the organizations will ensure industry-leading, highly accurate weather solutions available through GIS products.
The Value of a Meteorology Degree Goes Far Beyond “Forecaster”
Most people think that once you get a meteorology degree, you’re destined to embark on a career as a forecaster. While that’s often true, it’s sometimes the case that a degree in meteorology by itself has limited value in today’s marketplace. For that reason, I encourage those with a degree in meteorology to combine it
Short-term Weather Modeling Available in ArcGIS
Advances in weather modeling in recent years have placed focus on high-resolution, short-term weather forecasts. There are forecasts that cover the following 18-36 hours. The forecasts provide a detailed prediction of hazardous weather threats including mapping future radar imagery over the next 18 hours. WDT has created the ability to serve this data to users
Hurricane Data for GIS Users
With hurricane season once again underway in the Atlantic Basin, we are hoping this season is less active and intense than 2017. Should Mother Nature decide otherwise, WeatherOps is prepared to help and assist. For GIS analysts and developers with assets that could be threatened by a tropical activity, WeatherOps has multiple data streams available
Hi-Res GIS Weather Layers Are Essential to Business and Government
Today’s marriage of advanced weather information and analytics, along with ever-evolving mapping abilities, produces capabilities once unimaginable. It’s now possible—from the comfort and convenience of any computer or smart device—to “see” golf ball-size hail descending upon on a rural intersection, to identify specific geographic areas under the gun for heavy precipitation, or to determine whether
Overnight Hailstorm in Dallas Causes Damage to Homes and Businesses
Many in the Dallas area were awakened in the middle of the night by hail up to the size of baseballs. Severe storms moved through the area after midnight. Damage to roofs and vehicles is being reported across the metro, and roofing companies and windshield repair shops will soon be bustling. RadarScope, with hail contours
A Look at Alberto and the Data Behind the Science
While many may think of WDT as the parent company of WeatherOps forecasts or RadarScope, we are much more than that. We also work with all types of weather data using GIS, APIs, and more. Let’s take a look at the variety of images we can produce using data from the recent Tropical Storm Alberto.
Adding Credentialed ArcGIS Web Services to ArcGIS Online & Portal
Sometimes in life, you take things you know for granted. You (wrongly) assume that everyone else knows the same things. Maybe your dad was mechanically inclined and taught you how to change your oil. You might think that everyone knows how to change their oil. It’s pretty basic, right? But to some people, the thought