How Curating Weather And Soil Data Can Produce Actionable Environmental Intelligence

Data from the field

As the availability and volume of data to help us understand what is happening or will happen in an agricultural field or orchard continues to grow exponentially, the challenge we now face is how to collect, synthesize and use this data to provide simple and actionable understandings and recommendations for a user.

What The WebMDSS Heads-Up Display Is And Why You Should Use It

Heads Up Display

Looking for a way to view the road ahead and sub-surface conditions? The heads-up display (HUD) feature in Iteris’ web-based maintenance decision support system (WebMDSS) provides a visual representation of the analyzed and forecast pavement conditions produced by the Highway Condition Analysis and Prediction System (HiCAPS) pavement model.

Road Weather Technology Improves The Way The Minnesota Department Of Transportation Clears Roads

road maintenance trucks

Nearly every truck in the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s (MnDOT) fleet of about 800 is now equipped with road weather technology systems, giving drivers real-time data to determine the best course of action during each storm. Several systems work together to gather and share data with each operator and throughout the agency.

How 2 Major Advances In Meteorological Technology Changed Our View Of Weather Forecasting

Satellite view of typhoon

When trying to determine current and near-term weather conditions, meteorologists rely on three main sources of data: surface observations, radar and satellite. The latter two of these three data sources have seen major technological improvements in the past few years, in turn providing meteorologists with a treasure trove of data that was previously unavailable.