SCIENTISTS in Edinburgh are part of a team behind a new satellite based system they say will help improve monitoring and forecasting of extreme weather events and natural disasters anywhere in the world.
The newly formed International Center for Earth Data will gather, process and deliver weather information from public and commercial sources for researchers, governments and commercial enterprises around the world.
The work involves involving small satellite technology provider Orbital Micro Systems (OMS) and the University of Edinburgh. It would gather information every 15 minutes. Continue reading “Extreme weather events to be captured by new Scots linked satellite network”