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It provides data on wind speed, direction, pressure, humidity and other variables measured over the entire decade, and will allow users to generate customisable charts and obtain results.
Wind speed, direction, temperature, humidity, rain and sunlight levels are also captured across the farm.
Several factors affect the quantity and movement of locusts, including wind speed, direction and strength, rainfall and the existence of locusts in areas close to the Kingdom.
Second Wind's Triton is a ground-based profiling unit that employs SODAR - SOund Detection And Ranging, a variation on radar, but with sound instead of radio waves - to measure wind speed, direction, and other data.
As a parachute, or drogue, slows the descent to the ocean, the dropsonde sends current pressure, temperature, humidity, wind speed, direction and Global Positioning System information to instruments on the aircraft, said Tech.
The program determines the optimum climb, cruise and descent speed schedules for a given ratio of cost of time, linked to direct operating costs, and to the cost of fuel using the aircraft's gross weight, altitude, wind speed, direction and temperature.
Government is also expected to acquire an Air Traffic Management (ATM) system (an automated system interfaced with other communication components); an Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) which will deliver real time information on pressure, wind speed, direction, temperature, due point, runway visual range and cloud base; and an Instrument Landing System/DME (ILS/DME) which will provide guidance for aircraft landing.
Kurt Welday, the ship's helicopter control officer, gives the pilot information about wind speed, direction, and the course and speed of the ship.