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Company Overview of Earth Networks, Inc.

Company Overview

Earth Networks, Inc. operates weather and climate sensor networks worldwide. The company offers weather and lightning observations, Web-based weather visualization and forecasting solutions, alerting systems, lightning safety solutions, early warning systems, data feeds, lightning networks, weather cameras, weather stations, LCD weather display solutions, and meteorological services. It serves consumer, agriculture/food security, aviation, broadcast, energy/utility, government, oil and gas, sports and recreation, and transportation sectors, as well as business operations, communities and cities, schools and universities, and gulf clubs and resorts. Earth Networks, Inc. was formerly known as ...

12410 Milestone Center Drive

Suite 300

Germantown, MD 20876

United States

Founded in 1992

Phone:

301-250-4000

Fax:

301-258-5210

Key Executives for Earth Networks, Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director
President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 57
Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President and Director
Chief Privacy Officer and General Counsel
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Earth Networks, Inc. Key Developments

Earth Networks Wins Five Year Contract from National Weather Service

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) has awarded Earth Networks a five-year, $2.5 million contract to leverage the company's Total Lightning Network and advanced lightning data to more rapidly identify severe weather, improve severe weather warning lead times, enhance forecaster situational awareness, and advance research toward innovative forecasting tools. Earth Network's Total Lightning Network features over 1,500 sensors in more than 90 countries. Its ability to monitor in-cloud lightning enables forecasters to generate faster, localized storm alerts and warn of other forms of severe weather such as tornadoes, downbursts and hail.

Earth Networks Wins Five-Year $2.5 Million Contract for Advanced Total Lightning Data

Earth Networks announced that it has been awarded a five-year, $2.5 million contract by The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS). Under the contract, NWS forecasters will leverage Earth Networks’ first-of-its-kind Total Lightning Network® [2] and advanced lightning data to more rapidly identify severe weather, improve severe weather warning lead times, enhance forecaster situational awareness, and advance research toward innovative forecasting tools.

NOAA Awards Earth Networks 5-Year, Multi-Million Dollar Contract for Advanced Total Lightning Data

Earth Networks announced that it has been awarded a five-year, $2.5 million contract by The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS). Under the contract, NWS forecasters will leverage Earth Networks’ first-of-its-kind Total Lightning Network® and advanced lightning data to more rapidly identify severe weather, improve severe weather warning lead times, enhance forecaster situational awareness, and advance research toward innovative forecasting tools. Earth Networks’ total lightning data will be used across NOAA: By forecasters to more quickly identify and track convective weather (thunderstorms) events from initiation to cessation; As a primary driver of improved severe weather warning lead times; As a key input into multi-radar, multi-sensor derivative product algorithms for enhanced forecaster situational awareness; For assimilation into numerical weather prediction models for enhanced model initialization and improved forecast guidance; As an important input to advance research into new weather forecasting tools and techniques for various use cases, such as fire weather operations.

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