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17 July 2017

ClimateChangePost: Coming to Johannesburg: weather stations for climate (change) adaptation and awareness!

Friday 14 July 2017 was the opening ceremony of the automatic weather station of the Trans-African Hydro-Meteorological Observatory (TAHMO), the first one in Johannesburg, South Africa. Participants in the celebration came from the City of Johannesburg, SAWS, Agricultural Research Council, Gauteng City Region Observatory, Gauteng Province, Tshwane Municipality, IBM, Maths Centre, University of the Witwatersrand, University of Johannesburg, CSIR and consultancy firms involved in water management in Johannesburg or Southern Africa.

(photo: Sisa Sodlana / Sandeli Mdlalose)

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Lysimeter cooperation agreement with the company JR-AquaConSol GmbH

With the new Lysimeter division it is systematically expanding its business field. Univ. lect. Dr. Johann Fank (CEO JR-AquaConSol), has been leading the Lysimeter Research Group for more than 10 years. Through this cooperation, the METER Group transfers its entire technical know-how in the areas of consulting and plant design, installation and training as well as in the areas of services and support to JR-AquaConSol.

METER to grant 2020 fellowships

METER is now accepting applications for the 2020 G.A. Harris Fellowship. The annual program, founded in honor of the late Grant A. Harris, was designed to support studies focused on growing people’s understanding of physical, chemical and biological processes in the environment.