WeatherSTEM provides a highly customizable alert platform that responds to a wide variety of current and forecasted conditions. Keep your location safe with alerts for nearby lightning, dangerous heat conditions, freeze forecasts, or any other sensor-related events. Personalized notifications can be sent in many forms including mobile push notifications, text messages, emails, social media posts, and even phone calls.
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WeatherSTEM integrates a variety of atmospheric and agricultural data into an application that promotes both data and environmental literacy. A location page provides a view of current and forecasted conditions. Tools are accessible for data mining and scientific research. A growing library of K-12 lessons are aligned to standards and readily available.
WeatherSTEM uses a flexible suite of atmospheric and agricultural sensors that can be highly customized to fit your needs. Additionally, the WeatherSTEM team offers installation services and configures your new equipment on your network. Readings from the instruments are posted every minute and are both stored in your WeatherSTEM database and used by the WeatherSTEM Alert Platform to keep you safe.
The heart of the WeatherSTEM unit is the weather station. This solar-powered unit can be custom-branded to match your organization and installed at a wide variety of locations. The station measures weather conditions every minute, including:
Choose from a variety of agricultural probes for your landscaping, farm, greenhouse, or garden. Listed below are a few of the probes available for your installation:
Choose the views most important to meet your needs. Aim your camera at the sky overhead, on a growing field, or even underwater. The networked WeatherSTEM environmental camera will post a photo every minute. At the end of each day, these images are converted into a time-lapse movie on YouTube. Check out a few video samples:
Each site has its own Facebook and Twitter page, and the WeatherSTEM system is programmed to post updates to these pages based on your preferences. Your customized safety alerts, your daily morning forecasts, and your daily evening weather summaries can all be posted. With WeatherSTEM you are equipped to engage your community and notify them of potential dangers or just share weather information.