2010, 2021

Spreading SINOPTICA within the Italian meteo community

Today the AMPRO (Italian Meteo Expert Association) published an article on SINOPTICA in its magazine Nova ex Coelo (NEC): https://www.meteoprofessionisti.it/nec-la-rivista-di-ampro/ The title is "SINOPTICA - Un progetto di previsione eventi meteo estremi a breve termine" [...]

810, 2021

ENAV part of the Advisory Board

This week ENAV (Ente Nazionale Assistenza al Volo)  became part of the Advisory Board of SINOPTICA project. Now, together with Marcello Miglietta (Director of research at ISAC-CNR), Dorinel Visoiu (former Head of Met services at [...]

2604, 2021

Presentation of preliminary results at vEGU21

Today presentation of the preliminary results at the vEGU21 Laura Esbrì presented the Impact of severe weather in air traffic management, Preliminary results on radar study cases. Motivation of the study Improve safety and cost-efficiency [...]

1002, 2021

The new GNSS low-cost receiver

The 4th of February 2021 our team from GReD srl went to the Astronomical Observatory "Giovanni Virginio Schiapparelli" located in Campo dei Fiori (Varese) to install a new GNSS low-cost receiver within the SINOPTICA project [...]

2301, 2021

Case study: Milano Malpensa

Milano Malpensa airport, 11 May 2019: squall line hitting the airport between 14-15UTC, hail, 8 planes diverted to other airports. The Po Valley was affected by a strong convective activity that caused several economic damages [...]

712, 2020

SINOPTICA progress meeting

The 4th of December we had the project progress meeting with the significant contribution of the Advidory Board, namely Marcello Miglietta and Dorinel Visoiu. The discussion was relevant for the status of the project since [...]

2809, 2020

SINOPTICA is performing the agreement with the EUMETSAT ROM SAF

SINOPTICA in this period is performing the agreement with the EUMETSAT Radio Occultation Meteorology Satellite Application Facility (ROM SAF - https://www.romsaf.org/index.php) to assimilate the MetOp near real time radio occultation profiles into the WRF nowcasting model. [...]

207, 2020

The SINOPTICA project gets underway

The kick off meeting held on July, 2nd in the presence of representatives of the European Commission, marks the official start of the project, dedicated to the improvement of meteorological models to support the air traffic [...]