The renewal of the cooperation that was begun by "Commodity Hedgers", is being continued by Eyes on Earth, which last year renewed its cooperation agreement with RenaissanceRe and Weather Predict Consultants, Inc. See here a Press Release from RenaissanceRe concerning the original acquisition of assets from Eyes on Earth's founder in 2008: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20081125006106/en/RenaissanceRe-Affiliate-WeatherPredict-Consulting-Acquires-Assets-Commodity
Published originally in 2000, the science in this article is still relevant today. Download it at: https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0477(2000)081<2141:CAVOLS>2.3.CO;2 Abstract: The current network of internationally exchanged in situ station data is not distributed evenly nor densely around the globe. Consequently, the in situ data contain insufficient information to identify fine spatial structure and variations over many areas of the world. Therefore, satellite observations nee
The UN FAO asked me to contribute a chapter to the above captioned book, which was just published this month. The chapter can be downloaded here: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-61194-5_5 Abstract: Satellite derived measurements are essential inputs to monitor water management and agricultural production for improving regional food security. Near real-time satellites observations can be used to mitigate the adverse impacts of extreme events and promote cli
EOE staff wrote an article with Claude Williams and others in 2001 for the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society to "investigate the utility of using microwave frequencies to monitor the magnitude of liquid water near the surface and [...] to identify whether a significant part of the microwave signal received by the Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSM/I) comes from the upper level of the soil." The article is available on the website of the AMS, here: https://doi.