Educational Resources

Weather Radar Trainings

Weather Radar training ongoing in Vaisala

Weather Radar Training

This course is for any existing customers who are interested in learning more about our Radar product range or any potential customers who want to see the benefits a Vaisala Radar system can provide.

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Weather Radar Upgrades

Computers and data processing technology rapidly evolve in respect to radar hardware. Breathe life into older radar by updating the data processing capabilities. This will modernize the benefits from existing radar networks.

Weather Radar System Hardware Maintenance Training

Learn how to maintain, calibrate, and troubleshoot the Vaisala Weather Radar System, then practice in a safe and controlled environment. This 10-day course provides practical training to help you ensure reliable operation and data acquisition.

Weather Radar Related Stories

Storm heading towards a beach in Bahamas

Improved Weather Forecasting Capabilities for the Bahamas

The Bahamas is investing in a new nation-wide meteorology network to keep its citizens and visitors safe from extreme weather to keep its citizens and visitors safe from extreme weather. Over recent years, severe weather has become more frequent in the...

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Vaisala Weather Radar Upgrades

Computers and data processing technology rapidly evolve in respect to radar hardware. Breathe life into older radar by updating the data processing capabilities. This will modernize the benefits from existing radar networks. Vaisala upgrades your radars...

Day-to-day Benefits of Weather Detection

Day-to-day Benefits of Weather Detection

The World Meteorological Organisation says weather forecasting “is a vital element” needed “in order to meet the food, fodder, fibre and renewable agri-energy needs of rapidly growing populations”.

Day-to-day Benefits of Weather Detection

Vaisala’s weather radars in Colombia

Vaisala’s weather radars and global lightning data help increase awareness of severe weather in Colombia and along its oceanic routes. Colombia is part of the new set of raising economies expected to excel in the next decade, which are referred to in the...

Weather Radar Demos

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View Kerava test radar data in real time

IRIS Focus

Sign up for a demo of IRIS Focus weather radar software

Just request login credentials to the demo by submitting the form and you'll have access to the following features within minutes:

Real-time data from Vaisala’s Kerava weather radar located in Finland

  • Sample data sets from other parts of the world
  • Multiple display options
  • Rich set of analysis tools
  • Automated weather warnings and alerts
  • Automated short term forecasting predicts
  • Available languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian

Weather Radar Webinars

In recent years, weather radar has advanced greatly and has played increasingly important roles when detecting and warning of different weather phenomena such as storms including hail, tornadoes, hurricanes or heavy winds. Weather radar also monitors larger weather systems and contribute to flood warnings by monitoring of rainfall intensity. Radar measurements have enables us to understand the atmosphere and do better weather predictions – and better weather forecasts. Learn how we can help you in your daily operations.

Weather Radar Documents

All Weather Radar related documents are found on our Weather Radar product pages. Go to a product page and scroll down to see the documents related to the specific product.

You can also use our search function to find a document relevant to you.

Weather Radar Products

Vaisala operates globally and aims to build long-term relationships with you: our goal is continuous interaction over a weather radar system’s lifecycle to ensure that you achieve maximum value. We have delivered more than 130 systems over 10 years, with 27 meteorological institutes trusting Vaisala to provide their weather radar. We have also delivered Vaisala signal processing and software to more than 400 radars worldwide – to both Vaisala radars and those of other manufacturers – and have upgraded many radars around the world to extend their lifecycle. Wherever you are in the world, we are there for you.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​