Weather and Environment Business Area Weather and Environment Area serves selected weather-dependent markets where accurate, real-time, uninterrupted and reliable weather data is essential to run efficient operations. Customer Groups The customers include meteorological institutes, roads and rail authorities, airport organizations, and defense forces. Energy and maritime industries represent the business area's private sector customers. Weather and Environment provides products and solutions to support the customers' operational decision making under any weather conditions. Vaisala products and services enable the customers to make effective operational decisions under any weather conditions, without compromising safety. Organization Weather and Environment Business Area is organized under four regions: Americas Europe Asia-Pacific, Middle-East and Africa China Additionally, Weather and Environment Business Area separates its product and service offering into two business lines, which are responsible for product management, application expertise and R&D: Products and Systems unit, responsible for Weather and Environment Business Area's hardware and software products, consists of Soundings, Weather Radars, Weather Instruments and Weather Systems product areas. Digital Solutions unit, responsible for hosted services, decision support systems and consulting offering, consists of Renewable Energy, Road Transportation, Aviation and Lightning application areas.