Helping Business Weather the Storm

Phillip Spencer

Phillip Spencer

Dr. Spencer has been working for WDT for over ten years. He works with raw meteorological data and turns it into smooth grids of data through quality control and objective analysis techniques. Phillip is responsible for much of WDTʼs capabilities to provide smooth and accurate fields (grids) of winds, temperature, precipitation and precipitation type based upon multiple data sources and even model output.

Recent Posts by Phillip Spencer:

by Phillip Spencer, on Nov 19, 2018 1:43:12 PM

Weather radar data is useful to both the professional meteorologist and the interested nonprofessional for—among other things— tracking dangerous thunderstorms (containing, for example, deadly lightning, damaging hail, and tornadoes), locating …

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by Phillip Spencer, on Nov 1, 2018 3:28:29 PM

Observations of atmospheric temperature, humidity, pressure, wind speed, wind direction, cloud cover, precipitation, visibility, weather type, etc. are essential for several reasons. For instance: (1) Observations help us plan our …

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Topics:WeatherOpsCross Enterprise

by Phillip Spencer, on Oct 19, 2018 12:40:25 PM

The skill of numerical weather forecasts (forecasting by computer) generally has been increasing since its inception. Even so, a numerical weather forecast for a particular place and time can be …

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by Phillip Spencer, on Jul 17, 2018 2:25:07 PM

Over the past few decades, solar panels have advanced to capture as much of the power of the sun as possible. Among other things, these solar panels can convert solar …

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Topics:Renewable Energy

by Phillip Spencer, on Apr 10, 2017 2:47:43 PM

Evapotranspiration (ET) is an important process by which water is transferred from the land to the atmosphere by evaporation from the soil and by transpiration from living plants. Estimates of …

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