26 Oct

The Climate Corporation: Simulation of Weather to Secure Agriculture

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The Climate Corporation is a San Francisco-based company that examines weather data to provide insurance to farmers who can lock in profits even in the case of drought, heavy rains or other adverse weather conditions.

The Climate Corporation aims to help farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations with uniquely powerful software and hardware products. The company’s proprietary Climate Technology Platform™ combines hyper-local weather monitoring, agronomic modeling, and high-resolution weather simulations to deliver Climate FieldView products, mobile SaaS solutions that help farmers improve profitability by making better informed operating and financing decisions. The company’s unique technologies help the global $3 trillion agriculture industry to stabilize and improve profits and, ultimately, help feed the world.

At the heart of TWI is the company’s technology platform, which ingests weather measurements from 2.5 million locations and forecasts from major climate models on a daily basis, and processes that data along with 150 billion soil observations to generate 10 trillion weather simulation data points used in the company’s weather insurance pricing and risk analysis systems.


 

Written by Timur Pozhidaev, 10/26/2015.

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