October 2013 TempRisk Apollo Release View probability of the full range of temperature outcomes as well as relative differences to more traditional forecast models all at one time.
September 2013 Insights Blog Launch A new level of forecast guidance from the EarthRisk meteorology team. Posts provide real-time analysis of TempRisk forecasts to help customers draw even more value from it.
July 2013 ForecastRisk Launch New ForecastRisk product helps users easily gauge forecast uncertainty at-a-glance with daily comparisons of TempRisk's output to numerical guidance.
July 2013 TempRisk 5.1 Release New Path Analysis tool demonstrates the atmospheric evolution between TempRisk precursors and subsequent heat/cold events. The TempRisk Ensemble Matrix is driven by ensemble data.
July 2013 EarthRisk Turns Three EarthRisk Technologies celebrates three years linking weather to global business risk.
May 2013 TempRisk 5.0 Release The physical features filtering process is refined and individual forecasts show stronger performance. The Scorecard Animation tab allows the user to ‘play’ an init date range and highlight a desired target date.
FEBRUARY 2013 TempRisk 4.4 Release The addition of the Scorecard Evolution tab allows the user to “lock in” an init or target date to view the forecast progression over time. The operational and ensemble models are populated with all seasons.
FEBRUARY 2013 TempRisk Weeklies
The new TempRisk Weeklies product provides discussion, illustrations and information on the TempRisk forecast.
JANUARY 2013 TempRisk 4.3 Release The TempRisk Scorecard and the TempRisk Ensemble Scorecard allow the user to overlay and compare forecasts from various initialization dates.
December 2012 TempRisk 4.2 Release Multiple seasonal forecast models are now used to produced a daily TempRisk Ensemble Forecast with better results, and less season-to-season and day-to-day jumpiness.
November 2012 TempRisk 4.1 Release Several interface enhancements to the Scorecard, Matrix, Indices and Almanac. Product Files section is added. Southwest is now the South-Central Region.
October 2012 TempRisk 4.0 Release The newest version introduces a new empirical forecast model that has significantly improved skill above climatology and is competitive with ECMWF in weeks 2-4
July 2012 TempRisk 3.2 Release TempRisk expands both the Daily Summary Emails and the Dashboard to display the full range of days 1-40 rather than just days 15-40.
June 2012 TempRisk 3.1 Release Rolling sub-seasonal windows are added, along with updated Scorecard charts that show target dates and lead days as well as a 4.0 Beta site.
April 2012 TempRisk 3.0 Release GFS initializations are fully integrated and two new regions are added. Daily email alerts are an option and a Research Portal is introduced.
February 2012 TempRisk 2.3 Release Upgrades include the addition of the new TempRisk Indices display where HeatRisk and ColdRisk indices are displayed in ranked percentiles.
December 2011 TempRisk 2.2 Release The new version of TempRisk includes the introduction of GFS Initialization data in the period before the NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis data updates.
November 2011 TempRisk 2.0 Release The second major release of TempRisk includes the introduction of forecast guidance and the TempRisk Matrix.
June 2011 TempRisk 1.2 Release TempRisk now includes the addition of daily signal information. John Plavan Jr. joins as Chairman and CEO. Steve Bennett becomes the company’s President and Chief Science and Products Officer.
April 2011 TempRisk Release The first version of the product suite - TempRisk - which includes the addition of HeatRisk to the existing ColdRisk product is released.
November 2010 ColdRisk Release EarthRisk releases its first commercial product - ColdRisk.
July 2010 EarthRisk Technologies Founded Stephen Bennett and a team of shareholders create EarthRisk Technologies. SEAR Technologies provides seed funding; digital-telepathy software designs.
Summer 2010 Development Grant UCSD's von Leibig Entrepreneurism Center validates the business concept and awards a competitive grant for further development.
Early 2010 Prototype Scripps and UCSD work with software design and interface experts, digital-telepathy, to turn the 6,000-page almanac of research findings into a prototype software application.
December 2009 Patent The University of California, San Diego files for a provisional patent on the methodology.
Summer 2009 Conclusive Results Atmospheric patterns are quantified and tested against subsequent evidence of severe cold events. Results show a significant relationship between the patterns and cold weather.
Late 2008 The Science Team Dr. Alexander Gershunov, Dr. Kristen Guirguis and Stephen Bennett of Scripps Institution of Oceanography accept the challenge and team up.
Fall 2008 The Challenge Is it possible to use historic weather patterns to understand the likelihood of severe weather events at longer lead times?