Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group Company, along with The Geodesy and Hydrographic Survey Section of Dubai Municipality established a Sandstorm Forecasting/Prediction system. This is launched at the Dubai Municipality’s stand at the Gitex Technology Week, Exhibition held at The Dubai World Trade Centre from October 20th to October 24th, 2013.
Dubai Municipality’s Geodesy and Hydrographic Survey Section of Dubai Municipality has several components comprising of various sub-systems that provide real time monitoring, alerts, warnings and timely dissemination of information to concerned departments.
The contract to build this system was given to Unique System FZE based on the superior understanding of the overall project and experienced staff.
While sand storms are of natural occurrence, they can pose a great problem for human societies living near the desert regions. For example Arabian Peninsula experiences more frequent sand storms as compared to the other regions .