Press Releases


September 15, 2015

AER led the development of an innovative, broadly applicable methodology for analyzing future coastal floods.

January 6, 2015

GeoOptics and AER Realize Initial Success in Their Collaboration


July 10, 2014

Satellite Engineers Now Have Integrated Models that Predict Radiation from Solar Energetic Particles and Galactic Cosmic Rays


December 19, 2013

AER has received a Supplier Excellence Award from Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Information Systems (NGIS) sector for technical innovation and quality products and services.

September 12, 2013

AER reports some of the strongest evidence to date that Arctic sea ice loss has links to colder winters and related extreme weather events across northern Eurasia and much of the U.S. and Canada. The research is published in Oceanography.

August 15, 2013

AER Emerging Risk research program will create new datasets and assess trends in risk due to climate change

June 12, 2013

When tornadoes strike, three Verisk Analytics companies provide claims professionals with a range of important tools and services to help victims get back on their feet quickly

May 29, 2013

Severe Weather, Aging Power Grid Increase Costly Blackout Risks

April 30, 2013

Forecast from autumn 2012 achieves average error of 1° Fahrenheit, outperforming all public forecast benchmarks

March 5, 2013

AER announced upgrades to its near-real-time AER RespondTM and historical AER BenchmarkTM products. The upgraded service provides a 15% improvement in the ability to validate hail claims.

February 21, 2013

Multiple Award Wins Reflect Verisk’s Increasing Role in Reducing Risk in Environmental Compliance and Renewable Energy Production

January 11, 2013

Verisk’s industry-leading wildfire risk management system FireLine, powered by AER, is now available for Texas. AER scientists manage the Fireline analytics to evaluate wildfire risk at the property address level by using advanced remote sensing technology. Read the press release below.


September 19, 2012

Verisk’s Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) business unit used the FireLine™ wildfire risk management system to analyze California wildfire risk. The AER scientists in the FireLine team utilize advanced remote sensing technology to evaluate wildfire risk at the property address level. Read the press release below.

June 13, 2012

As a member of the Harris team, AER has successfully completed the Critical Design Review and has been approved to begin implementation of the NOAA's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite – R Series (GOES-R) Ground Segment.

June 6, 2012

The Harris GOES-R Ground Segment team, including Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) company Atmospheric and Environmental Research, has been approved by NOAA to begin implementation of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite – R Series (GOES-R) Ground Segment.

February 6, 2012

Telvent has formed a strategic alliance with Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) to provide the industry’s most advanced solar forecasts to generators and distributors of solar power.  Telvent’s highly accurate solar irradiance forecasts — powered by AER™ Solance™ technology — incorporate cloud cover forecasts based on real-time satellite imagery, providing utilities with critical insights into fluctuations in supply.

January 3, 2012

Ron Isaacs named President and CEO. Weather and climate risk firm celebrates 35th anniversary in scientific research and commercial development.


September 7, 2011

Weather risk services firm launches AER RespondTM for insurers to better manage hail claims.