Iceland Aurora Alert is an application that shows users when and where the Northern Light in Iceland will be visible. The application forecasts Northern Light activities a few days in advance and shows users at which locations and at what time the Northern Light is predicted to be the strongest and most visible. In addition, users can set alerts if aurora activity is expected in a specific area and can share these alerts with others.
To make accurate predictions about Northern Light visibility, the application uses metrological data from multiple sources, such as the Icelandic Meteorology Office, and combines this data with other data, such as data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. By making the Northern Light predictable for the public, Iceland Aurora Alerts enables people to easily plan Aurora tours in Iceland.
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