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About Meridian

Meridian was founded in 1996 by three researchers from North Dakota with the mission of becoming the premier leader in developing, distributing, and managing atmospheric and Earth sciences information and technology. The company has over 50 years of combined experience in utilizing cutting-edge computer technology, scientific research, weather analysis, and forecasting systems to increase the productivity and decision-making capabilities of its customers.

Meridian draws from extensive public and private data resources to convert raw weather and geographic data into information to meet the needs of a diverse customer base. The company offers a unique range of customer-specific environmental and operational forecasting products and services. An internally developed system, named #SAFE™, is used as the model for the 511 National Guidelines, and currently delivers customized route-specific surface weather and road condition reports statewide across eight states.

Corporate Culture

Meridian is a rapidly growing company that attributes its success to its ability to attract the best and brightest employees in fields ranging from atmospheric and computer sciences to the agricultural consulting and transportation industries. The company's dynamic work environment is fast-paced and stimulating, and all employees are rewarded for having the ability to perform in responsible team and individual roles.

Our Purpose

Meridian's mission is to enhance the decision-making abilities of our customers by utilizing state-of-the-art scientific research, computing technologies, and training techniques to develop and deliver customized weather and environmental products and services.

Our purpose? Quite simply, to make it easier for you to make decisions by using technology.

We have brought together passionate and talented people, nationally prominent scientists from the fields of computer science and atmospheric science, to help bring this purpose to life for our customers.

Our Commitment

Meridian continues to maintain a high profile within the professional surface transportation and weather communities. Meridian employees are regular members of prestigious national scientific committees where policy and leadership decisions are made that affect the future of our community and society. Meridian is an active member of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America, serving as a lead corporation on the ITS America Weather Information Special Interest Group. We are also a member of the Heartland and Rocky Mountain Chapters of ITS America.

Meridian is an active participant with the American Meteorological Society (AMS). Meridian staff continue to serve as active members of the AMS Standing Committee on ITS and Surface Transportation. Meridian staff also serve as members of the Transportation Research Board's Surface Transportation Weather Committee (AH010).