Weather, Earthquakes, Water and Ground Control  
engineering solutions for monitoring the environment

An advanced technology company specialising in manufacturing and integrating environmental monitoring solutions.


ESS Earth Sciences & ESS Weathertech (ESS) are advanced technology companies, specialising in solutions in environmental and allied fields such as meteorology, hydrology, seismology, oceanography, air quality, and geotechnical engineering.

We understand the importance of using reliable, proven and appropriate technology when dealing with extreme environments. Our installed base covers all environmental extremes throughout Australia, Asia and the Antarctic. Indeed many of our clients have been using our systems for many years, and it only serves to reinforce our business philosophy of quality in design and support services.

ESS is the largest Australian company specialising in meteorological, oceanographic, seismic, environmental and geotechnical products and services and has been operating for more than 30 years, incorporating several companies with strong industry presences including the Seismology Research Centre, Mindata Australia, and Geosystems Australia. ESS has staff in Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth in Australia, and in Beijing in China. We are represented around the world by our network of specialised distributors.

ESS supplies EEC weather radars and associated radar data processing and display systems to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and other National Meteorological Services in Asia and the Pacific region. In the last 20 years ESS has supplied 48 radars to the Australian Bureau, eight radars to the Malaysia Met Department, four radars to the Indonesian Bureau of Meteorology and Geophysics, three radars to Meteo France, New Caledonia and two radars to the Fiji Metrological Service (the latter two through the Australian Bureau).

Furthermore, ESS has a long history of collaboration with major government and private industry organisations, including CSIRO, the Bureau of Meteorology, Geoscience Australia, Malaysian Meteorological Service, Bureau of Meteorology and Geophysics, Met Service New Zealand, National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research and the Hong Kong Observatory.

ESS has extensive experience in the design, manufacture, installation and support of weather satellite ground reception systems and tidal monitoring systems throughout Australia and Asia, and has been a major supplier to national weather bureaus, port authorities and military in the region.

ESS also has extensive representation arrangements with manufacturers from USA, Canada, Norway, United Kingdom, Netherlands, China and India. Like all successful businesses, the staff of ESS is its most important asset, with all key
functions handled by qualified professionals. Our company objectives for growth require the best quality service and products at all times, and our enthusiastic and dedicated staff sustains that momentum.

ESS company profile

141 Palmer Street, Richmond
Victoria 3121 Australia

T: +61 3 8420 8999
F:+61 3 8420 8900

ESS Weathertech
ABN: 93 216 653 167
ACN: 069 488 713

ESS Earth Sciences
ABN: 12 508 468 280
ACN: 006 058 395


Weather Stations, Solar Monitoring, Radar and Satellite Imagery Water Quality & Hydrographic Instrumentation Seismology Research Centre earthquake monitoring Geotechnical Products Australian Geotechnical Systems