Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

`Atmospheric Composition in Two Contrasting Megacities` - PhD studentship available.

`Atmospheric Composition in Two Contrasting Megacities` - PhD studentship available.

A PhD studentship with CERC CASE support, 'Atmospheric Composition in Two Contrasting Megacities', is available at the University of Edinburgh, to commence in September 2015. Project background Air pollution is an environmental factor ...


Energy & Renewables

Comparison of Capacity Factors in Anaerobic Digestion of Organic Waste in the UK

Comparison of Capacity Factors in Anaerobic Digestion of Organic Waste in the UK

The ranking was made based on the ratio between the gross electrical production of the plant during 2014 and the registered capacity of the plant under Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGO) scheme. The data on the electrical ...


Environmental Management

Three ways to strengthen IPCC reports

Three ways to strengthen IPCC reports

As the UN’s COP 21 meeting in Paris, France, draws closer, the future of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is under consideration. In numerous consultations from Nairobi to Berlin, member countries and scientists ...


Health & Safety

Health and Safety Initiative, Easier said than Done

Health and Safety Initiative, Easier said than Done

For those organizations seeking to successfully implement or modify their health and safety initiatives; some very basic facts need to be mulled over. First off, it is absolutely crucial to realize early on that the success rate of any ...


Monitoring & Testing

Quantitative LC-MS/MS Analysis of Microcystin Cyclopeptides: EPA Method 544

Quantitative LC-MS/MS Analysis of Microcystin Cyclopeptides: EPA Method 544

Accurate and sensitive characterization and quantification of a structurally diverse class of microcystin cyclopeptides was accomplished using UHPLC-MS-MS. In this analysis, microcystins-RR, YR, and LR were measured using a Nexera UHPLC ...


Soil & Groundwater

Sharpening Your Way to Better Groundwater Models

Sharpening Your Way to Better Groundwater Models

There is a well-known fable about a wood cutter who was hired by a timber merchant to cut down trees. This well sought-after job paid well and had excellent working conditions. The wood cutter wanted to succeed in his new job so the first ...


Waste & Recycling

Recycling of Cars Made Green and Cleaner with Verderflex Peristaltic Pumps

Recycling of Cars Made Green and Cleaner with Verderflex Peristaltic Pumps

At the end of its’ life, a car yields on average, 140 kilos of shredder waste: 26 kg of metals, 69 kg of plastics, 11 kg of minerals and 24 kg of fibres. In Tiel, Netherlands, a Post Shredder Treatment plant (PST) was built in 2011, ...


Water & Wastewater

ICP Analysis of Multiple Elements in Drinking Water

ICP Analysis of Multiple Elements in Drinking Water

The amount of water typically consumed by an adult is said to be about two liters per day, and nearly all of this is tap water or mineral water, generally referred to as "drinking water." Conducting safety inspections are the ...


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