Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Catching air - Jimmy Gasore is working on Africa’s first high-frequency climate observatory in his native Rwanda.

Catching air - Jimmy Gasore is working on Africa’s first high-frequency climate observatory in his native Rwanda.

Original story at MIT News All around the planet, high-frequency climate observatories are collecting atmospheric data around the clock as part of the Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment (AGAGE), a 35-year-old project to study ...


Energy & Renewables

Aviation fuel cleanliness

This autumn sees the launch of the second edition of the EI’s handbook, 1550; a title which has become a key industry reference for everyone involved in handling aviation fuel since the first edition was issued in 2007. Martin ...


Environmental Management

Environmental indicator report 2014

Across the world, there is growing recognition that the prevailing model of economic growth, grounded in ever-increasing resource use and pollutant emissions, cannot be sustained indefinitely. In the coming decades, with global population ...


Health & Safety

Managing Temporary Worker Safety in the Construction Industry

Managing Temporary Worker Safety in the Construction Industry

In recent months OSHA and NIOSH have begun cracking down on organizations for their historically lax treatment of temporary workers in regard to safety. The reasoning for this increased attention, along with subsequent stiff fines is ...


Monitoring & Testing

What’s the difference between free and total chlorine?

What’s the difference between free and total chlorine?

The element Chlorine exists as a gas Cl2, when this is mixed with water it forms hypochlorous acid (HOCl) which is the disinfecting agent; Cl2 + H2O HCl + HOCl This HOCl can partly disassociate to form the hypochlorite ion OCl-; HOCl H+ ...


Soil & Groundwater

Sediment Spill Monitoring from Dredging, using the SediMeter

Sediment Spill Monitoring from Dredging, using the SediMeter

Strategies for sediment spill monitoring and siltation measurements. The SediMeter allows a gradual increase in the equipment investment as conditions merit, from a single stand-alone logger, to a real-time monitoring network in which all ...


Waste & Recycling

Less fines improves productivity in waste wood shredding - Case Study

Less fines improves productivity in waste wood shredding - Case Study

A customer in France was shredding waste wood with two Doppstadts. After processing the wood twice, up to 20% of the total outcome was worthless fine wood dust. With TANA Shark the problem with the dust was eliminated and ...


Water & Wastewater

Decision making and technology selection in water (reuse) applications

Decision making and technology selection in water (reuse) applications

In recent years, a large number of developed countries have considered water reuse schemes as a mandated alternative water resource to tackle water scarcity. With increasing knowledge on and understanding of the merits of water reuse in ...


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