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Air & Climate

Approximated EU GHG inventory: proxy GHG estimates for 2013

Approximated EU GHG inventory: proxy GHG estimates for 2013

Objective of the report This report provides estimates of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the European Union (EU) and its Member States for the year 2013, covering the full GHG inventory (all sectors, except land use, land‑use ...


Energy & Renewables

Can low oil prices be good for the environment?

Can low oil prices be good for the environment?

Deepwater drilling rigs are sitting idle. Fracking plans are being scaled back. Enormous new projects to squeeze oil out of the tar sands of Canada are being shelved. Maybe low oil prices aren't so bad for the environment after all. The ...


Environmental Management

Mid-term evaluation report on INSPIRE implementation

Mid-term evaluation report on INSPIRE implementation

The implementation of the INSPIRE Directive across the European Union (EU) has reached the halfway stage with generally positive outcomes. This mid‑term evaluation report looks at the implementation of the directive and its ...


Health & Safety

Invictus noise monitor on the right track- Case Study

Invictus noise monitor on the right track- Case Study

An international acoustic consultancy was engaged by contractor Balfour Beatty on behalf of the end client Network Rail in this landmark project that is revolutionising transport across London. The Project: The new rail link will help cut ...


Monitoring & Testing

Meteorological Technology World - Sensing Change

Meteorological Technology World - Sensing Change

In the latest issue of Meteorological Technology World you can find a lot of information about our new optical sensors, the SHM30 snow height/depth sensor and the CHM15k cloud height sensor as well as the new product developments. Sensing ...


Soil & Groundwater

Heat-enhanced bioremediation and destruction - Case Study

Heat-enhanced bioremediation and destruction - Case Study

Introduction In situ thermal treatment through Electrical Resistance Heating (ERH) is a proven robust technology for the treatment of volatile organic compound (VOC) source zones. ERH effectively treats the subsurface by volatilizing ...


Waste & Recycling

Electronic Waste: The Rich Resource in the Urban Mine

Electronic Waste: The Rich Resource in the Urban Mine

Forgetting your mobile phone can be a real pain, playing on your mind during the day. Then as you think you can feel your phone vibrating in your pocket and you come to realise how dependent we are on our gadgets. Electrical equipment has ...


Water & Wastewater

Watering the Soccer City pitch with recycled water

Watering the Soccer City pitch with recycled water

The World Cup comes to AfricaIn 2010, South Africa was very proud to be chosen as the first African country to hold the Football World Cup. Thousands of spectators and visitors, along with billions of television viewers around the world, ...


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