Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Modeling Tip: Using 3D Receptor Grid in AERMOD

Modeling Tip: Using 3D Receptor Grid in AERMOD

Receptors are specific locations where AERMOD will compute a concentration or deposition value. In an AERMOD analysis, at least one receptor must be defined in order for the model to run successfully. To assist modelers in including ...


Energy & Renewables

Tillsonburg: From tobacco farming to building wind turbine blades

Tillsonburg: From tobacco farming to building wind turbine blades

The story of Tillsonburg is probably close to the ideal example of what the Ontario government was looking for when it enacted the Green Energy Act in 2009. A small town of 16,000 people in southwestern Ontario, Tillsonburg’s ...


Environmental Management

Integrating sustainability performance into investment strategies and decision-making

Integrating sustainability performance into investment strategies and decision-making

The number of investors who are integrating sustainability performance into their investment strategies and decision-making is on the rise. The number of signatories to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, ...


Health & Safety

Visualizing Your Data with EHS Software

Visualizing Your Data with EHS Software

When you're teaching teams about environmental, health and safety (EHS) metrics, data visualization is essential because you're reaching people of different ages, educational levels and they might even speak different languages. As you are ...


Monitoring & Testing

Case study - Algae control in lake

Case study - Algae control in lake

Company: Kelab Sahabat Tamam Aman Lake Description:  Installation of four LG Sonic® XXL plus devices in the lake (dimensions: 250 x 100 meters) in December 2012 Project objective: Lake Tamam Aman is contaminated by algae and the ...


Soil & Groundwater

Preventing Soil Erosion - Protecting Humanity

Preventing Soil Erosion - Protecting Humanity

When discussing environmental concerns, soil erosion is not the first issue that comes into mind. The world’s media focuses on fossil fuel problems, climate change, biodiversity and forest fires, while soil depletion is less ...


Waste & Recycling

The search for sustainable plastics

The search for sustainable plastics

As petroleum-based polymers foul our oceans and litter our lives, researchers seek more environmentally friendly ways to meet demand for durable, versatile materials. The fate of the world’s oceans may rest inside a stainless steel ...


Water & Wastewater

Vacuum systems for tall-oil applications

Vacuum systems for tall-oil applications

Tall oil is a viscous oily liquid and considered one of the most important by-products of wood pulp manufacturing. Through a fractioning process crude tall oil can be turned into valuable fatty and resin acids. Vacuums play a key role in ...


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