Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Modeling Tip: How to Set Up Variable Density Receptor Grid in AERMOD

Modeling Tip: How to Set Up Variable Density Receptor Grid in AERMOD

BREEZE is the market-leading air dispersion modeling software used by environmental professionals around the world Receptors are specific locations, set up in air quality dispersion models, where ambient concentration estimates or ...


Energy & Renewables

Record 13bn euro invested in offshore wind in 2015: 3GW new capacity

Record 13bn euro invested in offshore wind in 2015: 3GW new capacity

Offshore wind investments in Europe doubled in 2015 to €13.3 billion in a record year for financing and grid-connected installations.   A total of 3,019 MW in new offshore wind capacity came online in European waters in 2015, ...


Environmental Management

Environmental taxation in the right place can increase business productivity

Environmental taxation in the right place can increase business productivity

Industry has traditionally claimed that strict environmental regulation has a negative effect on its competitiveness. However, a recent theory proposes it may actually increase productivity and innovation. This study used a large database ...


Health & Safety

A Guide to Noise Measurement Terminology

A Guide to Noise Measurement Terminology

There are 100s of different acoustic parameters that can be used during your noise measurements. Each parameter can tell you something different the noise you’re monitoring. How do you remember what all this noise ...


Monitoring & Testing

Separation of quercetin from a Ginkgo Biloba mother tincture using the PrepChrom C-700

Separation of quercetin from a Ginkgo Biloba mother tincture using the PrepChrom C-700

The aim of this application note was to isolate a flavonol, quercetin, from a Ginkgo Biloba mother tincture. The prepurification of the mother tincture was performed on a reversed phase flash column by the means of dry loading. The target ...


Soil & Groundwater

Hydraulic Fracturing and the Environment Whitepaper - Analytical and Measuring Instruments

Hydraulic Fracturing and the Environment Whitepaper  - Analytical and Measuring Instruments

The recovery of natural gas and oil from untraditional wells is necessary for the economic stability of the United States. Shale gas deposits are deep below the earth’s surface and recovery of gas is expensive and requires millions ...


Waste & Recycling

These companies are figuring out how to take the toxics out of electronics

These companies are figuring out how to take the toxics out of electronics

As global consumption of cellphones and other devices soars, industry searches for ways to decrease the threat of chemical components to people and the environment. On a Wednesday in late February 2010, Hewlett-Packard hosted an unusual ...


Water & Wastewater

Decentralized Water Reuse

Decentralized Water Reuse

Water is an integral part of our society today. This vital resource is used in the operations of many industrial processes, human consumption, and for food production to name just a few. The increasing demands for water for agricultural, ...


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