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Emissions analyser helps manage power station

by Quantitech Ltd  (Feb. 20, 2015)

A multiparameter emissions monitor at Thetford power station is being used to demonstrate to the Environment Agency that the plant is performing within the conditions of its environmental permit. However, the data from the analyser, which was supplied by Milton Keynes based Quantitech, also performs a vitally important role in helping to manage ...

High-Resolution Site Characterization with Multilevel Systems

by Solinst Canada Ltd.  (Feb. 3, 2015)

Within the last few years, the U.S. EPA added a new focus area on high-resolution site characterization (HRSC) to their Contaminated Site Clean-Up Information (CLU-IN) website. The U.S. EPA’s definition of HRSC is: “High-resolution site characterization (HRSC) strategies and techniques use scale-appropriate ...

London Region Develops “Intelligent” Infrastructure for the HELP Clean Water Project

by Pure Technologies  (Jan. 29, 2015)

For progressive municipalities, forward thinking about infrastructure can pay huge dividends down the road. In London region, the HELP Clean Water Funding Initiative (Huron-Elgin-London Project Clean Water) was started to create sustainable water supply for a major population hub in Ontario. The project has been 11 years in the making, with ...

Preview: 2015 Safety in Action Guide - 8 Issues Shaping Safety Now

by Behavioral Science Technology, Inc. (BST)  (Jan. 23, 2015)

Safety leaders have a lot to be proud of in today's workplace. Across industry, organizations are enjoying record low injury rates. Safety now has a place on the organizational agenda and there is greater safety literacy across more employees in more places than ever before. The journey that safety has been on the past 30-plus years has helped ...

Aquatic environmental risk assessment for human use of the old antibiotic sulfamethoxazole in europe

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Feb. 18, 2015)

Sulfamethoxazole (SMX) is an old sulfonamide antibiotic that was launched first in combination with Trimethoprim in 1969 by F.Hoffmann‐La Roche Ltd. While sales figures for SMX have been declining over the past 20 years, it is still a widely used compound; moreover, there are many measured environmental concentrations (MECs) available from ...

NextGen GIS and the Environmental Database

by EarthSoft, Inc  (Jan. 23, 2015)

Next Generation (NextGen) Geospatial Information System (GIS) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Cold War legacy sites environmental records—spanning nearly 40 years—in the Environmental Database, are managed by the DOE Office of Legacy Management (LM). As key LM assets, these records must be managed and maintained efficiently and ...

Quantifying natural variability as a method to detect environmental change: Definitions of the normal range for a single observation and the mean of m observations

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Feb. 5, 2015)

The normal range has been defined as the range that encloses 95% of reference values; in practice this range has been defined as the reference mean ± 2 standard deviations. When sample sizes are small and reference data are not normally distributed, the mean ± 2 standard deviations do not enclose 95% of data values. Prediction intervals ...

Energy efficiency and environmental considerations for green data centres

by Inderscience Publishers  (Dec. 1, 2014)

The advancement in information and communication technology based businesses and social practices in last few decades have transformed many, if not most, economies into e–economy and businesses into e–businesses. Technology has the potential to create sustainable business and society both in grim and green economic times. Data centres are found ...

Visualizing the stories data can tell

by Ensia  (Dec. 15, 2014)

Scientists and technologists are turning numbers about everything from condors to ocean-floor contours into visual representations of environmental issues. We’re living in an era of Big Data, but too often it’s nothing more than a fire hose of numbers and data sets that most would have difficulty understanding. Increasingly, though, ...

Beyond the throwaway society: A life cycle based assessment of the environmental benefit of reuse

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Dec. 30, 2014)

In the context of circular economy, sustainable consumption is often seen as the antithesis of current consumption patterns, which have led to the definition of the so‐called “throwaway society”. Reuse may provide a preferred alternative to other waste management options, because it promotes resource efficiency and may significantly reduce ...

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