Air Pollution Monitoring News

  • Modelling partly to blame for air quality failures

    On 2nd November 2016 the High Court ruled in a case brought by ClientEarth, that the UK Government’s plans to tackle air pollution are illegal. The judgement said: “the Secretary of State (for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) must aim to achieve compliance (with the Air Quality Directive) by the soonest date possible, that she must choose a route to that objective which ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Watch the webinar: Introduction to AQMesh

    AQMesh is the only commercially available and proven low-cost system for monitoring air quality. The product combines a robust hardware platform with the latest sensor technology and GPRS communication, cloud-based data processing and secure online access. AQMesh pods are manufactured in the UK to the very high quality based on many years of experience of developing environmental monitoring ...


    By AQMesh

  • Growth prompts move to larger premises for Air Monitors

    Following a succession of service contract wins and rapid growth in sales of new air monitoring products such as AQMesh and FIDAS, Air Monitors has moved to new larger, more modern facilities. “We are still close to Tewkesbury,” says MD Jim Mills, “but the new facility is 60% larger, which has enabled us to expand the service department and employ new staff in a number ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Real-world monitoring of air quality using low cost air quality sensors

    The emergence of sensors capable of measuring the gases and particles that make up air pollution, especially in cities and industrial areas, has driven many academic studies which evaluate the sensors and compare performance against reference methodology. Such projects provide valuable and thorough assessment, but they currently work slower than the pace of low cost sensor system development. In ...


    By AQMesh

  • Pollution Srl will attend ECOMONDO 2016

    Ecomondo, the largest showcase in the Euro-Mediterranean area for advanced and sustainable technology for processing and recycling all kinds of waste, will be in Rimini, Italy, from 8th to 11th of November 2016.  Please come to visit us at Booth 031,Hall ...


    By Pollution Srl

  • Air monitoring equipment from Markes International comes top in US EPA field trials

    Markes International (Cincinnati, OH, USA) has come first and second in independent field-trials of air monitoring equipment carried out by the US Environmental Protection Agency.  The results of this second rigorous phase of assessment were announced on 10 August to an audience of air-monitoring ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • Interference-free measurement of aromatic hydrocarbons for pollution control and environmental monitoring

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently toughened air pollution standards to further control toxic air emissions emitted by petroleum refineries. The new rules now enact fenceline monitoring to better protect local communities from exposure to toxic air pollutants, such as benzene and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The MOCON, Inc. - Baseline ...


    By MOCON, Inc. - Baseline

  • Air Quality & Noise Control Conference

    Air pollution is the world’s largest single environmental health risk. Unprecedented infrastructure activities, industrialization and heavy traffic are the main threats which increase the risk of respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. Noise-monitoring stations have been installed across the UAE to control the sound level in the cities. Restrictions were imposed on working hours and the ...

  • AQMesh: a new option for flexible air quality monitoring

    AQMesh has an impressive collection of global users and performance results measuring ambient air quality in applications ranging from traffic planning and urban hotspots to industrial fence line monitoring, building ventilation management, or environmental lobbying. This pole-mounted unit comes with an independent power supply and communications, so offering the possibility of measuring air ...


    By AQMesh

  • Research to address health impact of indoor air pollution

    Research will be launched to evaluate the health impact of indoor air pollution in urban public spaces by the International Ecological Economy Promotion Association (IEEPA), announced Li Junyang, secretary-general of the IEEPA, at a seminar in Beijing on July 24, 2016. The seminar was held to solicit opinions on the research from experts in government departments and universities as ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Researchers Call for More Emphasis on Indoor Pollution Monitoring

    Indoor pollution is killing people at rates significantly higher than outdoor pollution, and the general public has for years been none the wiser new research reveals. According to a recent publication by leading global air filtration specialist Camfil, many people are unaware of the massive number of indoor pollution related deaths that occur annually. According to the World Health Organization, ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • NASA campaign KORUS-AQ: monitoring the smog above Korea

    An international team coordinated by NASA has recently investigated air pollution over the Korean peninsula. Two of IONICON’s PTR-TOFMS instruments were used to monitor volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in real-time aboard NASA’s DC-8 Flying Laboratory. The data gathered by scientists from the University of ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Air quality sensors track pollution

    Original story at MIT News Glimpses of blue sky are becoming a rare sight in Delhi, India’s capital, particularly in wintertime, when a thick white haze smothers the city. David Hagan, an MIT PhD candidate studying atmospheric chemistry and a Fellow in the MIT Tata Center for ...

  • AUG Visits OCRIF Forum in Toronto

    As part of the Ontario-China Research and Innovation Fund (OCRIF) program, A.U.G. Signals Ltd.  (AUG) has partnered with the University of Toronto and Peking University in Beijing to develop a new network of air monitoring sensor systems. The team from AUG and Prof. Maosheng Yao from Peking University recently attended the OCRIF forum on May 16th. It was an informative and enlightening day ...


    By A.U.G. Signals Ltd.

  • AMETEK Land ‘Power Insider Asia’ Interview – Air Quality of Power Facilities in Asia

    Power Insider Asia speaks with Derek Stuart, Global Product Manager for combustion and environmental monitoring products at AMETEK Land to discuss some of the implications in the air quality of power facilities in Asia. Air quality control systems are required for a healthy indoor and outdoor environment. These systems make it possible for industries to ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Air and Water Monitoring Market to grow to $28 Billion Next Year

    In 2017 sales of water monitoring equipment and services will be $17 billion and air monitoring services will be $11 billion. This is the latest forecast in N031 Air and Water Monitoring: World Market. ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Fidas® 200 & Fidas® 200 S did it again!

    After the successful TUV/EN approval, Fidas® 200 and Fidas® 200 S have now also been granted the UK certification for Continuous Ambient Air Monitoring System (CAMS) and also for MCERTS for UK Particulate Matter (Defra Approval). ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Ecotech Pty Ltd, global leaders in environmental monitoring, address the worsening global problem of nitrogen dioxide pollution by releasing a game changing advancement of technology.

    At ARABLAB – the international show for tomorrow’s technology – Ecotech presented the Serinus 60, the direct nitrogen dioxide (NO2) analyser. Head of Ecotech’s Research and Development, Grant Kassell, explained, “The Cavity Attenuated Phase Shift (CAPS) technology is a game changer. CAPS allows direct measurement of NO2, rather than the current practise of indirect ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • Pollution Srl at CEM 2016!

    CEM 2016, The 12th International Conference and exhibition on Emissions monitoring will take place in Lisbon, Portugal from the 18th - 20th May 2016. The CEM event brings together the International emissions monitoring community to network, trade ideas and discuss technology, methods, applications, legislation and standardisation relevant to all atmospheric pollutants ...


    By Pollution Srl

  • Air Monitors invests in air quality expertise

    Air Monitors, the Tewkesbury based environmental instrument specialist has announced the appointment of Peter Fleming as regional/sector sales manager. Peter joins from TRL Ltd (formerly the Transport and Research Laboratory) where he was responsible for the development of TRL’s air quality monitoring and consultancy businesses. “We are delighted to welcome Peter to our team,” ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

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