Atmospheric Monitoring Articles

  • ‘Making Sense of Sensors’ with Envirosuite

    On September 27-28, Envirosuite exhibited as a platinum sponsor at the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) ‘Making Sense of Sensors’ Conference at its headquarters in Diamond Bar, California. The conference was co-sponsored by Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) and California Air Pollution ...


    By Envirosuite

  • Modified atmosphere packaging of pre-packed meat - Case Study

    The Use of Systech Illinois' Gaspace Headspace Gas Analysers in the Pre-Packed Meat Industry Our Gaspace headspace gas analysers play a key role in quality assurance for Tulip International's Modified Atmosphere Packaging of pre-packed meat. Tulip International's cooked meats division is one of the largest producers of pre-packed bacon in the UK. Some of the output is vacuum ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • Testing modified atmosphere packaging of gluten free bakery products - Case Study

    Gluten free bakery packaging tested using Systech Illinois gas analysis equipment Ultrapharm’s quality control laboratory use the Gaspace Advance, oxygen and carbon dioxide headspace analyser to monitor their modified atmosphere packs at regular intervals. Ultrapharm Ltd started their gluten free bakery business in 1993, manufacturing a small product line to coeliac’s in the UK. ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • Types of UV Light for Different Applications

    Types of UV Light for Different Applications Ultraviolet (UV) radiation was discovered in 1801 when the German physicist Johann Wilhelm Ritter observed that invisible rays just beyond the violet end of the visible spectrum darkened silver chloride-soaked paper more quickly than violet light itself. He called them "oxidizing rays" to emphasize chemical reactivity and to ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Lifesaving weather warnings thanks to professional visibility sensors

    The new Lufft visibility sensor VS20k is now officially available. But what distinguishes it from the previous model and for which applications is it suitable? In the following article, you learn more about the new Lufft visibility sensor family… Reduced visibility – a risk for all traffic users Traffic accidents, flight cancellations and delays: Reduced visibility is ...

  • Predicting soil temperature by applying atmosphere general circulation data in west Iran

    The main objective of this study is to develop a general methodology for predicting soil temperature based on general circulation data. To meet this demand, we used temperature data that can be profitably used to predict soil temperature in a period of 20 years. Accordingly, air temperature data were downscaled to 2016–2025 based on LARS-WG data. The obtained results indicated that the model ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Case study - SEAWATCH Greece - POSEIDON

    Fugro was selected in 1995 by the Puertos del Estado (Coast and Harbour Authorities) in Spain to execute the contract for the project: "Warning and Observation Network for the Marine Environment in Spanish Coastal Waters (instrumentation and control)". Fugro OCEANOR started implementation of the first generation operational oceanographic forecasting system for Greece in 1998. The system named ...


    By Fugro OCEANOR AS

  • Optimization of atmospheric air plasma for degradation of organic dyes in wastewater

    This study optimises the degradation of a cocktail of the dyes methyl orange and bromothymol blue by atmospheric air plasma. Response surface methodology (RSM) was employed to investigate the efficacy of the plasma process parameters on degradation efficiency. A Box–Behnken design (BBD) was employed to optimise the degradation of dyes by air plasma discharge. A second order polynomial equation ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Metek Introduces the New Multi-Path Ultrasonic Anemometers

    Our news report about recent instrumentations or measurements of our customers which might be of special interest for other web site visitors. The reports are added on the fly whenever we have received such information. The experienced support is highly welcome and appreciated. Metek is proud to present the new members of the uSonic-family: The ultrasonic anemometers uSonic-3 Class A ...

  • Incorporating large-scale atmospheric variables in long-term seasonal rainfall forecasting using artificial neural networks: an application to the Ping Basin in Thailand

    Understanding long-term seasonal or annual or inter-annual rainfall variability and its relationship with large-scale atmospheric variables (LSAVs) is important for water resource planning and management. In this study, rainfall forecasting models using the artificial neural network technique were developed to forecast seasonal rainfall in May–June–July (MJJ), August–September–October (ASO), ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Read about Confined Space in Construction and Atmospheric Testing Right Here!

    In 1993, 29 CFR 1910.146 went into effect as the first federal legislation governing entry into permit-required confined spaces in general industry. Because some industries, such as the construction industry, were covered by specific Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety regulations, they were exempt from the confined space entry requirements of the general industry rule. ...


    By Argus-Hazco

  • AngloGold Ashanti chooses Beltran WESP - Case Study

    AngloGold Ashanti Brasil Mineracao is a leading producer of gold in the world. AngloGold was working on production plans for the Cuiaba Gold Mining Expansion Project located at Nova Lima, Minas Gerasis. The plant's production capacity is projected to be equivalent to 400 metric tons of sulfuric acid per day. The Promon Company worked on the design, procurement, construction and assembly services ...


    By Beltran Technologies, Inc.

  • Messing with the monsoon: Study: Manmade aerosols can alter rainfall in the world’s most populous region

    Original story at MIT  On the Indian subcontinent, the widespread burning of firewood, coal, agricultural waste, and biomass for energy disperses black carbon particulates into the atmosphere. These manmade aerosols not only pollute the air, but also form an “atmospheric brown cloud” that’s disrupting the local ...

  • Variability of GPS water vapor associated with warming activity in Peninsular Malaysia during the period of 2008–2011

    This study utilizes the precipitable water vapor (PWV) parameter retrieved from ground-based global positioning system (GPS) to detect warming activity in Peninsular Malaysia from 2008 to 2011. Daily average of GPS PWV and surface meteorology data taken from six selected stations over Peninsular Malaysia are analyzed. Prior to warming detection, GPS PWV results are compared with PWV obtained ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Proposed Revisions to the Guideline on Air Quality Models (Appendix W)

    On July 14, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (U.S. EPA’s) Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards’ (OAQPS) Air Quality Modeling Group provided a pre-Federal Register (FR) publication of the proposed revisions to the Guideline on Air Quality Models (Appendix W to 40 CFR Part 51) (Guideline) on the U.S. EPA’s Support Center for Regulatory ...


    By All4 Inc.

  • Projected precipitation and air temperature over Europe using a performance-based selection method of CMIP5 GCMs

    An assessment of the plausible climate change in precipitation and surface air temperature (SAT) over the European region by the end of the 21st century is provided. The assessment is based on the results of output of the ocean–atmosphere models participating in the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project, phase 5 (CMIP5). Six climate models that best reproduce the historical behaviour of SAT ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Evolution of Data Management at Antea Group

    Background Antea Group (Delta Environmental) thrived in the atmosphere of the 90’s UST boom Retail petroleum focused for many years Project teams were local/regional with little resource sharing An Enterprise Solution was needed Began with EQuIS on a remote desktop platform Enterprise was ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Variability of seasonal and annual rainfall in the River Nile riparian countries and possible linkages to ocean–atmosphere interactions

    Variability analyses for the rainfall over the Nile Basin have been confined mostly to sub-basins and the annual mean of the hydroclimatic variable based on observed short-term data from a few meteorological stations. In this paper, long-term country-wide rainfall over the period 1901–2011 was used to assess variability in the seasonal and annual rainfall volumes in all the River Nile ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Tools for assessing sea level rise vulnerability

    Increasing sea level has the potential to place important infrastructure we rely on every day at risk, yet we lack good data to make decisions on what to do, when, and with what priority. The objectives of the research were to develop a method for estimating the time scales for various increments of sea level rise (SLR) throughout the 21st century, develop an accurate methodology for predicting ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Corrosion Control in data Center

    CORROSIVE GASES: Small concentrations, serious consequences EU standard 2002/95/EC, or RoHS (Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment), which was implemented in July 2006, restricts the use of hazardous substances in the manufacture of electrical and/or electronic equipment. One of the banned substances is lead (Pb), which is used for soldering ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

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