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  • Professional Advice for NEBOSH Success

    Maximising your Study and Exam Approach Following the success of our NEBOSH Quick Reference Sheet we released last week, I thought I would build on this with some extra advice for those students who really want to go the extra mile. Do you just want to pass? Or do you want to get a Distinction? Maybe even a Best Candidate Award? If you’re ambitious, ...


    By SHEilds Ltd

  • Mapping of freshwater aquifers case study

    Big Pine Key, Florida The Nature Conservancy is coordinating investigations to document the physical and biological changes that will occur on small oceanic islands as a result of sea level rise. Big Pine Key, FL is one of the primary areas of investigation because of extensive previous work and that a large portion of the island is a National Wildlife Refuge and therefore not subject to ...


    By GeoView, Inc.

  • Calibrated aerial photos ease noise mapping

    Calibrated Aerial Photos Ease Noise Modelling For smaller projects or where geographical vector data is missing, using aerial photos is an elegant solution for helping build environmental noise calculation models. With Predictor 7810’s new GeoReference function, aerial photos and map images can be easily calibrated according to your local coordinate system. The coordinate ...

  • MapAtWork - an efficient tool for making contour maps for workplaces

    General purpose interpolation software has an overkill of functionality for making a simple contour map based on measurements. MapAtWork and NolseAtWork software will significantly reduce the time you would normally spend on getting your maps done. The Bio plotter I started at DGMR in 1981 as acoustic consultant. At that time there was no software available for making nice ...


    By Softnoise GmbH

  • Mapping of freshwater aquifers by GeoView case study

    Big Pine Key, Florida The Nature Conservancy is studying the physical and biological changes that will occur on small oceanic islands as a result of sea level rise. Big Pine Key, Florida is one of the primary areas of investigation because of extensive previous work on the key and because a large portion of the island is a National Wildlife Refuge. As part of the investigation, GeoView ...


    By GeoView, Inc.

  • Capturing past experience: the Expert Scan visual mapping process

    Abstract: This paper describes and reflects on the development and application of the Expert Scan, a semi-structured visual mapping process, which can be used to record historical interview-based accounts of industrial, organisational and technological change. The process has been applied and refined through 13 interviews with experienced professionals in commercial inkjet in the UK. It has been ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Enhancing Your Role as a Standards Professional, Part 2: Maximizing Input into Strategic Planning

    By providing input into roadmapping and scenario planning, you can make your technical committee work relevant to your company’s strategic plan. The first article in this series (“The Elevator Speech”) showed how to introduce the value of standards to ...


    By ASTM International

  • Enhancing Your Role as a Standards Professional: Part 3: Maximizing the Value of Your Participation in Standards Development

    A mindmap can help standards professionals communicate the complex connections of standards development, business benefits and the details of both: here’s what to consider. It is difficult to overestimate the importance of standards to competitiveness. A lack of standardization can keep products and services from working effectively with other ...


    By ASTM International

  • Nuclear knowledge management: the Brazilian model

    The nuclear industry, owing to the security and quality restrictions, needs a team of professionals with a high degree of technical specialisation. Managing and keeping this team up to date with technology improvements, demands from Eletronuclear a constant concern with its qualification.Keywords: knowledge management, Eletronuclear, competence tree, intellectual capital mapping, Brazil, nuclear ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • An examination of interdependencies among major barriers to coordination in disaster response

    This paper reports two exploratory research studies conducted to identify major barriers to coordination in disaster response and to understand causal relationships among those barriers. In the first study, two expert panels (emergency operations centre directors and firefighters) participated in a Delphi survey to identify and prioritise major barriers. In the second study, five focus group ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Experience and information content affect interior vehicle sound quality assessments

    Recent research has found it useful to distinguish between the form and meaning of sounds. To investigate the relevance of meaning, naïve students and professional drivers listened to four levels of meaning neutralisation and four levels of spectral slope of recorded truck sound. Self–assessment of emotional reactions showed that professional drivers did not vary much in activation and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Comprehensive PR strategy helps enhance prestige of financial services association #602 case study

    To help an international association of financial services professionals enhance its prestige and provide members with more value, G&S developed a comprehensive PR strategy focused on the industry, members and the association’s employees. Key program elements included a “message mapping” session to create key messages that could be used across departments and geographies; an ...


  • Poster Presentations; ESDI: From Inspiration to Implementation- 12th EC-GI&GIS Workshop

    CAGI (the Czech Association for Geo-Information) plays important role in the national SDI and capacity building. We organise annual national GI conferences (Sec 1992-2004), Brno (2005-2006), special workshops (Vranov UP-GIS 1998-2006), support competitions (GISacek) and different events helping to create and form the Geo-Info community, special human sources. Important is the Nemoforum ...


  • Good looks Are not enough

    With its stringent exterior and interior noise testing programs, the FIAT Group gains competitive advantages in a market where customer satisfaction is the key to success. For its wind tunnel test programs, Brüel & Kjær is FIAT's preferred supplier covering the whole measurement chain – from microphones and accelerometers to the most advanced noisemapping solutions. The FIAT ...

  • DAM GOOD ROVS - The inspection and maintenance of vital resource facilities is an integral part of any regions health and stability management program

    Providing consistent output while driving down inspection and maintenance costs is a key activity for those involved in the provision of such services, and requires the monitoring and assessment of relevant new technologies and techniques. The use of divers in the inspection and maintenance of hydro dam facilities is a practice that will remain central to the effective running of these ...


    By AC-CESS Co Uk Ltd

  • Sustainable metal working fluid systems: best and common practices for metal working fluid maintenance and system design in Swedish industry

    This paper investigates the function of metal working fluid (MWF) emulsions in automotive industries in Sweden and looks at how the negative environmental and health impact of their use can be reduced through means of monitoring and system design. Major input to this study has been collected from several of the large companies in Sweden, through a literature review, interviews, questionnaires, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Landmark’s new Envirocheck Analysis fully digitises Phase 1 desk studies

    Landmark Information Group has announced the launch of a brand new edition of Envirocheck Analysis, which has been designed to fully digitise the desk study process of Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments, which are conducted for land and property developments. The new Envirocheck Analysis enables Environmental Consultants to digitally analyse current and historical maps and aerial ...


  • Consultancy case studies - Kellogg"s

    Kellogg’s asked SEQM to carry out a review and prepare a Phase 1 study for an operational food factory site. The site was in an historic industrial area which at one time in the past comprised blast furnaces; coke ovens; a bye-products recovery plant; finishing mills and steel works. SEQM suggested a three stage approach of preliminary investigation (document review, satellite and map ...


    By SEQM Ltd.

  • Current Trends in Environmental Noise Monitoring in Europe

    Introduction This paper briefly describes the state of the art of environmental noise monitoring development in Europe, including the needs, standards, legislation, data, technology, techniques and tools. This paper will concentrate on the following areas: • How Imagine and the development of ISO 20906 and ISO 1996 affect noise monitoring systems • The need and role of professional ...

  • Managing Environmental Information in the 21st Century: the Environmental Knowledge Management System

    Introduction In this knowledge-driven world of the 21st century, companies are seeking to implement technology solutions for environmental information needs that seem to be continually changing and expanding. This article will identify key needs and outline possible technology solutions, focusing on the information and tools needed by the environmental professional, an important knowledge worker ...


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