Field Monitoring News

  • NRCC-16 Field Study: Berlin, Brussels

    On 30th October 2016, the 16th NATO Regional Cooperation Course (NRCC-16) began its Field Study in Berlin. The first day started with a visit to the German Ministry of Defence, where the group attended a number of high-level briefings. In the afternoon, Course Members visited the Federal Academy for Security Policy (Bundesakademie für Sicherheitspolitik - BAKS) in Berlin. The Head of ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • SC 129 Transatlantic Link Field Study: 10th November 2016 @ European Union External Action Service

    For the last stop of Field Study II, SC129 was invited to attend a session on the EU and its External Action Service at the Albert Borschette Conference Centre in Brussels. SC129 was received by RAdm Gluszco, Deputy Director General of the EU Military Staff (EUMS). The session, moderated by Capt Gelly (FR N), Faculty Advisor at the NDC, began with a presentation on the role of the military within ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • SC 129 Transatlantic Link Field Study: Washington (2)

    The final events of the visit to Washington DC for SC 129 involved briefings and question and answer sessions with the Rev. Adam Russell Taylor, Lead for the Faith-Based Initiative in Global Engagement at the World Bank, and Mr Patrick Cirillo, Principal Assistant to the Secretary of the International Monetary Fund. Taking place at the IMF headquarters, the briefings presented the history, role ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • SC 129 Transatlantic Link Field Study: New York

    The NATO Defense College organizes Field Studies so that Course Members can gain first-hand knowledge of security policies, structures, workings and functions of national defence establishments, governments and international organizations by meeting national, regional, and global decision-makers in their respective capitals and headquarters. Senior Course 129’s second Field Study ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • Gas leaks fuel climate change

    A leading authority on the effects of methane in the atmosphere has called for a new drive to cut gas leaks from pipelines and wells. Euan Nisbet, professor of Earth sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London, says that ever more sensitive detection equipment using global satellite positioning systems has made it ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Bioprocess Control Gas Endeavour for Animal Nutrition

    In September, Judith went to the 5th EAAP International Symposium on Energy and Protein Metabolism and Nutrition in Krakow, Poland. The conference, which gathered around 200 participants, was very research-focused, covering mainly animal nutrition, but also a small part of human nutrition. The lessons about the role of energy and protein metabolism within the field of animal ...


    By Bioprocess Control AB

  • Senior Course 129: European Perspectives and International Organizations Field Study - London

    On the evening of Thursday 29th September 2016, Senior Course 129 flew from Berlin to London. After an initial ‘continental’ perspective, the purpose was to discover the British contribution to the Alliance at the dawn of a new period in international relations. Mr Giles Ahern, Head of the NATO and Europe Policy Division at the UK Ministry of Defence, extended a warm welcome to the ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • 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

  • Assistant Professor - Freshwater Ecology and Conservation - Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management

    The successful recruit is expected to develop an internationally recognized research program on the ecology and conservation of freshwaters. Possible areas of emphasis for this position would include: freshwater population, community, or ecosystem ecology conservation of freshwater species and populations bio-indicators for freshwater ecosystem health and restoration ...

  • LumaSense introduces ThermalSpection 724 infrared camera for automated high-voltage equipment monitoring

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. introduced the next generation ThermalSpection 724 substation asset monitoring system that includes a hardened enclosure with thermal and visual imagers mounted on a pan-tilt positioner. An essential part of the upgraded system includes new interfaces to easily automate data collection and analysis. Hardware updates include a higher resolution infrared camera with a ...

  • Appalachian Gas Measurement Short Course

    AMETEK Process Instruments presented a hands on workshop at the Appalachian Gas Measurement Short Course (AGMSC). The AGMSC is an annual conference providing an opportunity for anyone associated with Gas Measurements to learn from industry vendors in lectures and hand-on classes. AMETEK Process Instruments held a hands on work shop led by Georges D’eon and Dave Wells for the 292B ...

  • Postdoctoral Fellow - Marine protistan ecology and evolution

    This position has a duration of one year, with a possible extension depending on job performance and funding. Microbes play fundamental roles in all ocean ecology. Our primary focus is on eukaryotic phytoplankton, and variations in the communities of bacteria, archaea and heterotrophic eukaryotes, as well as viruses, that accompany different phytoplankton taxa. To investigate these complex ...

  • Enormous numbers expected as Registration opens for WWEM 2016

    WWEM 2016, the international Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring conference and exhibition will take place in Telford (UK) 2-3 November, and registration is now open at www.wwem.uk.com. This will be the seventh WWEM in a series that began in 2005, with each event larger and more popular than its predecessor. “WWEM 2016 ...

  • HORIBA BIWAKO E-HARBOR goes into full operation

    HORIBA has completed the construction of HORIBA BIWAKO E-HARBOR at its site in Shiga Prefecture, in the Kyoto-Shiga area where the HORIBA Group is headquartered. This is the largest development and production site on the west coast of Lake Biwa and the aim is to enhance HORIBA”s domestic production and development, along with its global competitiveness. Construction started on April 24, ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • TerraTherm Acquires Current Environmental Solutions (CES)

    TerraTherm, Inc., is pleased to announce that on May 6th, it acquired the internationally recognized In Situ Thermal Remediation (ISTR) technology provider, Current Environmental Solutions (CES). CES was founded in 1997 by the Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) and Terra Vac as the first private company to commercialize Electrical Resistance Heating (ERH), a form of ISTR. BMI operates the Pacific ...


    By TerraTherm, Inc.

  • Refueling of Drone aircrafts in the field

    All around the world Drone activities are increasing. Going from extremely sophisticated survey and attack drones to drones for fun. The drones you buy in toyshops are most likely battery operated. However, batteries are still rather heavy, meaning the more sophisticated drones are using fuel like air fighters. DESMI is known for building refueling systems for ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Noble Energy Awarded Certificate of SEMS Compliance for Offshore Drilling in Tamar Natural Gas Field

    usiness Assurance USA, Inc. today issued to Noble Energy a certificate of compliance to the SEMS (Safety and Environmental Systems) standard, which represents the highest criteria for safe operations of offshore drilling platforms. This compliance certification is based on audits of Noble Energy’s facilities and workflows supporting the Tamar natural gas field in the Mediterranean Sea off ...


    By DNV GL - Software

  • Management of rice paddy fields affects greenhouse gas emissions

    How rice paddy fields are managed significantly influences the release of greenhouse gases (GHGs), a recent study concludes. Permanently flooded soils release more methane than soils that are flooded and then dried between production periods, for example. In general, the researchers recommend growing other crops in dried soil between production cycles, as well as limiting nitrogen fertilisers, to ...

  • Axetris announces extension to its range of high-performance mass flow meters and controllers

    Axetris AG, Switzerland, is proud to announce an extension to its product range of high-performance mass flow meters and controllers. Mass flow solutions from Axetris – trusted by OEMs worldwide – are now available for full scale flows of upto 15 slpm. Axetris introduces the range of mass flow meters and controllers with an unmatched dynamic range. The new innovation from Axetris ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Modular, lightweight and small customized PTR-TOF 1000 trace gas analyzer

    The IONICON engineering team builds our bestselling PTR-MS instruments all year round in small serial production, but also works out concepts for and realizes customized instrument projects. More than a dozen of PTR-MS instruments have already been fitted into special racks, designed for the use in aircraft, aboard ships, helicopters or cars and trucks. Each unique and one ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

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