Pollution Monitoring News

  • 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

  • 2016 SNO Conference Will Focus on Sustainable Nanotechnology Systems

    The 2016 Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) conference will be held November 10-12, 2016. The conference sessions will be organized around selected “systems,” and sessions will be populated with talks on applications, effects and implications, analytical methods, and lifecycle aspects of nanomaterials within each system. The aims are to identity where nanomaterials and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • New water-quality station is a step forward for Baltimore water pollution clean-up

    In a first for Baltimore and the nation, the U.S. Geological Survey and the Environmental Protection Agency will soon be installing a suite of sensors that will provide the public and scientists with the first comprehensive, real time look at water quality in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and the urban rivers that flow into it are important sources of water to ...

  • IONICON celebrates historic milestone: 300 PTR-MS instruments sold

    IONICON Analytik, the Austrian based leading manufacturer of real-time trace VOC analyzers, based on the unique PTR-MS technology, has sold its 300th instrument. The analyzer, a PTR-TOF 1000 system, was shipped abroad in September 2016 and will be used for analyzing chemical pollutants in industrial areas. The whole IONICON team with currently more than 30 ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • 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 ...

  • WWEM 2016 Lab Conference focuses on priority pollutants

    Laboratory analysts from around the world will congregate in Telford (UK) on 2nd and 3rd November to focus on the testing, monitoring and analysis of water, wastewater and environmental samples. Featuring a wider range of conferences, workshops, demonstrations and an international exhibition, WWEM 2016 (www.WWEM.uk.com) will be even larger than previous WWEM events, which ...

  • Chemicals risk assessment: Baltic study recommends more monitoring of emerging pollutants

    Chemicals are everywhere and new substances are regularly being introduced to the market. However, only some pose a risk to the environment. How do we decide which of them to monitor? A new study using a database of chemicals found in fish in the Baltic Sea has assessed which chemicals are commonly monitored. The researchers suggest that monitoring is biased towards known, already regulated ...

  • Port of Brisbane finds success in $1 million pollution prevention project

    In early 2013, Cyclone Oswald tore through huge swathes of eastern Australia, causing some $2.5 billion (AUD) in damage across Queensland and New South Wales. The torrent deposited more than 1.8 million Mg (2 million ton) of agricultural contaminants, sediments, and nutrients into the ...

  • 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

  • HORIBA Jobin Yvon Gratings in Sentinel-3A satellite helps monitor land and sea

    The Sentinel-3A satellite was launched on February 16th, 2016 from Russia to its sun-synchronous orbit more than 800kms above to monitor the health of our earth’s land and oceans. Five instruments have been integrated on board, including the Ocean and Land Colour Instrument (OLCI), a spectrometer based on a custom HORIBA Jobin Yvon (HJY) concave ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • 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.

  • The problem with LCD monitors has been solved

    LCD flat-screen monitors contain mercury in their backlight, which means they are classified as hazardous waste in the sense of the EWC, and belong to collection group 3 of the Electrical and Electronic Appliance Law. To effectively access this backlighting system, the surface of the screen has to be detached without releasing any pollutants. We have solved this problem with a ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

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