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Package of measures needed for shipping
The Commission’s research unit charged with reducing emissions from shipping has recommended a package of regulatory measures combined with market-based instruments to tackle air pollution and climate impact. The Joint Research Centre (JRC) says a mix of sulphur emission control areas and fuel efficiency standards, combined with market-based instruments, could bring about an 80% reduction ...
New Space Sensor As A Hosted Payload To Track Air Pollution Across North America
NASA has selected a proposal from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Mass., to build the first space-based instrument to monitor major air pollutants across the North American continent hourly during daytime. The instrument, to be completed in 2017 at a cost of not more than $90 million, will share a ride on a commercial satellite as a hosted payload to an orbit about ...
NASA launches airborne study of Arctic atmosphere, air pollution
The recent decline of Arctic sea ice is one indication that this region is undergoing significant environmental changes related to climate warming. To investigate the atmosphere's role in this climate-sensitive region, NASA and its partners have begun the most extensive field campaign ever to study the chemistry of the Arctic's lower atmosphere. The Arctic Research of the Composition of the ...
Research flights seek to improve view of air pollution from space
This summer two NASA research airplanes will fly over the Baltimore-Washington region and northeast Maryland as part of a mission to enhance the capability of satellites to measure ground-level air quality from space. The flights will be supported by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and will aid the agency in monitoring pollutants that affect people’s health. ”With improved ...
Specialist Air Quality Monitoring for the Musangu Foundation
WKC Supports the Musangu Foundation with Specialist Air Quality Monitoring Services Last month, London-based Principal Consultant Barry Roberts took some time to apply his air quality monitoring expertise to a charitable cause, supporting the work undertaken by the Musangu Foundation. Barry was in Zambia undertaking work for an ongoing project in the mining sector, and was able to extend this ...
By WKC Group
IONICON launches the new super-fast PTR-TOF 1000 trace gas analyzer
IONICON Analytik, the Austrian based leading manufacturer of PTR-MS real-time trace gas VOC analyzers, complements its successful PTR-TOFMS series with an affordable compact instrument that is the smallest, lightest and fastest system ever constructed by its engineers. The PTR-TOF 1000 has already been successfully deployed on NASA flight measurement campaigns. Since 2007 when IONICON first ...
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