air pollution monitoring instrument News

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Nepal, Bhutan to closely monitor air pollutants

    The Himalayan countries of Nepal and Bhutan will, in 2013, have two permanent air monitoring observatories set up by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) as part of a programme to reduce black carbon and other short-lived climate-forcing pollutants (SLCPs). There has been ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • AQE win for Air Monitors

    Instrumentation specialist Air Monitors Ltd received a £1,000 cheque at AQE 2013 (the Air Quality and Emissions Show) for attracting the highest number of visitor registrations to this year’s event at the Telford International Centre. Following the presentation, exhibition organiser Marcus Pattison said: “AQE 2013 was a phenomenal success, attracting three times the number of ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Air Monitors sponsors air quality PhD

    The instrumentation company Air Monitors has announced that it is sponsoring a new PhD project at King's College London to study ambient levels of Black Carbon. Applications for this important post must be posted online to the KCL Health School by Friday 2nd December. Air Monitors' MD Jim Mills said: "This is a fantastic opportunity to become involved in one of today's most important air quality ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Air Monitors invests in air quality expertise

    Air Monitors, the Tewkesbury based environmental instrument specialist has announced the appointment of Peter Fleming as regional/sector sales manager. Peter joins from TRL Ltd (formerly the Transport and Research Laboratory) where he was responsible for the development of TRL’s air quality monitoring and consultancy businesses. “We are delighted to welcome Peter to our team,” ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Air Monitors launches latest industrial particulate monitors

    A new report published in September 2012 by the European Environment Agency shows that almost a third of Europe's city dwellers are exposed to excessive concentrations of airborne particulate matter (PM); one of the most important pollutants in terms of harm to human health because it penetrates sensitive parts of the respiratory system. Colin Craggs from instrumentation specialist Air Monitors ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Monitoring the Air in Indoor Swimming Pools

    PPM Technology are co-operating with our long-standing partners Tennants Distribution Ltd in an exciting new project for monitoring the indoor environment in indoor swimming pools. We have recently supplied 2 monitoring units for use in a swimming pool environment, a large IAQ monitoring unit containing sensors for Temperature, Humidity, Chlorine, Ammonia, Carbon Dioxide and Carbon Monoxide, ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Air and water instrumentation market to exceed $14.1 billion this year

    Expenditures for portable, laboratory and continuous measuring instruments for air and water will exceed $14.1 billion this year. This is the forecast made by McIlvaine in its Air and Water Monitoring publications. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) The definition of the market is based on the McIlvaine concept of “decisive classification” rather than scientific ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Quantitech instruments chosen for new multi-agency air quality unit

    Environmental instrumentation company Quantitech has been awarded a contract worth in excess of £1million to provide advanced air sampling and analysis equipment to the multi-agency air quality cell that has been established following the recommendations of the Major Incident Investigation Board for the Buncefield incident. Quantitech has supplied 18 sets of instrumentation including advanced ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Quantitech expert to speak on FTIR at Air Monitoring Seminar

    Dr Andrew Hobson of specialist instrumentation company Quantitech will be among the speakers at the University of Leeds’ Industrial Air Pollution Monitoring course on 5 March 2008. The three-day event will feature Dr Hobson delivering a talk entitled ‘Design and Application of FTIR to Monitoring Pollutants’ as part of a theme on common instrumental analysis techniques. FTIR has become an ...


    By Quantitech 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

  • ITV uses Air Monitors to highlight air quality crisis

    Following the Supreme Court’s recent judgement on the UK’s air quality, the new Government has been ordered to take urgent action to reduce urban pollution that is causing thousands of premature deaths in Britain. ITV’s ‘Tonight’ programme on 19th May 2015, entitled ‘The Air That We Breathe’ highlighted the problem with portable aethalometers from Air ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Media attention needed for air quality monitoring

    Air quality is rarely given the media attention that it deserves, but the importance of this issue is finally beginning to gain traction. Even though air pollution is responsible for more premature deaths than obesity, alcohol and road accidents, these other problems are generally given a much higher profile. However, recent months have seen raised media and political interest in air quality and ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Major NASA Air Pollution Study To Fly Over California

    A multi-year NASA airborne science mission is on its way to California to help scientists better understand how to measure and forecast air quality globally from space. Two NASA aircraft equipped with scientific instruments will fly over the San Joaquin Valley between Bakersfield and Fresno in January and February to measure air pollution. One aircraft will fly within 1,000 feet of the ground. ...

  • Air Monitors MD speaks out on national network particulate monitor performance

    Many of the adverse health effects from air pollution can be attributed to fine particulates, so the accuracy and reliability of the UK’s ambient particulate monitoring network is extremely important. Since the early 1990s, this network has relied on TEOM and more recently the TEOM-FDMS direct mass measurement technology, but Air Monitors MD Jim Mills is concerned that the reputation of ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Bristol schoolchildren monitor local air quality

    A group of schoolchildren from Oasis Academy Brightstowe in Bristol have been utilising Ashtead Technology’s air quality monitors to measure air pollution during their daily commute to school. The project is part of the BBC News School Report which provides 11-16 year-olds across the UK with an opportunity to make and broadcast their own news. With support from BBC staff, partners and ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Monitor indoor air quality (IAQ) with PPM Technology

    PPM Technology, a specialist gas detection and indoor air quality instrumentation manufacturer from Wales has developed a range of multi-parameter indoor air quality monitoring equipment. Indoor air quality (IAQ) relates to a number of environmental factors inside a building that can impinge on the health, comfort, or work performance of the building’s occupants. Monitoring IAQ is vital ...


    By PPM Technology

  • 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 ...

  • Markes International launches new sorbent tube for hazardous air pollutants

    Markes International (Llantrisant, UK) has released a new sorbent tube dedicated to the reliable analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in air.  The new ‘PAH tube’ is the outcome of a detailed optimisation process for the analysis of these highly challenging analytes, which are subject to very low limit levels worldwide because of their carcinogenic ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • Ball Aerospace Selected by NASA for TEMPO Air Pollution Mission

    Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. is part of a team selected to build the first space-based instrument to monitor major air pollutants across the North American continent for NASA's Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) mission. Led by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, Mass., the TEMPO team will build a geostationary ultraviolet-visible (UV-VIS) ...

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