air quality research News

  • ECN launches research to improve air quality

    The Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) plans to study 80 techniques to improve air quality. An inventory drawn up for the Dutch Ministry for Development and the Environment reveals that carbon capture and storage (CCS) is only one of eighty possible techniques for improving air quality. The research classifies techniques according to the type of air pollutant involved. To reduce CO2 ...


  • TOMORROW: Media briefing on air quality research flights

    EPA will participate in a media teleconference hosted by NASA at 11 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 23 to preview the upcoming series of aircraft research flights over the Baltimore-Washington traffic corridor to study urban air pollution. NASA research satellites monitor many air pollution components, but it has been a challenge to use these measurements of the atmosphere from space to detect ...

  • Space watch on air quality

    Sensitive sensors located in space are being drafted to help scientists monitor the state of the quality of the Earth’s air. With air pollution becoming one of the world's biggest dangers to society's health and an economic drain on some nations, current and up- to-date information on air pollution levels and their movement are vital to researchers tackling this problem. The ESA Earth Observation ...

  • Air quality forecasts for China

    With less than a month remaining before the Beijing Olympics, Chinese officials have introduced a series of measures to improve air quality for the Games. A new tool has been installed in the capital city to allow the Chinese to monitor the effectiveness of these efforts. Poor air quality could pose problems for the Olympic athletes and hinder the performance of those competing outdoors in ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • New Research Report On Global Indoor Air Quality Market, 2012-2016

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report"Global Indoor Air Quality Market 2012-2016 " to its huge collection of research reports. Global Indoor Air Quality Market All Points are covered in table of Content of this Report some of them listed here: 1. Executive Summary 2. Introduction 3. Market ...


  • EPA Announces Funding for Research to Improve Air Quality, Protect Health

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded five grants totaling almost $2 million to academic institutions for research on innovative processes to further improve air quality in the U.S. and help track the effectiveness of pollution control measures. Pollutants such as ozone and fine particles are linked to a variety of serious health effects, including aggravation of asthma and other ...

  • EPA Funds University Research on Cleaner Fuel Burning to Improve Air Quality

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new funding for six universities to research cleaner technologies and fuels for cooking, lighting, and heating homes that will help improve air quality and protect the health of Alaska Natives and people across the developing world. “Health and environmental impacts of air pollution and climate expand beyond the borders of any ...

  • Improvements in US air quality linked to longer life spans, say researchers

    A study in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that Americans are living longer because the air they breathe is getting cleaner, and people who lived in metropolitan areas that did the best job of reducing fine particle pollution in the air showed the biggest jump in life span. Fine particle pollution has been implicated as being responsible for deaths from cardiovascular and ...


    By AIRNow

  • CFCAS and McGill announce new air quality and climate change research

    McGill University is pleased to announce $526,000 in funding from The Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences (CFCAS) to support two groundbreaking research projects that will advance Canada’s science and technology objectives while helping prepare for the effects of climate change. The two projects address the effects of climate change in different ways. Prof. Hai Lin, Dept. of ...


    By McGill University

  • 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.

  • Odour neutralization and air quality control.

    Labiotest is the Gruppo Luci company which has worked for more than 20 years in the field of smells neutralization and air quality control. Labiotest started as laboratory for environmental analyses and, as a pioneer on the market, developed activities in the field of odours to become an indispensable partner for those who are faced with such problems. Labiotest always considered it was important ...


    By Labiotest Srl

  • ASU joins air quality project

    Arizona State University’s American Indian Policy Institute is working with American Indian tribal governments, the state of Arizona and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to research and assess air quality in central Arizona. The Joint Air Toxics Assessment Project (JATAP) is a multi-jurisdictional effort to assess the distribution, sources and potential health risks associated with air ...


    By Arizona State University

  • U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0958093/US-Indoor-Air-Quality-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=HVAC INTRODUCTION ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Air quality sensors track pollution

    Original story at MIT News Glimpses of blue sky are becoming a rare sight in Delhi, India’s capital, particularly in wintertime, when a thick white haze smothers the city. David Hagan, an MIT PhD candidate studying atmospheric chemistry and a Fellow in the MIT Tata Center for ...

  • airTEXT air quality forecasts for Cambridge

    Air quality forecasts for Cambridge are now provided on the airTEXT website and phone app. airTEXT provides three-day forecasts of NO2, PM10, PM2.5 and ozone at street-scale resolution using CERC's ADMS-Urban modelling system. For more information on airTEXT, ADMS-Urban or forecasting ...

  • EPA Awards More Than $4.3 Million in Partnership with NSF and NOAA for Climate and Air Quality Research

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced more than $4.3 million in grants to 13 institutions to study and improve our understanding of how certain organic compounds form in the atmosphere. Research performed by grantees will help the federal government improve its air quality management systems and climate change models with respect to organic aerosol formation and help EPA ...

  • RTI wins US$19m contract for EPA air quality monitoring, modeling and research

    RTI International, in collaboration with a group of leading environmental research companies, has been awarded a contract to provide a wide range of research and technical support services to the US Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS). The research team led by RTI includes Eastern Research Group, Inc. (ERG); Neptune and Company, Atmospheric ...


    By RTI International

  • Three Northwest Institutions Receive Funding from EPA for Research to Better Understand the Effects of Climate Change on Indoor Air Quality

    On July 21, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its continued commitment to improving America’s indoor air quality by providing almost $8 million to fund nine institutions, including three in the Northwest, researching the impacts of climate change on indoor air quality and the resulting health effects. Washington State University, University of Oregon and Portland State ...

  • Research and Markets: The Global Indoor Air Quality Market to Grow At A CAGR Of 4.49 Percent over the Period 2012-2016

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dhnklx/global_indoor_air) has announced the addition of the "Global Indoor Air Quality Market 2012-2016" report to their offering. One of the key factors ...


    By Research and Markets

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