ambient air monitoring vehicle News

  • New web-enabled ambient particulate monitor

    Ashtead Technology has added the new TSI Environmental DUSTTRAK Aerosol Monitor to its fleet of environmental monitoring equipment. Available to rent or purchase, the Environmental DustTrak is an advanced, mains or battery powered instrument for the continuous monitoring of ambient particulates, with ‘cloud’ based connectivity. “This new instrument will be ideal for a wide ...


    By Ashtead Technology 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 technology supports air pollution stories

    The latest air quality monitoring equipment from the company Air Monitors has been used extensively by a variety of news channels to support the ever-growing media attention being given to urban air quality. “In contrast with the air pollution of the 1950’s, the problem is no longer visible,” says Managing Director Jim Mills. “It used to be possible for city dwellers to ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • New award for best air quality monitoring site

    A new award has been created to highlight the importance of air quality monitoring stations (AQMSs), by recognising those that create and maintain the best sites. A network of AQMSs  spans the UK, providing data on the air that citizens breathe. These stations provide vitally important data to: track long term trends in air quality; inform national strategy and decision making on ...

  • Pittcon 2016 – Short course on air monitoring, technical presentations and posters from Markes

    Markes International (Llantrisant, UK) has announced that it will be giving a short course on ambient air monitoring at Pittcon 2016 (in Atlanta, Georgia, USA), and present several technical papers, rather than having an exhibition booth on the tradeshow floor. The half-day course, entitled “Ambient air monitoring: What are the right tools for the job?” will take place in ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • All Aboard For The Air Quality Roadshow

    Enviro Technology will be holding their first ever Air Quality Roadshow at Tower Bridge in London from 8.00am – 4.00pm on Thursday July 12th. The roadshow, which will showcase the latest vehicle and ambient emissions monitoring technology, will be the first of its kind that the company has held in the capital. London has been chosen as the first city to stage the roadshow following the ...

  • Mobile monitoring station assesses diesel emissions

    Researchers in Greece are using a Gasmet FTIR multiparameter gas analyzer, deployed in a mobile van (MOBILAB), to undertake exhaust gas analysis for comparison with ambient air quality data. “This enables us to undertake temporal and spatial air quality measurements from within traffic, measuring emissions during different traffic conditions,” says Apostolos Tsakis, from the Aerosol ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Mobile monitoring station assesses diesel emissions

    Researchers in Greece are using a Gasmet FTIR multiparameter gas analyzer, deployed in a mobile van (MOBILAB), to undertake exhaust gas analysis for comparison with ambient air quality data. “This enables us to undertake temporal and spatial air quality measurements from within traffic, measuring emissions during different traffic conditions,” says Apostolos Tsakis, from the Aerosol ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Perfect timing for Air Quality & Emissions event

    AQE 2017 will take place in Telford (UK) on 24th and 25th May at a time when the health effects of air pollution are constantly in the headlines, and when the UK Government is due to consult on its latest plans to comply with air quality guidelines in the UK’s larger towns and cities. Registration for the event is now open ( ...

  • AQE announces agenda for Air Quality Conference

    The organisers of AQE 2017 (www.aqeshow.com), the international Air Quality and Emissions Show (Telford, UK, 24-25th May) have published the programme for Day 2 of the event. Developed in partnership with IAPSC (Investigation of Air Pollution Standing Conference), there will be three sessions covering: pervasive air ...


    By Buttonwood Marketing Ltd

  • Clearing the Air in Alberta – Five regions exceed or near limits of Air Quality Standards

    The Government of Alberta has released the results of the latest report on Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards and the results are not encouraging. The report report indicates the Red Deer region has exceeded national standards and four other regions are approaching limits. Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards (CAAQS) are national standards for particulate matter and ozone exposure. This is ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • AQE 2017 announces agenda for Air Quality Conference

    The organisers of AQE 2017, the international Air Quality and Emissions Show (Telford, UK, 24-25th May) have published the programme for Day 2 of the event. Developed in partnership with IAPSC (Investigation of Air Pollution Standing Conference), there will be three sessions covering: pervasive air quality monitoring; vehicle emissions monitoring and data management; and ...

  • Seminar announcement: Delivering Clean Air Zones

    The organisers of AQE 2018, the Air Quality & Emissions show, are delighted to announce a partnership with the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC), which will host a one-day seminar on 21st November focusing on the development of Clean Air Zones (CAZs). “A significant part of the AQE event will address issues relating to ambient air quality,” says AQE Organiser Marcus ...

  • Air quality impact of diesel ‘severely underestimated’

    Hydrocarbons are precursors to hazardous air pollutants including ozone and particulate matter. Hydrocarbons from diesel make up over 50% of all hydrocarbons in the air in London, a new study has found. The authors also estimate that they contribute up to half of total ozone production potential in London, and say future air quality control strategies must focus more on these pollutants. Around ...

  • SIMAIR: a new internet tool to evaluate local air quality

    A new computer-based tool has been developed in Sweden to help local authorities evaluate air pollution at street level. It allows the results to be compared easily with EU air quality standards. SIMAIR is a user-friendly, internet-based tool, designed for the road network throughout Sweden. It can assess concentration levels for four pollutants: fine particles (PM10), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), ...

  • Car-free Cardiff achieves 69% air quality improvement

    On Sunday 13th May 2018, Cardiff Council organised a car-free day in the city’s central area. As a result of this event air quality monitoring data showed an average 69% drop in nitrogen dioxide (NO2) – one of the pollutants of greatest public health concern. Seeking a better understanding of the relationship between air quality and traffic, Cardiff Council hired three AQMesh air ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Questions and Answers on the new European air quality directive

     Questions and Answers on the new directive on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe 1) What is the issue? Air pollution is caused by the emission to the atmosphere of certain substances which, alone or through chemical reaction, can damage human health and/or the environment. Air pollution is both a local and a transboundary problem as emissions from one country can travel large ...

  • Even moderate air pollution can raise stroke risks

    Air pollution, even at levels generally considered safe by federal regulations, increases the risk of stroke by 34 percent, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center researchers have found. Writing in the Feb. 14, 2012 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers who studied more than 1,700 stroke patients in the Boston area over a 10-year ...

  • Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds (PAH) monitoring: new challenge well taken up by Chromatotec in 2015

    Chromatotec Sponsor of the 2015 International Symposium on Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds (ISPAC) PAH monitoring being at the core of Chromatotec’s 2015 R&D strategy, it was an evidence for the group to sponsor the annual edition of ISPAC, which took place in Bordeaux from 13 to 17 September. This international conference brought together researchers worldwide and focused ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • World Health Assembly Passes Landmark Resolution on Air Pollution and Health

    The resolution identifies 13 measures member states should strive to implement, including actions such as: enabling health authorities to raise awareness on the dangers of air pollution, developing guidelines to limit exposure; and working with relevant private and public sector actors on sustainable solutions. In a pivotal decision the 68th World Health Assembly passed a resolution ...

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