ambient air particulate measurement 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

  • The ultimate Particulate Measurement System comes to ET

    Leading air quality monitoring supplier Enviro Technology Services Plc, now offers what it considers to be “the ultimate ambient Particulate Measurement System”. Ambient particulate measurement is generally carried out in two ways, either by continuous automatic mass measurement using a monitor or by manual sampling and subsequent gravimetric weighing using a sampler. As ...

  • BAM1020 real-time ambient particulate monitor wins MCERTS approval

    On behalf of Met One Instruments (USA), air quality monitoring specialists, Enviro Technology were presented with an MCERTS certificate for the BAM-1020 continuous ambient particulate monitor at the recent annual MCERTS 2011 Conference & Exhibition Gala Dinner in Telford. Under strict UK and European laws, businesses and organisations which release emissions into the air must carefully ...

  • BAM1020 Real-Time Ambient Particulate Monitor Wins MCERTS Approval

    On behalf of Met One Instruments (USA), air quality monitoring specialists, Enviro Technology were presented with an MCERTS certificate for the BAM-1020 continuous ambient particulate monitor at the recent annual MCERTS 2011.  Under strict UK and European laws, businesses and organisations which release emissions into the air must carefully monitor their discharge to the environment. To this ...

  • Particulates, Smog Targeted in European Clean Air Strategy

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, September 22, 2005 (ENS) - The European Commission Wednesday proposed a formal strategy for achieving improvements in air quality across Europe. The thematic strategy on air pollution aims by 2020 to cut the annual number of premature deaths from diseases related to air pollution by almost 40 percent from the 2000 level and to reduce the area of forests damaged by airborne ...

  • MCERTS and EU Equivalence approvals awarded for newest TEOM FDMS ambient particulate monitors

    Following the successful completion of a series of rigorous field trials in both the UK and Germany, Air Monitors is delighted to announce that the latest TEOM FDMS instruments have met the MCERTS performance standards and the EU Equivalence designation criteria (Defra approval) for continuous ambient air quality monitoring for both PM2.5 and PM10. Commenting on the announcement, Air Monitors MD ...


    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.

  • Archival and cultural preservation facilities require an ambient Indoor Air Environment.

    Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is a significant issue in Libraries, museums and archival collections, due mainly to the fact that many compounds, as well as unsuitable temperature and humidity has a deteriorating affect on many valuable and precious items stored in these buildings. Control of temperature and relative humidity is critical in the preservation of library and archival collections ...


    By PPM Technology

  • A&WMA announces symposium on air quality measurement methods and technology

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will present the Symposium on Air Quality Measurement Methods and Technology, November 3-6, 2008, in Chapel Hill, NC. This conference will examine the latest advances in measurements technology.“This conference will provide a forum for attendees to discuss all aspects of air quality,” said Adrianne Carolla, A&WMA Executive Director. “Environmental ...

  • 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.

  • Measurements Symposium Focuses on the Need for Accurate Air Quality Information

    Pittsburgh, PA – The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will hold its annual Symposium on Air Quality Measurement Methods and Technology in San Francisco, April 30 through May 3, 2007. “The Measurements Symposium recognizes that reliable, representative and accurate data are the central component of sound decision-making in air quality science,” said Adrianne Carolla, Executive ...

  • Ambient monitoring will never be the same again…

    It is fitting that AQE 2013 has been themed ‘2013 Year of Air’ because Jim Mills, Managing Director of Air Monitors Ltd, says “We will be launching game-changing new technologies at this event which will significantly improve the way in which air quality is monitored.” Traditionally, ambient air quality has been monitored by networks of large monitoring stations that are ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • EPA Study Finds Elevated Particulate Levels in Air on Train Platforms at Chicago Union Station

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released an air quality study that documents elevated concentrations of particulate matter (PM2.5) in ambient air on train platforms at Union Station in Chicago. The concentration of PM2.5 in air on the train platforms was 23 - 96 percent higher than concentrations recorded on nearby streets on the days that monitoring was conducted last summer. The ...

  • Real time monitoring using particulate samplers

    Ecotech is pleased to announce the release of a real time particulate module for use with its range of particulate samplers.High Volume Air Samplers are designed to sample ambient air through a pre-weighed filter for 24 hours after which the filter is weighed and PM concentration calculated. While there are approved methods for semi-real time monitoring such as the Tapered Element Oscillating ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • New TEOM particulate monitor passes equivalence tests

    Specialist instrumentation company Air Monitors has announced that the new TEOM 1405-F and 1405-DF ambient particulate monitors have successfully completed a series of laboratory and field trials in the UK and Germany. The trials were part of a combined UK-Germany PM Equivalence Program to achieve both MCERTS and German UBA certification for the measurement of PM2.5 and PM10 without the need for ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • New particulate monitors will improve understanding of health effects

    Globally, fine dust particles have been the focus of much greater attention in recent months as their role in deaths related to poor air quality becomes better understood. However, knowledge of the relationship between airborne particles and health effects is limited by the information that can be obtained by monitoring technologies. Jim Mills, a particulate monitoring specialist from Air ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • airmoSCAN xpert PAHs: New Chromatotec® TD GC FID/MS for online and continuous monitoring of PAHs and linear alkanes in ambient air

    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are recognized as very toxic group of organic compounds, with documented carcinogenic, mutagenic and teratogenic properties. PAHs are formed as a result of the incomplete combustion of organic materials. They are produced naturally like by wood fire, volcanoes and by human activities like coal and gasoline combustion. They are particularly prevalent in ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • 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.

  • Gradient Scientist Provides Testimony Before House Subcommittee on EPA Projections of Decreased Mortality Attributed to Particulate Matter Reductions in Outdoor Air

    Gradient Principal Peter Valberg was invited by the House Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Energy and Power, as an expert in health risk assessment and inhalation toxicology to provide scientific testimony regarding proposed bills on the 'EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011' and the 'Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011.' The hearing was held September 8, 2011, at the Rayburn Office ...


    By Gradient Corporation

  • New air quality innovations from Air Monitors

    Air Monitors (Tewkesbury) has announced the launch of three new ambient air quality monitoring instruments. “Highly innovative technology is employed within all three monitors,” says Managing Director Jim Mills. “For example, the Spectra-1 from PKL Technologies is a robust, portable open-path TDLAS monitor, capable of monitoring a wide range of target gases remotely. In ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

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