ambient air quality standard method News

  • Air quality specialist calls for black carbon standard

    Traditionally, ambient particulates have been measured gravimetrically according to their size. However, Jim Mills, Managing Director of Air Monitors, believes that the time has come to change or at least augment the way ambient particulates are monitored and regulated. Black Carbon (BC) is a term describing the fine particles that are produced as the result of incomplete combustion of fuels and ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • ASTM D3249 - 95(2011) standard practice for general ambient air analyzer procedures

    The significance of this practice is adequately covered in Section 1. 1. Scope 1.1 This practice is a general guide for ambient air analyzers used in determining air quality. 1.2 The actual method, or analyzer chosen, depends on the ultimate aim of the user: whether it is for regulatory compliance, process monitoring, or to alert the user of adverse trends. If the ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D1357 - 95(2011) standard practice for planning the sampling of the ambient atmosphere

    Since the analysis of the atmosphere is influenced by phenomena in which all factors except the method of sampling and analytical procedure are beyond the control of the investigator, statistical consideration must be given to determine the adequacy of the number of samples obtained, the length of time that the sampling program is carried out, and the number of sites sampled. The purpose of the ...


    By ASTM International

  • a1-cbiss Introduce Complete Ambient Air Analyser Range

    In partnership with Environnement SA, a1-cbiss are pleased to announce the addition of new ambient air quality monitoring analysers to their extensive emission monitoring analysers range. The complete range of real-time gas analysers each use unique technologies and reference methods to provide the most reliable and accurate results for the common regulatory air pollutants such as nitrogen ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Call for Papers on air quality and emissions

    AQE 2017, the international Air Quality and Emissions conference (Telford, UK, 24th & 25th May) has issued a call for Papers on emissions monitoring and ambient air quality monitoring. Anyone interested in presenting a Paper or a Poster should submit an abstract of up to 100 words via the website www.ilmexhibitions.com/aqeshow/ by 20th January 2017. ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 2017 air quality event partners with IAPSC

    AQE 2017, the international Air Quality and Emissions show (Telford, UK, 24th & 25th May) has partnered with IAPSC (Investigation of Air Pollution Standing Conference) to deliver the conference on the second day of the AQE event. Administrative services for IAPSC are provided by Ricardo Energy & Environment. Their Alison ...

  • AQMesh: a new option for flexible air quality monitoring

    AQMesh has an impressive collection of global users and performance results measuring ambient air quality in applications ranging from traffic planning and urban hotspots to industrial fence line monitoring, building ventilation management, or environmental lobbying. This pole-mounted unit comes with an independent power supply and communications, so offering the possibility of measuring air ...


    By AQMesh

  • 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

  • Using models for air quality assessment and planning: a guide

    Computer models are increasingly used for estimating air quality or forecasting changes in pollution levels. Various different models are currently used across Europe. The new FAIRMODE reference guide aims to make these models comparable, well documented and validated in order to achieve reliable results. In the past, assessment and reporting of air quality was largely based on ...

  • 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 ...

  • ASTM D3268 - 91(2011) standard test method for separation and collection of particulate and gaseous fluorides in the atmosphere (Sodium bicarbonate-coated glass tube and particulate filter method)

    The sodium bicarbonate coated tube filter method provides a means of separating and collecting atmospheric gaseous fluoride and particulate fluoride samples. Since the samples are collected on the dry tube and filter, the fluoride may be eluted with a small volume of eluant (see Section 10 for specific instructions on fluoride elution). Elution into a small volume and the sensitivity of the ...


    By ASTM International

  • AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring

    AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring The organisers of AQE 2015, the international Air Quality and Emissions show, have announced a comprehensive programme of events that will take place in Telford, UK, on 22nd and 23rd April. Created to provide an update on the latest regulations, technologies, methods and research in air quality and emissions monitoring, AQE ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • 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

  • EPA Establishes New 1-hour Standard for Sulfur Dioxide

    On June 2, 2010 the U.S. EPA established a new 1-hour primary National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for sulfur dioxide (SO2).  The new 1-hour standard was set at the level of 75 parts per billion (ppb) calculated as the three-year average of the 99th percentile of the annual distribution of daily maximum 1-hour average concentrations.  With the establishment of the new 1-hour ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • Questions and answers on the EU Clean Air Policy Package

    1. Why is air pollution a problem? Poor air quality is a major health risk, causing lung diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer. Children, the elderly and citizens suffering from asthma and respiratory conditions are most affected. As well as negative effects on health, air pollution has considerable economic impacts, cutting short lives, increasing medical costs, and reducing ...

  • Questions and answers on the EU Clean Air Policy Package

    1. Why is air pollution a problem? Poor air quality is a major health risk, causing lung diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer. Children, the elderly and citizens suffering from asthma and respiratory conditions are most affected. As well as negative effects on health, air pollution has considerable economic impacts, cutting short lives, increasing medical costs, and reducing ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Air & Waste Management Association presents series of 2008 webinars

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is presenting a series of Webinars for environmental professionals on topics related to air quality. These Webinars will discuss significant air litigation court cases, the basics of air quality modeling, the Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) vacatur, and the EPA’s newly revised air quality standards for lead.“These Webinars provide a ...

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you