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  • Odyssey Automotive sends two special radiation monitoring vans to South Korea

    Apantec LLC in Pennsylvania was looking for a company to customize two vans for a contract with the South Korea Government for two W.A.R.N. (Wide Area Radiation Network) laboratories for their nuclear power plants. Testing and monitoring radiation and air conditions are extremely important at these facilities so the challenge was brought to Odyssey to supply two American made vans meeting the ...


  • Radiation Detection, Monitoring And Safety Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, And Forecast, 2012 - 2018

    The escalating use of radiation therapy and nuclear medicine for the purpose of treatment and timely diagnosis of diseases are fueling the growth of the radiation detection market. Some of the key factors which influence the rise of this market are the high occurrence of cancer cases, increased awareness among radiation professionals, and a plethora of technological advancements. Radiation ...


  • New climatology on clouds and radiation from weather satellite data

    The properties and distribution of clouds around the globe are important to climate research. There is now a 28-year compilation of clouds and radiation – a cloud climatology – based on data from polar satellites. The Earth’s climate is largely determined by incoming solar radiation. Clouds help to reflect some of the radiation away. “Roughly 30 per cent of the ...

  • PA DEP Releases Sampling, Quality Assurance Plans for Oil and Gas Development Radiation Study

    The Department of Environmental Protection today released detailed sampling and quality assurance plans for its ongoing comprehensive radiation study of oil and gas development. The agency will sample and analyze radioactivity levels of flowback waters, treatment solids, drill cuttings and drilling equipment, along with the transportation, storage and disposal of drilling wastes. Based on current ...

  • Space mission set to monitor the effects of climate change

    NPL is helping the UK play a key role in an international space mission to predict the effects of climate change. EarthCARE is a mission to compare cloud distribution with radiation, giving a more detailed picture of how clouds affect climate change. It is run jointly by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).  Scientists know that clouds can affect ...

  • ESA signs EUR 263m earth monitoring satellite contract

    The European Space Agency and Astrium GmbH have signed a contract worth EUR 263 million to provide the EarthCARE satellite, the sixth Earth Explorer mission of ESA’s Living Planet Programme. As prime contractor, Astrium GmbH is responsible for the satellite’s design, development and integration. The contract was signed on Wednesday in Berlin on the occasion of the International Aerospace ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Environmental Monitoring in China Industry Research Report – Now Available from IBISWorld

    The environmental protection sector in China has developed rapidly due to ongoing capital investment and increasing public and government concerns on environmental pollution. Revenue for the Environmental Monitoring industry in China has been increasing 18.2% annually over the past five years to $1.3 ...


  • ASTM C993 - 97(2012) Standard Guide for In-Plant Performance Evaluation of Automatic Pedestrian SNM Monitors

    SNM monitors are an effective and unobtrusive means to search pedestrians for concealed SNM. Facility security plans use SNM monitors as one means to prevent theft or unauthorized removal of designated quantities of SNM from access areas. Daily testing of the monitors with radioactive sources guarantees only the continuity of alarm circuits. The in-plant evaluation is a way to ...


    By ASTM International

  • Lake monitoring system at Lake Dardanelle an unexpected catch for B.A.S.S. Elite Series Tournament participants

    To demonstrate information and scientific monitoring capabilities, researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey Arkansas Water Science Center installed a Lake Diagnostic System (LDS) provided by Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc. in Lake Dardanelle for the Diamond Drive Bassmaster Elite Series Tournament, which took place from March 26 – 29, 2009. The LDS (now LakeESP) is a floating system ...

  • RAE Systems` New AutoRAE 2 Automatic Test and Calibration System Keeps Gas Monitors Accurate, Workers Safe, and Facilities in Compliance

    RAE Systems, the leading provider of connected gas and radiation detection solutions, today announced its new AutoRAE 2 Automatic Test and Calibration System for the MultiRAE family of multi-threat monitors. The new system is an easy-to-use, yet powerful tool that helps organizations keep ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • RAE Systems` New AutoRAE 2 Automatic Test and Calibration System Keeps Gas Monitors Accurate, Workers Safe, and Facilities in Compliance

    RAE Systems, the leading provider of connected gas and radiation detection solutions today announced its new AutoRAE 2 Automatic Test and Calibration System for the MultiRAE family of multi-threat monitors. The new system is an easy-to-use, yet powerful tool that helps organizations ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • New portable water quality profilers

    Xylem Analytics has announced the launch of a new range of portable multiparameter water quality meters that have been designed for spot measurements and profiling of pH, ORP, conductivity, temperature, depth and optical dissolved oxygen, in both marine and freshwater applications. The new WTW MPP 900 IDS Multiparameter Sondes are able to take measurements at depths of up to 100m because of the ...


    By Xylem Analytics

  • Major flood repair helped by remote control boat

    A remote control boat equipped with a SonTek M9 Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP®) has been employed with HydroSurveyor software to create a 3-dimensional map of a damaged (and still submerged) flood barrier, following serious damage that took place during last December’s storms. Data from the survey enabled the Environment Agency to act swiftly and effectively to repair the damage and ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • New sun tracker with integrated GPS: SOLYS 2

    SOLYS 2 is a completely new sun tracker from Kipp & Zonen. It has Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN) levels of performance and reliability. It brings to the sun tracker market distinctive design, innovative features, performance, quality and unprecedented ease of use. Increasing interest in solar radiation monitoring Interest in high quality solar radiation monitoring is increasing in ...


    By Kipp & Zonen

  • Leak confirmed at nuclear waste dump in New Mexico

    Federal officials Thursday confirmed a leak of nuclear waste at a southeastern New Mexico repository, but it could be weeks before workers can safely access the underground dump to determine what happened. The release of radiation from the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant poses no public health threat, officials emphasized, but the state environment secretary said he was concerned with the lag in ...


    By Associated Press

  • Tests show New Mexico nuke dump workers exposed

    Thirteen workers were exposed to radiation during a recent leak at the nation's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico, according to the results of preliminary tests announced Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Energy and the contractor that runs the Waste Isolation Pilot Project said in a joint news release that they have ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Pulsar Weather Stations Offer All-in-One Sensor with Multiple Configurations

    Columbia Weather Systems introduces the new line of Pulsar™ Weather Stations, an all-in-one sensor family with multiple meteorological parameter configurations. These high-accuracy, robust sensor modules all include electronic compass for automatic orientation of wind direction. Parameter measurement options ...

  • Feds Say it Could Take 2 Years to Seal Nuke Dump

    It could take two years or more for the federal government to seal off hundreds of potentially dangerous containers at its troubled underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico, the U.S. Department of Energy said in a filing Friday. Responding to an order from the New Mexico Environment Department to detail its plans, the department gave broad ranges that indicate it could take a ...


    By Associated Press

  • Are TGFs hazardous to air travelers?

    Instruments scanning outer space for cataclysmic explosions called gamma-ray bursts are detecting intense flashes of gamma-ray energy right here in the friendly skies of Earth. These terrestrial gamma-ray flashes, or TGFs, blast through thunderstorms close to the altitude where commercial airliners fly. In fact, they could be too close for comfort. In a recent study,* scientists estimated that ...

  • SAFER Systems Releases TRACE™ Version 9.1

    Camarillo, Calif. – SAFER Systems, the recognized global leader in integrated soft-ware for chemical emergency response solutions, will unveil its new SAFER TRACE™ software Version 9.1 on March 1. This significant upgrade to SAFER TRACE™ Version 9.0 adds new modeling capabilities and tools for use in providing consequence analysis for a toxic chemical release. Some of the new features and ...


    By SAFER Systems LLC

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