carbon monitoring News

  • Providing quality assurance to data delivered by Copernicus Climate Change Service

    The Centre for Carbon Measurement at NPL, in collaboration with the University of Reading and Telespazio France, has launched a major new project to ensure the Copernicus Climate ...

  • Masdar city chooses SoFi to monitor carbon in buildings

    Masdar City has selected PE INTERNATIONAL’s SoFi system to monitor carbon embodied in buildings for its ambitious project to construct one of the world’s most sustainable cities, the two companies announced today. Masdar City, one of the integrated units of Abu Dhabi’s multi-faceted renewable energy company Masdar, has captured enormous worldwide interest by ...


    By thinkstep

  • Utilizing Total Organic Carbon Analyzers in Security Monitoring

    The USEPA pubished the 'Water Security Initiative: Interim Guidance on Planning for Contamination Warning System Deployment' in May, 2007. Erin Milks, Minicipal Market Product Manger with GE Analytical Instruments, put together an analysis of Total Organic Monitoring in relation to the Interim Guidance document. She reviews the EPA Water Securtiy Initiative Program in the City of Cincinnati and ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • New Swiss device to monitor carbon dioxide

    A new laser device installed on the Jungfraujoch in Switzerland will help scientists determine the source of carbon dioxide, a major greenhouse gas, on a real-time basis. Until now climatologists tracking carbon dioxide levels in high alpine regions have had to rely on individual samples painstakingly gathered and tested in distance laboratories. The site already hosts a pollution-monitoring ...

  • Underground monitoring of carbon storage site begins in Mississippi

    A team from the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Southeast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (SECARB) is using scientific instrumentation, installed nearly two miles beneath the surface of the earth, to track the movement of carbon dioxide (CO2) being injected for oil recovery. This research effort will provide valuable insight into both the requirements of the instrumentation necessary to ...

  • Enviro Technology Responds to Growing Demand for Intelligent Black Carbon Monitoring Instrumentation

    Untitled Document In a direct response to demand from organisations across the UK, Enviro Technology Services, the leading UK supplier of environmental monitoring instrumentation and systems, has launched the ...

  • Success for Multisensor Systems MS1200-SYS in Granular Activated Carbon Bed Monitoring

    Multisensor Systems Ltd has announced the successful deployment of the MS1200-SYS VOC and Hydrocarbon monitoring system in GAC Filter Monitoring applications. The MS1200-SYS has now been installed in locations globally and customers are enthusiastic about the projected cost savings, through reduced carbon replenishment. The key benefits to users, in monitoring the condition of their Carbon Filter ...


    By Multisensor Systems Ltd.

  • Carbon Monoxide emitted indoors from vehicles must be monitored

    Many facilities are vulnerable to the effects of an unhealthy indoor environment when fuel-burning vehicles are used indoors. Placing an IAQ monitoring system in buildings and facilities enables immediate identification of IAQ problems, the sources and causes of any problem can be eliminated before symptoms become evident. PPM Technology’s IAQ monitoring instruments are frequently used to ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Monitoring carbon storage `more effective than closing power plants`

    Using existing technologies to monitor carbon storage in developing country landscapes could save more carbon than closing 1400 coal-burning power plants, according to new research by the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF). The study will be presented in Poznan, Poland, at the Conference of the Parties (COP 14), an international gathering of experts working to ensure the UN Framework Convention on ...

  • ENVIRO TECHNOLOGY RESPONDS TO GROWING DEMAND FOR INTELLIGENT BLACK CARBON MONITORING INSTRUMENTATION

    In a direct response to demand from organisations across the UK, Enviro Technology plc , the leading UK supplier of environmental monitoring instrumentation and systems, have launched the ‘Magee Aethalometer' - an instrument that provides ...

  • Small farmers could cash in on carbon monitoring, says SciDev.net

    Developing world communities could become part of the multi-billion dollar carbon market if a project to assess the amount of carbon locked up in soils proves successful. The three-year Carbon Benefits Project, launched by the UN Environment Programme, will measure carbon in the land and trees of small farms in China, western Kenya, Niger and Nigeria. 'The project could open the market to ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Edinburgh Sensors Launches Guardian NG Monitors For Carbon Dioxide And Methane

    Edinburgh Sensors announces the launch of the Guardian NG range of wall-mounted, single point gas monitors. This versatile new monitor range provides high accuracy, continuous sampling detection and measurement of either CO2 or CH4, with typical annual maintenance requirements of just 15 minutes. Improved ...


    By Edinburgh Instruments Ltd

  • Are carbon nanotubes the `new asbestos`?

    The demand for carbon nanotubes is increasing because they have unusual properties, such as unique electrical properties. However, their needle-like shape is similar to asbestos, raising questions about their safety. A recent study conducted on mice indicates that a specific type of carbon nanotube does have asbestos-like effects, but further research is needed to assess whether this is also the ...

  • Carbon dioxide storage 101

    Scientists and engineers will soon be able to receive advanced training and certification in burying and permanently storing underground the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide as part of a recent stimulus award from the Department of Energy. The DOE awarded nearly $1 million to the Seattle-based Environmental Outreach and Stewardship Alliance (EOS) to develop a carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) ...

  • Calculating carbon emissions

    Refrigerant Gas & Fugitive Emissions Compliance Includes CO2 Calculations If you manage a facility using a refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) system or heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC-R) system, it’s time to comply with federal and state environmental laws regarding carbon emissions. To help reduce greenhouse gases, the law requires calculating carbon emissions. This ...


    By Verisae

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning is Preventable

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide testing services for carbon monoxide and other harmful gases to protect workers and building occupants. In January, fire crews from Tempe, Arizona responded to a call regarding a forklift driver at a manufacturing plant who was suffering from chest pains.  Upon arriving at the factory emergency personnel ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Low Carbon City Lab

    Climate-KIC has accepted a new Flagship project - the Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL). This project is an important catalyst for green growth opportunities and climate change mitigation in cities and urban areas around the globe. The project will provide funding, planning, capacity building, design and performance monitoring services at city level. The core ...

  • Low Carbon City Lab

    This project is an important catalyst for green growth opportunities and climate change mitigation in cities and urban areas around the globe. The project will provide funding, planning, capacity building, design and performance monitoring services at city level. The core project team of South Pole Carbon, the Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National ...

  • Establishing a Global Carbon Market

    Carbon markets are increasingly a key feature in national climate policies. Their design and implementation reflect differing imperatives between developing and developed nations, raising questions about how they are developed and what it would take to link them together into a single global carbon market. Establishing a Global Carbon Market: A discussion on linking various approaches to create ...

  • Carbon monoxide is an invisible killer

    A family of 8 hospitalized in Redwood City, CA [Dec. 2008], three youths die in a car in Lake Tahoe [Dec.2008], a family of four die in a Colorado home, a 12 year-old child is killed in a houseboat accident in Oregon, a homemaker suffers from constant headaches and nausea every time her furnace goes on in Philadelphia, and every year thousands more suffer or die from CO exposure. What do all ...


    By KWJ Engineering, Inc.

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