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  • PME Integrates Turner Design Chlorophyll Sensor For Real-Time Monitoring

    Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc (PME), an internationally known oceanographic and limnologic instrument design corporation, has integrated the Turner Designs Cyclops-7 Chlorophyll sensor to their T-Chain, a multi-sensor string. The T-Chain is a temperature string designed to collect a variety of water column measurements such as temperature, dissolved oxygen, PAR and pressure. The T-Chain ...

  • Water contamination detector

    A contamination event at a UK water pumping station was successfully detected by the Chelsea Technologies FASTtracka II system. The event was automatically detected using the FASTtracka II, Fast Repetition Rate (FRR) chlorophyll a fluorometer combined with a novel Red, Amber, Green (RAG) algorithm, which has been developed to provide continuous, real-time protection for water supplies at the ...

  • Terra leaf: art and science for climate change

    Terra Leaf is a new start-up venture, with a strong foot in both the art and science world. Not only is Terra Leaf currently developing cutting-edge carbon capture and sequestration technology but the visionaries are also preparing for an art exhibition next month in Mexico. The start up’s product mimics a leaf’s natural processes to remove carbon-dioxide from the air and turn it into ...

  • Real time surface water quality monitoring

    During Aquatech 2015 the Dutch company BlueLeg Monitor launched the newly developed fixed position EcoWatch for continuous real time surface water monitoring focusing upon relevant ecological water parameters. A new method to determine surface water quality is to use the color characteristics of the water using spectrometers and to interpret the spectral graphs with sophisticated algorithms. ...


    By BlueLeg Monitor BV

  • Environmental successes of the decade

    Picked from 38 published papers, ‘Orthophosphate concentrations in the River Thames: reductions in the past decade' has been given the special accolade of CIWEM's and Wiley's Water and Environment Journal Best Paper Award. The authors, Jane Kinniburgh and Dr Mark Barnett, studied the impact of phosphorus removal from sewage effluent on the Thames; model predictions in the mid-1990s; and the ...

  • EPA Releases Scientific Report Showing U.S. Coastal Waters a Mix of Good and Fair Health

    Biological Quality is rated good in 56% of coastal and Great Lakes nearshore waters. Healthy communities of bottom-dwelling macroinvertebrates (such as worms and clams), which are indicators of biological quality, are supported in these waters. Water Quality is rated fair in 48% of coastal and Great Lakes waters and good in 36% when measuring phosphorus, nitrogen, water clarity, chlorophyll a, ...

  • New submersible logger for Turner Designs Cyclops-7 Sensor provides in situ monitoring

    Turner Designs Cyclops-7 Sensors include Blue Green Algae, CDOM/FDOM, Chlorophyll, Crude Oil, Fluorescein Dye, Optical Brighteners, Tryptophan, Refined Fuels, Rhodamine WT Dye, Turbidity Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc. (PME), an internationally known freshwater instrument design corporation is proud to announce the release of the Cyclops-7 Logger, a submersible, portable device that ...

  • Algae Control Solution for Chilean Salmon Industry?

    Since February 2016, Salmon farms in Chile have been suffering from an intensive Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) which is causing massive numbers of salmon deaths. Ultrasonic technology combined with algae detection could be the solution for an industry facing economic losses totaling millions. Currently the Dutch algae control company, LG Sonic, is discussing the implementation of ultrasonic ...


    By LG Sonic

  • World`s largest solar ship docks in Halifax, Canada

    The world's largest solar-powered catamaran, PlanetSolar, has arrived in Halifax Canada after an 11-day journey from Boston-the latest leg in a series of scientific missions. The MS Tûranor PlanetSolar in 2012 completed the first solar-powered trip around the world after 584 days and 60,000 kilometres. After setting out again in April this year, the vessel has travelled from Spain to the ...

  • Making NY`s Lake George the world`s `smartest`

    An unprecedented project to turn New York's Lake George into the "smartest lake in the world" is being launched and will monitor the lake from its sun-dappled shores to its dark depths in hopes of keeping the Adirondack attraction pristine. Sensors analyzing the likes of stream runoff, rainfall, wind, currents, salinity, chlorophyll and nitrogen will be placed around Lake George this year and an ...


    By Associated Press

  • Algal bloom in baltic sea

    This Envisat image, with courtesy of ESA, captures blue-green algae blooms filling the Baltic Sea, which is roughly 1,600km long, 190km wide and has a surface area of about 377,000 sq km. "Algae bloom" is the term used to describe the rapid multiplying of phytoplankton, microscopic marine plants that drift on or near the surface of the sea. Floating freely in the water, phytoplankton are ...

  • Mixing processes below evaporation reduction covers - a use for the scamp and MSCTI

    Researchers from the Griffith School of Engineering at Griffith University in Australia are assessing a variety of methods for reducing the rate of evaporation. These methods include the implementation of a water cover and chemical films.PME’s MicroScale Conductivity and Temperature Instrument (MSCTI) and the Self Contained Autonomous MicroProfiler (SCAMP) are being used study mixing dynamics in ...

  • Voyage to Southern Ocean to monitor greenhouse gas air-sea fluxes

    Scientists have set off from the Chilean port of Punta Arenas to spend 42 days amid the high winds and big waves of the Southern Ocean, where they will make groundbreaking measurements to explain how large amounts of climate-affecting gases move between atmosphere and sea, and vice-versa. The cruise should provide important information on factors controlling the flux of the greenhouse gas carbon ...

  • Official Announcement of First Dutch Algae Control Project with MPC-Buoy

    Today (Dec 10, 2015) LG Sonic, the municipality of Zoetermeer, and water board Rijnland officially announced a collaboration project to monitor and control algal blooms in recreational lake the Noord Aa. For this project four MPC-Buoy systems will be installed before the summer of 2016. This environmentally friendly system controls toxic algal blooms by ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Observing arctic ice-edge plankton blooms from space

    Ongoing climate-driven changes to the Arctic sea-ice could have a significant impact on the blooming of tiny planktonic plants (phytoplankton) with important implications for the Arctic ecosystem, according to new research conducted by scientists at the UK\'s National Oceanography Centre (NOC). Advances in modern satellite technology offer the opportunity to observe and monitor ice-edge blooms at ...

  • Revolutionary system to Monitor, Predict and Control Cyanobacteria with the smart MPC-Buoy

    The patented LG Sonic MPC ensures fast and efficient algae control by combining online water quality monitoring, telemetering and ultrasonic technologies to provide the state-of-the-art treatment against algae and cyanobacteria in ponds, lakes and dams. Under the 7th framework program from the European Commission, LG Sound ...


    By LG Sonic

  • PetroAlgae’s Protein Achieves Successful Test Results for Human Consumption

    PetroAlgae Inc. (OTCPK: PALG), a global provider of licensed technology that ...


  • A tale of two towers

    By Paul E. Schrock, senior chemist, NIPSCO Valparaiso Service Center and Tom Muilenberg, global business director for power and heavy industry, Miox Corp. A new onsite mixed oxidant system at the R.M. Schahfer Generating Station of Northern Indiana Public Service Co. (NIPSCO), in Wheatfield, Ind., has yielded substantial treatment chemical cost savings and improved Summer operation compared to ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • Beacon Institute Extends River Observatory Network to Fort Edward

    Collaboration With General Electric Launches Real-Time Monitoring of the Upper Hudson RiverFORT EDWARD, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/24/10 -- Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries announced today that it has deployed its first of many real-time monitoring stations that will monitor the northern reaches of the Hudson River. Launched in cooperation with ...


    By Marketwire

  • PlanetSolar drops anchor in Miami Beach and begins the `DeepWater` scientific expedition on the Gulf Stream

    The Planet Solar mission will allow researchers from the University of Geneva to take advantage of the exclusive features of the largest solar boat in the world to conduct a unique campaign of physical and biological measurements along the Gulf Stream. Having left St. Martin (French West Indies) on May 23, the catamaran reached her first 2013 American stopover on June 1 after 9 days of solar ...

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