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  • Solar cell production: Wet chemical monitoring of texturing processes

    ProcessLab is a robust, easy-to-use analyzer that is installed directly at the process line. All that is required is taking a sample and selecting the parameters to be determined. Crucial parameters of texturing baths such as content of the various acids as well as alkaline components are determined fully autonomously. This means efficient and direct process control right on site, day and night ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • PME Develops a Conductivity Sensor for Hypersaline Lakes and Estuaries

    Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc. (PME), an internationally known oceanographic and limnologic instrument design corporation has designed and developed a new conductivity sensor to be used with their T-Chain sensing string, a water column monitoring device manufactured by PME. The conductivity sensor measures conductivity using an inductive sensor technique. AC voltage is applied to a ...

  • Monitoring of Algae Growth by TOC Measurement

    Global warming due to the excessive use of fossil fuels is becoming a problem which has prompted and accelerated the search for alternative fuels. Among the more attractive alternatives is biomass fuel, which is attracting considerable attention. Microalgae can be used for the production of oil without competing with food production, and to a greater extent than other biofuels, its productivity ...

  • Departments of energy, defense partner to install fuel cell backup power units at eight military installations

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that as part of an interagency partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to strengthen American energy security and develop new clean energy technologies, DOD will be installing and operating 18 fuel cell backup power systems at eight military installations across the country.  The Departments will test how the fuel cells ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Xylem launches new ‘FerryBox’ water quality monitor

    Xylem Analytics UK and Aanderaa Data Instruments have launched a new marine water quality monitor which has been designed to enable wider deployment of water quality sensors on ferries and other marine vessels. The ‘SOOGuard’ will be launched at Ocean Business 2013 in April and Xylem’s David Goldsmith says: “In order to encourage the operators of ferries to allow the ...


    By Xylem Analytics

  • Real-time Monitoring - through swell and high water

    Estuaries on the west coast of Wales represent some of the most challenging conditions for environmental monitoring. However, staff from monitoring solutions company YSI Hydrodata and Environment Agency specialists have combined to develop a solar powered water quality monitoring pontoon which is providing 24/7 data that previously would have been an impossible dream. Background ...

  • FTIR provides monitoring flexibility for Catalyst Environmental

    ENVIRONMENTAL instrumentation specialists Quantitech, recently supplied emissions monitoring company Catalyst Environmental, with a range of instruments that has enabled the company to provide a market-leading range of services across a particularly broad spectrum of applications. In the case study described below, the advantages of multiparameter gas analysers from Quantitech are exemplified as ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Water monitoring `easier` with free mobile phone app

    A mobile phone application that enables users of low-cost phones to submit water quality results quickly and easily is having a positive impact among users. The Water Quality Reporter (WQR) application was developed by the iCOMMS team at ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Monitors arrive after radioactive waste site fire in Nevada

    Radiation wasn't immediately detected during fly-overs of a burned trench containing long-buried radioactive waste at a commercial disposal site in rural southern Nevada, state and federal officials said Monday. Ground testing was scheduled next, headed by a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency radiological emergency team sent to the site about ...


    By Associated Press

  • Environment Agency builds new technology into rain monitoring network

    During recent trials conducted by the Environment Agency (EA) and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), in cooperation with the UK Met Office, OTT Hydrometry’s Pluvio2 raingauge exceeded the target performance requirements of the assessment and over 100 units have now been purchased by the EA. As a result, the quality of monitoring data will be improved and the cost of running ...

  • Oceana air monitoring near Ashta Chemicals Chlor-Alkali Plant

    Ashta Chemicals, LLC, in Ashtabula, OH,  one of four remaining mercury-based chlor-alkali plants in the United States, is the source of mercury measured in air surrounding the plant, yet the company claims to be releasing no mercury.  Tests conducted in June 2009 by Oceana scientists directly contradict Ashta Chemicals' reported 'zero mercury emissions,' which appear to be the result of creative ...


    By Oceana

  • 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 ...

  • ASTM D7758 - 11 Standard Practice for Passive Soil Gas Sampling in the Vadose Zone for Source Identification, Spatial Variability Assessment, Monitoring, and Vapor Intrusion Evaluations

    Passive soil gas samplers are a minimally invasive, easy-to-use technique in the field for identifying VOCs and SVOCs in the vadose zone. Similar to active soil gas and other field screening techniques, the simplicity and low cost of passive samplers enables them to be applied in large numbers, facilitating detailed mapping of contamination across a site, for the purpose ...


    By ASTM International

  • Remote, underwater detection of harmful algae

    This achievement represents a significant milestone in NOAA's effort to monitor the type and toxicity of harmful algal blooms (HABs). HABs are considered to be increasing not only in their global distribution, but also in the frequency, duration, and severity of their effects. HABs damage coastal ecosystem health and pose threats to humans as well as marine life. Climate change is expected to ...

  • OTT launches high-spec CTD logger

    The new OTT CTD is a professional datalogger for the measurement of water level, conductivity and temperature. With a memory capacity of 4MB (approx. 500,000 values) and capable of running on alkaline or lithium batteries, this high-specification instrument is capable of operating unattended for long periods. Primarily designed for groundwater applications in wells from one inch diameter upwards, ...

  • MANTECH helps drive hydrogen electrolyser research forward…..

    Scientists at ITM Power in Sheffield rely on an automated MANTECH system to measure the conductivity, fluoride content and pH of the water used in their electrolysers. Eleanor Wallace, Senior Analytical Chemist at ITM Power, explained: “Electrolysers generate hydrogen by the electrolysis of water, and we are looking at ways of improving this process. Ultrapure water is essential, as ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • `Polymer and plastics analysis` – new online resource for the polymer industry

    Metrohm is pleased to support the polymer industry with a new online resource addressing the analytical needs and challenges along the entire process chain. "Polymer and plastics analysis" provides free access to numerous standard-compliant applications (ASTM, ISO, DIN EN) as well as information about suitable instrumentation ranging from NIR and Raman spectroscopy to traditional ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Hach Company Presents Water Quality Solutions at IFT

    Monitor raw water, CIP, in-process applications, and wastewater more effectively Loveland, Colorado - Hach Company, the leader in water quality analysis, will present several lab and process instrumentation solutions for monitoring water safety, product quality, and wastewater discharge at the FoodSmarts IFT 2007 Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Monitoring the quality of water used for washing, ...

  • Environmental Sensing Platform installed in the Great Salt Lake, Utah

    Salt Lake City, Utah – Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc (PME), an internationally known oceanographic and limnologic instrument design corporation provided a LakeESP sensor monitoring buoy to the U.S. Geological Survey for the Great Salt Lake in early, 2010. The LakeESP (Environmental Sensing Platform) is a lake sensor buoy able to collect a variety of water and air measurements every ...

  • Research: many air pollutants are higher indoors than outdoors

    Levels of many harmful air pollutants are higher indoors than outdoors, according to new research conducted within the European Union, released this week (8th February). These latest findings, which identify the main polluters and map their geographical distribution, come from the European Indoor Air Monitoring and Exposure Assessment Project (AIRMEX), an EU funded project. The importance of ...

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