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  • BP pushes technical limits to tap extreme fields

    BP's strategy after the Deepwater Horizon tragedy: Go deeper. BP is leading an industry-wide push to develop technology that can retrieve oil from formations that are so deep under the sea floor, and under such high pressure and temperature, that conventional equipment would melt or be crushed by the conditions. One BP field in the Gulf of Mexico, called Tiber, makes the Macondo field that ...


    By Associated Press

  • MEPs opt for compromise on EU soil directive

    The European parliament's environment committee voted against a major weakening of proposals for an EU directive on soil protection on Tuesday. The committee rejected several amendments from centre-right rapporteur Cristina Gutiérrez-Cortines which would have watered down the proposals significantly (EED 13/09/07). Adopting a series of compromise amendments, MEPs retained an obligation on member ...

  • Weather Monitoring Aids in Expansion of Solar Power

    Weather has always been a challenge for solar. The growth of the industry is pushing it into territories where shifting weather conditions impact their effectiveness. Advanced weather monitoring is critical. It allows solar systems to adapt to their environment. Columbia Weather Systems, a professional weather monitoring system manufacturer located in Hillsboro, Oregon, offers weather stations ...

  • MOE presents: provincial water monitoring networks

    Dave Rudolph – "Emerging Needs for Temporal and Spatial Data Precision" Dave Rudolph, with the University of Waterloo, started the symposium off with a very thought provoking presentation on the value of data. Dave used case studies to illustrate how different factors impact the quantity and quality of water resources, and how a small change can affect these conditions quickly and ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • CETCI Enhances Top Selling YESAIR Indoor Air Quality Monitor

    Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc. (CETCI) has continued to enhance its top selling YESAIR indoor air quality monitor by introducing a new relative humidity (RH) and temperature sensor shroud. YESAIR is a CE certified air quality monitor with an eight channel sensor capacity. It contains a fixed temperature and RH sensor and can handle up to five additional internal plug & play ...

  • BAS begins monitoring waters under largest ice shelf in Antarctica

    It was 1914 when the famed British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton advertised for crew to attempt the first trans-continental crossing of Antarctica. “Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful,” he wrote. A hundred years later, some things haven’t changed—and many things have. In spite of its bitter cold and long ...


    By RBR Ltd.

  • The new Conex® DIA G Gas leakage monitoring system with intelligent sensors

    Gasdetect 308, the unbeatable leakage monitoring system for chlorine, chlorine dioxide, ozone, ammonia and hydrochloric acid, is equipped with a range of functions that provides users with optimum safety combined with minimum labour input. Special features include automatic sensor recognition, automatic sensor test cycles and failsafe relays. The new potentiostatic gas sensors for Gasdetect 308 ...


  • CO2 Monitoring Capability Makes a Giant Step Forward for Oil Industry

    CO2 injection into oil reservoirs has been used extensively in the oil field and is recognized as a leading Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) technique. At the forefront of this effort is SR02020’s PRO 3D VSP advanced seismic ...


  • Smart Eye Traffic Cameras go online with Envirologger

    The smart eye traffic monitoring system is now compatible with the Envirologger products. The camera is able to count, classify and determine the speed of road traffic in up to four lanes of counter flowing traffic without the need for induction loops which cause road surface damage and disruption. The camera now connects to the logger and data is ‘pushed’ back via an Envirologger ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Smart eye traffic cameras go online with Envirologger

    The smart eye traffic monitoring system is now compatible with the Envirologger products. The camera is able to count, classify and determine the speed of road traffic in up to four lanes of counter flowing traffic without the need for induction loops which cause road surface damage and disruption. The camera now connects to the logger and data is ‘pushed’ back via an Envirologger ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Nielsen Environmental Field School announces spring 2009 field course schedule

    The Nielsen Environmental Field School will host 9 state-of-the-science field courses across the U.S. from late February through late May, 2009. Each course features field sessions in which students use state-of-the-art equipment and procedures to collect, process and analyze samples. Courses, dates and locations include the following:The Environmental Sampling Field Course (covering every aspect ...

  • Envirologger chosen for Maltese Temples project

    Heritage Malta has installed Envirologger monitoring technology at ten locations around the site of the Tarxien Temples – a highly important archaeological site dating back to between 3600 and 1500 BC. The monitoring stations were installed in 2011 and are being utilised for research purposes and to gain reliable data for scientists, conservators and engineers to ensure the best possible ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • SamplePro Air-powered Pumps Become World Leader In Portable Groundwater Sampling

    Ann Arbor, MI — Sample Pro® bladder pumps from QED Environmental Systems have rapidly become the leading portable groundwater sampling pumps worldwide, used from Alaska to Australia and beyond to collect samples for environmental monitoring. The key reason for the Sample Pro's growing popularity is that its no- tool, twist-apart design for simple cleaning makes it easy to comply with the latest ...


    By QED Environmental Systems

  • Crowcon`s Vortex FP Flameproof Gas and Fire Detection Control Panel has ATEX Certification

    -ATEX certification allows use in Zone 1 and 2 hazardous areas- Crowcon’s highly successful Vortex range of multi-channel gas and fire detection control panels has been extended to include an ATEX* certified Exd Flameproof version, the Vortex FP, which can be used in Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous areas. Photo: ...

  • ISCR-Enhanced bioremediation accelerates groundwater cleanup at active manufacturing facility

    In the winter of 2008, full-scale in situ chemical reduction (ISCR) was implemented as a removal action at the Siltronic Corporation site in Portland, OR, to treat a source area contaminated by releases of TCE. The source area was considered to be the portion of the site with concentrations of TCE in groundwater greater than 11,000 µg/L, suggesting the presence of TCE as DNAPL. ...


  • Parliament backs NGOs calls for tighter controls on nanotechnology

    March saw the European Parliament's Environment Committee vote on controls of nanomaterials. The results supported almost all key issues raised by NGOs. The European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Europe's largest federation of environmental citizens, organizations, have been a prominant force behind the push for stricter controls. They were extremely pleased with the results of the vote. The ...

  • Biodiversity data gaps `need bridging` to meet global targets

    Global biodiversity targets are in danger of being missed because of inadequate capacity and tools to gather and assess data, an international conference has heard. The information "is still not there", ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Regenesis Oxygen Release Compound (ORC) facilitates cost-effective contaminated site closure at 29 major petroleum company sites in Midwest

    Using the enhanced in-situ bioremediation technology Oxygen Release Compound (ORC®) and targeted contaminant source removal, remediation professionals restored and secured regulatory closure for 29 petroleum- contaminated sites across Indiana at an estimated cost saving of $75,000-$900,000 per site. The cleanups used an innovative and increasingly popular site closure strategy designed to achieve ...


    By REGENESIS

  • Pedestrians enjoy car-free Times Square

    The usual crush of traffic in Times Square gave way to pedestrian glee Sunday as a five-block stretch of Broadway was converted into a pedestrian mall for the rest of the year as part of a city traffic experiment One of two new no-car zones created along Broadway by Mayor Michael Bloomberg (the other promenade will stretch from 33rd to 35th streets on Broadway at Herald Square, near Macy’s), the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Dredging of Toxics Resumes in Upper Hudson River for Fifth Season; PCB Cleanup Designed to Restore Hudson River; Created Hundreds of New Jobs

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that dredging operations are expected to resume on Wednesday in the Upper Hudson River. In 2014, dredging will begin south of Schuylerville, New York and proceed south towards Troy. Dredging will also occur in a two-mile section of river near Fort Miller that is not easily accessed by boat. Dredging is being conducted to remove sediment from the ...

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