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  • Ecotech captures quake statistics

    Ecotech captured unique details of the earthquake which struck Victoria at 8.53pm last night at one of their live blast monitoring sites. After a magnitude 5.3 quake shook Gippsland and many parts of Victoria, there were 60 aftershocks, making it the largest quake in the state in over 100 years. “We recorded a maximum vibration of 6.69mm/sec for the main quake and also recorded several ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • New ESlog borelog presentation software: Environmental Data Management

    Production of bore logs has traditionally been through desktop database applications, such as gINT and WinLog, or for many people, Excel! EScIS has recognized the need for an alternative to the current options, focusing on being: Simple, fast and intuitive to use Simple integration with database systems (ESdat and/or pLog) Web/Server based ...

  • FlowWorks Launches in Cincinnati - Helps Manage Environmental Data for the Municipality

    The City of Cincinnati is the latest municipality to join FlowWorks.  Beginning immediately, the city is moving its environmental monitoring data onto the FlowWorks web platform where it can be securely stored, edited, analyzed and turned into actionable information. In the fall of 2010, ADS Environmental Services, a flow monitoring company, was bidding for services ...


    By FlowWorks Inc.

  • Locus introduces environmental data management system for nuclear facilities

    Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in web-based environmental software, announced today that it has expanded its flagship product EIM to include a module for nuclear facilities information management and reporting. Nearly all of the activities associated with water and soil protection at nuclear power plants and other nuclear facilities, including the assessment of site ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • Waste’s environmental impacts measured with new method, but better data needed

    Life-cycle indicators to monitor selected waste streams’ impacts on the environment have been developed by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC). These are presented in a recent study which describes a method for analysing waste’s impacts using these indicators. The study also reveals the need for better statistics and more detailed categorisation of waste ...

  • Statistics on EU land use and land cover published

    The European Union's statistical office Eurostat have published the results of a large scale land survey showing the land use of 23 EU member states.  The Land Use/Cover Area frame Survey (LUCAS), conducted in 2009, records the physical cover of the land and its visible socio-economic use. It is the largest dataset of its kind in Europe and provides harmonised and comparable data across ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Environmental Standards Updates

    The following environmental standards have recently been updated and are now available for ESdat on the Environmental Standards page. ADWG 2015 The new update to the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines is compiled for ESdatSA Waste Derived Fill Standard - 2013(update from 2010) now available for ESdat Desktop & ESdat OnlineThe current SA ...

  • Environmental noise in colour

    Casella CEL, the UK's specialist provider of environmental monitoring solutions has developed an all-new model in its CEL-600 Series of digital sound level meters. The Casella CEL-621 represents the smallest 1/3rd octave-band noise analyser in the world and includes statistical (Ln%) values making it the perfect tool for short-term, hand-held, environmental noise assessments.  Casella CEL is ...


    By Casella

  • Sanitas Technologies Releases Sanitas v.9.0 Ground Water Statistical Software Program

    Software used nationwide for groundwater statistical analyses by waste management companies, environmental engineers and consultants, state and local government agencies, electric utilities, industrial, chemical and ammunition manufacturers, and refineries. A national leader in ground water statistics since 1991, Sanitas Technologies today announced the newest release of their Sanitas ground ...


    By Sanitas Technologies

  • Transforming `environmental compliance` into business opportunities

    The one-person, basement dwelling corporate environmental department may soon be heading to a corner office - with a staff. Environmental compliance is often looked upon as a burden for many companies. Environmental compliance programs were seen as sales busters and progress impeders. Maintaining environmental standards was an expensive proposition running contrary to business operations ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Environmental noise management in New Zealand

    Brüel & Kjær Sound & Vibration Measurement A/S has made a successful solution for wind farm noise monitoring. Meridian Energy is New Zealand’s largest producer of electrical energy and uses only renewable energy sources such as hydro and wind power generators. Wellington, the New Zealand capital, is one of the windiest cities in the Southern hemisphere, making it the ideal place for wind ...

  • Groundwater data management subject of NGWA Webinar

    The National Ground Water Association is offering the Webinar, “Life Cycle of Groundwater Data: From Field to Lab to Electronic Data Deliverable to Report,” on February 16 at 1 p.m. ET.   The Webinar will be presented by Peter de Haven, PE, and Jamey Rosen, PG, Geosyntec Consultants.   Robust data management is central to the success of most environmental projects. ...

  • Analysing air quality monitoring data for Hackney, London

    The CERC consultancy team compiled annual monitoring data statistics for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) diffusion tube and continuous monitoring as part of the London Borough of Hackney's yearly report to the Greater London Authority. The work involved the preparation of tables and graphs ...

  • German manual on progress in environmental protection

    How exactly is the state of the environment in Germany? The answers to this question are provided in the new manual with environmental indicators (Umweltdaten Deutschland – Umweltindikatoren) published by the Federal Environment Agency. Whether it is energy productivity, land use or ...


    By Federal Environment Ministry

  • Environmental Spending by Businesses in Canada on the Rise

    Businesses operating in Canada spent $9.5 billion in 2010 to protect the environment, up 9% from 2008 according to the latest Statistics Canada report on Environmental Spending by businesses. Pollution abatement and control processes and waste management and sewerage services were the two dominant expenditure categories, accounting for just over half of the total amount spent on environmental ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Listen to the natives for better environmental monitoring

    Modern methods can answer a multitude of questions, but sometimes traditional techniques are superior. Authorities in northern Quebec, Canada, found this to their cost, when they relied upon statistical data to monitor moose populations. For many centuries the Cree, an indigenous group of people living in the James Bay region of northern Quebec (around 800km north of Montreal), have lived in ...


    By European Science Foundation

  • Water quality on agenda as environmental statisticians meet in Melbourne

    Using statistics, researchers can use observation data of whale numbers to predict how many whales are not seen, giving a better estimation of the overall population. Counting whales, future water availability and preventing marine pests entering Australian waters will be some of the topics discussed today when Australia’s leading environmental statisticians meet in Melbourne as part of the ...

  • Tackling the data gaps that could scupper the green economy

    Yojana Sharma analyses the work of a four-day meeting on access to data and information that will feed into next year’s Rio+20 conference on sustainable development. The information is out there. The data that would enable sound decisions on the environment and sustainable development exists in databases, repositories and desk drawers. Yet often it is not tapped, scientifically ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Global geospatial group to promote equitable data access

    A high-level global group promoting geospatial information could help developing countries gain better access to data to help tackle issues such as climate change, conservation and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • The Arab world: `Scarce data in a water-scarce region`

    Data-sharing is part of the answer to problems arising from the Arab region’s most serious challenge, water. Water is potentially a matter of conflict and death as well as life in the Arab region, which is why it is such a sensitive subject — on the ground and in negotiations for United Nations conferences such as the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi (12-16 December) and ...


    By SciDev.Net

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