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  • Highly Accelerated Life Test: EMIRS 50 Performs Up to the Limit of the HALT Chamber Without Any Weak Points

    To ensure the durability of EMIRS 50 infrared sources, Axetris subjects device components to various stress tests. One quality test that has made a name for itself, particularly in the USA, is the HALT – Highly Accelerated Life Test. Capnography,  ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Opening the window on Alberta’s environmental information

    A new page has turned in Alberta with greater public access to real-time and historic data on the conditions of Alberta’s environment. The Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency (AEMERA) has launched a newly redesigned website, aemera.org, marking a new phase of AEMERA’s digital business presence, and taking an important step ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Environmental Information Association Releases a New Educational Video

    The IAQ Video Network produces a new branding and membership video for the EIA.  The Environmental Information Association, also known as the EIA, was established in 1983. The EIA collects, generates and disseminates information concerning environmental hazards to occupants of buildings, industrial sites and facilities.   It is a private, non-profit group providing unbiased and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Making information systems useful for environmental management

    Computer-based information systems (IS) are tools for recording, storing, processing and disseminating information which have the potential to inform environmental management and policy. A recent study identifies factors that influence their use and usefulness. IS within the environmental field include integrated assessment models, geographic information systems and decision support systems. This ...

  • Influencing environmental behaviour through nudging and information

    One of the greatest challenges facing environmental policymakers is encouraging people to behave more sustainably. A recent study explores how ‘nudging’ people to make environmentally friendly choices, together with providing information, can be a successful combination for achieving behavioural change. Policymakers have a number of options available to them to encourage sustainable ...

  • EPA Requires Health & Environmental Information on 19 Chemicals

    EMSL Analytical provides environmental testing services to chemical manufacturers to help them comply with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements. Cinnaminson, NJ, January 6th, 2011 High production volume (HPV) chemicals are those chemicals produced in, or imported to, the United States in quantities of 1 million pounds or more each year.  Several years ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New global initiative to connect environmental information networks

    The Abu Dhabi Environment Agency (EAD) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) welcomed over fifty environmental information and data experts from around the world at the first Global Environmental Information Networking (EIN) Meeting which was held in Abu Dhabi from 27 to 29 April 2009. The 3-day meeting consisted of formal presentations on networking and environmental data ...

  • EEA and Microsoft will bring environmental information to your fingertips

    Millions of people across Europe will have easy access to environmental information through mobile and online technology as a result of the partnership between the European Environment Agency and Microsoft. Professor Jacqueline McGlade, Executive Director of the EEA, and Jan Muehlfeit, Chairman Europe, Microsoft Corporation, signed a partnership agreement, aimed at creating an environmental ...

  • Environmental Information For Passengers As Ferry Operators Go Green

    The new Chelsea AquaLine FerryBox is a generic, robust environmental monitoring system for ships of opportunity such as ferries, cargo vessels, cruise liners as well as inland waterway vessels. Already proven internationally it provides real-time information for operators, passengers and managers on the environmental state of the surface waters through which the vessel passes. The AquaLine ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • EPD standard EN 15804 - Comparable environmental information

    With the publication of EN 15804 now exists a standard providing the core rules for the creation of Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for building products and materials. This new standard will ensure that comparable environmental information is generated wherever a product is manufactured or used and it is hoped that this core information can be transferred from scheme to scheme ...


    By thinkstep

  • Sharing environmental information across Europe to improve policies

    Public authorities across Europe collect a vast range of environmental data but different practices of classification and reporting make it difficult to access them and use them for cross-border analyses. The shared environmental information system (SEIS) aims to fulfill this gap by interconnecting existing databases, promoting the use of standards and making data accessible to all. The European ...

  • Managing Nuclear Information in the Cloud

    The burden of data management for the nuclear power industry is second only to that of managing nuclear material itself. For utilities operating nuclear power plants, deploying a centralized environmental management system to the “Cloud,” and housing all of their data in it, is offering unprecedented opportunities for better monitoring, aggregating and reporting of data. Aggregating ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • Water quality information in Hawaii

    New information about water quality is now available to people living, working, and playing near Hawaii. U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) partners located within the Pacific Islands region recently installed new nutrient sensors on two water quality buoys located at Kilo Nalu and near the Ala Wai outflow. These new sensors will provide early warning of storm runoff or other poor ...


  • 50,000 People Turn to the IAQ Video Network for Environmental Information

    Today, the IAQ Video Network announced that over 51,000 people have downloaded their educational environmental videos. The IAQ Video Network has made it their mission to educate as many people as possible about IAQ, IEQ and environmental pathogens that impact tens of thousands of Americans.  In addition to human health concerns, these issues result in lost productivity and millions of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IHS Acquires Two Environmental Health and Safety Information Companies

    Transactions Further Solidify IHS Leadership in the Global EHS and Sustainability Management Solutions Market ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced the acquisition of two leading environmental health and safety information companies, Atrion International Inc., and Syntex Management Systems Inc., for a ...


    By IHS

  • 175,000 People Turn to the IAQ Video Network for Environmental Information

    Today, the IAQ Video Network proudly announced that 175,000 videos have been downloaded from the online video network.  The videos have covered everything from microbial pathogens to combustible dust hazards and over 100 other health and safety issues.   The IAQ Video Network has made it their mission to educate as many people as possible about IAQ, health and safety issues, ...

  • Request for Information for Environmental Impact Minimization Technologies and Field Testing Opportunities

    The Energy Department’s Wind Program is seeking feedback from the wind industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders regarding a potential funding opportunity to advance the readiness of environmental impact minimization technologies through investments in technology development and field testing. While guidelines exist for siting wind facilities to ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Environmental Professionals Share Information about Lead Poisoning Risks at Shooting Ranges

    There are an estimated 9,000 non-military outdoor firing ranges and approximately 16,000 to 18,000 indoor ranges operating in the United States according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).  The U.S. military alone operates more than 3,000 indoor firing ranges. Millions of law enforcement officers, soldiers and gun enthusiasts regularly visit ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Legends Sponsors the Texas Environmental Information Association’s Fall Technical Seminar

    On September 28th, environmental professionals from across Texas and surrounding states will converge in Houston for the Texas Environmental Information Association’s (EIA) “Texas Talk” Technical Seminar.  The event is taking place at the Hilton Houston Hobby Airport Hotel.    The Texas Chapter of the Environmental Information Association is a nonprofit ...

  • Shell EP to Consolidate Global Environmental Information Management Using ESP Software

    Untitled Document ESP (Environmental Software Providers) has announced that its opsEnvironmental software has been selected by the Royal Dutch / Shell Group for implementation ...


    By IHS

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