environmental modeling News

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Spreading the word on environmental models

    Good environmental information is essential for good environmental policy and modelling tools are one of the major providers of this type of data. A new technical report from the European Environment Agency provides an overview of the modelling tools currently available and outlines the possible features of an online inventory. The European Union has highlighted the need for environmental ...

  • Environmental Scientist, Water Quality Modeler (nutrients, estuaries)

    Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications are requested prior to August 15, 2016, but the position will remain open until filled. The San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) seeks a water quality or hydrodynamic modeler to carry out modeling investigations related to transport, nutrient loads, transformations, and ecosystem response in San ...

  • Nuclear regulators to review environmental modelling for radiation safety

    Issues of radiation safety and environmental protection go hand in hand. At the IAEA last week, experts from 40 countries examined the transfer of radionuclides to plant and animal life, to improve how risks are assessed and ultimately reduced. 'All nuclear facilities and uranium mines, in their day-to-day activities, release some amount of radioactive effluents into the environment, transferring ...

  • Our role models and their outstanding environmental contribution

    Ladies and Gentlemen, The EMAS Awards – the European Commission's environmental awards – have been given out to private companies and public organisations for outstanding environmental achievements since 2005. This year’s EMAS Awards focus on the excellent work done by private and public organisations on “Eco-innovations improving environmental performance”. ...

  • Modeling the unequal benefits of U.S. environmental policy

    Original story at MIT News One of the two top air pollutants in the U.S., ground-level ozone is harmful not only to your health but also to your bank balance. Long-term exposure to high concentrations of ozone can lead to respiratory and lung disease such as asthma, conditions that drive up medical expenses ...

  • Environmental considerations

    This part of the presentation addresses environmental considerations related to desalination. Large-scale seawater desalination projects are now being developed in locations where they never had been previously considered. In the last eight years, plants have begun to be developed and constructed in Australia, Europe, India and the US. Some of these projects are located on extremely ...

  • Environmental Enginuity Welcomes Hamer Environmental

    Environmental Enginuity Acquires Hamer Environmental- Environmental Enginuity Group announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Hamer Environmental, LP (http://HamerEnvironmental.com) as its first acquisition in the Pacific Northwest. Hamer Environmental, founded in 1992 by Thomas and Chris Hamer, is one of the country's premiere environmental ...

  • Integral to present on new ecological modeling approach for prioritizing environmental restoration sites

    Dr. Peter Jensen of Integral Consulting Inc. will be presenting at the Ecological Society of America’s (ESA) Mid-Atlantic chapter’s 2009 conference on March 13 in Ewing, New Jersey. Dr. Jensen will present a poster prepared with coauthors Damian Preziosi and John Sullivan of Integral, titled “Prioritization of Ecological Restoration Sites: Planning at the Landscape Scale Using Habitat Analysis ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) to Support NOAA Weather and Climate Models

    Environmental Research and Risk Consultancy Firm Selected by CSC to Provide Science and Software Expertise for Migration of NOAA Models to New High-Performance Computing System   Lexington, MA - Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) is a team member on the Research and Development High Performance Computing System contract recently awarded to CSC (NYSE: CSC) by the National Oceanic ...

  • New dispersion modeling text released by renowned environmental experts

    World-renowned experts in air dispersion modeling, D. Bruce Turner, C.C.M, and Richard H. Schulze, P.E., QEP, have co-authored the book, Practical Guide to Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling, which details the use of air dispersion modeling to assess the impact of emissions to the atmosphere. The 430 page book covers topics such as: plume behavior under various atmospheric conditions, conditions ...

  • EPA launches a collaborative web site for integrated environmental modeling (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is launching a new on-line tool for scientific collaboration and knowledge sharing that was built by Purdue University with support from the agency. The Integrated Environmental Modeling Hub (iemHUB) allows environmental researchers to analyze environmental problems and combine environmental models so that a better understanding of the environment can be ...

  • 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 ...

  • Is Environmentalism Good for American Business?

    Joe Veilleux doesn't view himself as an environmentalist, but he understands how his actions might paint him with that brush. "I'm not an environmentalist," said Veilleux, general manager of the U.S. operations of natural health ingredient manufacturer Euromed. "I'm a pragmatist. There's a difference. A lot of environmentalists have characterized their cause as one that pits them directly ...


    By Marketwire

  • Environmental Management Strategies

    Environmental Enginuity Welcomes Environmental Management Strategies - Environmental Enginuity Group announced today that it has completed the transaction to incorporate Environmental Management Strategies (EMS) as its first company in Southern California. EMS, founded in 2001 by Anthony (Tony) Severini, is one of the country's premiere environmental service firms specializing in vapor ...

  • Building an Enduring Environmental Movement

    On World Environment Day, Worldwatch Institute’s State of the World 2013calls for a new course of action for the environmental movemen. Washington, D.C.—Fractured, underfunded, and on the defensive, the environmental movement must rethink the way it functions if it hopes to bring about a truly sustainable future. Most environmental groups continue to ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Environmental Support Program Launch

    Transportation firms make it easy for non-profit environmental charities to receive a million dollars To enable individuals to easily support non-profit environmental groups, two companies will donate $10 from every sale of a device that reduces vehicle emissions and fuel consumption to the customer’s chosen non-profit environmental organization. The first goal is to raise $1 million toward ...


    By Tadger Group International

  • Environmental learning across the curriculum

    This summer, teachers from across BC will become students once again and explore the wonders of nature through a new course designed to enhance environmental education across all subject areas in BC schools. Environmental Learning Across the Curriculum (EDCP 467B) is a one-week intensive course being offered for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Measuring the environmental impacts of nations

    A study released on January 22 suggests the environmental damage caused by rich nations on poor nations exceeds $1.8 trillion, while the impact of poor nations on their richer counterparts is less than one third of that amount. The study is the first-ever global accounting of the dollar costs of countries' ecological footprints. The study, led by former ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Environmental benefits of green infrastructure

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a new strategy to promote the use of green infrastructure by cities and towns to reduce storm water runoff which pollutes the nation’s streams, creeks, rivers, lakes and coastal waters. Green infrastructure decreases pollution to local waterways by treating rain where it falls and preventing polluted storm water entering sewer ...


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