environmental monitoring network News

  • Rainforest monitoring network deployed in Amazon

    Using open-access software and power saving technologies, researchers have developed an easily deployed, low-cost network for monitoring large areas of the Amazon rainforest. This Peruvian study shows that environmental information, such as soil moisture and rates of photosynthesis, can be recorded and uploaded to the internet without having to make repeated visits to remote areas. The Amazon ...

  • EPA proposes to expand the lead monitoring network

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to expand the lead air quality monitoring network to ensure that the most vulnerable Americans are protected from exposure to lead. Even at low levels, exposure to lead can impair a child’s IQ, learning capabilities, memory and behavior. EPA is proposing to require air quality monitoring around sources that emit a half ton or more of lead ...

  • Time to plug gaps in the global glacier monitoring network

    Monitoring of glaciers and ice caps in Central Asia, the Tropics and in the Polar Regions needs to be urgently stepped up, scientists and the United Nations said. There is mounting evidence that climate change is triggering a shrinking and thinning of many glaciers world-wide which may eventually put at risk water supplies for hundreds of millions of people. But experts are warning that data ...

  • 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.

  • Worldwide nuclear accident monitoring network launched

    An IAEA-based international nuclear emergency response network has become operational through receipt of its first pledges of assistance from four Member States. Finland, Mexico, Sri Lanka and the United States have stepped forward to make the initial commitments to the Response Assistance Network (RANET), a global response arrangement designed to coordinate international assistance in case of a ...

  • New Environmental Management and Remediation network lauched by the IAEA

    The Environet - The IAEA Network on Environmental Management and Remediation - is being established to work as a facilitator to increase effectiveness and efficiency in the sharing of international experience on good practices for remediation of radiologically contaminated sites. The network is also aimed at introducing the life-cycle approach to nuclear and non-nuclear (NORM) operations in order ...

  • NGWA efforts help achieve $2.6 million for National Groundwater Monitoring Network

    Within hours of a government shutdown, Congress last week passed $1.1 trillion in spending that contains $2.6 million for the implementation of the National Ground-Water Monitoring Network, a program of which the National Ground Water Association is a strong advocate. On December 16 President Obama signed the bill funding the federal government through fiscal year 2015. The money allows the U.S. ...

  • Valve automation delivers centralised monitoring and control to pipeline network

    A programme of valve motorisation is a central feature of an extensive automation project that will obtain, store and process data in real time from a network of liquid hydrocarbon product pipelines in Latin America. The project is installing a SCADA control system for the integration, monitoring and control of valves at more than 100 refining product, storage and injection sites on over 2500 ...


    By Rotork

  • EPA expands air monitoring network to protect children from lead

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will expand the nation’s air quality monitoring network to ensure that the most vulnerable Americans are protected from exposure to lead. Even at low levels, exposure to lead can impair a child’s IQ, learning capabilities and memory. EPA is strengthening lead monitoring requirements to ensure that air quality is measured near industrial ...

  • Earth Networks Teams with State of California and Leading Atmospheric Researchers to Deploy Advanced Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Network

    Earth NetworksSM, the operator of the largest weather, lightning and climate observation networks and owner of WeatherBug®, announces its collaboration with the State of California and leading atmospheric scientists from ...


    By Earth Networks, Inc.

  • 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

  • Environmental information network extends across Europe, Central Asia and Russian Federation

    Government ministers and delegates from 53 countries agreed to extend the European network for sharing environmental information across the pan-European region. The commitment was made at the seventh Ministerial Environment for Europe summit in Astana, Kazakhstan, which concluded today. Ministers agreed to extend the Shared Environmental Information System (SEIS) as part of the ministerial ...

  • Envirologger chosen for UK meteorology network

    A seven station network of digital meteorology stations are to be supplied to a major utility company by Air Monitors, the UK distributor of Envirologger products. The system was chosen for its ability to centralise data from all of the client’s sites to one central data server using secure internet technology. The stations also feature the Gill Metpak met sensors measuring wind speed and ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • The Importance of a Dedicated Fire Weather Network

    Forest Technology Systems Ltd. (FTS) recently appointed an independent party to explore a common concern in the Fire Weather monitoring community: dedicated networks of remote automated weather stations (RAWS) for the primary purpose of predicting wildfire danger vs. repurposing existing networks of meteorological weather stations. With wildfires around the world increasing in frequency as well ...


    By FTS

  • Earth Networks to Launch Boundary Layer Monitoring Network to Provide Critical Insight for Weather Forecasters and Aid Renewable Energy Sector, Aviation and Other Markets

    Earth NetworksSM , the operator of the largest weather, lightning and climate observation networks, announces the deployment of a new monitoring network for the continuous collection ...


    By Earth Networks, Inc.

  • CAS DataLoggers Introduces New Environmental Monitoring Solution

    Workers in environmental applications are always searching for a cost-effective solution to monitor any number of different parameters including water turbidity, air pressure, flow, and much more. Now CAS DataLoggers offers customers the dataTaker DT82E Environmental Data Logger, designed to handle environmental monitoring applications where robust functionality ...


    By CAS DATALOGGERS

  • Environmental Sensing and Monitoring Technologies: Global Markets

    INTRODUCTION PRINCIPAL TRENDS There are two principal trends of note in the environmental sensing and monitoring business. The first is the technological revolution in the design and engineering of individual sensors and sensor components. The trend in terms of individual sensors is toward miniaturization. Making sensors smaller lowers material costs and energy requirements and makes large ...


  • OdaLog - The Gas Monitor of Choice for Environmental Consultants

    The design and ease of use of the OdaLog makes it the perfect product for Environmental Consultants carrying out robust monitoring programmes Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) is classified as deadly and highly corrosive; the treatment of wastewater causes the release of H2S, which creates an offensive rotten egg odour. It’s this odour that can be the source of numerous complaints from ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Global Environmental Sensing and Monitoring Technologies Markets

    This BCC study focuses on key environmental sensor technologies and applications.  It also provides data regarding the size and growth of numerous sensor markets, company profiles, and industry trends.  Cutting edge developments, research priorities, and potential business opportunities are also examined. This report covers: The environmental sensor industry and its ...


  • New Color Weather Display Console for Environmental Monitoring

    Columbia Weather Systems offers a new color Weather Display. The new console contains an industrial-grade, 7-inch WVGA LCD touchscreen panel and is powered by a Single Board Computer with a 200MHz ARM9 CPU. A singular advantage is the addition of Ethernet connectivity. The Weather Display can connect directly to a weather station with the serial port ...

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you