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    The importance of groundwater monitoring

    Groundwater monitoring is an essential element in any environmental information system. Based upon validated groundwater monitoring data, information is derived on which decisions can be made. Constant monitoring provides the necessary data input for your smart environment and is basically the basis of the decision making process concerning spatial planning and climate change adaptation. As in ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Streamlining Landfill Environmental Monitoring

    The Eurofins Field Services Groundwater team conducts compliance monitoring on behalf of various Victorian Landfill operators. New analytical results from the Eurofins lab and secondary labs were combined into spreadsheets containing ongoing and historical data on behalf of the landfill operators. This was a time consuming, labour intensive process. Uncontrolled, 'hand-me-down' spreadsheets can ...

  • EUMETSAT contributes to environmental monitoring in Africa

    EUMETSAT and the African Union Commission have signed a memorandum of understanding on how the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites will contribute to the African Monitoring of the Environment for Sustainable Development (AMESD) project. AMESD, the follow-on initiative to Preparation for the Use of Meteosat Second Generation in Africa (PUMA), is an international ...

  • Complete Cleanroom Environmental Monitoring System

    Particle Measuring Systems has released the FacilityPro® 5010 System, a new industrial automation solution for environmental monitoring. The FacilityPro 5010 builds on the previous FacilityPro generation and provides a central hub for a complete cleanroom environmental monitoring system. With a modular design, the system is able to be configured based on current sampling requirements while ...

  • Innovative eel pass lands top environmental award

    An ingenious new system to help baby eels (elvers) migrate up UK rivers has just been voted joint winner of the Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards 2014 for Innovation. Hundreds of sites that have been almost impossible for elvers to reach in the past could, potentially, be opened up thanks to this groundbreaking technology. Agency officers faced a major challenge when they was asked to ...

  • DirectSense® ultra-m environmental monitors

    GrayWolf Sensing Solutions of Trumbull, Connecticut introduces a new range of DirectSense Ultra-Mini PC based advanced environmental monitors. These measurement kits include USB enabled multi-sensor probes and a new Mobile PC platform.The new Fujitsu Ultra-Mini Vista OS mobile PC sports a swiveling, touch screen and easy-to-use keyboard. A built-in camera is great for photographs (or even ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • 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

  • Building trust in environmental monitoring data

    The accuracy and reliability of environmental monitoring data is of paramount importance, and certification schemes are available for instrument manufacturers to demonstrate the performance characteristics of their equipment. In the following article, Josh Thomas, from Ashtead Technology, will explain how the MCERTS scheme for environmental monitoring equipment ...

  • AMETEK Land to Attend Emissions Monitoring Conference and Exhibition in India

    AMETEK Land will exhibit at CEM India Emissions Monitoring Conference and Exhibition, September 26-28, 2017 in New Delhi, India.    AMETEK Land will demonstrate its range of high-accuracy opacity and particulate matter (PM) monitors, and portable gas analysers, that detect carbon monoxide, sulfuric acid and, multiple gases.    At the ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • 3D forest reconstruction to improve environmental monitoring

    Knowledge of forests is essential to our understanding and mitigation of climate change. Covering about 30% of global land area, forests play a significant role in the delivery of ecosystem services including climate regulation, carbon storage, biodiversity, prevention of soil erosion and flood mitigation. Forest monitoring programmes, which can assess the impact of natural and anthropogenic ...

  • Environmental analysis – online monitoring of chromate in wastewater

    Metrohm Process Analytics is pleased to present a solution for the online monitoring of chromate (hexavalent chromium) in industrial wastewater streams. This turn-key solution uses titration with subsequent photometric detection and is based on the ICON Analyzer, a dedicated online photometer ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • An integrated and flexible solution for environmental noise monitoring

    Brüel & Kjær releases Environmental Noise Management Software Type 7843, Version 2.5 together with the new version of Noise Monitoring Terminal Type 3639-E/G-200 series for operation with the new software.The release also includes additional products that can be delivered as turnkey solutions: ENM Flight Tracking Software Type 7846 in a range of options providing visualization and ...

  • A world of environmental monitoring under one roof

    According to the World Health Organisation 4.2 million people die every year from exposure to outdoor air pollution, and a further 3.8 million die from indoor pollution - 91% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality exceeds WHO guideline limits.   Clearly, concerted international action is necessary to reduce the emissions of harmful pollutants and ...

  • North American Environmental Atlas launches comprehensive land cover map

    A new map in the North American Environmental Atlas depicts North America’s environment as a mosaic of forest, prairies, deserts and cities. Land Cover 2005 provides a harmonized view of North America’s surface and offers a foundation for understanding the physical cover on a continental scale and the environmental issues that relate to it. Based on satellite images from 2005, the new map is the ...

  • Kopernikus to take environmental monitoring one step further

    The Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) initiative has been re-launched under a new name: Kopernikus. To mark the start of its pre-operational phase, a major Conference on this initiative is taking place under the French Presidency of the EU at Lille. Kopernikus will contribute to the better collection and dissemination of environmental data, core tasks of the ...

  • AMETEK Land to Exhibit at Continuous Emissions Monitoring User Group Conference 2017

    AMETEK Land will exhibit at the 26th annual Utility Continuous Emissions Monitoring User Group Meeting, hosted by the Electric Power Research Institute’s Continuous Emissions Monitoring Program and Luminant, May 10-11, 2017 in Dallas at Stand 409.  The meeting brings together industry experts in continuous emissions monitoring (CEM) equipment to share solutions to common ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • AMETEK Land Reintroduces Continuous Emissions Monitoring System for Smaller Combustion Processes

    AMETEK Land announces the reintroduction of the FGA 900 Series, its compact and fully integrated continuous emissions monitoring system (CEMS) for flue gas measurements on processes burning natural gas and biomass. The FGA 900 Series is an extractive sampling multi-gas analyser, which provides accurate ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • EPA Announces $5.6 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in Southern Calif.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $5.6 million in funding to invest in Southern Calif. tribes for environmental programs, water infrastructure development, community education and capacity building. The announcement was made at the 22nd Annual Regional Tribal Conference in Sacramento, Calif. “The federal government is committed to protecting human health and the environment ...

  • Integrated plan for oil sands environmental monitoring released

    Canada's Environment Ministry has released an integrated environmental monitoring plan for the Alberta oil sands and has initiated discussions with the Province of Alberta on its implementation. Development of the monitoring plan was carried out in collaboration with provincial, territorial and academic scientists and includes provisions for monitoring air quality, biodiversity, and the next ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • OCTIO announces integration of Aanderaa sensors for environmental monitoring

    OCTIO is pleased to announce an agreement with Aanderaa Data Instruments AS (AADI), to integrate their line of oceanographic sensors into OCTIO’s ReM System. In addition to subsurface measurements, the ReM system will now also provide measurements of the water column from ocean bottom to sea surface. Helge Brandsæter, CEO of OCTIO Geophysical, comments: “Aanderaa Data ...

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