pm10 particle monitoring News

  • New quality assurance tools for monitoring of fine dust (PM10)

    JRC-IRMM has released two new certified reference materials (CRMs), ERM-CZ100 and ERM-CZ120 which are targeted to control the measurements in the frame of quality control of ambient air in Europe. The monitoring of air quality is required by The European Air Quality Directives (2008/50/EC and 2004/107/EC). The two new CRMs have been developed to match requirements of these Directives. It relates ...

  • Finer particles give more useful air quality data, says new research

    New air quality research indicates that measuring ultra-fine particles can distinguish between particles generated through human activities, such as combustion, and larger particles, which are more likely to arise from mechanical processes and natural sources. The smallest air particles are from combustion sources such as vehicles and power plants, and easily enter the body. However, air quality ...

  • Ambient monitoring will never be the same again…

    It is fitting that AQE 2013 has been themed ‘2013 Year of Air’ because Jim Mills, Managing Director of Air Monitors Ltd, says “We will be launching game-changing new technologies at this event which will significantly improve the way in which air quality is monitored.” Traditionally, ambient air quality has been monitored by networks of large monitoring stations that are ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Air Monitors launches latest industrial particulate monitors

    A new report published in September 2012 by the European Environment Agency shows that almost a third of Europe's city dwellers are exposed to excessive concentrations of airborne particulate matter (PM); one of the most important pollutants in terms of harm to human health because it penetrates sensitive parts of the respiratory system. Colin Craggs from instrumentation specialist Air Monitors ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Air Monitors Ltd to reveal the future of air quality monitoring

    Just as the demand for better air quality in towns and cities grows, public sector budgets are diminishing, so the need for better, more effective, lower cost monitoring has never been greater. The Air Monitors’ exhibition stands (No’s 3 & 4) at AQE 2015, the air quality and emissions show, will therefore feature the latest technologies for: improving spatial and temporal ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • New particulate monitors will improve understanding of health effects

    Globally, fine dust particles have been the focus of much greater attention in recent months as their role in deaths related to poor air quality becomes better understood. However, knowledge of the relationship between airborne particles and health effects is limited by the information that can be obtained by monitoring technologies. Jim Mills, a particulate monitoring specialist from Air ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Ambient Pollution Monitoring Stations For Smelter Plants

    Environnement S.A is pleased to announce a new order from NALCO India (National Aluminium Company Ltd) for the supply of 3 complete AQMS stations including analyzers such as AF22M (for SO2 monitoring) / AC32M (for NO, NO2, NOx) / CO12M (for CO and CO2 monitoring)  / MP101M particulate monitors (for PM10 / PM2.5)  for air pollution monitoring of a Smelter Plant located in Angul ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • Real time monitoring using particulate samplers

    Ecotech is pleased to announce the release of a real time particulate module for use with its range of particulate samplers.High Volume Air Samplers are designed to sample ambient air through a pre-weighed filter for 24 hours after which the filter is weighed and PM concentration calculated. While there are approved methods for semi-real time monitoring such as the Tapered Element Oscillating ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • Air Monitors wins major national service contract

    Air Monitors, the Tewkesbury based instrumentation specialist, has been awarded a contract to service, calibrate and maintain the majority of the UK’s Automatic Urban and Rural Network (AURN) of ambient air quality monitoring stations. The UK’s AURN has been delivering air quality data since the early 1970s, and comprises over 100 monitoring stations across the UK producing ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • UNEP delivers new climate and air quality monitoring stations for Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) opened two new air monitoring stations in Bosnia Herzegovina today and brought two existing ones back to full function. The move will significantly help the country monitor climate and air quality in line with national and EU law and prevent further illnesses and deaths from outdoor pollution. Thanks to the new and refurbished stations, accurate ...

  • First continuous air quality monitoring stations for Faroe Islands

    The Environment Agency of the Faroe Islands together with the municipality of Tórshavn has installed two ambient air quality monitoring stations as part of its commitment to monitor the environment and provide air quality data to the public and other interested parties. The stations, which were supplied by Air Monitors Ltd, provide continuous meteorological measurements and air quality ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • GPN, a subsidiary of the Total Group, has entrusted Environnement S.A for the furniture of an air quality monitoring network

    Three cabinets, installed in shelters, will be equipped with MP101M analyzers for measuring particles PM1, PM2.5 and PM10, AC32M analyzers for continuously measure NOx and NH3 and the XR system for data acquisition and data processing. The company GPN is a chemical company, a subsidiary of Total (and former subsidiary of Atofina). This is the first French manufacturer of nitrogen fertilizer with ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • What will changes in emission legislation mean for the pollution monitoring industry?

    The current calm in the pollution monitoring industry belies the challenges ahead. Requirements for reducing the emissions of air pollution have been evolving since middle of the 20th century and are currently a complex medley of limits, targets and caps. Sources must not only comply with rigid emission limits but must also provide emissions data to a number of different agencies and bodies to ...

  • AQMS: New certification for the Continuous Suspended Particulate Beta Attenuation Analyzer MP101M

    We are pleased to announce that effective July 8, 2011, the Continuous Suspended Particulate Beta Attenuation Analyzer MP101M with associated module CPM has obtained certification as equivalent analyzer to Federal Reference Method from the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOE) for PM2.5.  The standard Beta gauge measurement Method ISO 10473 of the MP101M analyzer allows, when used with ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • London Takes Just Six Months to Break Annual Air Pollution Standards

    London has taken just six months to use up its annual "allowance" of poor air quality days allowed under EU air pollution rules, delaing a broadside to the UK Government"s insistences that London will be compliant with these same rules by the end of 2011. Under EU law the concentration of dangerous airborne particles know as PM10 cannot exceed 50 micrograms per meter cubed of air on more than 35 ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Commission refers BELGIUM and BULGARIA to Court and gives Sweden a final warning over poor air quality

    The European Commission is referring Belgium and Bulgaria to EU Court of Justice over persistently high levels of the dust particles which pose a major risk to public health. Despite an obligation for Member States to ensure good air quality for citizens, air quality has been a problem in many places for a number of years now. Studies show that every year poor air quality causes more deaths than ...

  • Meet Palas at the EAC 2013

    We kindly invite you to visit us at the European Aerosol Conference - EAC - 2013 (Prague), booth no. 9 The European Aerosol Conference – EAC 2013 – will take place at the Clarion Congress Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic from 1st to 6th September 2013. Don’t miss the opportunity to convince yourself of the quality and performance of our new and proven products in ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • London takes just four months to break 2011 smog limits

    Levels of dangerous airborne particles (PM10) in central London today breached an annual cap set by the European Union in order to protect our health. Air pollution monitors at Marylebone Road now show that London has already exceeded the number of days of high PM10 concentrations it is allowed to have in 2011, with over 8 months of the year remaining. PM10 is exceptionally damaging to our ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Casella ETI Appointed by Digitel as UK & Ireland Distributor

    Casella ETI, the UK's leading manufacturer of air quality, pollution detection and industrial emissions monitoring equipment, has been appointed by DIGITEL - Swiss air pollution measurement experts, as their United Kingdom and Ireland distributor. DIGITEL, the Swiss specialist for automatic aerosol, gas and wet-only samplers, has been manufacturing for over 35 years and specialises in High ...


    By Casella

  • The polluting problem of fireworks

    Spare a thought for the environment when you’re letting off fireworks during the forthcoming celebrations. Research to be published in the International Journal of Environment and Pollution suggests that smoke from fireworks can raise levels of notorious “PM10″ particles significantly. Darko Popović and colleagues at environmental consultancy MEIS in Šmarje-Sap, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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