pollution monitoring instrument News

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Monitoring diffuse pollution in EU river catchment areas

    In recent decades, discharges of pollutants from waste water treatment plants and industry have been successfully identified and in many cases reduced, but assessing inputs of diffuse pollution from land, and the degree of retention of pollutants, such as nitrogen and phosphorus, within surface water systems is harder to achieve. A recent study has compared different methods used to estimate ...

  • Nepal, Bhutan to closely monitor air pollutants

    The Himalayan countries of Nepal and Bhutan will, in 2013, have two permanent air monitoring observatories set up by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) as part of a programme to reduce black carbon and other short-lived climate-forcing pollutants (SLCPs). There has been ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Successful airborne pollution compliance monitoring of ships at sea

    Despite new legislation that requires ships to burn low sulphur marine oil in EU and US coastal waters, the economic benefits of continuing to use inexpensive, high-sulphur fuels, combined with the relatively small risk of getting caught, means that many ships are flouting the rules. However, this could be about to change as a real-time, airborne pollution detection system based around a pair of ...


    By Andor Technology Ltd (Andor)

  • Interference-free measurement of aromatic hydrocarbons for pollution control and environmental monitoring

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently toughened air pollution standards to further control toxic air emissions emitted by petroleum refineries. The new rules now enact fenceline monitoring to better protect local communities from exposure to toxic air pollutants, such as benzene and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The MOCON, Inc. - Baseline ...


    By MOCON, Inc. - Baseline

  • Our LOAC Monitors highest peak of particulate pollution in Paris

    Through a partnership with the City of Paris, Airparif, CNRS, GENERALI and AEROPHILE, the balloon Generali located in the Parc André Citroën in Paris, one of the eight sites operated by the AEROPHILE group since 1999 has permitted a major scientific discovery for the health of the Parisians. Flying up to 300 meters high, in addition to the passengers flight, the balloon ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • AMETEK Inc. Acquires Land Instruments International Limited

    AMETEK, Inc., a global supplier of high-end analytical instrumentation, publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and headquartered in Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA has acquired Land Instruments International Limited. Land Instruments International, based in Dronfield, Derbyshire, UK joins AMETEK as part of its Electronic Instruments Group (EIG) - which markets advanced monitoring, testing, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • STS Instruments look to appoint UK distributor

    STS Instruments Ltd have announced that they are looking to appoint a UK distributor for their range of fluorescence based water quality monitoring equipment. STS Instruments Ltd are a small UK based manufacturer established over 20 years ago. STS have produced 2 novel instruments for investigating organic pollutants in water bodies, the first is a spectroflourimeter the SMF2 and the second is a ...


    By Safe Training Systems Ltd

  • Pine Environmental Services LLC sign up as Distributors for STS SMF4 Portable Pollution Monitor

    STS Instruments are delighted to announce that the USAs leading Environmental Monitoring supplier PINE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES LLC have included the SMF4 portable pollution monitor in their portfolio.  The SMF4 is available to purchase or Hire from Pine Environmental as from this week.   The instrument has been promoted widely in the UK and Europe and is now in use in more than 6 ...


    By Safe Training Systems Ltd

  • IONICON celebrates 200 sold PTR-MS instruments

    Since its incorporation in 1998 IONICON built more than 200 units of trace gas analyzers and just shipped the 200th PTR-MS to an overseas customer: a high-resolution, ultra-sensitive PTR-TOF 8000. In the 1990s, a handful of dedicated scientists from the University of Innsbruck, Austria had a brilliant idea: after many years of ion molecule reaction studies at the Institute for Ionphysics and a ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Instruments to measure solar radiation in the field of renewable energy

    In recent years, we have seen a marked increase in the demand for the construction of plants for the production of energy from renewable sources. Many efforts have been undertaken for the production of energy from sunlight, ...


    By Delta OHM S.r.L.

  • Casella instruments measure noise at Port of Dover

    Untitled Document Passengers using ferries, cruise ships and marina facilities at the Port of Dover, together with staff working at the terminals and residents living close by, are benefiting from the port ...


    By Casella

  • EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant to Clarkson University for Monitoring Pollutants in Fish

    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency today announced that Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York, has received a $6.5 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to monitor pollutants in Great Lakes fish over the next five years. This EPA grant continues funding for the university’s surveillance program to monitor Great Lakes fish for contamination from legacy pollutants such as ...

  • The 12th ICMGP, International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant

    The 12th ICMGP, International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, will be held in Jeju, Korea, June 14-19, 2015. Lumex leading experts will present new advances and applications of Zeeman atomic absorption spectroscopy for fast selective mercury determination in all media. At our booth you will see our most recent achievements in developing Zeeman AAS instrumentation: portable, ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Identifying and Mitigating Particulate Matter Pollution Exposure Risks

    Particulate matter (PM) is described by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets found in the air. Some of these particles, such as dust, dirt, soot or smoke, are large or dark enough to be seen with the naked eye, but others are so small they can only be detected using powerful instruments.   Because PM ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IFAT CHINA 2008: Tracking Down Pollutants

    Sources of pollutants can only be discovered and processes made more environmentally compatible using a reliable data. There is an enormous need for setting up corresponding measurement stations in China. The environment trade fair IFAT CHINA in Shanghai from 23 to 25 September 2008 provides international manufacturers with the chance to become familiar with the (in part) difficult framework ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • 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.

  • LAND Instruments International at the Electric Power China Exhibition in Beijing

    LAND Instruments International (an AMETEK company) is exhibiting at the forthcoming Electric Power China exhibition from 31st October until the 3rd November. As a leading supplier of combustion and pollutant gas emissions monitoring equipment for power stations, we would welcome all visitors interested in the very latest monitoring technology to visit us on Stand 4J16 in Hall 4. We have ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Quantitech instruments chosen for new multi-agency air quality unit

    Environmental instrumentation company Quantitech has been awarded a contract worth in excess of £1million to provide advanced air sampling and analysis equipment to the multi-agency air quality cell that has been established following the recommendations of the Major Incident Investigation Board for the Buncefield incident. Quantitech has supplied 18 sets of instrumentation including advanced ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Air and water instrumentation market to exceed $14.1 billion this year

    Expenditures for portable, laboratory and continuous measuring instruments for air and water will exceed $14.1 billion this year. This is the forecast made by McIlvaine in its Air and Water Monitoring publications. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) The definition of the market is based on the McIlvaine concept of “decisive classification” rather than scientific ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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