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  • Monitoring technology supports air pollution stories

    The latest air quality monitoring equipment from the company Air Monitors has been used extensively by a variety of news channels to support the ever-growing media attention being given to urban air quality. “In contrast with the air pollution of the 1950’s, the problem is no longer visible,” says Managing Director Jim Mills. “It used to be possible for city dwellers to ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Better monitoring of environmental pollutants

    One of Mistra´s Idea Support projects has developed a new technique for measuring a material´s chemical activity, i.e., how it reacts with and influences organisms. The technique is simple, cheap and appropriate for both field and laboratory use. Several of the methods that are used for calculating how different chemical environmental pollutants impact organisms measure concentrations of such ...


    By Mistra

  • European sensors will monitor radiation, pollution and extreme temperatures

    Wireless sensor networks are currently receiving huge attention as a basic tool to detect emergency events or monitor physical parameters of interest, such as radiation, pollution and extreme temperatures. The WINSOC project, supported by the EU with EUR 2.44 million in funding, is developing innovative sensor networks that mimic biological systems. With these new sensors, the project partners ...

  • Cyclists map Antwerp air pollution with on-bike monitors

    Cyclists with pollution monitors and GPS trackers attached to their bicycles have produced detailed maps of Antwerp’s air quality, as part of a recent study. Their data show that a gap of just a few metres between cycle lanes and cars significantly reduces cyclists’ risk of inhaling high levels of ultrafine particle pollution. Personal ‘mobile monitoring’ is attracting ...

  • 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)

  • Monitoring levels of harmful pollutants in ice rinks and arenas.

    Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is a significant concern in ice rinks and arenas; these facilities are especially vulnerable to the affect of an unhealthy indoor environment as fuel-burning equipment such as ice resurfaces are used indoors. PPM Technology and our partner in the United States, Joel Anderson of Precision Quality Consulting have supplied a ...


    By PPM Technology

  • 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

  • Microplasma Technology for pollution detection: radical new developments

    The air we breathe is critical to supporting life functions and yet it is colorless, odorless, tasteless -- and constantly changing. Our bodies’ reaction to the quality of the air we breathe depends on what we are exposed to, the degree of exposure, the status of our health and our genetic make-up. Air quality is dynamic; when it changes even slightly, it can have a dramatic effect on health. An ...


    By Optomem Sensors Inc.

  • 24/7-365 River Pollution Monitoring Now Possible With Technological Breakthrough by Atlas Scientific

    The days when companies could secretly dump pollutants into rivers has come to an end. Groundbreaking new technology developed by Atlas Scientific now makes it possible for towns and municipalities to embedded thousands of sensors into local rivers, estuaries and reservoirs, to actively monitor their health in real time. Each one of these sensors are no bigger that your thumbnail and costs a ...


  • Enviro Technology offers Scots best practice advice for industrial air pollution and odour monitoring

    Enviro Technology, the UK’s leading supplier and exporter of air quality monitoring systems for ambient air quality and industrial emissions applications is hosting a free seminar on 28th March 2012 at Hampden Park, Glasgow to highlight best practice for industrial air emission and odour monitoring techniques.  The free-of-charge seminar in conjunction with Catalyst ...

  • National air pollution photo competition is launched by Enviro Technology

    Enviro Technology Services Plc has launched a nationwide competition to find the best photos on the theme of ‘Air pollution’. The company is a world class supplier and leading UK exporter of air pollution monitoring systems. The photos will be showcased on their website and used in their marketing materials which are distributed throughout the world. The competition has two ...

  • New emissions monitoring system could change face of pollution at sea

    A new emissions monitoring system being developed by a Norfolk, VA, systems engineering firm will allow vessels worldwide to continuously monitor pollutants and readily report findings to regulatory agencies and inspectors. The patent-pending Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS), developed by W R Systems, Ltd. (WRSystems), is the first technology integration of its kind. A successful ...


    By WR Systems, Ltd.

  • 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

  • Air Quality Monitoring contributes to reduce traffic pollution in Chester, UK

    According to the World Health Organization, air pollution is causing around 467,000 premature deaths in Europe every year. Cities around the world are committed to improving air quality by drastically reducing the main contributor: road traffic. In most of the cases, drastic measures are being taken by capitals like London, Paris or Madrid forbidding private cars usage on given days or during ...

  • 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 ...

  • Woods Hole Marine's 'Solution' to Pollution With OPFLEX(R) Technology

    OPFLEX Solutions Inc and Woods Hole Marine are pleased to announce a distribution agreement, wherein Woods Hole Marine will supply OPFLEX® products to ports and marinas throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Together, the companies will create real green jobs with American-made products. Following OPFLEX Solutions' CEO, Scott Smith's, presentation to the scientific community at Woods ...


  • Pollution early-warning system

    Current alarm at the massive oil plume in the Gulf of Mexico emphasises the problem of marine pollution and how difficult it is to evaluate. The North Sea has been the test-bed for the highly advanced pollution early-warning system MERMAID during the last 20 years; this development is now aiding marine authorities around the world to keep seas clean. MERMAID (Marine Environmental ...


  • 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 ...


  • LATEST TECHNOLOGY: SMARTPHONE Remediation Systems with Remote Monitoring

    LATEST TECHNOLOGY:  SMARTPHONE Remediation Systems with Remote Monitoring SOIL-THERM EQUIPMENT, INC now designs all environmental remediation systems with Remediation Monitoring and Control (ReMAC) capability! Using ReMac, Operators are able to access their Soil Vapor Extraction ...


    By Soil-Therm Equipment, Inc.

  • Latest emission control technology could eradicate harmful air pollution hotspots

    Switching to the best available emission control technologies could eliminate 99% of particulate matter pollution ‘hotspots’, a new study suggests. The researchers reached this conclusion by expanding the local-scale capabilities of an existing computer model that estimates the effects of air pollution policies and control measures. Particulate matter (PM) pollution has been linked ...

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