precipitation detector News

  • Straightforward determination of anhydrosugars in aerosols

    Metrohm presents a new method for the sensitive and robust routine determination of the «smoke markers» levoglucosan, mannosan and galactosan in aerosols. The method couples ion chromatography with a highly sensitive pulsed amperometric detector (IC-PAD) and provides a simple and less expensive alternative to GC/MS. As such, it facilitates research into the effects of biomass burning aerosols on ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Our Product Offering to You has Broadened

    We now have an even broader range of products available for integration or incorporation into a system. Hitherto, our products have included meteorological instruments such as humidity, temperature and pressure transmitters, ceilometers, present weather detectors, anemometers, precipitation, visibility and other hydrometeorological sensors. Our new product offering includes, for example, wind ...


  • FAA Awarded Vaisala a Significant Ceilometer and Visibility Sensor Contract

    Vaisala to supply ceilometers and visibility instruments to U.S. airports. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded Vaisala a EUR 4.4 million contract to supply ceilometers and visibility instruments for the Federal Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) program. The contract includes several hundred instruments and an extended warranty of five years. Deliveries started in ...


  • Martian data and PANalytical X-ray analysis help confirm new mineral species

    Inspired by data sent from NASA robots on Mars, Dr. Ronald Peterson, Professor of Geology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, has observed a new mineral species on Earth, and predicts that it also exists on Mars. The mineral, meridianiite (MgSO411H2O), was named in acknowledgement of the cratered plain of Meridiani Planum on Mars, where one of the NASA robots is operating. Integral ...


    By PANalytical

  • Vaisala launches new ceilometer for high range cloud detection

    Related application software enables air quality forecastingAtlanta, GA, January 18, 2010) Vaisala introduces a new cloud height detector, the Vaisala Ceilometer CL51 in the American Meteorological Society's Annual Meeting in Atlanta today. The CL51 is designed to measure cloud base height and ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Industry First for Icon’s Cloud Point Analyser

    In an industry first, Icon Scientific is celebrating five years of consecutive use of one of its first Cloud Point analysers, installed in a French refinery in 2010. "Our technology is a significant leap forward for the industry," said Kevin Fogarty, Managing Director at Icon.  "Cloud point analysis - used to provide an indicator of the lowest ...


    By Icon Scientific

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