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  • Technology partnership to provide vital new information to coastal engineers

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has entered into a two year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Marlan Maritime Technologies Ltd to develop innovative remote sensing services for the survey of intertidal zones. The partnership builds on the existing collaborative R&D between Marlan, the NOC and the University of Liverpool which included a successful ERDF-funded collaboration as ...

  • Silixa to present at the American Geophysical Union’s 48th Annual Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California, USA, on 17-18 December, 2015

    Silixa will be presenting at AGU’s Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California, USA on 17 and 18 December, 2015. The first presentation, entitled Challenges in Ecohydrological Monitoring at Soil-Vegetation Interfaces: Exploiting the Potential for Fibre Optic Technologies, will detail the methodological background to a DTS based soil moisture monitoring project carried out in ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • Neptune project tests its buoy at sea

    The innovation project Neptune, supported by KIC InnoEnergy Iberia, launched for the first time its buoy into the sea for testing on last Wednesday, May 22nd, at the “Pont del Petroli” in Badalona, Spain. The main objective was to compare a fixed buoy´s wind measurement data -located at a nearby pier- with the sea located buoy´s, so as to detect any measurements ...


    By KIC InnoEnergy SE

  • Computational Ocean Sciences – Assistant Professor

    The Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences at Old Dominion University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning fall 2017. We seek candidates with research interests in marine ecosystems, oceanographic biogeochemical processes, and climate change. The successful candidate will have a computational focus, preferably taking advantage of the increasing ...

  • Wildfires Spew Carbon Emissions Into the Atmosphere

    BOULDER, Colorado, November 1, 2007 (ENS) - Severe wildfires can contribute as much as vehicles to carbon emissions in some U.S. states, although the amount is highly variable, according to a study based on satellite data. New research published in the journal 'Carbon Balance and Management' quantifies these emissions and suggests fires will complicate emissions monitoring and modelling efforts. ...

  • All Aboard For The Air Quality Roadshow

    Enviro Technology will be holding their first ever Air Quality Roadshow at Tower Bridge in London from 8.00am – 4.00pm on Thursday July 12th. The roadshow, which will showcase the latest vehicle and ambient emissions monitoring technology, will be the first of its kind that the company has held in the capital. London has been chosen as the first city to stage the roadshow following the ...

  • NASA turns research to California drought

    NASA scientists have begun deploying satellites and other advanced technology to help California water officials assess the state's record drought and better manage it, officials said Tuesday. The California Department of Water Resources has partnered with NASA to use the space agency's satellite data and other airborne technology to better assess the snowpack, ground water levels and predict ...


    By Associated Press

  • India expands its biodiversity databases

    India is expanding its biodiversity databases and linking them in a network so that policymakers for programmes that address biodiversity, climate change and socio-economic concerns have ready access to ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • LumaSense releases software to improve gas-monitoring capabilities within manufacturing plants

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. (LumaSense) has released software that allows industrial manufacturers to more easily and cost effectively monitor gas emissions by remotely controlling up to 24 multi-gas monitors with a single computer. The LumaSoft™ Gas MultiPoint 7950 remote control software is for use with LumaSense’s INNOVA 1316 multi-gas monitor, and it creates a scalable system ...


  • Second Wind and Dulas announce strategic partnership on advanced wind measurement systems

    Second Wind, a leading provider of wind measurement technology, software and services, today announced an expanded relationship with Dulas, one of the UK's leading renewable energy services firms, designed to offer the UK's wind industry a full range of wind measurement technologies and turnkey field services. Through the new partnership, UK-based wind developers and wind farm operators -- both ...


  • KISS - Keep it super simple

    KISS – Keep it super simple 1. Wireless Point to Point (WP2P) Low Power - Digital I/O Our new Low Power Wireless Point to Point has superseded our original and top selling WP2P which is the best wireless alternative ...


    By QTech Data Systems (NZ)

  • Sophisticated soil analysis for improved land use

    Soil variation occurs across multiple geographic scales ranging from vast climatic regions of the Earth to a 50 acre farm field to the molecular world of soil nano-particles in a pinch of soil. For example, in a forest or an agricultural field, soil properties vary from the summit of a hill down to the base. Within a single soil aggregate that may be less than a quarter inch in diameter, there ...

  • Portuguese technology company is an international reference

    ISA- Intelligent Sensing Anywhere’s experience in remote monitoring in the area of fuels has ensured a prominent place in Berg Insight’s report about the Oil&Gas industry, in which the company has recently been listed as one of the best companies in the world in M2M communications.   Fuel distribution companies are holders of parks with thousands of tanks. By formulating the ...

  • The GeoInformation Group celebrates 10 years of innovation and success

    The GeoInformation® Group, publishers of Cities Revealed aerial photography announce today that this year it is celebrating its tenth anniversary. The company was established in April 1998 following a management buy out from Pearson Publishing. Dr Seppe Cassettari and Dr Alun Jones joined forces to become the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director respectively. The company has since grown ...


    By The GeoInformation Group

  • ESA calls for ideas for climate change experiments from ISS

    ESA is looking for ideas to use the International Space Station as a platform to conduct research into global climate change. The International Space Station (ISS) is a manned orbital platform with a permanent crew of six. Its assembly will be completed next year, providing a multipurpose research facility in low orbit until 2015 and possibly beyond. Europe’s scientific community is already using ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • NPL installation of antenna range in China complete

    Extrapolation ranges provide the high accuracy antenna standards essential for applications such as satellite communications and Earth remote sensing. Since opening a new campus in Changping, north-west Beijing, NIM has been keen to improve their microwave antenna measurement facilities through collaboration with NPL. Over the course of the project, the NPL team made multiple site visits, ...

  • GAF AG to establish a computerized mining title cadastre for Nigeria

    Efficient and reliable management of mining titles with SIGTIM. Munich, June 22, 2007. GAF AG has been awarded a contract to set-up a new computerised and countrywide mining cadastre system for Nigeria. After the successful completion of contract negotiations GAF has started work on-site in June 2007. The project aims to improve governance in the mining sector, through the establishment of a ...


    By GAF AG

  • New tool to study air quality developed in Spain

    Air quality models have achieved a great degree of sophistication over the last few years thanks mainly to scientific and computational advances. These are tools that simulate the dynamics of the atmosphere and estimate the impact of particular sources of contamination such as industries or traffic on air quality so that plans and decisions can then be made according to the produced results. The ...

  • Air Products installs GE’s revolutionary wireless monitoring water solution

    Air Products, a global manufacturer of industrial gases and specialty chemicals, has recently completed installation of a new wireless remote monitoring solution powered by GE Enterprise Solutions and distributed through GE Water, a business unit of GE Energy. The new system, implemented at the company’s Calvert City, Ky., location, is helping improve operational efficiency and productivity by ...


    By General Electric

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