remote sensing instrument News

  • NPL’s remote sensing of methane capability enhanced.

    Following the successful construction and launch of their latest enhanced Differential Absorption  Lidar (DIAL) system this summer, NPL has moved on to calibrate its new DIAL truck and to apply its capability to a key European project. The DIAL (Differential Absorption Lidar) facility is a highly mobile truck-mounted, sophisticated laser-based system that provides rapid, ...

  • Satnav reflection technology for remote sensing of the Earth

    A rain of navigation signals falls constantly upon the Earth from GPS and the initial satellites in Europe's Galileo system, enabling an ever-increasing number of positioning and guidance services. Afterwards these microwave beams bounce back to space – where a proposed ESA mission aims to harness them as a scientific resource and explore their potential for terrestrial remote sensing ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • AQSystem launches Sweden`s first test site for remote sensing devices

    AQSystem has launched the first dedicated test site in Sweden for Remote Sensing devices. AQSystem will carry out verification campaigns of Remote sensing devices (with their AQ500 product or other Remote Sensing devices). A 105 meter met mast situated in Fimmerstad enables correlation reports to be made against ground based devices to provide traceability back to traditional anemometry. These ...


  • Bruker Expands Infrared Remote Sensing Product Line with Introduction of Novel Hyperspectral Imaging System HI 90 for up to 1000 Times Faster Measurements

    Following Bruker’s acquisition of Sigma ElectroOptics GmbH in December 2010, Bruker is now launching its expanded product line for the remote infrared detection of gases in industrial, environmental and homeland security applications. (Photo: Business Wire) ...


    By Bruker Corporation

  • 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 ...


  • Ocean Optics introduces handheld sensing system for field applications

    Now available from Ocean Optics is a handheld, field-portable analytical instrument that combines the power of optical sensing with onboard computing power for custom applications ranging from crop management and water analysis to UV radiation and ozone monitoring. Jaz is a family of stackable, modular and autonomous components -- a typical setup for field use is about the size of a few decks of ...

  • ASC and Met One Instruments Announce Partnership

    To begin 2014, Met One Instruments, Inc. (MOI) is excited to announce a new corporate partnership to expand meteorological measurement capabilities. Atmospheric Systems Corporation (ASC), of Valencia, California, is a recognized leader in meteorological remote sensing using Sound Detection And Ranging (SoDAR) to measure vertical wind and turbulence profiles. This partnership will enable Met One ...

  • Sensing Planet Launches Innovative Sensor Cloud Platform - A unifying service that accelerates the adoption of wireless sensor networks

     Sensing Planet, LLC today announced the launch of it’scloud-based sensor platform that provides real-time instrumentation, management and control of any networked sensor.The Sensing Planet™ platform eliminates complexity and powers wireless sensor networks (“WSN’s”) in a secure, scalable, cloudbasedsensor instrumentation, data acquisition and control ...


    By Sensing Planet, LLC

  • Synodon Builds Second realSens(TM) Instrument

    EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/21/10 -- Synodon Inc. ("Synodon") (TSX VENTURE: SYD), announces that it has completed the testing and commissioning of its second realSens™ detector assembly. The manufacturing of this second Unit was funded from the proceeds of the private placement that Synodon closed in October 2009. Adrian Banica, Synodon CEO said, "We are very pleased with the ...


    By Marketwire

  • PKL Technologies Open Path TDL Gas Monitors (Digital Based Sensors)

    PKL Technologies Inc. has introduced Spectra-1 TDLAS (Tuneable Diode Laser Absorption Spectrometer) for open path remote gas sensing applications. Ideal for large area monitoring - Environmental Remote Sensing, GHG (Greenhouse Gas) and CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage) applications.  Spectra-1 has been designed with proprietary DSP (digital signal processing) techniques to provide an ...


    By PKL Technologies Inc.

  • YTC Positioners lead the Way in Tough Applications

    Process industries often depend on high performance valve actuation in harsh environments. Despite the difficult surroundings, process plants demand the latest technology, such as smart positioners, which allow technicians to use auto-calibration and simple diagnostics to commission and monitor their entire system at the push of a button. In many cases, the valve, actuator and smart positioner ...


    By Rotork

  • Successful first IEC classification test for SoDAR AQ510 Wind Finder

    SoDAR AQ510 Wind Finder achieved a major milestone towards full IEC compliance by performing the first IEC classification. AQ510 Wind Finder is the only SoDAR on the market with a first well-done sensitivity analysis. The classification results are very promising. AQ System Stockholm AB, cooperation partner of Ammonit Measurement GmbH in the field of remote sensing, successfully ...


    By Ammonit Measurement GmbH

  • ESA to call for ideas for climate change studies from ISS

    ESA will soon start 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 permanently 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 ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • New US-Australian approach to measuring carbon in forests

    CSIRO is collaborating in a NASA-funded project, using a CSIRO-designed instrument, to help develop new methods of measuring forest carbon stores on a large scale. Forests are the world’s main above-ground carbon store and are therefore critical in controlling the global carbon cycle. But estimating the amount of carbon stored in forests over a large scale is difficult. An American project is ...

  • Oil spill monitoring in Western Australia

    EOMAP GmbH & Co has launched several services to support oil spill monitoring using optical satellites. The services were developed for mapping a major ecological disaster: a recent oil spill near the coast of Western Australia.   Oil, gas and condensate started seeping into the Timor Sea on 21st August from a leak 250 kilometres north of Truscott, and 690 kilometres west of ...

  • U.S. army engineer research & development center- call for proposals

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Funding Opportunity W912HZ10BAA01 The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for various research and development topic areas relevant to its 7 laboratories, including the Coastal and Hydraulics Lab, the Environmental Lab, and the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab. ERDC is responsible for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Highly intelligent ST98 mass flow meter now available with HART protocol

    The FlexMASSter® ST98 Flow Meter Series from Fluid Components International, with its precision thermal dispersion mass flow sensor and highly intelligent digital electronics, is now compatible with the HART communication protocol for use in large scale process and plant automation systems. HART is a field-proven instrumentation communications protocol that is easy-to-use and provides reliable ...

  • ADS Announces Telog Compatibility for FlowShark

    10/24/2005 New Monitor from ADS Environmental Services Now Available with Enterprise Interface Huntsville, AL - ADS Environmental Services, the leader in full-service sewer flow monitoring, today announces that their newest monitor, the FlowShark, is now compatible with Telog’s Telogers Communications Module. The FlowShark, open channel flow monitor, offers single and dual pipe measurement in ...

  • 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)

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