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  • New Multi-Sensor Area-Velocity Flow Meter

    Monitor flow through partially filled pipes or large open channels with irregular flow profiles. Greyline’s new AVMS 5.1 Multi-Sensor Area-Velocity Flow Meter is designed for municipal stormwater, combined effluent, raw sewage and irrigation water. The AVMS 5.1 uses three submerged ultrasonic sensors to continuously measure velocity at different points in the channel and provide an average ...


    By Greyline Instruments Inc.

  • Valeport Reveal Latest Optical Sensors at OI 2016

    Valeport are highlighting their latest products in Optical Sensors and CTD Profilers at the Oceanology International 2016. Valeport is using OI 2016 as the platform for the first showing of their latest sensor in the Hyperion optical range, the Hyperion-T and their newest profiling technology innovation the rapidCTD. The UK’s leading manufacturer of oceanographic, hydrographic ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Sensors in Space Allow Daily Coastal Water Quality Monitoring

    ST. PETERSBURG, Florida, August 31, 2007 (ENS) - Using data from instruments aboard two NASA satellites, Florida researchers have created a way to map the fleeting changes in coastal water quality from space - something that has long evaded researchers and coastal managers relying only on ground-based measurements. This information has direct application for resource managers working on ...

  • New SediMeter Versions: SM3A & SM3B

    The unique SediMeter instrument for monitoring sediment accumulation, erosion, siltation, and scour, is now released in its third commercial version, SM3. It comes in two versions: One model features the first ever SediMeter with a build in sensor cleaner. The other model has been miniaturized to fit entirely inside the 15 mm diameter sensor tube. The SediMeter was created for monitoring small ...


    By Lindorm, Inc.

  • Campbell Scientific acquires optical backscatter product line from D&A Instruments

    Campbell Scientific, Inc., with over 34 years of experience in data acquisition and control products, has purchased the OBS product line from D&A Instrument Company.  For many years, Campbell Scientific has sold the OBS-3 and OBS-3+ sensors, which monitor turbidity and suspended-sediment concentrations using optical backscatter (OBS) technology. Production and business operations have ...


    By Campbell Scientific, Inc.

  • Controlling Sludge in Lamella Clarifiers

    This month we are focusing on the control of sludge blanket build up in Lamella Clarifiers. Lamella Clarifiers, also known as Inclined Plate Separators (IPS) are in common use at Waste Water Treatment Sites as small footprint plant settlement units and are often employed in place of conventional settling tanks. Controlling Sludge Blanket Build up Effluent ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • WFS Technologies led consortium delivers world’s first real-time networked coastal erosion monitoring system

    A WFS Technologies led consortium has delivered the world’s first real-time networked coastal erosion monitoring system. More than half of the world"s population lives within 60 km of a coastline zone. As changing global climate and rising sea levels speed up coastal erosion, researchers need to monitor what is happening beneath the surface of the sea.  Understanding coastal erosion ...


    By WFS Energy & Environment

  • Beacon Institute Extends River Observatory Network to Fort Edward

    Collaboration With General Electric Launches Real-Time Monitoring of the Upper Hudson RiverFORT EDWARD, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/24/10 -- Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries announced today that it has deployed its first of many real-time monitoring stations that will monitor the northern reaches of the Hudson River. Launched in cooperation with ...


    By Marketwire

  • Xylem launches new ‘FerryBox’ water quality monitor

    Xylem Analytics UK and Aanderaa Data Instruments have launched a new marine water quality monitor which has been designed to enable wider deployment of water quality sensors on ferries and other marine vessels. The ‘SOOGuard’ will be launched at Ocean Business 2013 in April and Xylem’s David Goldsmith says: “In order to encourage the operators of ferries to allow the ...


    By Xylem Analytics

  • TITECH solutions for quality fractions in organics, metals and wire recovery at EcoCity 2009

    The recovery of high quality end fractions from a range of waste streams is showcased by TITECH at this year’s EcoCity exhibition.  TITECH, widely recognised as the industry leader in sensor-based sorting solutions, is unveiling new configurations of its systems that have been designed to provide effective solutions to common problems encountered in a number of market applications. These ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Robotic glider to map Moreton Bay impacts

    Dr Andy Steven from CSIRO's Wealth from Oceans Flagship says the glider’s deployment is part of a research program to monitor the extent of the flood plume into Moreton Bay and assess its effects. “This disastrous flood also provides us with a rare opportunity to understand how our marine ecosystems respond to massive inputs of fresh water and sediments,” Dr Steven says. ...

  • OTT launches portable ‘mag-flow’ current meter

    OTT launches portable ‘mag-flow’ current meter OTT Hydrometry has launched a new portable current meter for fast accurate flow measurements in open channels. The OTT MF Pro is robust, simple to use and able to provide accurate measurements in shallow or low flow conditions, even in turbulent, high sediment or at sites where weed growth is an issue. As an electromagnetic current meter ...


  • OTT launches new low-maintenance Phosphate monitor

    OTT Hydrometry has launched an advanced version of its ‘Cycle-P’ remote Phosphate monitor for measuring dissolved Phosphate in rivers, lakes and reservoirs. The new ‘HydroCycle PO4’ uses less reagents per test than its predecessor and the reagents have a longer shelf-life. “This means that the HydroCycle PO4 can be left in the field, for even longer periods,” ...

  • KISTERS acquires Hydrological Services Ltd Sydney

    The acquisition of Hydrological Services Ltd (HS) by KISTERS Group became effective from 01.01.2015. HS is now part of the KISTERS group, but maintains its separate identity and function. KISTERS further expands its product portfolio by integrating the newly acquired HS into the global KISTERS Group. HS measurement devices and sensors are perfect add-ons to the existing KISTERS product range. ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • Teledyne RD Instruments Announces 2015 Academic Product Grant Awardees

    Teledyne RD Instruments, a global leader in acoustic Doppler current profiling and navigation innovations, last week announced two awardees for its 2015 Academic Product Grant Program. Academic institutions from around the world were invited to submit applications detailing oceanographic projects that would benefit from the use of the company’s Sentinel V acoustic Doppler current profiler ...


    By Teledyne RD Instruments

  • New SediMeter features in 2015

    The third generation SediMeter released in 2013 is getting some exiting improvements in 2015, in response to feedback from customers. Although none of the improvements is visible on the outside, they are significant. The only physical change is that the cleaner version SM3B is getting a doubled battery capacity, up to 1800 mAh from 900 mAh. Considering that the idle current is the same, this ...


    By Lindorm, Inc.

  • A standard method of publishing and sharing scientific data

    A standard method for publishing different types of data generated from environmental observations has been developed. It allows researchers to publish data from many different sources so that they are freely available, can be easily understood, and can be integrated with observational data from other sources. Scientific research is generating more information than ever before. Although ...

  • Philadelphia mixing solutions leads advancements in Mixer Technology with Cutlass BSE-R

    Philadelphia Mixing Solutions, Ltd., the world's most experienced fluid mixing equipment and process optimization experts, announces the advancements of their leading Cutlass™ side entry mixers to include the BSE-R fixed-angle and the BSE-R swivel models. The progression of these mixers answers ...

  • Technology for gulf oil spill and gas shale fracing

    Two major sources of energy for the U.S. are dependent upon the solution of environmental problems. The McIlvaine Company has a created a free website with the latest technology to solve these problems. Over the last three weeks a series of recorded webinars have been conducted on both subjects. The full recordings of the discussions have been posted to the free site.  Here are some ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Measuring global soil changes

    Global change is increasingly affecting important terrestrial ecosystem functions such as the filtering and buffering capacity of soils, the supply of clean water, soil fertility, and consequently, the production of food, feed, and fiber. Recent studies and reports from the United Nations indicate that water and soil resources are both heavily under pressure. Worldwide about 2 billion ha of land ...

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