simulated radiation monitor News

  • Predicting the radiation risk to European Space Agency astronauts

    European scientists have developed the most accurate method yet for predicting the doses of radiation that astronauts will receive aboard the orbiting European laboratory module, Columbus, attached to the ISS this week.  The new software package accurately simulates the physics of radiation particles passing through spacecraft walls and human bodies. Such techniques will be essential to use for ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Landauer, Inc. Appoints Peter Cempellin To President Of Landauer Radiation Measurement

    Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical consumable accessories, today announced that it appointed Peter Cempellin to President of Landauer's Radiation Measurement segment effective immediately. "Pete's previous professional experiences will make him a great addition to ...


  • New climatology on clouds and radiation from weather satellite data

    The properties and distribution of clouds around the globe are important to climate research. There is now a 28-year compilation of clouds and radiation – a cloud climatology – based on data from polar satellites. The Earth’s climate is largely determined by incoming solar radiation. Clouds help to reflect some of the radiation away. “Roughly 30 per cent of the ...

  • WWEM 2012 announces details of process monitoring conference

    The organisers of WWEM 2012 have announced details of the process monitoring conference that will take place at the Telford event on 7th November 2012. Entitled ‘2012 Update on Regulation and Certification’ the presentations will be of interest to any municipal or industrial organisation with a discharge consent, in addition to consultants, contractors, instrument manufacturers, ...

  • ASTM C993 - 97(2012) Standard Guide for In-Plant Performance Evaluation of Automatic Pedestrian SNM Monitors

    SNM monitors are an effective and unobtrusive means to search pedestrians for concealed SNM. Facility security plans use SNM monitors as one means to prevent theft or unauthorized removal of designated quantities of SNM from access areas. Daily testing of the monitors with radioactive sources guarantees only the continuity of alarm circuits. The in-plant evaluation is a way to ...


    By ASTM International

  • Gammadata Joins STS distribution panel

    STS are pleased to annouce that Gammadata Instrument AB have been appointed as distributors of STS products in Sweden, Norway, Finaland and Denmark.  Gammadata bring with them a wealth of experience and knowldege on the nuclear industry and are already in discussions with customers looking for nuclear worker training.  Gammadata offer a wide range of radiation monitoring equipment from ...


    By Safe Training Systems Ltd

  • New EU training centre to combat illicit trafficking of nuclear and radioactive materials

    The European Commission has today launched a new European nuclear security training centre (EUSECTRA) in Karlsruhe. The training centre will instruct front-line officers, trainers and experts on how to detect and respond to illicit trafficking of nuclear or other radioactive materials. EUSECTRA offers hands-on training using a wide variety of radioactive and nuclear materials and a broad ...

  • As fast as lightning: The new weather sensor with lightning detection

    Up to now, there was little evidence to prove that damage or fires were caused by lightning. Lightning strikes can not only cause dangerous fires but can also give rise to great financial losses in the case of surge damage. This is especially critical for smart grids, solar panels and wind turbines, but also for building insurance, outdoor events and the forestry sector. “WS800”, the ...

  • Lab Impex confirms CAM performance under seismic conditions

    Laboratory Impex Systems in alliance with qualification test experts Trac ,recently performed a further qualification procedure on their SmartCAM AB+ (Continuous Air Monitor) to demonstrate its physical integrity and functionality when subjected to simulated Seismic conditions. The Testing was carried out at the highly regarded Earthquake Engineering Laboratory, Bristol University. The ...

  • Pulsar’s MCERTS Success: Still the Most Accurate OCM In the World

    Pulsar Process Measurement’s FlowCERT non-contacting ultrasonic open channel flow measurement systems have each achieved the highest Class 1 level during re-certification to the latest update to the MCERTs certification process. FlowCERT with Pulsar’s unique DUET transducer array has been again shown to be the world’s most accurate ultrasonic Open Channel Flow measurement ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Seeing is believing as scientists trace greenhouse effect

    Government scientists in the US say they have directly observed for the first time the greenhouse effect in action, while monitoring the way carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere absorbed increasing amounts of thermal radiation from the surface. Their measurements, taken over a period of 11 years in Alaska and ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Hourly Ground-Level Ozone Forecasts Now Coast to Coast

    WASHINGTON, DC, October 3, 2007 (ENS) - Ground-level ozone forecasts, for years a key predictor of air quality in major U.S. cities, are now posted and mapped online on an hourly basis throughout the lower 48 United States. Ground-level ozone is a main ingredient of urban smog, that brown cloud hanging over the skylines of urban areas. 'Poor air quality is a silent ...

  • Travelling slower reduces fuel consumption and nitrogen oxides emissions of ships

    Ships that reduce their speed use less fuel, which lowers costs for shipping companies. The slow steaming practice also cuts nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions. A study found that ships travelling on four European routes lowered their NOx emissions by 12% during the economic crisis of 2008/2009. Shipping continues to be a major way of transporting goods, however, and as the global economy recovers ...

  • NREL data set shows clouds` effects on solar power

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)has produced and made available a rich data set showing what happens, second-by-second, when clouds pass over a solar power installation. Seventeen measurement stations near Hawaii’s Honolulu International Airport on the island of Oahu collected data at 1-second intervals over the course of a year. ...

  • International shipping should cut air pollutants and greenhouse gases together

    Emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases from the shipping sector have increased substantially in the last two decades, contributing to both climate change and air pollution problems, according to a report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). The shipping sector needs an integrated monitoring, reporting and verification system for emissions in European waters to systematically ...

  • DOE-funded research projects win 39 R&D awards for 2010

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 39 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or software developed throughout the world and introduced into the market the previous year. "I ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Secretary Moniz`s Remarks at the U.S. Institute of Peace Conference -- As Prepared for Delivery

    The Secretary's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the U.S. Institute of Peace Conference "Nuclear Weapons Testing: History, Progress and Challenges" in Washington, D.C. on September 15, 2014. Good afternoon, I want to thank Ambassador Umarov for inviting me to participate. I also want to thank the U.S. Institute of Peace, the Embassy of Kazakhstan and the other partners for hosting this ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • U.S. Department of Energy projects win 36 R&D 100 awards for 2012

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 36 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.  The coveted awards – now in their 50th year – are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or software that were developed throughout the world ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Recent Federal Developments

    EPA Announces Webinar On TSCA Section 8(d) Electronic Reporting Tool: On May 11, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will present a webinar on the use of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(d) electronic reporting tool on May 22, 2012, from 1:00-3:00 pm EDT. The webinar will provide a walk through of the CDX (available ...


    By Acta Group

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