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  • New inventory of Himalayan glaciers, snow

    A new survey of the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) using satellite imagery establishes the extent of the glaciated area of the of the region and helps fill a crucial knowledge gap in the region, referred to as a 'white spot' in data in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s 2007 report. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Columbia Weather adds Snow Level just in time for winter weather monitoring

    Just in time for winter preparations, Columbia Weather Systems has added a Snow Level Sensor to the sensor options for the proprietary Weather MicroServer. This feature has been added by customer request and can be used with any CWS model weather station. The sensor is installed with an Orion Weather ...

  • Snow load measurement for secure roofs during winter

    More security for our customers through our new and unique Snow Scale SSR for snow load measurement on roofs. Based on Sommers experiences in the area "Snow" the brandnew Snow Scale for snow load measurement has been developed. Especially after changes in the Eurocodes of snow and ice loads older buildings do not anymore correspond with the new regulation and need an adequate measuring system to ...


    By SOMMER Messtechnik

  • NASA Cold Weather Airborne Campaign to Measure Falling Snow

    Beginning Jan. 17, NASA will fly an airborne science laboratory above Canadian snowstorms to tackle a difficult challenge facing the upcoming Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellite mission -- measuring snowfall from space. GPM is an international satellite ...

  • BacTech Commences Field Investigation on Snow Lake Plant Site

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company") (CNSX: BAC)(OTC: BCCEF)(WKN: A1H4TY) today announced that it has commenced Field Investigation on the future bioleach remediation processing plant site at Snow Lake, Manitoba. The Field Investigation includes the drilling of deep test holes with a continuous flight auger drill rig. Samples will be collected at regular intervals ...


    By Marketwire

  • BacTech Submits Proposal to Clean Up Snow Lake Arsenopyrite Stockpile

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company") (CNSX: BAC) today announced that it has tendered a proposal for the remediation of an arsenopyrite stockpile at Snow Lake under a request for proposals from Manitoba Innovation, Energy and Mines. A decision on the proposal is expected within 60 days. The arsenopyrite stockpile, situated at Snow Lake, Manitoba, was created from gold ...


    By Marketwire

  • Maryland Mold Testing Laboratory Warns of Mold Growth from Melting Snow and Recent Rain Flooding

    The Baltimore County Fire Department was busy going from home to home filled with several inches of water in basements as three inches of rain filled the streets in Baltimore this past storm. This past weekends rain and melting snow has flooded basements in several maryland communities accross the state.During a flood cleanup, the indoor air quality in your home or office may appear to be the ...


  • Soil climate monitoring in Antarctica

    Antarctica, the coldest place on earth, has an area of about 14 million sq. km. About 98% of the continent is covered by ice, which averages about 2100 m thick. This vast ice sheet contains the earth’s largest fresh water reserve. Of the ice-free ground, only 0.3% is available for soils to form. Currently there are seven soil climate stations in Antarctica, which monitor a range of ambient ...

  • Pakistan expands glacier monitoring network

    Pakistan is expanding its glacier monitoring network into the higher Himalayas to better assess climate change impacts  in the upper Indus basin and related flood hazards. The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, helped the Pakistan Meteorological ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Groundwater monitoring: what’s winter field work like?

    Although the stimulation phase of the Newberry EGS Demonstration has come to a close, field work continues throughout the winter months on the volcano (brrr!). We’re currently collecting and analyzing groundwater samples in order to monitor any changes in the local groundwater system. This work is intended to make sure thestimulation hasn’t affected the quality of the groundwater high ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Dozens of new satellites planned to monitor climate

    An international strategy for deployment of dozens of new satellites to help scientists better understand global warming got a boost on Wednesday as the world's space and meteorological agencies gave their support to the World Meteorological Organization proposal at a high-level space conference.  Approval came at the end of the two day meeting last week in New Orleans, Louisiana attended by top ...

  • Net safety monitoring flame and gas detectors receive SIL2 qualification

    Net Safety Monitoring is pleased to announce that our entire UV/IR flame detection line has received qualification as SIL2 devices by exida® and that our Phoenix Triple IR Flame Detector and our Millennium II Single and Multi-Channel Gas Detector have attained SIL2 qualification by TÜV SÜD for use in a high demand, or continuous mode of operation. The Net Safety Ultraviolet/Infrared flame ...


  • Environment Agency builds new technology into rain monitoring network

    During recent trials conducted by the Environment Agency (EA) and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), in cooperation with the UK Met Office, OTT Hydrometry’s Pluvio2 raingauge exceeded the target performance requirements of the assessment and over 100 units have now been purchased by the EA. As a result, the quality of monitoring data will be improved and the cost of running ...

  • Monitoring Total Carbon for straightforward management of runoff from de-icing episodes at airports

    During winter operations vast areas of airport runways, taxiways, and aprons are cleared of ice and snow using acetate type chemicals and airplane wings are de-iced with glycol based antifreeze. During these seasonal de-icing episodes the runoff water suddenly becomes heavily contaminated with organics and needs to be diverted to a treatment/recovery plant or holding ponds. Total Carbon (TC) is ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Net Safety Monitoring announces an innovative solution for the Hart Communication Protocol with our entire line of explosion proof flame detectors

    The HART (Highway Addressable Remote Transducer) Protocol is the global standard for sending and receiving digital information across a 4-20 mA analog signal between smart devices and a control/monitoring system. It is a field-proven, bi-directional communication protocol carried over the same wiring that is typically used for conventional analog instruments, with no disruption of the integrity ...


  • HORIBA Jobin Yvon Gratings in Sentinel-3A satellite helps monitor land and sea

    The Sentinel-3A satellite was launched on February 16th, 2016 from Russia to its sun-synchronous orbit more than 800kms above to monitor the health of our earth’s land and oceans. Five instruments have been integrated on board, including the Ocean and Land Colour Instrument (OLCI), a spectrometer based on a custom HORIBA Jobin Yvon (HJY) concave ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • NASA Opens New Era In Measuring Western U.S. Snowpack

    A new NASA airborne mission has created the first maps of the entire snowpack of two major mountain watersheds in California and Colorado, producing the most accurate measurements to date of how much water they hold. The data from NASA's Airborne Snow Observatory mission will be used to estimate how much water will flow out of the basins when the snow melts. The data-gathering technology could ...

  • Cover-All Building Systems Issues Safety Notice to Customers for the Titan Building Product Lines

    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Friday, March 19, 2010 – Cover-All Building Systems Inc. today announced it has issued a safety warning to customers of the Titan Building product lines based on the findings of a review of previously sold buildings. Although the review continues, it was concluded that some elements of some Titan building product lines may not meet applicable building codes. In ...


  • Chinese Meteorological Administration says cold weather snap `extremely rare`

    In response to the extreme cold weather pattern China has been experiencing, the Chinese Meteorological Administration (CMA) produced the following summary regarding the widespread low temperatures, frozen rain, snow and ice. After 10 January, weather patterns over China went through significant changes, shifting from clear, warmer and drier weather at the beginning of the winter, to the current ...

  • New Zealand’s glaciers continue to show significant ice loss

    New Zealand’s glaciers are showing the lowest total ice mass on record and most are continuing to shrink at a rapid rate. Research released by the National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA) shows the Southern Alps glaciers have lost 2.5 km³ (2.2 billion tonnes) of permanent ice from April 2007 to March 2008, the fourth highest annual loss since monitoring started. The 2008 ...

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