turbulence monitoring News

  • `Investing for the Future in Turbulent Times` - Charles Hendry speech to MENA, Chatham House

    I am delighted to have the opportunity to speak to you today. No discussion of energy policy is complete without talking about North Africa and the Middle East. As El Badri has said, this region has, and will continue to play, a critical role in our energy future. Last year was a tumultuous one for the region. A year that brought the opportunity for essential political and economic reform, but ...

  • Voyage to Southern Ocean to monitor greenhouse gas air-sea fluxes

    Scientists have set off from the Chilean port of Punta Arenas to spend 42 days amid the high winds and big waves of the Southern Ocean, where they will make groundbreaking measurements to explain how large amounts of climate-affecting gases move between atmosphere and sea, and vice-versa. The cruise should provide important information on factors controlling the flux of the greenhouse gas carbon ...

  • ASTM B761 - 06(2011) standard test method for particle size distribution of metal powders and related compounds by x-ray monitoring of gravity sedimentation

    This test method is useful to both suppliers and users of powders, as outlined in 1.1 and 1.2, in determining particle size distribution for product specifications, manufacturing control, development, and research. Users should be aware that sample concentrations used in this test method may not be what is considered ideal by some authorities, and that the range of this test ...


    By ASTM International

  • Met One Instruments, Inc. Acquires Atmospheric Systems Corporation

    Met One Instruments, Inc. and Atmospheric Systems Corporation Join Innovation, Manufacturing and Expertise to Respond to New Markets Met One Instruments, Inc. www.metone.com announces the acquisition of Atmospheric Systems Corporation, www.minisodar.com. This partnership will enhance the ability to offer complete surface and upper ...


    By Met One Instruments, Inc.

  • 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 ...


  • New York City Selects Elster AMCO Water Meters

    Elster (NYSE: ELT) today announced that the company has signed a new three-year contract with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to deliver 120,000 Elster AMCO Water C700 residential water meters. The New York City DEP manages the water supply for ...


    By Elster Group

  • South Staffordshire Water chooses Krohne - and paints pipes to maintain accuracy

    Water supply utility South Staffordshire Water has chosen KROHNE OPTIFLUX electromagnetic flowmeters as its preferred meter– and has also standardised on a colour scheme for its pipework which helps to maintain the accuracy of the meters! South Staffordshire Water has around 500 flowmeters in its network.  All of the most recent abstraction and distribution input meters have been supplied by ...

  • Weak pound `boosts recycling business in Europe`

    The weak pound may be making life difficult for importers and tourists, but could provide a much-needed boost for UK plastics recyclers. The sterling's weakness is allowing UK businesses costing their services in pounds to be more competitive abroad, according to one UK company. Manchester-based Axion Recycling said it has found that its business is now more price-competitive for customers ...

  • FlowTexTM disc filter by Entex Works to improve the nation`s water infrastructure

    The American Society of Civil Engineers 2009 report card gave the nation's water infrastructure a grade of D-. The FlowTex Filter can help raise the grade. FlowTex is a user-friendly, high performance tertiary filter, suitable for both small and large flow applications, that removes suspended solids as small as 10 microns. That's important for water and wastewater plants that have stringent ...


    By Entex Technologies Inc.

  • Improved rotor blades increase turbine yield

    In Wettendorf in Lower Saxony, seebaWIND Service GmbH is upgrading four Fuhrländer FL2500 wind turbines with aerodynamically improved rotor blades. The innovative product was developed by BayWa r.e. and adapted for Fuhrländer FL2500 and Nordex N100 wind turbines with the help of seebaWIND Service. In a further development, the partners have been able to increase the turbine yield by ...


    By seebaWIND Service GmbH

  • OPTIFLUX delivers solid performance

    Colcrete Eurodrill Ltd has standardised on installing KROHNE?s OPTIFLUX 5300 electromagnetic flowmeter in specialist pumping stations it manufactures and sells throughout the world because of the reliable and accurate performance of the instrument. Colcrete Eurodrill fits OPTIFLUX 5300 flowmeters in equipment used to inject grout (or cement) underground to fill the annulus between tunnel ring ...

  • World Precipitator Market Will Grow Thanks to Asia and SO3

    Untitled Document Over the last two years, China has embarked on construction of more than 100 new coal-fired power plants. These plants ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Innovative anemometer and wind direction sensor

    US Manufacturer of wind sensors Barani Design is expanding its portfolio of wind sensor solutions. The new wind speed sensor (anemometer) integrates a high response electronic ...


    By BARANI

  • Are TGFs hazardous to air travelers?

    Instruments scanning outer space for cataclysmic explosions called gamma-ray bursts are detecting intense flashes of gamma-ray energy right here in the friendly skies of Earth. These terrestrial gamma-ray flashes, or TGFs, blast through thunderstorms close to the altitude where commercial airliners fly. In fact, they could be too close for comfort. In a recent study,* scientists estimated that ...

  • It’s show time!

    With several new attractions, WWEM 2014, the international Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring conference and exhibition, will be bigger and busier than ever before. The five previous WWEM events, which stretch back to 2005, have included conferences addressing testing and monitoring themes within the Process and Laboratory sectors, in addition to an international exhibition and scores ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • GL Garrad Hassan at EWEA 2012: Meet GL Garrad Hassan’s experts at presentations, seminars and poster sessions

    The constant drive to innovate has taken the wind industry from its humble beginnings to its current prominence as the state of the art in energy generation. For the industry to continue to develop and lead the globe to a new era of sustainable energy, innovation must be ongoing, global, and part of every facet of the process from development to delivery. EWEA 2012 will mark the ...


  • 39-mile dredging/capping approach used to treat fox river PCBsd

    The Lower Fox River in Wisconsin contains approximately 8 million yd3 of PCB-contaminated sediment targeted for active remediation. The site's records of decision (RODs) were amended in 2007 and 2008 to specify dredging of nearly 4 million yd3 of sediment with high concentrations of PCBs, followed by in situ capping of approximately 560 acres of sediment comprising operable units (OUs) 1 through ...

  • Space technology optimises windmill efficiency

    A French start-up company from ESA’s Business Incubation Centre in the Netherlands has developed a small instrument to measure wind speed and direction from the ground up to heights of 200 metres – information that is vital when deciding where to build a wind turbine to produce electricity. The French company Leosphere developed their system Windcube using ‘lidar’ (light detection and ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Global Coal Consumption to Reach 5,168 Million Tons of Oil Equivalent (MTOE) by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

    Follow us on LinkedIn – Coal, a low-cost and relatively abundant fossil fuel, is an important source of heat and energy. Recoverable coal reserves are present in about 70 countries across the globe, and coal mining is undertaken in about ...


  • Forecasters `warned of Horn of Africa drought` last year

    Forecasting systems were warning about a serious drought in the Horn of Africa as much as a year ago — but communication problems between scientists and decision-makers meant the alerts went largely unheeded, according to forecasters. Warnings about the drought — which the United Nations says is the worst in 60 years — were issued last August, when the Famine Early Warning ...


    By SciDev.Net

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