turbulence monitoring system News

  • 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 ...

  • Turningpoint and FreeWave Technologies Partner to Mitigate Wind Turbine Failure Through Vibration Monitoring Solution

    AWEA WINDPOWER CONFERENCE, (Booth #1209) -- FreeWave Technologies, (http://www.freewave.com), manufacturer of the most reliable, high-performance spread spectrum and licensed radios for critical data transmission, today announced that it has been selected by Turningpoint  (http://www.turningpointwind.com/) as its wireless data communications partner for its market-leading turbine vibration ...


    By FreeWave Technologies, Inc

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Mobile Discharge Measurement with SOMMER TQ-Tracer System

    Monitoring turbulent rivers with unknown cross-section profiles Sommer GmbH adds a new technology to discharge measurement devices. Discharge measurement of rivers, irrigation channels or technical canals is daily business for hydrologists worldwide. The Sommer TQ tracer system offers new capabilities where conventional equipment, such as mechanical flow meter or ADCP boats, fails. ...


    By SOMMER Messtechnik

  • Vestas Wind Systems Turns to IBM Big Data Analytics for Smarter Wind Energy

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Danish energy company Vestas Wind Systems will use IBM big data analytics software and powerful IBM systems to improve wind turbine placement for ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • 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.

  • 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 Wind101

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • LI-COR Releases New Eddy Covariance Processing Software

    LI-COR Biosciences introduces EddyPro Express, an open source software package that computes fluxes of carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane, and energy using ...


    By LI-COR

  • 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 ...


  • Funding Boost for Scottish Marine Energy

    Scotland’s marine energy sector is to benefit from a £2.8 million share of the Marine Renewables Commercialisation Fund (MRCF) which is run by the Carbon Trust. The news was announced by Energy Minister Fergus Ewing during the RenewableUK ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • UK innovator develops `CableFish` to help reduce cost of marine energy

    UK innovator, North Sea Systems, has successfully completed the first full scale trial of its novel CableFish, which was put through its paces at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in the turbulent waters around Orkney. The final trial began in November 2014 and was the culmination of a ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • GE’s 2008 ecomagination revenues to rise 21% to US$17bn

    GE has affirmed that, amidst global economic turbulence, revenues from its range of energy efficient and environmentally advantageous products and services will surge 21% to $17 billion in 2008, while GE’s annual investment in cleaner research and development will pass $1.4 billion. “There is a green lining among the current economic stormclouds and GE customers and investors are benefiting,” ...


    By General Electric

  • NETL’s green projects promise energy efficiency all year round

    Forty years after the first Earth Day, it is almost second nature to toss a can or plastic bottle into the recycling bin, but being green is about much more than reusing materials. Just as individuals make a personal decision to “reduce, reuse, and recycle,” businesses, industry, and other organizations are making the same commitment to being green. With our increased awareness and commitment to ...

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