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  • S21 - Hengstler Sine-wave Encoder

    Automated Control Engineering (A.C.E.) are the national distributors for the Hengstler S21 Sine-wave Encoder. The S21 Sine-wave Encoder features a wide operating temperature range of -15 °C to +120 °C and ...

  • Pure Technologies makes waves with advanced pipeline robot

    What has a rotating head, modular feet, can quickly navigate up to 5 kilometres through turbid wastewater with ease, and deliver live video and integrity information that can aid in detecting leaks and other anomalies in underground pipes? It’s the third generation robotics crawler ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Latest issue of The Wave Newsletter – Autumn 2015

    It has been six months since our last issue of The Wave Newsletter but it has been an incredibly productive time for the Cirrus Environmental team. To stay up-to-date with the world of environmental noise measurement, download your free ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

  • Wave Of Jellyfish Shuts Down Swedish Nuke Reactor

    It wasn't a tsunami but it had the same effect: A huge cluster of jellyfish forced one of the world's largest nuclear reactors to shut down - a phenomenon that marine biologists say could become more common. Operators of the Oskarshamn nuclear plant in southeastern Sweden had to scramble reactor number three on Sundayafter tons of jellyfish clogged ...


    By Associated Press

  • Surfers fear climate will wipe out big waves

    The world’s oceans are alive with surfers enjoying one of the fastest growing leisure activities. It is estimated there are now at least 35 million people around the globe who regularly ride the waves, and many thousands of people are employed in what has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. A warming world should be ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Guided wave hires new technical product manager

    Guided Wave Inc., a leading manufacturer of process chemical analyzers, announced the recent hire of Adena Bachert to fill the position of Technical Product Manager. In addition to superior products, Guided Wave is committed to providing responsive, competent and knowledgeable sales and support staff to guide customers through the lifetime of owning these products. Adena reports to Mike ...


    By Guided Wave, Inc.

  • Easy Steps to Ensure the Heat Wave Doesn't Melt Your Bank Account

    TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 07/07/10 -- Ontarians are currently experiencing the first extreme heat of 2010, with record setting temperatures already surpassed in many parts of the province, a mini-blackout experienced in Toronto and no relief in sight until week's end. In the interest of helping reduce stress on Ontario's electrical grid and bringing down home cooling costs, ...


  • GL Garrad Hassan: Policy and grid shape wave and tidal risk profile

    GL Garrad Hassan has carried out new analysis questioning the perception that the risk profile of wave and tidal projects is primarily driven by technical challenges. The work was launched today as part of RenewableUK’s Annual marine energy report: "Conquering challenges, Generating Growth," at the industry association’s 10th Wave and Tidal conference. Adopting a ‘bird’s ...


  • ASTM C1651 - 11 standard test method for measurement of roll wave optical distortion in heat-treated flat glass

    This test method is a procedure for determining the peak-to-valley depth and the wavelength of roll wave in flat glass and then calculating the optical distortion resulting from that roll wave. Peak-to-valley measurements provide a means of monitoring the roll wave distortion in a heat processed glass ...


    By ASTM International

  • Further rain, wind and waves to cause continued flood risk this weekend and into next week

    Severe flood warnings are in place on the Dorset coast and Somerset Levels. Further heavy rain expected A severe flood warning is in force as coastal flooding continues to threaten the Dorset coast today (Saturday) and into Sunday, where some communities and defences are vulnerable after this week’s storms. Two severe flood warnings also remain in force for the ...

  • US Postal Service cited by US Labor Department`s OSHA after heat-related death of Medford, Mass., mail carrier in July heat wave

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the U.S. Postal Service for a serious safety violation in connection with the heat-related death of a letter carrier from the Forest Street post office in Medford. "Heat stress illnesses and fatalities can be prevented with knowledge. Knowing how to recognize and respond to symptoms can save a life," said ...

  • LiDAR monitoring coastal erosion

    Subject to intense meteorological events, including windstorms and heavy waves, Corsica has seen significant erosion of its coastline in the past 25 years and a decline in the surface area occupied by seagrass beds. Key to the success of this new initiative will be the Hawk Eye II scanning device, with its capability to capture precision data from both land and seabed terrain simultaneously, in ...


  • New monitoring network for Scottish ports

    Historically, ferry masters operating off the west coast of Scotland would have to sail to a port and on arrival visually assess the weather and tide conditions before deciding whether safe berthing alongside the pier or quayside would be possible. This wastes time and fuel, and can causes immense frustration among passengers, who may see ferries come close to a port, but thereafter depart ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • PME Provides Lake Monitoring Instrumentation to Israel

    Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc. (PME), an internationally known freshwater instrument design corporation recently provided Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research (IOLR) Institution with instrumentation that will constantly monitor water temperature and dissolved oxygen. Data will be available real-time and telemetered via GSM cell phone to a shore computer. PME provided IOLR ...

  • Assessment of landslides using acoustic real-time monitoring

    Researchers at the U.K.'s Loughborough University Civil and Building Engineering department have won the Loughborough Enterprise Awards for Commercialization by demonstrating a technolgy that could save lives around the world and lessen devastation to infrastructure. The one-year project, which is funded by the U.K.'s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, is being led by Dr Neil ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EUMETSAT to launch new satellite to monitor climate change

    Once in orbit and after it has been calibrated, the satellite will provide oceanographic products on an operational basis to the large EUMETSAT user community using the European weather satellite organisation’s proven dissemination capabilities. The main instrument onboard Jason-2 will be the Poseidon 3 dual frequency altimeter. The final orbit of the satellite will be 1,336 km above the Earth at ...

  • Intelligent monitoring system provides flood warnings

    Water level sensing technology from OTT Hydrometry is being used in an intelligent flood warning system that has been installed at a ford in Kenilworth, Warwickshire. The system, which was designed and installed by SWARCO Traffic, monitors water level in the Finham Brook where it passes under the A452, and warns drivers when potentially dangerous conditions arise. Working closely with ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • UK Met Office releases new groundbreaking sea monitoring system

    A ground-breaking Motion Forecasting and Monitoring System has been awarded the prestigious 2007 RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects) and LRET (Lloyd's Register Educational Trust) Ship Safety Award. This successful system from oil and gas construction company Saipem uses Met Office wave energy forecasts to give predictions of how vessels will react to sea conditions. These predictions ...


    By The Met Office

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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