Groundwater Modeling News

  • Material Flow Cost Accounting (MFCA) using new Umberto NXT software

    ifu Hamburg GmbH will be presenting at Hannover Messe 2015 the new software Umberto NXT with features for performing Material Flow Cost Accounting (MFCA) according to ISO 14051. Calculating the total costs for material losses in production systems with Umberto NXT is now possible. Material Flow Cost Accounting (MFCA) is an instrument to identify and calculate the real cost of waste and ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • The environmental side benefits to climate change mitigation

    Effective greenhouse gas mitigation measures to stabilize global temperature change would also have important environmental benefits such as reduced air pollutant emissions, a recent research predicts. The research study investigated the potential for air pollutants to be reduced as a result of taking action to keep the global temperature rise below the 2°C target. A variety of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Environmental Scenario Planning: what if marine conservation hotspots in NE Atlantic increase under climate change?

    Marine biodiversity conservation in the north-east Atlantic needs a combination of more adaptable management strategies and international co-operation, a new study says. This is required to deal with a potential increase in marine conservation hotspots under climate change. Priority marine habitats (PMHs) are used to prioritise marine biodiversity conservation and protection under the 1992 OSPAR ...

  • The Rise of Triple-Bottom-Line Businesses

    Entrepreneurs the world over are beginning to challenge business as usual thinking by infusing ethics into the notoriously ruthless corporate world. So concludes Colleen Cordes, contributing author to a special chapter in State of the World 2014, published by the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • People, Planet, Profit: The Rise of Triple-Bottom-Line Businesses

    Entrepreneurs are beginning to challenge business as usual, infusing ethics into the notoriously ruthless corporate world. In State of the World 2014, contributing author Colleen Cordes discusses the small, but growing, impact of benefit corporations and other triple-bottom-line companies —which strive to have positive social and environmental impacts, as well as to earn a profit—in ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • UNEP Invites Nominations for Top Environmental Award

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is inviting nominations for the 2015 Champions of the Earth-the United Nations flagship environment award, which recognizes outstanding environmental visionaries and leaders and seeks to build momentum for the transition to a sustainable future. Since its establishment in 2005, the prize has honored individuals and organizations at the ...

  • Pacific island ecosystem to be captured in online model

    The entire ecosystem of Mo’orea, a volcanic island in French Polynesia, will be captured in a computer model that seeks to understand how climate change and human activities affect the local ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Romanian Mapping Agency’s New Geoportal Drives Collaboration

    The Romanian government’s Topographic Military Directorate (DTM) recently implemented a portal for geospatial data based on Esri technology. The DTM Geoportal is compliant with the established standards of Romania’s spatial data infrastructure (SDI) and joins the country’s other geospatial data portals including the Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe (INSPIRE) ...


    By Esri

  • Geonics EM34 Conductivity Meter Range Sale

    Geomatrix Earth Science Ltd is pleased to announce that Geonics Ltd is offering a 10% discount off the EM34 conductivity meter range until the 13th of February 2015.  ...


    By Geomatrix Earth Science Ltd

  • Wolfe Presentation Featured on California Water Website

    A presentation at the 2014 Bay Delta Science Conference by Dr. John Wolfe, LimnoTech Vice President and Manager of our Southern California office, has been featured on Maven’s Notebook, a website dedicated to compiling and reporting news from numerous media and events about the many complex water issues facing the State of California. ...


    By LimnoTech Inc.

  • BE160 pumpset for high ambient temperatures and harsh environmental conditions

    Since the early 1980s, BBA Pumps has been building the B-series range of self priming centrifugal pumps for a variety of applications. Available in sizes from 1ʺ up to 12ʺ these pumps are particularly popular for applications where low-tech solutions are required or preferred and trouble-free running at a budget price is crucial. ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • EU-U.S. Joint NanoEHS Workshop Will Be Held in March 2015 in Italy

    The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) announced on December 5, 2014, that, in collaboration with the European Commission (EC), it will hold the 2015 “EU-U.S.: Bridging NanoEHS Research Efforts” joint workshop on March 12-13, 2015, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Groundwater Cleanup to Begin at Smalley-Piper Superfund Site in Collierville, TN

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that construction of a groundwater treatment system will soon begin at the Smalley-Piper Superfund Site located at 719 Piper Street in Collierville, TN. Land clearing and other site preparation activities are currently underway. The treatment plant building will be constructed during December followed by the installation of the ...

  • Environmental Waste International Appoints New CEO

    Environmental Waste International Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EWS) ("EWS") announced today that Bob MacBean, who has been with EWS for over a year, has been named CEO. He will continue to drive business development opportunities and explore diversification options that will add technology and revenue to the Company's portfolio. Bob has a wealth of experience having been a senior officer or director of a ...

  • What’s wrong with the circular economy?

    Companies with circular economy business models currently struggle to raise investment because investors are generally unfamiliar with the concept of the circular economy According to research to be published by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the lack of information about financial risk is a key reason why investors are hesitant to invest in companies following this business ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA Awards South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium a $78,564 Environmental Education Model Grant

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium (SCSGC) with a $78,564 environmental education model grant for their Sowing the Seeds of Estuary Health: Exploring Tidal Creek-Salt Marsh Ecosystems while Raising Awareness project proposal. The proposal intends to increase the stewardship of tidal creek-salt marsh habitats, thereby protecting coastal waters ...

  • EPA Awards Alabama Clean Water Partnership an $171,436 Environmental Education Model Grant

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the Alabama Clean Water Partnership with an $171,436 environmental education model grant for their Eco-Action-Waters to the Sea project proposal. The proposal intends to use computer kiosks featuring highly interactive modules to introduce a watershed –based perspective that connects upstream land uses with their impacts on downstream and ...

  • LimnoTech Presenting Three Papers at AWRA 2014 Conference (November 2014)

    Steve Skripnik, Anouk Savineau, and Tad Slawecki will be attending and presenting at the American Water Resources Association 2014 conference being held in Vienna, VA, November 3-6, 2014. Skripnik’s presentation is titled “Urban Flooding in Washington, DC - An Approach to Modeling Inlet Restrictions with 2-Dimensional Flood Modeling.” Savineau’s paper is titled “The ...


    By LimnoTech Inc.

  • James Rumbaugh of Environmental Simulations Inc. wins NGWA’s Technology Award

    James Rumbaugh, president of Environmental Simulations Inc. in Reinholds, Pennsylvania, has received the National Ground Water Association’s 2014 Technology Award. Recognizing Rumbaugh’s role in the development of groundwater modeling software, the award will be presented in December at the 2014 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rumbaugh, a hydrogeologist ...

  • Rockland, Maine Organization Selected for EPA Environmental Education Grant

    A Rockland, Maine organization was awarded a $100,000 environmental education grant by the US Environmental Protection Agency for a program that creates local energy teams to educate the community about climate change and other environmental issues. The Island Institute at 386 Main St. in Rockland was one of 37 organizations in New England to apply for funding, and one of only two in New England ...

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