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    The Effect of Wind Stress Anomalies and Location in Driving Pacific Subtropical Cells and Tropical Climate

    The importance of subtropical and extratropical zonal wind stress anomalies on Pacific Subtropical Cells (STCs) strength is assessed through several idealized and realistic numerical experiments with a global ocean model. Different zonal wind stress anomalies are employed, and their intensity is strengthened or weakened with respect to the climatological value throughout a suite of simulations. ...

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    The importance of groundwater monitoring

    Groundwater monitoring is an essential element in any environmental information system. Based upon validated groundwater monitoring data, information is derived on which decisions can be made. Constant monitoring provides the necessary data input for your smart environment and is basically the basis of the decision making process concerning spatial planning and climate change adaptation. As in ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Radon Exposure Risks from Private Well Water Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video. Their newest production discusses the possibility of exposure to radon from private well water in some regions.   “Many people recognize the fact that radon gas can enter a home or building through cracks or hole in a structure’s foundation, but far fewer know that ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Israel opens new eastern Mediterranean oil & gas exploration round

    The Government of Israel has reportedly announced that it would be tendering off around 19 offshore blocks in a new eastern Mediterranean oil & gas exploration round. With the new exploration bidding round, the government hopes to bounce back from last year’s disappointing oil & gas bidding round, cite reliable sources. According to a press release from Israel’s Ministry of ...


    By Global Market Insights, Inc.

  • SUSTAINABLE REMEDIATION, EXPERTS BROUGHT TOGETHER BY IEG AT ECOMONDO

    Sustainable management of remediation? It’s possible. Once again this year, Ecomondo – from 6th to 9th November at Rimini Expo Centre – will offer a meeting and networking point for all those interested in the remediation and upgrading of contaminated sites, from institutions (Ministries, Regions, Institutions and National and Regional Scientific ...

  • Solinst Canada Introduces Water Level DrawDown Meter

    Solinst Canada Ltd. is pleased to announce the latest addition to their Level Measurement Devices—the Model 101D Water Level DrawDown Meter. The 101D Water Level DrawDown Meter indicates static water level, with a second function to monitor falling hydraulic head.  In water level mode, the Model 101D Water Level DrawDown Meter allows accurate depth to water ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Desert PV soiling tests reveal 10% tolerance optimizes costs

    Earlier this month, Qatar announced it will launch its first solar tender for 700 MW of capacity by the end of the year. Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) has prequalified 16 international solar developers and 350 MW will be connected to the grid by 2020, it said. Heavily reliant on LNG imports, Qatar is looking to diversify away from fossil fuels. Over the past five ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Successful pilot injection of nanoscale zero-valent iron for groundwater remediation in Kara Trutnov site in Czech Republic

    Remediation company EKORA in collaboration with NANO IRON, producer of zero-valent iron nanoparticles (nZVI), conducted laboratory study and subsequent pilot injection of surface stabilized nanoparticles of elemental iron (product NANOFER 25S) to eliminate groundwater contamination of chlorinated hydrocarbons and hexavalent chromium in KARA Trutnov site in Czech Republic. Groundwater ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Full-scale application of nZVI: innovative geochemical barrier supported by direct current

    Massive contamination by chlorinated ethenes (CHCs) under an engineering plant showed to be problem for a near groundwater receiving river. The innovative approach including formation of nZVI reactive geochemical barrier combined with electrokinetics was chosen. Massive contamination by chlorinated ethenes (CHCs) under an engineering plant showed to be problem for a near groundwater ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Join NANO IRON at Battelle Chlorcon 2018 in Palm Springs, USA

    NANO IRON will exhibit at the 11th International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds happening in Palm Springs, California, from April 8 to 12, 2018.   NANO IRON’s booth will highlight our NANOFER (zero-valent iron nanoparticles) and ENVIFER (potassium ferrate) products as well as processing equipment for nZVI application. Members of our ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • NANO IRON company is a participant of `FRAC-IN` project

    Together with partners from Czech Republic (Dekonta, a.s.) and Belgium (ABO and Adviesbureau inzake Grondwater Technieken n.v), NANO IRON works on research and development of in-situ remediation technologies based on hydraulic fracturing of subsurface. These methods are tested within the EUROSTARS project “Innovative suspensions for hydraulic fracturing enhanced ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Exciting initial ecotoxicity results from the NanoRem project

    No significant toxicological effects were found on soil or water organisms when ecotoxicological tests were undertaken for a range of nanoparticles that could be used for remediation projects. NANOFER 25S is one such product, made from nanoscale zero-valent iron, used for the remediation of chlorinated hydrocarbons in the large scale flume pilot experiment, and at Spolchemie I, Czech ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • NanoRem Pilot Site – Spolchemie I, Czech Republic: Nanoscale zero-valent iron remediation of chlorinated hydrocarbons

    The main aim of the study was to verify migration characteristics and remedial efficiency of two types of nZVI, NANOFER 25S and NANOFER STAR, using advanced procedures for monitoring NPs and vertical stratification of contamination. NANOFER 25S is an aqueous dispersion of nZVI particles with a surface modification based on the combination of a biodegradable organic and inorganic stabiliser and ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • How to Protect Slopes and Embankments from Erosion?

    Embankments and slopes are highly susceptible to soil erosion. Given the fact that they can cause really serious damage to life and property, one cannot help but rely only on high quality erosion control products. This is where Soil Stabilization Innovations (SSI) comes into the picture. Since its inception more than 20 years ago, SSI has been delivering world leading services with their in-house ...

  • Check out Royal Eijkelkamp Magazine #2

    The World of Royal Eijkelkamp is in full motion. You will read about it in our new magazine. Highlights • Groundwater problems in Sri Lanka • The bright future for Drill’n CPT • Safe levees through groundwater data • Tricks of the ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Your pumps make us rich

    Robert Turner is the fleet operations manager of RIPA & Associates, a premier civil and utility contractor in the Tampa Bay area (FL). The family business was started in 1998 and has grown twenty years later into a medium-sized construction company with more than 700 employees. Your pumps make us rich In 2016, RIPA made its first major purchase of a series of ...


    By BBA Pumps North America

  • FEMME 2018 France

    The Forum for Exchange of Mutual Multibeam Experiences (FEMME 2018) takes place in France from 11-14 September 2018. ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Rural Electric Cooperative Consortium awarded $186M in FCC's Connect America Fund Phase II auction

    Conexon, a company committed to working with electric membership cooperatives to bring fiber to the home in rural communities, recently (8/28) announced that the Rural Electric Cooperative Consortium (RECC) is the single largest Gigabit winning bidder in the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) recent Connect America Fund (CAF) Phase II auction. The consortium of member-owned co-ops will be ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Join the Royal Eijkelkamp DemoDay 2018

    Do you want to experience sonic drilling yourself or get to know the new Compact CPT rig? Or do you want to know more about groundwater or granite sampling? Come to the Royal Eijkelkamp DemoDay! We would like to invite you for our Royal Eijkelkamp DemoDay. The DemoDay will take place at our headquarters in Giesbeek, The Netherlands. Friday 12th of October, 2018, from 09.00 - ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Thailand: SLP Environmental Appointed Technical Expert For Soil Remediation Project

    SLP Environmental has been appointed by the Australian Government to provide technical expert, project oversight and validation testing and remediation verification services for a Phase 3 Soil Remediation scheme being undertaken by others on a large piece of prime real estate located in Central Bangkok, Thailand. ...

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