Friday, September 30, 2022

Utility uses drones and laser technology to improve sewer network

Drones and lasers are being used together - in an apparent UK first - to improve the functioning of the sewers and are helping...

Measurements show huge methane peaks in the atmosphere after the Nord Stream leaks

The methane leak resulting from the damage to the Nord Stream gas lines in the Baltic Sea is estimated to be equal to the...

Sponsored Content: Guardian2: The solution for multi-agent site monitoring

Casella continues to demonstrate its commitment to helping its customers reduce environmental risks from large construction projects with the Guardian2. The system allows the simultaneous monitoring and reporting of noise, dust, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and vibration as well as wind speed and direction for an all-encompassing assessment of emitted levels. The Guardian2 unit can be ordered with any combination of the mentioned sensors.

Sponsored Content: Firm prioritises air quality

“At Air Spectrum Environmental, our priority is improving air quality in the industrial and workplace setting. Where possible, we believe that greening supply chains will make a huge difference to reduce or even eliminate emissions in our environment and improve occupational health and safety. This has become a focus for us as a product provider and as an organisation.”

Sponsored Content: MCERTS ensures best available technology for monitoring

ABB’s AWT420 Transmitter as well as the 100GP and 500 Pro pH sensors now join the WaterMaster Electromagnetic flowmeter and AST430 TSS sensor with MCERTS accreditation.

How gas leak detection will help the world keep its methane reduction promise

The signing of the Global Methane Pledge at last year’s COP26 marks a vital step in reducing the impact of industrial activities on the...

Water-resistant NO2 sensor uses graphene

A new laser-induced graphene sensor system is being presented as a solution for accurate, continuous monitoring of nitrogen dioxide and other gases in humid...

Uncrewed vessel returns from volcano caldera survey in Tonga loaded with ‘astounding’ data

A plethora of data and imagery obtained using an Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) is filling important gaps in scientists' understanding of the HungaTonga Hunga-Ha'apai...

SPONSORED CONTENT: 10 things AQMesh did first

2022 marked 10 years of innovation and leadership from AQMesh. To highlight the group’s experience, ongoing forward-thinking and its commitment to pushing the capabilities...
Surface of Venus

Hell’s chemistry set

In recent months, NASA has provided details about a mission to descend through the layered atmosphere of Venus in mid-2031, painting a detailed picture of the chemistry of the latter, going on to land in a mountainous region of the planet.
electronic nose

E-nose sniffs out VOCs

Researchers have developed an electronic nose with porous metal-organic framework (MOF) films that can accurately distinguish mixtures of the VOC compound xylene.
Man monitoring crops

A quick handle on plant health

The chiral signature of a fragrance can reveal whether a perfume is genuine or fake. Similarly, the chiral signature of the emissions of a plant can provide information on whether it is healthy or damaged. Researchers have developed a new approach they say can identify such chiral signatures.
Volunteer scientist Yuri Gorby

Community-led science

Residents of Belmont County in eastern Ohio had long suffered from headaches, fatigue, nausea and burning sensations in their throats and noses. They suspected these symptoms were the result of air pollution from fracking facilities that dominate the area and the subsequent investigation offers a powerful example of what can be achieved by citizen scientists.
The Alphasense manufacturing site in Braintree, Essex.

Detecting excellence

With an increasing variety of gas detection technologies in the market, matching technology to application has never been more important. Alphasense is a UK based company whose expertise and in-house capabilities have made it a trusted go-to for OEM developers of gas monitoring instruments.
Biogas facilities at an agricultural site in the Czech Republic.

Leakier than we thought

A new analysis seems to reveal that the supply chains for biogas and biomethane leak twice as much methane as previously thought.
Gas monitor

Sponsored content: Visualising the invisible – Umicore shines a light on gas sensors at...

Many industries operate in hazardous environments. From oil and gas mining, refineries, and utilities, to food production, shipping and construction, exposure to harmful gases is common and there is a host of reasons for wanting to monitor colourless gases, as Umicore writes.

SPONSORED CONTENT: Gas detection growth

OBW Technologies says it continues to stimulate growth and innovation while solidifying itself as a market leader in gas detection.

SPONSORED CONTENT: High flow pump incorporates the latest technology

The Vortex3 is the most innovative high flow pump on the market, designed to simplify asbestos and air sampling. The high flow pump offers a flow accuracy better than +/-5%, ensuring consultants, contractors and specialists have confidence in results.

SPONSORED CONTENT: Continuous mercury monitoring has edge on periodic sampling

The latest changes to the WI BATC document came in December 2019. This document describes the abatement techniques and associated emission levels (BAT-AELs) for waste-to-energy plants, as monitoring expert Gasmet explains.

Publicly accessible, hyper-local air quality sensor network launches in Camden

A seemingly ground-breaking street-level, real-time air quality sensor network has launched in Camden, presented by air quality specialist AirScape as a bid "to fundamentally...