Monitoring an important greenhouse gas (Sponsored content)

By Juhani Lehto, Product Manager, Vaisala, Finland. Scientists at Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands have employed Vaisala carbon dioxide sensors in their research...

Connected gas monitor aims to enhance worker safety and improve emergency response times

Honeywell has launched its BW Solo, described as a connected, serviceable, single-gas monitor with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connectivity. BW Solo provides real-time visibility...

State of the nation

This summer, NASA and its partners were deploying several new tools to observe air quality and pollution from the street to the stratosphere. ...

Satellite images prompt felling trees to help peatlands recover

A satellite map technology has seemingly revealed that vast areas of peatlands in Scotland are in such a poor condition that landowners involved in...

Quick characterisation of critical thermal data

Intelligent sensing solutions firm FLIR (part of Teledyne Technologies) has released the latest versions of FLIR Research Studio software.

Sponsored content: ABB technology to help tackle methane leakages from orphan oil and gas...

ABB’s emissions monitoring technology, which is typically used for gas leak detection by oil and gas companies and natural gas utilities, is now employed...

VOC detector assists oil spill remediation firm

AN increase in demand for its oil spill consultancy and remediation services has prompted SpillAssist Limited to recently order a second handheld Tiger volatile...

Researcher creates drone system to give early warning on natural disasters and act as...

A researcher at Queen’s University Belfast has invented a low cost telecommunication system using drones which provides early warning on natural disasters and acts...

Prototype system sniffs out soil health with results in five minutes

An electronic nose to sniff out soil health that will deliver results to a farmer’s phone in five minutes is being developed by PES...

Portable spectrometer for hazard identification

FLIR Systems has announced the Griffin G510 gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer (GC/MS), its first person-portable chemical identifier. The FLIR Griffin G510 enables military and civil responders...

New white paper on process oxygen gas monitoring

Quantitech has prepared a comprehensive white paper on the measurement of oxygen gas in furnaces and other industrial processes. The firm’s Craig Day says:...
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Gas analyser suits CCS

TESTING equipment specialist Quantitech has commissioned an advanced Gasmet FTIR multiparameter gas analyser at the UK Carbon Capture & Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC) facility...

Top firms in launch push

A raft of product launches – and a new company – are on the cards as the monitoring industry gets ready for its big...

A crucial year, many countries failing to meet air quality targets

With many countries failing to meet air quality targets and large numbers of premature deaths still resulting from air pollution, Jim Mills explains why...

Smart, affordable monitor

Instrument firm Oizom has launched an industrial-grade, single-parameter air quality monitor - AQBot - capable of measuring a range of gases in addition to particulate matter.

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.

Burping bacteria

As greenhouse gases (GHGs) bubble up across the Arctic, researchers are trying to identify other trace gases from soil microbes that could shed light on what is occurring in the melting permafrost.
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Healthy choices helper?

An emerging class of personal air quality monitoring devices fills a need for people who care about pollution exposure in their immediate vicinity. This level of granularity does make a difference, it seems. Envirotec spoke to Rainer Kiirsk, who helped develop the AirSniffler, a seemingly ground-breaking product for its power consumption and sub- 70 price tag, as well as the usefulness of the software that runs alongside it.

CO2 meter for high concentration applications

FINNISH measurement specialist Vaisala has introduced a carbon dioxide meter for applications with higher CO2 concentrations, such as life science incubators, cold storage systems...

Heads perform to spec, confirms HSE

When conducting workplace air sampling, reliability is key. Operators need to know that the equipment they rely on to collect and sample the air for respirable dust and other hazards will yield consistent and accurate data