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...

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...

Fish eDNA project launched at offshore wind farm

In a bid to validate offshore fish environmental DNA (eDNA) survey methods, a new project has been launched - said to be the first...

Uncrewed vessel survey is a first in Irish waters

An Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) has been launched off the Co. Louth coast to undertake an environmental survey of the seabed. This is seemingly...

“No-code” solution will revolutionise access to satellite data, says firm

Edinburgh-based tech firm Earth Blox says it has demonstrated its ability to provide near-instantaneous cloud powered access and analysis of satellite imagery in a...

Micropollutants under the (electron) microscope: Project reveals drainage detritus

A recent project seems to lift the lid on some of the microscopic material washed into drainage systems by commercial and industrial activity. Environmental...

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.

Earth observation images reveal extent of ferocious forest fires in Siberia

Stunning satellite images depict the recent gigantic infernos that devastated one of the coldest areas on the planet. Last month fires burning across Siberia...

Survey identifies significant micro plastic pollution on summit of Snowdon

Geoscience technology firm CGG has conducted a microplastics pollution survey as part of a scoping study into whether it would be possible to create...

Environmental hazard monitoring expert announces 2021 webinar series for dust, noise, vibration and asbestos...

Global occupational health and workplace hazard monitoring expert Casella has announced its schedule of webinars for 2021. The line-up of free-to-attend, virtually accessible webinars...

Perseverance touches down on the red planet

NASA’s Perseverance rover, launched in July 2020, landed on Mars on 18 February. The Perseverance's mission involves exploration of the red planet's Jezero crater....

IoT project will assess impact of climate change on forests, and inform UK policymaking

A trial is underway in forests in Surrey and Northumberland to assess the potential for Internet of Things (IoT) technology to monitor tree growth...

Gas sensor technology heads to Mars on board NASA’s Perseverance rover

An international collaboration is taking technology from gas measurement expert Vaisala and the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) to Mars onboard NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance...

Peak District National Park commissions ultra-high resolution aerial maps

The Peak District National Park Authority has commissioned a brand new ultra-high resolution aerial survey from aerial mapping firm Bluesky to map land cover...

Listen up: Limited time offer on noise monitoring equipment

According to estimates from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), 21,000 workers suffered with work related hearing problems between 2017 and 2019, with industrial...

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...

Weather monitoring in extreme conditions

A VENTUS X ultrasonic wind sensor has been deployed by researchers at the Summit Station on the Greenland Ice Sheet in the Arctic, 10,000...

Aerial map reveals Islington’s tree cover, and assists study into benefits of trees in...

Treeconomics, a specialist in the use of trees to improve urban spaces, is taking advantage of a nationwide digital record of over 300 million...

Sponsored content: Monitoring airflow in road tunnels

Article provided by CODEL International Ltd. Find out more at codel.co.uk In most road tunnels there are ventilation systems installed of which there are three...