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...

High resolution ground vibration monitoring system satisfies residential and local authority requirements

Bedford-based AcSoft Sound & Vibration (www.acsoft.co.uk) has recently supplied two Menhir (Modular Enhanced Intelligent Recorder) ground vibration monitors from Semex Engcon to long-standing customer,...

Radon maps don’t show radon levels in a specific building

Indoor radon inhalation kills more people each year (in Ireland) than carbon monoxide poisoning, fires and road accidents combined. Radon testing firm Radonova makes...

Government funding for project to supply Africa with electricity from waste

An Earth Observation Innovation team from the University of Leicester is collaborating with UK energy-from-waste-biomass firm PyroGenesys and a number of UK and international...

Noise monitoring equipment supplied for London demolition project

Svantek, a manufacturer of high performance noise and vibration instrumentation for environmental and occupational health monitoring applications, has recently supplied four SV 307 noise...

Geo-data specialist supports entire English coastal monitoring network

The recent award of a three-year maintenance contract for the hydrodynamic element of the Anglian Coastal Monitoring programme means that geo-data specialist Fugro now...

Landmark flight time recorded for hydrogen-powered UAV

A project to develop a hydrogen fuel cell powered multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), has beaten its original test flight target of 60 minutes...

Doppler resonance LIDAR promises advances in sensitivity and real-time performance for atmospheric research

Sensitive enough to detect laser beam reflections from single atoms 100 km away even in broad daylight Atmospheric research uses pulsed laser beams to measure...

Instruments offer quick and simple analysis of metal content

Responding to customer demand from a wide variety of sectors, Ashtead Technology has added additional Niton XL3t GOLDD+ XRF Analysers to its rental fleet...

Humidity measurement devices for Mars are ready for final testing

The Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) is delivering pressure and humidity measuring devices based on Vaisala's technology to NASA's Mars 2020 Rover. The pressure measurement...

Vision system for biomass boilers becomes available in the UK

Bio-waste handling and processing firm Tidy Planet is bringing to the UK market an Artificial Vision System (AVS) for boilers - described as "the...

All-in-one noise monitoring station suitable for construction sites

Svantek, a manufacturer of noise and vibration instrumentation for occupational health and environmental monitoring applications, has launched the SV 200A all in one noise...

Study looks for lithium ‘fingerprint’ from space

A team of data scientists at the Satellite Applications Catapult is leading a new study, funded by Innovate UK, to see if it is possible to detect a lithium ‘fingerprint’ from space

Thunderstorm detector proves its mettle at Eindhoven air base

Meteorological specialist Biral has had its BTD-300 Thunderstorm Detector installed at Eindhoven Air Base in the Netherlands. Eindhoven Air Base is the home base of...

Conference presentations point to LiDAR’s growing preeminence in offshore wind measurement

Wind measurement experts gathered in London in June concluded that LiDAR technology had over the years fully proven its ability to provide wind measurements...

Aerial mapping firm launches tree failure risk tool

In partnership with the University of Lancaster, aerial mapping company Bluesky has launched a new tool which can be used to predict the likelihood...

Taking the guesswork out of flood prediction

Sustainability software and data firm Ecometrica is aiming to take some of the guesswork out of flood and crop yield prediction, forest protection and...

Transportable syngas pre-treatment unit cleans gas from dirty sources

ITALIAN instrument maker ETG Risorse has released a portable syngas pre-treatment unit. The device provides clean gas for analysis by removing tar and dust. Syngas...

Portable DNA probe promises real-time identification of biological species in the field

Scientists’ glowing endorsements of Oxford Nanopore’s MiniION portable DNA sequencer, as reported in the media in mid-October, suggest a host of potentially revolutionary applications,...

An update on asbestos in soils

Hazel Davidson of Derwentside Environmental Testing Services offers an update on the issue of asbestos in soils ASBESTOS in soils continues to be a troublesome...
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