Sunday, January 23, 2022

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...

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...

New generation microbial identification and colony counting software

Synbiosis, a long-established manufacturer of automated microbiological systems, has announced the availability of its next generation Chromogenic ID software module for the ProtoCOL 3...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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.