Sunday, December 5, 2021

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New monitoring network for Scottish ports

Historically, ferry masters operating off the west coast of Scotland would have to sail to a port and on arrival visually assess the weather...

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...

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...

Emissions analyser helps manage power station

A multiparameter emissions monitor at Thetford power station is being used to demonstrate to the Environment Agency that the plant is performing within the...

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...

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

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Portable PID helps geotechnical firm stay on track

AWARD-winning geotechnical company BAMRitchies Limited is using an Ion Science handheld Tiger photoionisation detector (PID) for nightly monitoring of volatile organic compound (VOCs) concentrations...

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...