Measuring oil contamination in soil

Petroleum hydrocarbons in soil continues to be an area of interest for scientists as they are the most common contaminants that are toxic to...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Drones produce high-res aerial photos for SLR

(Above) RPAS's provide high resolution aerial photos and maps. (Below) Higher resolution image of the same site. SLR Consulting Ireland is helping clients to...

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...

Bat technology sounds out sewer problems

Lanes Group says it has become the first wastewater network contractor in the UK to commercially deploy pipe inspection technology that uses sound to...

First demonstration that forests trap airborne microplastics

A research group in Japan has demonstrated that airborne microplastics adsorb to the epicuticular wax on the surface of forest canopy leaves, and that...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

New initiative aims to use Earth observation and geospatial data to detect sewage spills

Ordnance Survey is working with consultancy firm CGI to investigate the possibilities of using Earth observation data to detect sewage from space. Launched by...