Saturday, December 4, 2021

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...

Improved biogas analysis key to unlocking ROI for anaerobic digestion plants

A more stringent approach to the biogas analysis process has the potential to deliver a step-change in ROI for anaerobic digestion (AD) plants, believes...

Measuring methane at landfill sites using drones

Waste management firm Viridor says it is demonstrating its ambition to tackle climate change by supporting the development of new technologies for measuring and...

Gas sensor network provides early wildfire detection

A large-scale IoT network for the ultra-early detection of wildfires has been launched by environmental startup Dryad Networks. The first live demonstration of the...

Sponsored Content: Lead-time leadership claim in gas sensing

Ensuring that products reach customers on time is a critical part of any business, but more so for those who deal in products designed to help keep workplaces and staff safe. As global leaders in the development, manufacturing, and distribution of gas detection instruments, Ion Science are all too aware of the need to get product to customers on time. Their team have dedicated significant time and resource to creating a network of reliable distributors around the globe, supported by knowledgeable technical staff.

Sponsored Content: Monitoring multiple gases simultaneously

The UK-based continuous emission monitoring and process analyser manufacturing company Protea. has announced two new ranges to its portfolio.

Sponsored Content: High flow pump simplifies asbestos and air sampling

Asbestos-related diseases take the lives of more than 39,000 Americans every year. Despite the material’s known health impacts, it can be found in older homes and industrial properties and continues to be used in products such as gaskets, friction products, roofing materials and fireproofing materials, posing a threat to workers in construction and general industry.

Something in the air

Scientists at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) say they have invented an artificial nose equipped to perform continuous bacterial monitoring - a capability they say has never previously been achieved and one with multiple applications in medicine, environmental monitoring and food.

Sensitive methane sensing on a budget?

Researchers from Princeton University and the US Naval Research Laboratory have demonstrated a new gas sensor, which uses an interband cascade light emitting device (ICLED) to detect methane concentrations as low as 0.1 ppm

Pandemic air quality due to weather, not just lockdowns

Headlines proclaiming Covid lockdowns drastically reduced pollution were mostly referring to nitrogen dioxide, NO2, a reactive gas emitted from burning fuel

A new level of magnification?

Experiments using crystalline "supermirrors" at the University of Vienna promise to open up entirely new possibilities for trace gas detection in environmental science and medicine

Low-cost air quality monitors included in education packs for schoolchildren

Clean Air Day (17th June) was marked by hundreds of events across the UK. Fife Council and sustainability consultancy Ricardo have provided three Scottish...

Message in a bottle: Plastic tracking project launches in Cornwall

"First study of its kind" to track how plastic bottle pollution moves through the open ocean Scientific monitoring devices were launched into the ocean on...

Sponsored Content: A new level of enhanced, reliable protection against VOCs

Offering a new level of enhanced, reliable protection against VOCs with the first 11.7 Cub personal solution from ION Science In a 2018 report...
Casella Guardian2

Sponsored content: Hire management just got easier

Reinforcing Casella’s engineering expertise and experience producing quality monitoring instruments, the Casella Guardian2 can help control site emissions and reduce environmental risks. Casella has introduced new features to make hire management easier.
worker checking gas valve

Sponsored content: Portable VOC detector scores on carbon and employee hygiene

Thanks to a patented photoionisation detection (PID) system for volatile organic compounds (VOCs), UK based gas detection manufacturing expert ION Science is helping employers significantly reduce the daily exposure risks faced by occupational hygienists and technicians operating in the chemical or petrochemical industries.

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...

Protecting sensitive buildings from the effects of climate change

Instrumentation firm Vaisala writes The Sigrid Jusélius mausoleum was built in 1901-03 and is a significant cultural site in Finland. With sandstone walls and interiors...

Prevention: A profitable mindset when it comes to gas leaks

Gas leaks are a risk in many industries, and when they occur, they can be incredibly hazardous and costly. Preventing them and responding quickly...

Solar tech sniffs out chemical agents

In a colourful solution to a dangerous problem, Australian scientists are adapting a component from cutting-edge solar cells to design a rapid, light-based detection system for deadly toxins