Prototype system sniffs out soil health with results in five minutes

An electronic nose to sniff out soil health that will deliver results to a farmer’s phone in five minutes is being developed by PES...
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Revolutionizing environmental monitoring with photonics

Sponsored content: In a world grappling with unprecedented environmental challenges, cutting-edge technology is reshaping the way we understand and safeguard our planet...

Li-ion battery risks reduced by VOC sensors

Photoionisation detection (PID) sensors are able to detect potential problems before they occur in the manufacture and use of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, and the...

Call for emissions measuring and monitoring technologies to shape groundbreaking roadmap

The Net Zero Technology Centre (NZTC) and North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) have today launched a call for emissions measuring and monitoring technologies,...

Fluorescent approach aims to combat honey fraud

A new technology based on fluorescence is being developed to detect if honey has been blended with cheaper additions such as sugar syrup. The brainchild...

Cheltenham methane leak detected from space

In what seems to be a first, a UK methane leak has been spotted from space, and mitigated. Methane leaking from a faulty pipe...

‘Lab-on-a-drone’ tested at wastewater treatment plant

A “lab-on-a-drone” system has been used to monitor hydrogen sulphide gas from the air above a wastewater treatment plant in Brazil, in a project...

Low cost sensors can pinpoint pollution

Sources of air pollution on construction sites or quarries could be cheaply and easily located, using low-cost sensors and a new methodology, according to...

Sponsored content: “The smallest smart camera in its class”: Device offers user-configurable vision

OMRON, a leader in industrial automation solutions, has launched its new OMRON MicroHAWK F440-F Smart Camera. This highly configurable smart camera with a 35...

Clean Air Zone reduces NO2 levels in Birmingham, confirms study

Birmingham’s clean air zone (CAZ) has reduced the levels of nitrogen dioxide gas (NO2), according to a new study. Scientists used an innovative technique to...

Sponsored content: Simple industrial pollution monitoring with AQMesh

AQMesh is being used for industrial air pollution monitoring around the world because it brings together a range of features and services that have...
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A tale of two indices

A developer of air quality monitoring technology has voiced concern that air quality data can be displayed in a number of different formats, which...

State of the nation

This summer, NASA and its partners were deploying several new tools to observe air quality and pollution from the street to the stratosphere. ...

A new project aims to advance understanding of bioaerosol exposure and associated health impacts....

A new project aims to advance understanding of bioaerosol exposure and associated health impacts. Supported by UKRI AI for Health funding, environmental scientists will bring...

Sponsored content: Monitor air quality – without a monitor!

Being able to monitor air quality without a sensor in place seems like magic, although highly impressive, it's not quite magic. Advancements in technology...

Fuel and energy research conference hits Sheffield in September

A standout event in the calendar of those with an interest in fuels – present and future - is the 2nd FERIA Conference, the...

Comment: Will the new Space Strategy help or hinder the UK space sector?

Some say the UK space sector is thriving, and it has attracted 17% of global investment in space since 2015, second only to the...

The ‘why’ and ‘how’ of carbon capture technology for buildings

A seemingly unique solution for extracting carbon dioxide from building ventilation systems promises to assist with achieving net zero (and, so it's claimed, carbon...

Innovative wastewater emissions measurement tech gets a first outing with Scottish Water

The utility is first on the block with UK and sector deployment of Grandperspective's scanfeld®. Described as a revolutionary new gas emissions monitoring technology,...

Making light of the matter: Thoughts on measuring methane

Gas leak measurement is germane to the realisation of goals such as the Global Methane Pledge. Doug Baer of instrumentation expert ABB offers some...