Scientists unveil new pollution sensor project
Mar 04 2009
In Tyne and Wear, scientists have implemented a set of air monitoring sensors that will also keep track of noise pollution, vehicle count and temperature in the area.
This will allow greater monitoring of these factors and give a clearer picture of which areas are suffering the most from congestion and poor air quality.
The scheme was rolled out with the assistance of the Mobile Environmental Sensing Systems Across Grid Environments project.
Professor Bill Blythe from Newcastle University, where the scheme was developed, explained that the devices are ideal as they are low-cost and compact.
"Other cities in the UK and around the world, such as New York and New Delhi are interested in replicating what we're doing here," he added.
Elsewhere, in Iran's capital city, the Tehran Air Quality Control Company announced this week that a series of small air monitoring stations will be introduced across the area in April.
In This Edition Water/Wastewater - Continuous remote water quality monitoring networks Environmental Laboratory - The Important Role of ICP-MS in Understanding the Toxicological Link Be...
View all digital editions
Feb 24 2024 San Diego, CA, USA
Feb 28 2024 Chennai, India
Feb 29 2024 Dhaka, Bangladesh
Feb 29 2024 Kathmandu, Nepal
Mar 04 2024 Mumbai, India