Environmental and Process Monitoring

IMS responds to a vast range of volatile organic compounds as well as inorganic pollutants such as SO2, HF, NOX and H2S. Adaptations of military technology have been used successfully for applications designed to operate in remote and isolated environments (hydrazine monitoring during space shuttle missions, for example). However, the use of IMS as a presumptive monitoring technique for the supervision of pollution prevention measures has yet to be adopted, although research in Europe and the USA has already begun on the technology transfer from the military to the environmental arena.

IMS has also been applied to water monitoring. Solid-phase extraction, membrane thermal desorption and electrospray of environmental water samples have all been developed. No doubt solid phase microextraction will be reported soon as well.

Solar Panel Basics

Solar Panel Basics

Global warming is a huge problem which will significantly affect every country in the world. Many people all over the world are trying to do whatever they can to help combat the effects of global warming. One of the ways that people can fight global warming is to reduce their dependence on non-renewable energy sources like oil and petroleum based products.

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