Taj Mahal, the monument of love, will get a 'mud-pack treatment' to give sheen to the white marble that has become pale owing to high levels of pollution. Met One Instruments' BAM 1020 monitoring on site Taj Mahal, the monument of love, will get a 'mud-pack treatment' to give sheen to the white marble that has become pale owing to high levels of pollution. Officials blame air pollution, saying the Taj Mahal is encrusted with "suspended particulate matter," or granules of dirt and soot found in high levels in the air. "The deposition of SPM on the shimmering white marble of the Taj Mahal imparts yellow tinge to the marble surface," he said. To restore the monument to its pristine glory, the panel recommended packing it in mud, a process used on the Taj Mahal in the past. The treatment takes about two months and involves caking the domed edifice in mud and letting it dry before washing the clay off. As the mud dries, it absorbs
BAM1020 particulate monitors receive new MCERTS certificates Air quality monitoring specialist, Enviro Technology Services is pleased to announce new MCERTS Product Conformity Certificates for its popular automatic particulate monitor, the BAM1020. The Smart Heated PM 2.5 model received certification on the 14 th February 2014 and is certified up to the 5 th December 2018 and the Smart Heated PM 10 model was certified on the 1 st August 2014, running until 31 st July 2019. Both models of the BAM1020 are listed on the MCERTS website as Defra Approved and are certified in accordance with the latest MCERTS Performance Standards for Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Systems, Version 8.0, dated June 2012. When operated in accordance with the QA/QC procedures detailed on the MCERTS certificates (as prescribed in EN12341:2014) both the PM 10 and PM 2.5 BAMS fully meet the EU equivalency criteria. ET’s Duncan Mounsor
Met One Instruments BAM training class with Prayok V. Thank you all attendees for taking the time to take the training course. We appreciate your interest and input. Prayok, Sky, David and Peter and all the MOI Air Monitoring Group.