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MET ONE INSTRUMENTS AT IAC 2014, BUSAN, S. KOREA TILL SEPTEMBER 2.

Taj Mahal to get a "mud pack" treatment

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

USEPA AIR ENFORCEMENT RULINGS AUGUST 2014

USEPA WILL MONITOR YOUR SITE IF IT LOOKS LIKE THIS! CALL US - WE HAVE YOUR SOLUTION - 541 471 7111 - ASK FOR SKY OR PRAYOK OR PETER.   http://www2.epa.gov/enforcement/air-enforcement

Enviro Technology Announces the BAM 1020 Latest MCERTS Certificates till 2019!

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

BAM 1020 and BAM 1022 Training Class at USEPA Meeting in Atlanta 2014

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.

BAM TRAINING SESSION AUGUST 11 5:30-7:30 PM AT NAAMC

Ozone Prediction Tool in Campo Grande-MS-Brazil Area Based on Meteorological Variables.

Published Online June 2014 in SciRes. http://www.scirp.org/journal/ojap http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojap.2014.32005 How to cite this paper: de Souza, A., Aristones, F., Pavão, H.G. and Fernandes, W.A. (2014) Development of a Short-Term Ozone Prediction Tool in Campo Grande-MS-Brazil Area Based on Meteorological Variables. Open Journal of Air Pollution, 3, 42-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojap.2014.32005 Development of a Short-Term Ozone Prediction Tool in Campo Grande-MS-Brazil Area Based on Meteorological Variables Amaury de Souza*, Flavio Aristones, Hamilton Germano Pavão, Widinei Alves Fernandes Institute of Physics, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Campo Grande, Brazil Email: *amaury.de@uol.com.br Received 6 March 2014; revised 12 April 2014; accepted 18 April 2014 Copyright © 2014 by authors and Scientific Research Publishing Inc. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution International License (CC BY). http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Abstrac