Following successful pilot projects in several German cities, SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS GmbH and Palas GmbH are expanding their partnership cooperation to include the area of outdoor air measurements Karlsruhe/Longuich. Together, SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS and Palas® help to control possible impairments caused by fine dust from construction, demolition or dismantling work. This enables more effective and (energy-) […]
Air quality measurements in the city of Ettlingen – More transparency and security for targeted action
Ettlingen/Karlsruhe, January 9th, 2023 +++ Making the invisible visible – under this motto, the city of Ettlingen, together with Stadtwerke Ettlingen and Palas GmbH from Karlsruhe, have started a pilot project to measure the current air quality values in the city at various locations and make the collected data available on the municipal homepage. Five […]
Our Cloud Droplet Analyzer has already begun it’s long journey in August. By plane to Finland and from there by ship to Argentina to finally land in Antarctica afew weeks ago. Our colleague Ann-Kathrin Goßmann also made the long journey from Karlsruhe to the Argentinean research station Marambio. Now she finally arrived on Saturday to […]
AQ Guard Smart, the latest air quality measurement system from Palas GmbH for monitoring fine particulate matter and four gaseous pollutants, received MCERTS approval as an Indicative Ambient Particulate Monitor on June 24, 2022. The measurement system with optional gas sensor technology was specially developed for demanding environmental conditions and is particularly suitable for smart […]
Everyone could see and feel it: From March 14. – 16. considerable amounts of Sahara dust were carried from the Sahara desert to Europe, especially Spain as well as France, Switzerland and Germany.
Welcome Calima! Just three weeks after the volcano in La Palma finally calmed down, the island is exposed to the next massive fine dust event. Winds from storm Calima bring HUGE amounts of Sahara dust to the island. Just as predicted from local authority AEMET, you could see the increase in real-time on our MyAtmosphere […]
Today, once again, a television crew visited our company. For once, it was not about testing protective masks, but about our Air Quality project on La Palma. The colleagues told about their experiences on the island, how they installed the nine AQ Guard Smart and how the local authorities are now dealing with the measurement […]
CEO Dr. Maximilian Weiß would have preferred to be on site long ago. After seeing the first pictures of the active Cumbre Vieja, he had the reflex to react very quickly. Some of our colleagues from Karlsruhe will fly to the island next week to carry out exact measurements. Supporting the local authorities we will […]
WHO released New Air Quality Guidelines. After more than 15 years the WHO released New Air Quality Guidelines with reduced limits for PM2.5, PM10, NO2, O3, SO2, CO.