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Environment Science Kickoff at University Twente

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Very sensitive Watersensor

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Very sensitive detection of low concentration contaminants. On the spot results with the detection platform.

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Online monitored Water Parameters

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Vitens – Operational Sensor. Top 10 parameters monitored online by drinking water companies in the USA, Belgium and the Netherlands, The UK and Australia.

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Future sea-level change

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A method for calculating mass-balance changes of ice-sheets is developed. Antarctica contributes negatively to sea level rise on account of increased accumulation, while Greenland contributes positively. The uncertainty in the results is about 20% for Antarctica and 35% for Greenland. … Continue reading

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The final carbon frontier

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Transport is responsible for about a quarter of the total greenhouse-gas emissions of the European Environment Agency’s 32 members (the 27 member states of the EU, plus Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Turkey) and is responsible for the fastest-growing and … Continue reading

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Rapid growth in CO2 emissions

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Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel combustion and cement production grew 5.9% in 2010. The impact of the 2008–2009 global financial crisis on emissions has been short-lived due to strong emissions growth in emerging economies, a return to emissions growth … Continue reading

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Total rise of CO2 emission since the Kyoto protocol to 49%

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Emissions from burning fossil fuels rose by 5.9% in 2010, bringing the total rise since 1990 – the baseline year for calculating emissions under the Kyoto protocol – to 49%. Measured over two decades, that is an average annual increase of 3.1%. … Continue reading

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