Posts for tag "blog"

  • data buoys infographic

    Data Buoys Infographic

    We put together this infographic on data buoys for our Spring 2017 edition of the Environmental Monitor (PDF available online). Organizations across the globe use data buoy systems to observe and monitor atmospheric and oceanographic conditions in...

    • Posted March 14, 2017


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    Spring 2017 Environmental Monitor Out Now

    The Spring 2017 Environmental Monitor magazine ships this week, covering some of our top stories of the quarter while adding new photos and graphics.

    • Posted March 7, 2017


  • lake erie infographic

    Lake Erie Infographic

    A Lake Erie infographic from the Fall 2016 Environmental Monitor magazine details the lake’s productivity, algae woes and other facts using a map.

    • Posted October 28, 2016


  • fall 2016 environmental monitor

    Fall 2016 Environmental Monitor Goes To Print

    The Fall 2016 Environmental Monitor magazine ships this week. Our newest edition has a focus on western Lake Erie while adding new photos and graphics.

    • Posted October 19, 2016


  • ohio sea grant

    Ohio Sea Grant Research Roundup

    What we learned about Ohio Sea Grant research during a summer 2016 trip to Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory, plus a few projects we didn’t cover.

    • Posted October 4, 2016


  • summer 2016 environmental monitor

    Summer 2016 Environmental Monitor Out Now

    The Summer 2016 Environmental Monitor is one of our best editions yet, featuring on-location reports and coverage of significant research nationwide.

    • Posted August 5, 2016


  • maumee bay buoy

    University Of Toledo Launches Maumee Bay Buoy

    It’s summer time in the Great Lakes region, and buoy deployments are ramping up. For Lake Erie, the focus is especially acute as water quality experts are keen to monitor its conditions as the algal bloom season...

    • Posted June 21, 2016


  • El Niño infographic. (Credit: Nate Christopher / Fondriest Environmental)

    El Niño And La Niña

    The 2015-2016 El Niño has already gone down as one of the strongest ever in history. Some of its effects have included droughts as well as storms and flooding. It may very well have also been a...

    • Posted May 13, 2016


  • Students participating in Earth Day events. (Credit: University of Michigan - Flint)

    There Are Many Ways To Celebrate Earth Day

    It’s Earth Day! On this global day of appreciation for our planet and all the things that it gives us, we thought it’d be nice to put together a short round-up of the activities taking place to...

    • Posted April 22, 2016


  • Van Essen Diver Loggers Join Fondriest Product Lineup

    New to Fondriest Environmental’s product portfolio are the Van Essen Instruments Diver loggers, which are ideal for monitoring groundwater and surface water in a variety of applications. See below for a short description of each new addition....

    • Posted March 21, 2016


  • New Products For The New Year

    A new year is meant for new beginnings. Here at Fondriest Environmental, this means keeping our product offerings as streamlined for the environmental monitoring marketplace as we can so that customers can find what they need quickly...

    • Posted January 19, 2016


  • The new water quality buoy floating near Toledo's water intake crib in Lake Erie (credit: Ed Verhamme)

    ICYMI: HABs Webinar Links

    More than 300 viewers from 37 states, six countries, and 40 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency took part in a Dec. 16 webinar on real-time sensors for harmful algal blooms. But don’t fret if you missed...

    • Posted December 21, 2015


  • Multi-parameter sondes, like the YSI EXO2, are perfect real-time sensors for HAB monitoring. (Credit: Ed Verhamme / LimnoTech)

    Webinar: Use Of Real-Time HABs Sensors For Drinking Water Treatment

    For more on the use of real-time sensors in water treatment plants to monitor changes in source water quality, please consider attending this Dec. 16 webinar.

    • Posted December 2, 2015


  • R.C. Byrd Locks and Dam of Ohio River. (Credit: USACE)

    Fondriest Gets ‘Friend Of ORBCRE’ Award

    Leading up to the 31st annual symposium of the Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research and Education, the Environmental Monitor zeroed in on prominent projects from several scientists involved with ORBCRE. All of the stories were published...

    • Posted November 11, 2015


  • A forested Oregon stream (Credit: Kristine/CC BY-ND 2.0)

    Friday Follow-up: Oregon stream temperature study may soon influence logging rules

    Nearly four years ago, I covered a study of stream temperatures in Oregon that found that water stayed cooler when logging operations left wider forested buffers along the streams. The study found that, on average, streams didn’t...

    • Posted May 8, 2015


  • A satellite image of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico (Credit: NASA)

    Looking back five years after Deepwater Horizon and the BP oil spill

    The Environmental Monitor didn’t even have a website when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded five years ago this week, killing 11 workers and leaving behind a gushing well that led to the largest-ever oil spill in...

    • Posted April 24, 2015


  • TASK Environmental is a leading provider of environmental consulting and remedial construction services. (Courtesy TASK Environmental)

    YSI 556 perfect for Task Environmental’s groundwater projects

    Consultants with Task Environmental are relying on a YSI 556 Multi-Parameter Water Quality Meter to help with groundwater remediation work. The 556 is the ideal instrument for the task because of its quality construction. “I have used...

    • Posted April 13, 2015


  • The wandering sonde safely in hand after Meiman picked it up in Mobile, Alabama. (Credit: Joe Meiman)

    Friday Followup: Travels of a wayward YSI sonde

    Anyone who spends enough time deploying environmental monitoring equipment understands that eventually, one of their instruments will likely end up missing. Well planned and secure installations can fail against curious passersby, outright vandals or even exposure to...

    • Posted January 23, 2015