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  • Environmental Technology | TechLink
    6240742 A modular air conditioning system is disclosed and consists of a power supply module blower module s air conditioning module s and an air distribution module The power module may be comprised of batteries whereas the blower module provides ventilation through the air conditioning system that extracts heat from the flow of fluid and directs the extracted heat to a heat exchanger Read more about Modular portable air conditioning system Cone tipped cylindrical probe for use in groundwater testing Patent Identifier 6236941 A piezocone for measuring the soil s resistance to penetration and pore water pressure while being advanced into the ground by a twenty ton hydraulic cone penetrometer rig The low pressure piezocone includes a friction sleeve and a conical tip attached to the lower end of friction sleeve The conical tip develops the cone resistance Read more about Cone tipped cylindrical probe for use in groundwater testing Environmental Technology material ticket reader and airborne hazard detection system Patent Identifier 6228657 An airborne hazardous material reader device capable of receiving a collection element The reader device has a body forming a slot area for receiving the collection element Read more about Environmental Technology material ticket reader and airborne hazard detection system Vaporizer and aerosol generator Patent Identifier 6227118 This invention is directed to a device for generating a V agent vapor and aerosol The device comprises a container having a first and second chamber separated by a destructable diaphragm The chemical components necessary to form the V agent are divided between the two compartments Read more about Vaporizer and aerosol generator Electromagnetic sea mine detonation system Patent Identifier 6213021 A vehicle is towed underwater by an air traveling helicopter through a towing cable to induce powered rotation of impellers on the vehicle during its underwater travel at a preselected seawater depth Read more about Electromagnetic sea mine detonation system Rapid breakdown excision tool RaBET Patent Identifier 6212986 Provided is an automated case cutting device that may be remotely controlled to rotate and cut an outer case of an object It can be applied to the disassembly and disposal testing or inspection of munitions In one application the device cradles a generally cylindrical munition of a length much greater than its diameter on two rollers attached to a bed or plate comprising a support frame Read more about Rapid breakdown excision tool RaBET Cone tipped cylindrical probe for use in groundwater testing Patent Identifier 6208940 A piezocone for measuring the soil s resistance to penetration and pore water pressure while being advanced into the ground by a rig The piezocone includes a friction sleeve and a conical tip attached to the lower end of the sleeve The conical tip develops the cone resistance Read more about Cone tipped cylindrical probe for use in groundwater testing Integrated liquid discharge system Patent Identifier 6207065 Liquid waste generated aboard a maritime vessel is separated into oily and non oily components for separate treatment to obtain flow streams having different waste contents Those

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    polymer matrix Pseudomonas chlororaphis microorganism polyurethane degrading enzyme obtained therefrom and method of use Patent Identifier 6180381 Wild type bacteria with polyurethanase activity and the ability to excrete polyurethanase into a culture medium have been genetically altered to significantly increase their polyurethanase activity Biologically pure cultures of these genetically altered are cultured in a medium containing an inducer for the production of polyurethanase Read more about Pseudomonas chlororaphis microorganism polyurethane degrading enzyme obtained therefrom and method of use Mobile refuse center structure for containment and handling of hazardous materials Patent Identifier 6179522 A mobile reuse center structure for containment and handling of hazardous materials comprising a base assembly having a containment pan right side and left side walls front and rear walls and a roof assembly The right side wall and the front wall each have a door which allow access to the interior of the structure by its user Read more about Mobile refuse center structure for containment and handling of hazardous materials Anti blast seat assembly with knee protection mechanism Patent Identifier 6179380 A vehicle designed to survive mines exploding underneath it has an impact absorbing seat assembly for holding a human occupant of the vehicle The assembly includes a seat having lower and upper seat members and includes a mechanism connected to the floor and the seat for absorbing the impact of the vehicle floor s buckling upward due to a mine blast Read more about Anti blast seat assembly with knee protection mechanism Rapid identification of bacteria by mass spectrometry Patent Identifier 6177266 A method for the identification of bacteria using genus species and strain specific biomarkers The biomarkers are generated by matrix assisted laser desorption ionization time of flight mass spectrometry MALDI TOF MS analysis of either cellular protein extracts or whole cells Biomarkers for a number of pathogenic bacteria are disclosed Read more about Rapid identification of bacteria by mass spectrometry Advanced chemical biological mask Patent Identifier 6176239 An advanced chemical biological mask for protecting a wearer from chemical and biological environmental contaminants The mask provides improvements for the wearer in the areas of weight bulk fit comfort optical compatibility breathing resistance communication and protection Read more about Advanced chemical biological mask Analytical methodology for qualitative and quantitative determination of chemical agent vapor Patent Identifier 6174732 A method for producing and sampling chemical agent vapor comprising the steps of placing neat chemical agent in a reservoir purging the chemical agent in the reservoir with a dry air and analyzing the air stream exiting the reservoir A MINICAMS having a removable PCT may be used to analyze the air stream exiting the reservoir Read more about Analytical methodology for qualitative and quantitative determination of chemical agent vapor Amphibious robot mine locator Patent Identifier 6174209 The amphibious robot mine locator may be used in water based and land based environments to locate mines and other hazards In a water based environment a diver controls movement of the amphibious robot mine locator In a land based environment

    Original URL path: http://techlinkcenter.org/patents/categories/environmental-technology?page=59 (2016-02-10)
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    of chelators Chelators exhibiting triple fluorescence Patent Identifier 6143569 A polyfunctional amine such as cyclam substituted with 4 N N dimethylao benzonitrile exhibits triple fluorescence and complexes with metal ions The complexation of metal ions with the fluorophore changes the triple fluorescence characteristics of the fluorophore Read more about Chelators exhibiting triple fluorescence Surface contaminant probe Patent Identifier 6138083 A light scattering Mueller matrix for an irregular particle placed on a plane interface is derived using the process of the present invention Read more about Surface contaminant probe Portable system for vapor aerosol or airborne hazard suppression of hazardous environmental spills Patent Identifier 6132356 The invention provides a portable apparatus and a method for quickly containing suppressing and mitigating localized hazardous material spills The hazardous material containment apparatus has a vapor aerosol and particulate containment vessel having a cover and side walls attached around a perimeter of the cover to define an open central cavity Read more about Portable system for vapor aerosol or airborne hazard suppression of hazardous environmental spills Passive thermal capacitor for cold water diving garments Patent Identifier 6120530 A thermal liner in a diving suit has a layer of incompressible phase change materials for storing latent heat energy and for later releasing the stored energy while changing phase This thermal liner provides thermal protection for divers wetsuits drysuits and hot water suits using stored energy from phase change materials for extreme cold water diving Read more about Passive thermal capacitor for cold water diving garments Method and apparatus for installing a micro well with a penetrometer Patent Identifier 6116353 A well assembly device comprises an outer tubular sleeve with a first end and second end An inner tubular member has a first end and a second end and the inner tubular member is disposed within the outer tubular sleeve The inner tubular member includes a screened portion at its second end Read more about Method and apparatus for installing a micro well with a penetrometer Uranium containing metal binding complex process of making and method of use for the determination of natural and depleted uranium in biological samples Patent Identifier 6107098 A uranium containing metal binding complex and process for the determinat of natural and depleted uranium in biological samples such as water urine blood serum saliva amniotic fluid cerebrospinal fluid sweat stool extract synovial fluid tears semen extract sputum and peritoneal fluid Read more about Uranium containing metal binding complex process of making and method of use for the determination of natural and depleted uranium in biological samples Bridge scour detection and monitoring apparatus using time domain reflectometry TDR Patent Identifier 6100700 An apparatus for detecting and monitoring scouring of a bed of sediment bath a body of water uses time domain reflectometry TDR to measure the level of sediment adjacent to underwater sensors Read more about Bridge scour detection and monitoring apparatus using time domain reflectometry TDR System for monitoring and controlling the level of a liquid in a closed container Patent Identifier 6095178

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    warfare vesicant agent HT Patent Identifier 6017750 A process for the detoxification or demilitarization of the chemical warf agent HT a mixture of 2 2 dichlorodiethyl sulfide and bis 2 2 chloroethylthio ethyl ether is disclosed Read more about Hydrolysis and biodegradation of the chemical warfare vesicant agent HT Method to collect and recover microorganisms from environmental samples Patent Identifier 6010869 Presented herein is an improved method to collect and recover microorganisms from environmental samples Read more about Method to collect and recover microorganisms from environmental samples Debris separator for dredge or slurry pump Patent Identifier 6003251 A debris separator for a dredge pump includes a body portion having a top wall a bottom wall first and second side walls and an aft end wall the aft end wall defining a separator outlet for connection to the pump a funnel portion having an entry end defining a separator inlet and a larger discharge end fixed to a forward inlet end of the body portion Read more about Debris separator for dredge or slurry pump Method of suppressing thermite reactions in plasma arc waste destruction system Patent Identifier 5994610 A method of preventing thermite reactions during the high temperature incineration slag temperature greater than 1200 deg C of waste material streams containing aluminum and iron steel by mixing a low melting SiO 2 containing material such as water glass or a mixture of sand with NaHCO 3 or Na 2 CO 3 with the waste material Read more about Method of suppressing thermite reactions in plasma arc waste destruction system Lethal mosquito breeding container Patent Identifier 5983557 There is a need for an environmentally sound simple cost effective apparatus and method for controlling populations of the Aedes species of mosquito primarily Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus Read more about Lethal mosquito breeding container Atmospheric ozone concentration detector Patent Identifier 5972714 An ozone detector in the form of two basic embodiments which can measure ozone concentration in ambient air at 0 001 1 ppm The first embodiment includes a stretched elastic material and a standard which can give ozone concentration in response to degree of microcracking or frosting of the elastic material Read more about Atmospheric ozone concentration detector Conversion of trinitrotoluene into high value compounds Patent Identifier 5969155 The present invention is directed to the synthesis of useful products from the explosive trinitrotoluene This substance has a limited shelf life as a reliable explosive and large quantities of it have and will become surplus Ecologically safe and preferably commercially useful ways of disposing of it are therefore much to be desired Read more about Conversion of trinitrotoluene into high value compounds Waste aerosol container processor Patent Identifier 5967012 The invention features implementation of a flat triangular blade which has wo cutting edges and a sharp point Read more about Waste aerosol container processor Organic waste disposal system Patent Identifier 5960026 Organic waste material is pneumatically transported within air and mixed rewith by swirling flow through an annular injector passage of varying

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    the pumping sequence when the quantity of foam in the system reaches a preselected level Read more about Apparatus for controlling foam Low concentration aerosol generator Patent Identifier 5918254 A low concentration aerosol generator capable of generating aerosol particles of a known particle size and count is disclosed The device includes a substantially hollow drying chamber having a first end a second end and a gas circulation means for circulating a gas in a flow through the drying chamber via an inlet means and an outlet means Read more about Low concentration aerosol generator Modified plasma torch design for introducing sample air into inductively coupled plasma Patent Identifier 5908566 A plasma torch for reliable analysis of airborne particulate matter permits real time monitoring of airborne metal pollutants in flue gases from furnaces and incinerators The torch injects sample air into argon plasma and has an outer tube to confine plasma gas for generating a plasma fireball Read more about Modified plasma torch design for introducing sample air into inductively coupled plasma Impulsive snap through acoustic pulse generator Patent Identifier 5894451 Acoustic pulse generators have been used in underwater environments to map underwater geological structures and to locate man made structures such as submarines and underwater mines Read more about Impulsive snap through acoustic pulse generator Interlocking blocks for stream erosion control Patent Identifier 5890836 Interlocking blocks for the stabilization of stream and river banks and ct lines road bed embankments and boat ramps are made of concrete and have a high proportion of open area Interlocking connections between adjacent blocks are made by radial projecting members and recesses on the periphery of each block the projecting members of one block fitting into the recesses on adjacent blocks Read more about Interlocking blocks for stream erosion control Conversion of 2 4 6 trinitrotoluene to a mixture of biodegradable compounds by dissolution in alkaline solution Patent Identifier 5886144 An efficient and low cost method for conversion of TNT by alkaline degradation to a mixture of products and the subsequent mineralization of such products by microbes Read more about Conversion of 2 4 6 trinitrotoluene to a mixture of biodegradable compounds by dissolution in alkaline solution Method and system for removing mercury from dental waste water Patent Identifier 5885076 A dental waste collection method and system in which a slurry of water and olid waste particles including amalgam containing mercury and soluble and suspended mercury and other heavy metals is fed into a settling tank in which particles of insoluble solid waste material settle by gravity for later extraction disposal or reclamation Read more about Method and system for removing mercury from dental waste water Electrolysis cell Patent Identifier 5879522 An electrolysis cell for the efficient production of hydrogen and oxygen is described which comprises a substantially closed housing defining therewithin anode and cathode chambers and having first and second inlets and outlets for flowing electrolyte through the anode and cathode chambers an ion exchange membrane within the housing separating the anode chamber

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    sealed containers Patent Identifier 5792661 Make use of oderous compounds Read more about Method of detecting leaks in sealed containers Spinning filter separation system for oil spill clean up operation Patent Identifier 5792351 Oil spill polluted water is conducted under pressure in sequence through separator devices to collect and burn a polluted water mixture having its oil concentration increased by extraction of water therefrom during axial flow through the separator devices Read more about Spinning filter separation system for oil spill clean up operation Hybrid method of Characterizing spatial aspects of the transect of a river having predetermined water surface levels Patent Identifier 5790434 Profiles of a river area analyzed by determining a ruler length characterizing the size of topological features of the river The perimeter of a transect of the river is then determined by integrating the Pythagorean theorem using selected points on the transect Read more about Hybrid method of Characterizing spatial aspects of the transect of a river having predetermined water surface levels Mobile safety structure with separate compartments for containment and handling of hazardous materials Patent Identifier 5785591 A mobile safety structure with separate compartments for containment and dling of hazardous materials which includes a roof assembly a base assembly having a containment pan right side and left side walls and front and rear walls with the front and right side walls having at least one door allowing for access to the interior of the structure Read more about Mobile safety structure with separate compartments for containment and handling of hazardous materials Fuel oxidizer emulsion injection system Patent Identifier 5771847 A system for improving efficiency and reducing harmful emissions in an internal combustion engine and for allowing the engine to run in oxygen poor and oxygen depleted environments An oxidant such as hydrogen peroxide is emulsified

    Original URL path: http://techlinkcenter.org/patents/categories/environmental-technology?page=63 (2016-02-10)
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    a secondary reflector and a power conversion module for converting the sunlight into microwave energy and transmit the energy to remote locations Read more about Thermally Efficient Power Conversion Modules for Space Solar Power Apparatus Methods And Systems Of Unidirectional Propagation Of Gaseous Detonations Patent Identifier 20120070790 The detonation propagation in a channel geometry which suppresses detonation propagation in one direction allows it in another direction and does not create flow restrictions in the channel The geometry consists of a series of divergent sections separated by wedges that form a sawtooth shape Read more about Apparatus Methods And Systems Of Unidirectional Propagation Of Gaseous Detonations Multi Functional Compact Fuel Converter And A Process For Converting Liquid Fuel Patent Identifier 20120052002 A compact multi functional fuel converter and a process for converting liquid fuel to a product which includes providing a supply of oxygen gas providing a supply of liquid fuel electrically atomizing the fuel evaporating the fuel and catalytically reacting the liquid fuel and oxygen in the reactor Read more about Multi Functional Compact Fuel Converter And A Process For Converting Liquid Fuel Fire Extinguisher System For Wheel Well Patent Identifier 20120012348 A fire extinguisher comprises an elongated tube The elongated tube has a pressure tight thermoplastic exterior tubular wall and an axially parallel flame resistant inner wall Read more about Fire Extinguisher System For Wheel Well Composite For Controlled Release Of Small Molecules In Aquatic Environments Patent Identifier 20110305894 A composite material formulated for slow release of a small molecule in seawater includes a porous inorganic oxide framework and micelles embedded within the pores of the framework Read more about Composite For Controlled Release Of Small Molecules In Aquatic Environments Extraction of Carbon Dioxide and Hydrogen From Seawater and Hydrocarbon Production Therefrom Patent Identifier 20110281959 Apparatus for seawater acidification including an ion exchange cathode and anode electrode compartments and cation permeable membranes that separate the electrode compartments from the ion exchange compartment Means is provided for feeding seawater through the ion exchange compartment and for feeding a dissociable liquid media through the anode and cathode electrode compartments Read more about Extraction of Carbon Dioxide and Hydrogen From Seawater and Hydrocarbon Production Therefrom Synthesis Of Hydrocarbons Via Catalytic Reduction Of Co2 Patent Identifier 20110268617 A method of introducing hydrogen and a feed gas containing at least 50 vol carbon dioxide into a reactor containing a Fischer Tropsch catalyst and heating the hydrogen and carbon dioxide to a temperature of at least about 190 C to produce hydrocarbons in the reactor Read more about Synthesis Of Hydrocarbons Via Catalytic Reduction Of Co2 Bacteria Based Gas Generator Patent Identifier 20110229951 Disclosed is an apparatus having a pressure chamber and a gas producing microorganism within the chamber The pressure chamber is capable of maintaining a gas pressure of at least 0 5 psi above atmospheric pressure Read more about Bacteria Based Gas Generator Technique For De Orbiting Small Debris From The Near Earth Space Environment Patent Identifier 20110210208 System and method for inducing

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  • Systems And Methods For Processing Low Contrast Images | TechLink
    least one feature of cells from a low contrast digital image The method includes generating a contrast enhanced image by applying a high pass filter to the low contrast digital image The contrast enhanced image is smoothed with a first low pass filter A background image generated from the low contrast digital image is subtracted from the smoothed contrast enhanced image to form an analysis image The at least one

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