methane monitoring system

methane monitoring system

[′meth‚ān ′män·ə·triŋ ‚sis·təm]
(mining engineering)
A system that samples methane content in mine air continuously and feeds this information into an electrical device that cuts off power in each mining machine when the methane content rises above a predetermined level.
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Because the site was previously a land infill area for refuse, we have a special methane monitoring system in place.
These tests mark the latest chapter in the development of what we believe will eventually be a universal methane monitoring system for detecting fugitive natural-gas emissions and contributing to studies of climate change, said Lance Christensen, OPLS principal investigator at JPL.
Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Methane Monitoring System For Mine Cruiser At Alp
During inspections of the Cayey and Arroyo landfills, the EPA discovered that both lacked adequate security, adequate stormwater controls, and effective ground water and methane monitoring systems, and had steep and potentially unstable slopes.