The eosFD is a hydrocarbon degradation monitor that uses the Forced Diffusion (FD) method to measure carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and quantify the rate of contaminant loss. It is designed to facilitate better decision-making by providing customers with the highest quality, continuous monitoring data.
Having confidence in what’s happening at your site means you can minimize risk and make informed decisions about managing land assets. Daily, seasonal and site specific conditions are known to cause large variations in gas fluxes and concentrations over time, which can only be captured using continuous monitoring. Continuous monitoring with the eosFD is the most robust way to monitor and quantify degradation rates because it captures this variability. In addition, it also reduces the time and cost involved in data analysis, which ultimately reduces the time it takes to make important remedial decisions.
Skip the drill
The eosFD is a non-invasive surface method, which means you can robustly quantify depletion rates without the need for additional monitoring wells. This gas detection approach provides continuous, in-situ monitoring of CO2 released by biodegradation processes. Non-invasive surface methods are beneficial because they minimize disturbance to the contaminated system. Consequently, this allows the instrument to report on the contaminated system without introducing bias. Most importantly, by reducing capital costs associated with installing monitoring wells, non-intrusive gas monitoring equipment like the eosFD provides significant cost savings.
Set and forget
Installing an eosFD is fast and easy, so you can stop spending hours tediously collecting samples in the field. The autonomous site monitoring capabilities of the eosFD reduces labour and associated field costs. It also eliminates wait times for third party lab analysis. In addition, the eosFD is a low-power device that is compatible with grid or solar power, providing the flexibility and adaptability for working with either urban and remote sites.
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Potential applications include:
- Site Assessments – Continuous monitoring of CO2 flux ensures optimization of monitoring well locations
- Natural Source Zone Depletion (NSZD) – Continuous monitoring of CO2 flux helps to quantify the rate of NSZD.
- Active Remediation – Continuous monitoring of CO2 flux provides high resolution evidence of the effectiveness of in-situ treatments like solarization or electrokinetic oxydation
- Arctic Remediation – Continuous monitoring of CO2 flux can ensure greater progress during the treatment season.
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