Air quality & Industrial risk

Mining activities emit huge amounts of mineral dust that affect neighboring areas, resulting in loss of materials and, more importantly, the contravention of standards for particulate matter (PM). Sprays used to control dust emissions consume large volumes of fresh water. Leosphere is working with major players in the industry towards a dust management tool.

The assessment of fugitive emissions from mining and other industries is a challenge for regulators as well as business in the context of the “polluter pays” principle. While no experimental method has yet been approved, Leosphere Aerosol and Doppler Lidar systems combine wind and aerosol measurements in real time to offer a methodological breakthrough. Mapping the distribution of aerosols in complex urban environments is a pioneer tool used by air quality operating agencies, for instance to tackle exposure challenges, to identify source hotspots, or to manage the positioning of air quality stations. A dedicated team of engineers and senior scientists tackles atmospheric challenges worldwide using Leosphere products. It provides tailor-made services to customers seeking specific Lidar surveys in the fields of aerosol and wind measurement.