INDONESIA: 16 July 2020
IAEA Awards Tender For BATAN Project Under UNDP
APAQ Group is very proud to be awarded a tender from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for Badan Tenaga Nuklir Nasional (BATAN) Project under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Indonesia to supply Met One's Speciation Air Sampler System (SuperSASS). BATAN is the National Nuclear Energy Agency for Indonesia.
A detailed analysis of the chemical composition of particulate matter is important to investigate the origins of pollution and its relationship with health effects. SuperSASS collects outdoor ambient airborne particles with diameters smaller than 2.5μm (i.e. PM2.5) and perform chemical and gravimetric analysis to determine the concentration of chemicals present. The typical chemical composition include sulphates, nitrates, organic carbon, soot-like carbon and metals. Under a contract with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US-EPA), the system was specifically designed by Met One Instruments to comply and exceed the speciation specifications. The data from SuperSASS could also be used to perform source attribution analyses, evaluate emission inventories and air quality models, and support health related research studies and regional haze assessments. Read more here.
Met One SuperSASS
About APAQ Group:
Asia Pacific Air Quality (APAQ) Group is a company founded in Singapore. Together with its representative office in Indonesia - APAQ Group handles clients all over Asia. We offer state of the science solutions integrating internationally certified products from the region and from the US and Europe.
APAQ Group are the first in South East Asia to undertake end-to-end services within Air Quality. Including planning and consultancy, modeling and impact assessment, monitoring systems, and training.
Our 'Air Quality Academy' trains air quality professionals in Singapore and throughout Asia.
A diverse, passionate and highly skilled team is our hallmark. Air Quality Matters and together we can work on improving it.
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