An Environmental sensor is a sensor designed to help monitor air quality levels as well as environmental conditions in the areas they are being used. Here at RS, we stock a range of different environmental sensors that aim to assess any potential harmful gasses that may have an effect on humans as wells the natural environment.
This type of sensor can effectively detect air pollutants that may be harmful to the environment as well as humans and animals. Monitoring these air pollutants means that Environmental sensors can be used to detect a number of different gasses, to name a few:
As well as many more...
One type of Environmental Sensor is an air quality sensor, this type of sensor is often a small and portable device and provides data in near-real time at low cost and using low amounts of power. Sensor based measurement devices are becoming more popular as people are more aware of harmful gases and pollutants and the health impacts this has on individuals and the environment.