The functioning and beneficial aspects Galvanic Volume Corrector

Today, technology has had an impact on every sector of the economy including the gas distribution sector. When you buy natural gas, the chances are that you may not receive the actual volume that you bought if the mode of transportation is not the perfect one. Both the seller and the buyer of natural gas ought to make sure that the mechanism used to transport gas is convenient and efficient. As such, whether you are receiving or sending natural gas, you need to be sure that the actual value of the gas transported is assessed in the right way.

Determining the actual value of the transported gas delivered calls for a precise measurement of Btu content that is corrected for pressure and temperature. You will need a galvanic volume corrector, not just a rotary or turbine meter. This article will take you through the functioning and beneficial aspects of galvanic volume corrector.

A galvanic volume corrector is one of the most pocket-friendly electronic volume correctors that you can get on the market today. It is one of the must have instruments when it comes to determining the volume of the gas delivered. The good thing about this device is that it uses a versatile and user-friendly software. Its advanced features are the reasons why the device has a high performance. The fact is, this volume corrector is the most economical option for custody transfer applications available in the market today.

Rotary meters or turbines have been in use for a long time in transporting natural gas, but they only measure the volume of gas that flows through them. In this case, the physical volume of the meter determines the uncorrected volume of natural gas. Gas volume varies as a result of temperature changes and live pressure that occurs in the pipeline. Galvanic volume corrector functions differently since its electronic device thus fully compensates the variations in gas volumes to accurately determine the true volume of natural gas flowing through the meter.

The galvanic corrector is a three-in-one instrument that is used to calculate the corrected volume, according to AGA8 and AGA7. The device is perfect for both instrument-mount and remote-mount applications. The device is usually mounted directly to a rotary or turbine gas meter via a mechanical instrument drive, and the volume corrector generates an electrical signal representing the volume of gas that has been measured by the meter. Then, it calculates the volume corrected. The ideal aspect about this device is that it logs and stores all the resulting data in memory for data distribution and record keeping.

The automated options of the device include configurable alarms that are cable of initiating email notifications or automatic dial-out alarm & automated meter reporting/reading. The security benefits of the device are that it comes with a fully configurable Modbus and has three levels of password protection. For continuous measurement, the device used redundant backup measurement.


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Careers in Public Geoscience

Canada’s geological surveys offer earth scientists the opportunity to serve the people of Canada through employment in jobs that are varied, offer tremendous opportunities for field work and research, in a unique work environment. Geological surveys require a wide range of abilities and specializations within the Earth sciences. The fundamental task is geological mapping- whether that is of bedrock, surficial deposits or geochemistry, and geoscientists with mapping backgrounds are well qualified for survey work. Expertise in geological resources- mineral deposits, oil and gas, groundwater – is also needed, and there also are opportunities for scientists with backgrounds in GIS, environmental geology, and outreach. There are opportunities for geoscientists at various levels and experience – generally for scientists running their own projects an advanced degree is preferred, although experience in industry is valued also. There are also many opportunities for B.Sc graduates.

Public geoscience offers unique advantages. It is generally research oriented, allowing long-term projects and in-depth study of geological problems. Professional development through presentation at conferences and publication of journal articles is encouraged. Projects are often field based but offer a mix between field and office based work. Governments offer stable employment with flexible working conditions and excellent benefits. There are great opportunities for career advancement, with many surveys anticipating a major turnover of staff through retirements in the next decade. Most importantly, there is an opportunity to use geoscience to directly serve the public, develop policy and to solve societal problems.

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Success stories

We have been compiling success stories. Canadian Governments at the National, Provincial and Territorial levels invest in their government-funded geological surveys. The public investment in the acquisition, explanation, distribution, and stewardship of geoscience data, information and knowledge reflects the perspective that geoscience assets provided by federal, provincial and territorial governments is a public good. The geoscience knowledge is widely acknowledged to be one of Canada’s competitive advantages in attracting mineral exploration and to have contributed to Canada’s position as a leading mineral producer. In addition to investment attraction, that same geoscience knowledge is essential to inform government and non-government decisions and policy formulation related to the environment, public health and safety, development, groundwater and source-water protection, and climate change. Summarized in this new section are some examples that illustrate the value of the government investment in geological survey activity. 

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