Over the past few decades, the environment as a topic has graduated from a fringe concern to a topic of international importance. Regulation exists at every level from the local to the global. Scientific endeavors are intimately involved in this process. Science has helped to establish the baseline measurements of our environment, investigate the effects of human intervention, devise methods of monitoring the environment, and the new tools used to ameliorate the situation. The earth s atmosphere, soil, and water each present unique challenges for regulation, monitoring, and technology. This report provides vital information on the market for analytical techniques for environmental applications. In total, market demand for environmental testing reached $5.2 billion in 2014.
This 300+ page report probes the market in several different ways. Large-scale research on trends in the environmental market are explored, with a focus on the major regulatory bodies of the US, Europe, and China. An end-user survey of 128 environmental scientists provides direct data from those involved in the industry, gauging their current applications and expected changes in laboratory budgets.
As usual, a major component of an SDi report is reliable market data on the size, growth, and character of specific analytical technologies, focusing specifically on environmental applications for these techniques. The techniques covered in this report include chromatography, mass spectrometry, atomic spectroscopy, molecular spectroscopy, general analytical technologies, process water instrumentation, and gas analysis. This mixture of technologies includes many that are covered in SDI’s Global Assessment Report, as well as a number of specialized technologies unique to the environmental report.
The report also presents information on the competitive situation, with evaluations of vendor share, vendor participation, and competitive positioning and strength in the environmental market.