Soil Sampling News

  • AMS is producing more than just soil sampling equipment

    Top of the line products are not the only thing that AMS produces. They also produce smiles on the faces of United States Troops overseas. The holidays can be lonely for U.S. troops, but it can also be immensely joyful when they know they have love and support from back home; not just from friends and family, but from complete strangers. AMS is a homegrown company in small town America. Even ...

  • NSG 2018 | September 2018

    Near Surface Geoscience Conference & Exhibition 2018 10-13 September 2018, Porto, Portugal We are pleased to announce our participation and look forward to meeting you in Porto! This edition will host the 24th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics and two parallel events; ...


    By ImpulseRadar

  • GPR 2018 | June 2018

    17th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar 18–21 June 2018, Rapperswil, Switzerland We are pleased to announce our participation in this event and look forward to networking opportunities with delegates, and to discuss/exchange ideas with associates and potential clients alike. We also ...


    By ImpulseRadar

  • What is your soil trying to tell you?

    If you are looking to take samples in compacted soil, we have the solution! We are offering you an exclusive 20% off* our compacted soil sampling kit! Just use promo code: jan18 at checkout to get your discount.  Save time and energy in soil ...

  • Temperature and (and prices) are dropping

    If you are looking to take samples this winter, we have the solution! We are offering you an exclusive 20% off*! Just use promo code: dec17 to get your discount.   The AMS Frozen ...

  • Spectroscopy: Simple solution for soil sample

    Farmers and gardeners know their soil texture can make a big difference in their success. Different plants have different needs for water, nutrients, and air. When they grow in soil that has the right texture, it is easier to deliver the right amount of water, fertilizer, or pesticide to the plants. Then they grow better. Traditional ways of analyzing soil texture are slow. Danish researchers ...


    By American Society of Agronomy

  • VIY3-070 GPR: New model of VI3 Ground Penetrating Radar

    A new model of GPR was added to our product line: VIY3-070 GPR. This model has the lowest central frequency in our GPR product range - 70 MHz. Product specification: Antenna frequency: 70 MHz Receiver-to-Transmitter offfset: 1500 mm Analogue-to-Digital Converter range: 18 bit Dynamic range: not less than 135 dB Data acquisition rate: up to 30 ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

  • AMS is producing more than just soil sampling equipment

    Top of the line products are not the only thing that AMS produces. They also produce smiles on the faces of United States Troops overseas. The holidays can be lonely for U.S. troops, but it can also be immensely joyful when they know they have love and support from back home; not just from friends and family, but from complete strangers. AMS is a homegrown company in small town America. Even ...

  • AMS Frozen Soil Powered Auger Kit - Hot Deal

    The AMS Frozen Soil Powered Auger Kit was designed to core through those dreaded frozen soil conditions. The Core Barrel Auger is equipped with carbide cutting teeth that are specifically designed to chew through tough frozen soil and pull relatively undisturbed cores inside the barrel. Take core samples down to a depth of 3ft. The extensions are connected with hex quick pins, so no more fussing ...

  • AMS Compacted Soil Sampling Kit

    Save time and energy in soil conditions where soil probes & slide hammers just won’t get the job done! The AMS Compacted Soil Sampler works great for obtaining “composite” soil samples in hard compacted and frozen soils. The 1-1/16” x 21” Flighted Auger with carbide bit may be connected to any ½” chuck drill. The entire unit assembles/disassembles in ...

  • Webinar in June: Best Practices for Collecting Soil Samples for VOC Analysis

    About the webinar When it comes to getting accurate and reliable data on volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in soil samples, collecting and preserving the samples correctly is the most important step in the process – the data are only as good as the samples you get.  This webinar will take you through the alternatives for soil sample collecting and provide recommendations for ...

  • The Quest ATR is perfect for testing soil

    The ecological health of soil can be monitored with the Quest ATR. The organic and mineral components of soil can be established by testing with ATR-IR spectroscopy. Check your plants/crops/etc have the right nutrients for good health. Make sure there is enough calcium, not too much nitrogen or carbon. Map large areas according to the deficit or abundance of minerals. The ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Ground-penetrating radar used to prepare for archaeological dig at Amherst Historical Museum

    A high-altitude Peruvian rock shelter, Mayan ruins and caves in France are among the sites around the world where a three-wheeled device resembling an oversized tricycle has revealed what lurks below the ground’s surface. While the lawn of the Amherst Historical Museum on Amity Street may not be the most unusual place that Peter Leach has brought his ground-penetrating radar, ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

  • Kutztown University uses GPR to map cemetery

    In an attempt to determine if bodies originally buried at an old cemetery behind the present historical society were re-interred, university students and their professor spent Friday afternoon examining the old cemetery. Roughly a dozen students from Kutztown University and their instructor, Professor Laura Sherrod, used a magnetometer and ground penetrating radar to search for ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

  • PM Environmental to Present on Improved Soil Sampling Method at the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) Event

    PM Environmental will be presenting at the fifth annual AIPG American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) Technical Workshop on June 16-17 in Roscommon County, Michigan. The presentation topic will be Incremental Sampling Methodology (ISM), a method of soil sampling that improves accuracy and significantly reduces costs for site assessments.  The two-day event will focus ...


    By PM Environmental

  • 7 reasons why you need to meet us at NGWA Expo 2014

    Royal Eijkelkamp's companies Eijkelkamp Agrisearch Equipment and SonicSampDrill will be present at NGWA Expo 2014 (December 9th - 12th | Las Vegas | USA). Visit booth 1221 for the following 7 reasons: Eijkelkamp Agrisearch Equipment ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • GENERAL INTRODUCTION

    GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO TERRA PHYSICS CAPABILITIES THAT INCLUDE SEISMIC (REFRACTION, REFLECTION, MASW, DOWNHOLE VELOCITY, CROSS HOLE VELOCITY), ELECTRICAL (DC RESISTIVITY WITH SWIFT STING INSTRUMENT AND TEM WITH GEONICS EM57), ELECTROMAGNETIC (GEONICS EM-31, EM-34 FOR GREATER PENETRATION), GROUND PENETRATING RADAR (GSSI SIR -3000 SYSTEM WITH ANTENNA FREQUENCIES FROM 120 TO 900 MHZ), AND ...


    By TERRA PHYSICS

  • Final Report on Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex Shows Facility is Suitable for Public Use

    A final comprehensive report of scientific surface gamma radiation screening and soil sampling of the Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex (BMAC) in Bridgeton, Mo., shows the facility is suitable for public use and requires no further environmental response, EPA Region 7 announced today. “Local residents and visitors can be assured that a thorough scientific survey and review process has ...

  • INRA inaugurates the European Soil Sample Conservatory in Orléans

    On July 8, INRA President François Houllier inaugurated a new infrastructure for soil research—the only one of its kind in Europe—at the Val de Loire Centre in Ardon (near Orléans, France). François Bonneau, President of the Regional Council of France’s Centre Region, was also in attendance. This new centre represents a major scientific and ...

  • EPA Completes Radiation Screening at Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex in Bridgeton, Mo.

    Radiation screening experts from EPA Region 7 and Region 5 have completed the radiation screening of the Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex (BMAC) in Bridgeton, Mo. The screening began on Monday, May 19. The EPA screening of the 70-acre park collected data from 60,000 points along 45 miles of transecting lines. Three field survey teams worked in concert transecting the entire complex. Using ...

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