geologic data analysis News

  • 1.1 billion budget for the U.S. Geological Survey

    The US President’s proposed USD 1.1 billion budget for the U.S. Geological Survey in 2012 emphasizes cost-containment and program savings while investing in research and development programs to restore and protect the nation’s lands and waters for future generations. To address the President’s priority on fiscal responsibility, the USGS 2012 budget makes vital investments in ...

  • China geological prospecting and seismic device Market

    China geological prospecting and seismic device manufacturing industry, 2013 is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the geological prospecting and seismic device manufacturing industry, to get Chinese investments; to import into China or export from China, to build factories and take advantage of lower costs in China, to partner with one of the key Chinese corporations, to get market ...


  • EPA Region 7 Receives Report of Groundwater Analysis by U.S. Geological Survey for West Lake Landfill Superfund Site

    EPA Region 7 has received an independent report issued today by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) about groundwater conditions at the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo., and will carefully review the report’s findings as the Agency moves toward selection of a final remedy for the site. The USGS study, which was requested by EPA in April 2013, summarizes an analysis and ...

  • China geologic(al) exploration special equipment manufacturing industry

    China geologic(al) exploration special equipment manufacturing industry, 2013 is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the geologic(al) exploration special equipment manufacturing industry, to get Chinese investments; to import into China or export from China, to build factories and take advantage of lower costs in China, to partner with one of the key Chinese corporations, to get market ...


  • DOE selects projects to monitor and evaluate geologic CO2 storage

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of 19 projects to enhance the capability to simulate, track, and evaluate the potential risks of carbon dioxide (CO2) storage in geologic formations. The projects' total value is approximately $35.8 million over four years, with $27.6 million of DOE funding and $8.2 million of non-Federal cost sharing. The work will be managed by ...

  • Projects Selected for Safe and Permanent Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of 13 projects to develop technologies and methodologies for geologic storage of carbon dioxide (CO2). Carbon capture and storage (CCS) research is focused on developing technologies to capture industrially generated CO2, and safely and permanently store it in underground geologic formations, in order to reduce the amount of CO2 being ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • IHS Inc. Provides $1.25 Million Gift of Industry Leading IHS Petra Geological and Engineering Analysis Software to Texas Tech University

    Engineering students at Texas Tech University will now have access to IHS Petra®, a powerful software tool for geological, engineering and petrophysical analysis, thanks to a $1.25 million donation from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading source of critical information and insight. “We are pleased to be able to make this significant gift of IHS Petra to Texas Tech, which is a global ...


    By IHS

  • Alto Group Holdings Announces Geological Team Departs for Mexico to Evaluate Gold Exploration Project

    Alto Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ALTO) ("Alto Group" or the "Company"), an innovative mining and commodities trade company headquartered in New York, announces Geological team departs for Mexico to evaluate gold exploration projects and the work program that's currently being conducted. The company recently made arrangements for Geologists Mr. Lee Rice and Mr. Douglas McFarland to travel to ...


    By Marketwire

  • EERC, the National Energy Technology Laboratory, and Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc., to improve the prediction of CO2 storage capacity in geologic formations

    The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC), a worldwide leader in the development of solutions to energy and environmental challenges, announced it is working with the Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) and Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc., to improve assessment methods for estimating the storage capacity of carbon dioxide (CO2) in tight ...

  • New Enviro Data Features

    Geotech continues to roll out new features in our flagship Enviro Data product, now in its tenth year of use by many government and private sector clients. Version 1.7 includes a new system to store geologic unit information independent of sample data. Users can now define geologic information at locations such as boreholes and outcrops, including the geologic unit, lithology, etc. Support for ...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Data Management

    A proposed new ASTM International data management and reporting standard for shale oil and gas operations, including hydraulic fracturing, is under development. ASTM WK42803, Practice for Data Management and Reporting Associated with Shale Oil and Gas Hydraulic Fracturing Operations, is under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee D18.26 on Hydraulic ...


    By ASTM International

  • Sensor Erupts with Volcanic Data

    The secrets of climate change and the formation of giant lava flows on Mars may soon be revealed to a British professor and his research team, as they investigate the lava flows from Mount Etna. Harry Pinkerton, Professor of Physical Volcanology and Head of the Environmental Science Department at the University of Lancaster is analysing the rheological properties of molten lava. This ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Thermal analysis review

    In November 2013, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s Radioactive Waste Management Directorate (RWMD) informed my Department of a modelling error in their assessments of the on-site cooling time required for spent fuel from new nuclear reactors before it could be placed in an off-site Geological Disposal Facility (GDF). RWMD subsequently corrected the error and published revisions of ...

  • Elemental analysis – anywhere, anytime, anyplace

    A transportable version of the Teledyne Leeman Labs Prodigy ICP Spectrometer has been developed to enable high quality laboratory analysis in the field. Explaining the potential for this equipment, Quantitech's Dr Gareth Pearson says: 'Land remediation activities often depend on the availability of fast, accurate test data because, in addition to regulatory requirements, analytical results can ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Water Industry gets smart on Big Data

    The water and wastewater industry is in transition to a digital revolution that has the potential to transform the industry from the use of data-driven technologies, with utility sector spending dwarfing the industrial market. This is according to a new report by Global Water Intelligence (GWI) that provides a detailed guide to the opportunities in this smart market. ...

  • R5 Software Release by Aquatic Informatics Improves Water Data Management with Enhanced Real-Time Data Access & Advanced Analytics

    Aquatic Informatics Inc., a global leader in providing innovative software solutions for hydrologic data management and analysis, today announced the release of AQUARIUS 3.0 R5. The latest release of this water data management platform delivers new and improved features to enhance real-time data access, centralization, analytics, and reporting. By improving ...


    By Aquatic Informatics Inc

  • Powerful XploRA One offers full spectral analysis at an affordable price

    HORIBA Scientific, global leader in Raman and optical spectroscopy systems, announces the launch of its new XploRA ONE Raman microscope. XploRA ONE offers simplicity, exceptional sensitivity and reliability for budget-conscious QA/QC and analytical labs in the industrial and routine analytical sectors. XploRA ONE offers ‘One-Shot’ full spectral analysis and programmable measurement ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • RemTech Symposium in Banff Canada to feature ESdat Environmental Data Management Software

    During October ESdat environmental data management software is to be presented at the RemTech 2011 Symposium in Banff, Canada. The Remediation Technologies Symposium 2011 (RemTechTM 2011) is the premier remediation technology transfer event for environmental professionals, encompassing the latest innovations in soil and groundwater remediation. During their trip to Canada ESdat will also be ...

  • Global Environmental Consultancies and Site Holders choose ESdat for environmental data management

    ESdat environmental data management software is the system of choice for the fast organizing, analysing and reporting of environmental data by Global Environmental Consultancies and Site Holders, for example: ERM, Golder Associates, AECOM, Parsons Brinkerhoff, Tetra-Tech, Tata Steel, Origin Energy, and Centennial Coal. A recent survey shows that 100% of environmental and geological ...

  • Paper cautions against oversimplified interpretation of GRACE groundwater data

    NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) has provided useful information about global groundwater depletion, but insufficient attention has been placed on its limitations, concludes a paper published in Groundwater®, a journal of the National Ground Water Association. Authored by Dr. William M. Alley, NGWA’s director of science and technology, and Dr. Leonard F. ...

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