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  • Using airborne geophysics for pre-construction engineering

    Aeroquest Limited recently completed an airborne survey in Namibia for pre-construction engineering of the electrode station at Gerus for the Caprivi Link Interconnector Converter Stations Project. The project is for the construction of a 350 kV DC overhead power transmission between the Zambezi converter station at the Caprivi strip and the Gerus converter station in central Namibia. Ideally the ...


    By Geotech Ltd.

  • CSIRO and China Geological Survey sign agreement

    The signing follows a number of successful projects between CSIRO and CGS in the field of hyperspectral imaging. This new collaborative relationship will assist Australian geological technologies entering or planning to enter the Chinese market. It will also help further secure China as Australia’s leading resource partner. CGS is a non-profit government owned organisation research institution ...

  • Borehole geophysical logs are now available through USGS online map

    Digital borehole geophysical logs and related data files are now accessible through GeoLog Locator, a new web-based map view and retrieval tool developed by the U.S. Geological Survey. The tool releases more than 7000 digital borehole geophysical logs at more than 1700 locations to the public — many for the first time. Hydrogeologists, ...

  • Technology array enables linked surveys above and below the surface

    The following article was originally published in the March 2018 edition of the ASCE Civil Engineering Magazine (pp.38-39). CONSULTANTS at GEL Geophysics LLC, a geophysical and subsurface utility engineering consulting firm based in Charleston, South Carolina, in collaboration with the Ontario, California, office of David Evans and Associates ...


    By ImpulseRadar

  • ASTM D6429 - 99(2011)e1 standard guide for selecting surface geophysical methods

    This guide applies to commonly used surface geophysical methods for those applications listed in Table 1. The rating system used in Table 1 is based upon the ability of each method to produce results under average field conditions when compared to other methods applied to the same application. An “A” rating implies a preferred method and a “B” rating implies an alternate ...


    By ASTM International

  • EMGS awarded survey worth USD 5 million offshore West Africa

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has today received a Letter of Award from an oil and gas company to provide 3D EM data acquisition services offshore West Africa.  The survey will be performed using the purpose-built 3D ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Landmark US Geological Survey study demonstrates how methylmercury, known to contaminate seafood, originates in the ocean

    A new landmark study published today documents for the first time the process in which increased mercury emissions from human sources across the globe, and in particular from Asia, make their way into the North Pacific Ocean and as a result contaminate tuna and other seafood. Because much of the mercury that enters the North Pacific comes from the atmosphere, scientists have predicted an ...

  • Study to Uncover Yellowstone’s Subsurface Mysteries

    A new study providing an unprecedented regional view of the earth’s crust beneath Yellowstone National Park will begin with a helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic (HEM) survey on November 7, 2016. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey, University of Wyoming and Aarhus University in Denmark hope to distinguish zones of cold fresh water, hot saline water, steam, clay and unaltered ...

  • Hydro 2015 Developing Sustainable Hydrography in Africa

    The theme for the conference is: “Defining the extent and ownership of maritime real estate for development in Africa”. Showcasing products and services to attendees from Africa and worldwide: equipment such Hydrographic Survey Equipment, Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS), Subsea Positioning, Survey Software, ROV, AUV etc. to ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • OCTIO announces integration of Aanderaa sensors for environmental monitoring

    OCTIO is pleased to announce an agreement with Aanderaa Data Instruments AS (AADI), to integrate their line of oceanographic sensors into OCTIO’s ReM System. In addition to subsurface measurements, the ReM system will now also provide measurements of the water column from ocean bottom to sea surface. Helge Brandsæter, CEO of OCTIO Geophysical, comments: “Aanderaa Data ...

  • ZZ attended SEG Conference 2013, Houston

    ZZ attended the SEG conference in Houston. SEG is known to be the biggest geophysical conference in the world. ZZ showcased its in-house demonstration simulator during the conference. The simulator helps visitors have a comprehensive understanding of our 61-channel FlashRES-UNIVERSAL resistivity meter without the need to observe the system in the field. The simulator could be controlled to switch ...

  • Space tech helps to find natural resources

    Using space-based technology developed during ESA’s gravity mission studies, a novel gradiometer is being developed by a UK-based company to help oil and gas companies find the most appropriate locations to drill wells and plan further exploration. The gravity gradiometer measures the variations in the Earth’s gravity, or in technical terms, the ‘differential acceleration’. These variations ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • GSSI unveils the digital antenna technology

    Dual Frequency, Smart Antenna The 300/800 MHz dual-frequency antenna is GSSI’s first digital antenna. The combination of two frequencies allows users to locate targets at depths of up to 5 m (16 ft), ideal for utility, archaeological and environmental surveys. Center Frequency: 300 and 800 MHz Depth Range 0-7 m (0-21 ft) Weight: 5 kg (12 lbs) ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

  • Sensing Success

    The Australian Deep Exploration Technologies Co-operative Research Centre has signed a commercialisation agreement with Boart Longyear for its downhole sensing tool The Deep Exploration Tech- nologies CRC (DET CRC) has been established to address the most significant chal- lenge to the future of the miner- als industry, i.e. the reduction in the mineral-resources inventory due to high production ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • EMGS launches 21st licensing round campaign

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) is pleased to announce the launch of a major multi-client 3D EM campaign ahead of the 21st licensing round in Norway. This is a continuation of the highly successful Barents Sea project in 2008, which was the world's first large-scale multi-client 3D EM survey.Carl Hutchins, EMGS president multi-client group, stated: ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • EMGS secures pre-funding from Statoil for Barents Sea campaign

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) is pleased to announce that it has secured pre-funding from Statoil to start an extensive multi-client 3D EM survey in the Barents Sea, ahead of Norway's 21st exploration licensing round.  The program presently stands at more than 4000 km2, and could be expanded subject to additional ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Oceanology International China 2015

    Valeport will be attending the Oceanology International China 2015 Exhibition, being held for the third time in China. Last years event was a great success and this years event is expected to be even better. The Exhibition is taking place between 3rd and 5th November 2015 and is being held at the CECIS complex in Shanghai. Click here to view the ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Recovery Act Funds will upgrade earthquake monitoring

    Grants totaling $5 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are being awarded to 13 universities nationwide to upgrade critical earthquake monitoring networks and increase public safety. “These stimulus grants will save lives as well as create jobs,” Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said today. “More than 75 million Americans in 39 states face the risk of earthquakes. ...

  • Forum Subsea Rentals and Aquatec Group Sign Global Agreement

    Forum Subsea Rentals, a subsidiary of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc., and Aquatec Group Ltd are pleased to announce the signing of a global agreement for the rental of Aquatec’s proven LEAKlog leak detection and inspection suite. The ...


    By Aquatec Group Ltd

  • Aeroquest International Limited (TSX: AQL) Announces Financial Results for the Three and Six Months Ended March 31, 2011

    Attention business/financial editors and reporters: Aeroquest International Limited (TSX: AQL) ("Aeroquest", or "the Company") today reported financial results for its second quarter of fiscal 2011, the three and six months ended March 31, 2011 ("Q2-F2011"). These results reflect a challenging quarter in Airborne Geophysics as a combination of weather, permitting and other logistical issues as ...


    By Geotech Ltd.

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