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  • Seminar on Applied Geophysics

    Our Friends at Collier Consulting and GeoSurvey Systems have organized a series of seminars on Applied Geophysics to be presented at 3 different times and locations in Texas this summer. However, there surely is no requirement of Texas residency to attend as all are welcome. Be sure to add this to your calendar! Additional information and registration packet are available from our ...


    By Exploration Instruments, LLC

  • 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, ...

  • Research on Soil Chamber Pressure Published in Journal of Geophysical Research

    LINCOLN, NEBRASKA - LI-COR Senior Application Scientist Liukang Xu, Ph.D., led a group of LI-COR scientists and engineers in a research effort to examine pressure effects on chamber-based soil CO2 flux measurements. The results of this study were recently published in the Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR), an American Geophysical Union publication. Findings of the research show that ...


    By LI-COR

  • Research and Markets: Geophysical Data Analysis: Discrete Inverse Theory. Edition No. 3

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6l5cnj/geophysical_data_a) has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new report "Geophysical Data Analysis: Discrete Inverse Theory. Edition No. 3" to their offering. Since 1984, Geophysical Data ...


  • Geodiversity information enhances biodiversity conservation

    Geodiversity describes the diversity of the non-biological parts of the natural world such as rocks, soils, landforms and the processes which shape them over time. New research on how geodiversity information has been used to examine or inform conservation policy has been explored through eight different case studies. The research shows the variety and utility of geodiversity information to ...

  • Balaton Receives Approval for Ground Geophysical Survey on Voisey's Bay West Property, Labrador

    BALATON POWER INC. (OTCBB: BPWRF) ("Balaton" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has obtained the necessary approvals from the Nunatsiavut & Newfoundland Labrador Governments to proceed with the next phase of exploration on its Voisey's Bay West Property located in Labrador, Canada (the "Property"). The plan for the next ...


  • New IHS Kingdom 2015 Software Delivers Major Advances in Integration of Geology, Geophysics and Engineering Workflows

    IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analysis, has launched IHS Kingdom® 2015, the latest release of its innovative geoscience software. This industry-leading application offers major integration advances such as dynamic map updates, geosteering and 3-D geology and fault attributes based on patent-pending technology, further enabling geologists, geophysicists and ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Geophysical Services in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated

    The Geophysical Services industry surveys and maps subsurface terrains to find mineral and energy deposits and other physical features, such as fault lines. While the industry primarily serves mining and energy companies, it also contracts services to government agencies and ...


  • 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

  • Interactions between soil related sciences – linking geophysics, soil science and digital soil mapping

    iSOIL is a collaborate project co-funded by the Research DG of the European Commission within the RTD activities of the FP7 Thematic Priority Environment. iSOIL will develop, validate and evaluate concepts and strategies for an improved soil mapping. Therefore, three topics are of major methodological interest (1) Development of geophysical techniques, (2) Development of geophysical transfer ...

  • Promising results of environment monitoring satellite Jason-2 one week after launch

    One week has gone by since the launch, and everything is going very well with Jason-2. While the satellite is not yet in its final orbit (to be reached on 3 July), the first test measurements and calibrations have started. EUMETSAT, CNES, NASA and NOAA are cooperating to test every component of the ground segment, and results are looking very promising. The first Doris (Doppler Orbitography and ...

  • EPA investigates US hazardous waste site for soil & groundwater contamination

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is conducting a geophysical survey and will conduct a preliminary assessment of an illegal disposal site known as the Smith and Thompson Pumping Company Site in Lancaster, California. Court-ordered surface clean-up of the site is complete; the EPA’s investigation will determine if hazardous waste is buried underground. 'We’re conducing a thorough ...

  • TGS Share Buybacks

    Asker, Norway (11 May 2010) - TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA bought back 555,000 TGS shares yesterday, 10 May 2010.  Average price paid was NOK 109.97 per share.Balance of treasury shares held after the transaction is 1,772,250 shares.  TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA is ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Aeroquest International Limited Announces Closing of Plan of Arrangement with Geotech Ltd.

    Aeroquest International Limited ("Aeroquest") (TSX: AQL) is pleased to announce today that the acquisition of all of the outstanding common shares of Aeroquest (the "Common Shares") by Geotech Ltd. ("Geotech"), pursuant to a court-approved plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario), has closed. Geotech acquired all of the issued ...


  • Jon Erik Reinhardsen Joins Board of Directors

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE:OII) announced today that Jon Erik Reinhardsen has been elected to its Board of Directors. Mr. Reinhardsen is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (“PGS”), an international marine geophysical company providing a broad range of seismic and reservoir services, positions he has ...

  • ISC’5, 5 to 9 September 2016, Gold Coast, Australia

    The 5th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation was held at the Jupiters Gold Coast, Australia. Over 300 delegates from all over the world came together to share their knowledge and experience in regard to site characterisation, without a doubt a very important and challenging part of geotechnical and geophysical engineering. The conference offered ...


    By Geomil Equipment B.V.

  • Oceaneering expands its geographic operations for AUVs into West Africa

    Oceaneering International, Inc. announced that it is expanding its presence for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) survey services to the West African region. Oceaneering currently serves the U.S Gulf of Mexico with a fleet of state-of-the-art commercial AUVs, designed for high resolution and efficient survey operations in water depths reaching 4,500 meters. The Company is mobilizing one of its ...

  • TGS Commences 3D Multi-Client Seismic Survey Offshore Northwest Australia

    TGS has commenced acquisition of a 3D multi-client seismic survey, The Three Bears, which covers 460 km2 in the Carnarvon Basin, offshore NW Australia. This survey is located adjacent to the Clio and Gorgon gas fields which are currently in the development stage. Upon completion of this survey, the TGS portfolio of 3D multi-client coverage will exceed 17,500 km2 in this highly prospective area ...


  • Geonics EM34 Conductivity Meter Range Sale

    Geomatrix Earth Science Ltd is pleased to announce that Geonics Ltd is offering a 10% discount off the EM34 conductivity meter range until the 13th of February 2015.  ...


    By Geomatrix Earth Science Ltd

  • TGS Announces New Multi-Client 3D Survey in the North Viking Graben

    ASKER, NORWAY -- (Marketwire) -- 07/07/10 -- TGS has commenced a new multi-client 3D survey in partnership with PGS. This project, NVG10, covers a 3,500 km2 area in the North Viking Graben area of the Norwegian North Sea. The project is being acquired by the PGS Atlantic Explorer and utilizes PGS' GeoStreamer® Technology. "Substantial customer interest has encouraged a second consecutive year ...


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