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  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) investigation in Chile

    Last August 2016 Open World Company (Chile) carried out a GPR investigation on the territory of one of Chilean industrial companies. The purpose of this survey was to found leaks from the water pipe going through the industrial zone. The company had really big problem with this leak because they lost a lot of water. For this work Open World used VIY3-300 GPR to ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

  • Ground Penetrating Radar used to locate evidence

    Like a scene from a TV crime drama a dozen FBI agents swarmed Robert Gentile’s home a few weeks ago. The 75 year old reputed Connecticut mobster was believed to have some involvement in a 22 year old art heist from a museum in Boston. Thieves are said to have stolen $500 million dollars worth of art making it the largest art heist in history. Although agents had searched the premises ...


    By Global GPR Service Inc.

  • Testing ground penetrating radar in a cave. The new version of the software

    Transient Technologies Company took part in the expedition Ukrainian cavers in the karst cave in the Ternopil region of Ukraine. During the expedition was carried sensing walls and ceiling of the cave to determine the maximum range achievable VIY3-300 ground penetrating radar. In the above profile, there is a clear reflection from the opposite side of the monolith to the distance of 10 m. Was set ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

  • 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

  • SewerVUE completes in-pipe radar scans in salt lake city

    SewerVUE’s parent company, Terraprobe Geoscience Corp. was hired by Carollo Engineers P.C. to undertake a high frequency ground penetrating radar (GPR) survey to investigate four interior joints of the 60-inch unlined RCP raw water Davis Aqueduct owned by the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District in Layton, Utah. This was a time critical project with the primary water supply shut down for ...


    By SewerVUE

  • ASTM D6066 - 11 Standard Practice for Determining the Normalized Penetration Resistance of Sands for Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential

    Normalization of penetration resistance data is a frequently used method to evaluate the liquefaction susceptibility of sands. A large case history database from many countries has been accumulated to estimate instability of saturated sands during earthquakes (1,2,3,4). This test is used extensively for a great variety of geotechnical exploration programs where ...


    By ASTM International

  • Training Seminars combined with Holiday Packages!

    Do you want to enhance your capabilities in Ground Penetrating Radar, Electromagnetic methods or other geophysical methods for environmental applications? Do you want, at the same time, to spend some relaxing time in the best places of Greece? Combine now training and holidays with our smart packages. Short and long term packages are available. Contact us for more details and bookings. The ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

  • 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

  • SewerVUE selected for BCTIA “Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology” awards

    SewerVUE In-Pipe GPR Technology has been selected by the British Columbia Technology Innovation Council (BCTIA) as one of the three finalists for its prestigious “Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology Awards”. The 2010 finalists for the Technology Awards are forging new markets with technologies that allow inspectors to see into concrete to determine the state of aging ...


    By SewerVUE

  • The new GPR controller is here - Welcome SIR-4000

    GSSI announced the release of SIR® 4000 ground penetrating radar (GPR) control unit at the 15th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar- GPR 2014, the premier conference for the GPR industry. The new controller is designed to bridge the legacy of our traditional analog antennas with our next-generation of digital offerings. Combined, this allows true versatility and flexibility ...


    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

  • SewerVUE releases GPR / PPR video

    A video clip showing the SewerVUE Surveyor in-pipe ground penetrating radar pipe inspection system during deployment and operation has been uploaded to YouTube and can be viewed at: http://www.youtube.com/user/SewerVUE. This video illustrates the main functions of the robot including the tensioned arm movement of the pipe penetrating radar sensors over protruding ...


    By SewerVUE

  • 811 call before you Dig Spoof!

    Most people who read our blog know that Ground Penetrating Radar is an essential tool used for utility locating. Everyone knows digging, before you have the excavation area surveyed to locate underground utility lines, can be a risky proposition. Although utility locating is a very serious issue, this month I thought I would ...


    By Global GPR Service Inc.

  • New Concrete Scanning GPR Systems

    It seems the trend in ground penetrating radar concrete scanning systems is to go smaller, lighter and more portable. These are all positive benefits for these new smaller systems. However, these benefits may come with a few compromises. The new “Mini” concrete scanning GPR systems featured in this blog are from two leading GPR system manufacturers Sensors & Software and GSSI. We ...


    By Global GPR Service Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Researchers chip away at ice-covered mountain in Antarctica

    An international interdisciplinary research project to unlock the mysteries behind a great unexplored region in Antarctica has got off the ground. Part of the International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-2009 programme, the 'Antarctica's Gamburtsev Province' (AGAP) project will look for the oldest ice on Earth, investigate subglacial lakes and explore the Gamburtsev mountains. These and other activities ...

  • Secretary Moniz Awards $125 Million for 41 Transformational Energy Technology Projects Ahead of COP21 in Paris

    U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced $125 million across 41 cutting-edge energy technologies awarded by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). These new projects are funded under ARPA-E’s OPEN 2015 program and come in advance of the COP21 U.N. Climate Negotiations in Paris next week. The announcement was made at D.C. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Triad expedites brownfields redevelopment in Fairbanks

    The Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB) used Triad in 2006-2007 to assess environmental conditions at a municipal property along the Chena River in Fairbanks, AK. FNSB accelerated the site investigation as part of a brownfields assessment grant received from the U.S. EPA in 2005. Low-level contamination had been identified onsite in past investigations, but its extent and impact on future ...

  • 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

  • New Training Courses offered on GPR and EM.

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    By Geomorph Instruments

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