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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.

  • 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

  • Space radar techniques for land mapping

    Entrepreneurs at ESA’s Business Incubation centre in the Netherlands have used radar technology from the agency’s Envisat remote-sensing satellite to develop a compact, high-resolution radar that can monitor land and buildings from small aircraft. The radar can monitor structures such as dams, harbours, canals and buildings, leading to maps for urban planning, territory surveillance and cadastral ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • 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

  • NASA Continues Critical Survey of Antarctica`s Changing Ice

    Scientists with NASA's Operation IceBridge airborne research campaign began the mission's third year of surveys this week over the changing ice of Antarctica. Researchers are flying a suite of scientific instruments on two planes from a base of operations in Punta ...

  • Solar System Radar and Radio Science Research Shows Promise Using Radio Transient Observation in Unexplored Space; Cites Strides in Monitoring Near-Earth Objects

    A "hot" topic in space exploration is transient activity, which is one of 12 topics discussed in the May issue on the subject of Solar System Radar & Radio Science of Proceedings of the IEEE, the world's most highly-cited general interest journal in electrical engineering and computer science.  The paper entitled "A Prototype Radio ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • US Nuclear Corp announces aerial radiation detection

    US Nuclear Corp is proud to announce the Aerial Radiation Detection instruments of the DroneRAD system.  In this time of multiple threats to our security: dirty bombs; cyber crime; shooters in public places; homemade bombs; misinformation; etc. we feel extremely vulnerable; perhaps more vulnerable than ever before.  With the advent of Drone technology now ...


    By Technical Associates

  • Arctic ice on the verge of another all-time low

    Following last summer's record minimum ice cover in the Arctic, current observations from ESA's Envisat satellite suggest that the extent of polar sea-ice may again shrink to a level very close to that of last year. Envisat observations from mid-August depict that a new record of low sea-ice coverage could be reached in a matter of weeks. The animation above is a series of mosaics of the Arctic ...

  • 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

  • US Fleet Tracking Offers Hidden GPS Advantages Worth Exploring

    US Fleet Tracking continues breaking ground with sponsorship and tracking of the "World's Smallest Jet" in Oshkosh, Wisconsin this week. EAA AirVenture Oshkosh will play host to Justin Lewis and the FLS Microjet at America's largest airshow from July 29-August 4. Along with US Fleet Tracking's sponsorship of this most-unique jet, the FLS Microjet was tracked live during its ground transportation ...


    By US Fleet Tracking

  • USGS updates assessment of earthquake hazard and safety in Haiti and the Caribbean

    The threat of additional damaging earthquakes in Haiti will remain for the next year. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) issued an update to its Jan. 21, 2010, statement, which includes the aftershock probabilities for the next 30-to-90-day period and for the overall year. U.S. Geological Survey Director Marcia McNutt asked the team of USGS earthquake scientists to continue to provide an ...

  • USGS Issues Assessment of Aftershock Hazards in Haiti

    The magnitude-7 earthquake of January 12, 2010, near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, has generated a sharp increase in concerns about the potential for future earthquakes in Haiti and the surrounding region. These concerns extend to understanding the causes of the earthquake hazard and learning what can be done to ensure seismic safety in the future. The purpose of this statement is to convey our best ...

  • Federal Water Scientists Prepare to Weather the Big Storms

    Reston, Virginia - With the start of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season less than a week away, the U.S. Geological Survey, USGS, says it is better prepared than before to help the nation cope with the three to five major storms forecast for this year. The federal agency says it can offer improved monitoring of conditions on the ground from flooding and storm surge, enhanced ability to navigate in ...

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