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  • ASTM D5777 - 00(2011)e1 standard guide for using the seismic refraction method for subsurface investigation

    This guide summarizes the equipment, field procedures, and interpretation methods used for the determination of the depth, thickness and the seismic velocity of subsurface soil and rock or engineered materials, using the seismic refraction method. Measurement of subsurface conditions by the seismic refraction method requires a seismic energy source, trigger cable (or radio link), geophones, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Scientists Deploy Seismographs in Napa Valley

    As the second anniversary of the August 24, 2014 South Napa earthquake approaches, U.S. Geological Survey scientists and volunteers, along with faculty and students from California State University, East Bay ...

  • QuakeFinder Completes Major Expansion of Earthquake Sensor Network

    QuakeFinder, a private research organization dedicated to development of a system for forecasting major earthquakes, today announced that it has completed a major expansion of its network of instruments designed to detect electromagnetic signals that precede earthquakes. The QuakeFinder network now consists of more than 75 instruments, mainly located in California, and with smaller installations ...


    By Quake Finder

  • 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)

  • 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 ...

  • Financial and Operations Update for the Three Month Period Ended March 31, 2011

    Manas Petroleum Corp. ("Manas") (TSX-V: MNP) (OTCBB: MNAP) is pleased to report that it has filed on EDGAR and on SEDAR its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the first quarter of 2011. The complete document can be viewed at either www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov. Results of Operations Net loss for the ...


  • 25 years of research in polar seas aboard the research vessel Polarstern

    On December 9, 2007, the ice-breaking research vessel Polarstern will celebrate her 25th anniversary of service: since 1982, the world¹s most powerful polar research vessel has been venturing to the Arctic and Antarctic on behalf of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, part of the Helmholtz Association. 7600 scientist from 36 nations have gained insights into the polar ...

  • Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. Announces 2010 Year End Reserves and 2011 Update

    Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. (TSX: PEY) (formerly Peyto Energy Trust) is pleased to present the results and analysis of the independent reserve report effective December 31, 2010. The evaluation encompassed 100% of Peyto's reserve assets and was conducted by InSite Petroleum Consultants ("InSite", formerly Paddock Lindstrom and Associates Ltd.). Peyto had a tremendous year of growth ...


  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited Announces 2010 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results

    Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSX: CNQ) (NYSE: CNQ) "Canadian Natural reached a milestone in 2010 as we achieved an overall record yearly production level of over 632,000 barrels per day of oil equivalent. In addition, we increased our total proved plus probable company gross reserves by 9% to 6.9 billion barrels of oil equivalent, replacing 341% of our 2010 production and providing us ...


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    By Thomson Reuters

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