Geology News

  • Tersus secures five patents for in-situ surfactant and chemical oxidant flushing

    Advancing their strategic vision encompassing in-situ remediation, Tersus Environmental today announced a significant expansion of its global patent portfolio. Tersus has acquired the entire interest in five U.S. Patents. The patents relate to methods for remediating subsurface contaminants through the use of in-situ surfactant and chemical oxidant flushing for complete remediation of ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • DOE Announces $36 Million for Projects to Advance Carbon Capture Technologies

    U.S. U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has announced approximately $36 million in federally-funded financial assistance to advance carbon capture technologies. Under the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office Of Fossil Energy (FE), the Design and Testing of Advanced Carbon Capture Technologies funding opportunity announcement (FOA) will support cost-shared research and development ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • DoD funding available for environmental research and development regarding PFAS

    The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) is seeking to fund environmental research and development in the Environmental Restoration Program area, specifically regarding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. SERDP invests across the broad spectrum of basic and applied research, as well as advanced technology development. The ...

  • VIY3-070 GPR: New model of VI3 Ground Penetrating Radar

    A new model of GPR was added to our product line: VIY3-070 GPR. This model has the lowest central frequency in our GPR product range - 70 MHz. Product specification: Antenna frequency: 70 MHz Receiver-to-Transmitter offfset: 1500 mm Analogue-to-Digital Converter range: 18 bit Dynamic range: not less than 135 dB Data acquisition rate: up to 30 ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

  • It’s coming… SoundPLANnoise v8.0

    With a great new look and a host of new features, we’re delighted to announce that we will shortly be releasing the brand new SoundPLANnoise 8.0. We’ve been world-leaders in noise mapping software for years, but there’s always room for improvement and we have been working hard to bring you the very best. We will be outlining the many new features and enhancements over the next ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • CGG Launches JumpStart Regional Geoscience Programs

    CGG announced today at the 2017 EAGE Conference & Exhibition the launch of JumpStart™ multi-client geoscience programs designed to accelerate industry understanding of petroleum systems and support exploration efforts. CGG currently has seven JumpStart programs that include offshore areas of Mexico, Gabon, Australia, Norway, Indonesia & Timor Leste, ...


    By CGG

  • Put your waste rock to work stabilizing your mine slopes

    Solve Challenging Slope-Surface Stability Problems Stabilize cut slopes from mining operations and roadway embankments using the long-lasting GEOWEB geocell solution. The GEOWEB 3D structure allows slopes to be constructed at steeper angles (>45º) while solving soil erosion and slope-surface stability ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Upcoming workshop presenter previews findings on baseline sampling of water wells in areas of shale gas development

    Stephen D. Richardson, Ph.D., PE, of GSI Environmental Inc. in Austin, Texas, and his team are presenting research results on baseline sampling of water wells in areas of shale gas development at the NGWA Groundwater Quality and Unconventional Oil and Gas Development: Current Understanding and Science Needs ...

  • Opinion: Geologists unveil how Britain first separated from Europe - and it was catastrophic

    As Brexit looms, Earth scientists have uncovered evidence of Britain’s original split from mainland Europe. Almost half a million years ago, according to new data, water suddenly started cascading over the narrow strip of land that joined England and France – putting pressure on a chalk bridge. Researchers show that, as a result, this ridge – a natural dam that separated the ...


    By Cambridge University

  • ADM Begins Operations for Second Carbon Capture and Storage Project

    Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) recently announced that the Illinois Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (ICCS) project, a partnership to safely and permanently store more than 1 million tons of carbon dioxide a year, has begun operations. "2017 is a watershed year for carbon capture in the United States. On the heels of the successful opening of Petra Nova in Texas, the Illinois ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Sercel Launches Sentinel HR High-Resolution Seismic Streamer

    CGG announced today that Sercel has launched Sentinel® HR, a high-resolution solid streamer designed to meet the specific imaging needs of shallow-target applications, such as oceanology, civil engineering and reservoir characterization, as well as high-resolution 3D (HR3D) seismic surveys for detailed mapping of geological features. The latest member of the ...


    By CGG

  • Lamor Corporation And Rosneft Sign Cooperation Agreement

    Lamor Corporation and the Russian oil giant Rosneft signed a Cooperation Agreement at the IV International Arctic Forum, in Arkhangelsk, Russia. The partnership will evaluate prospects of localizing production of oil spill response (OSR) equipment and machinery in Russia for the Arctic region. Localization of production is forecasted to be at least 70% by 2025, and the equipment will be ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • pLog and ESlog / gINT in Environmental Data Management

    The capture of soil logging data, and subsequent reporting, can be a time-consuming component of your project. Companies such as GHD, Cardno, LBW, Senversa, Robson and Jacobs are using pLog to collect borehole information in the field and produce logs in either gINT or ESlog. When you're out in the field pLog captures your bore location, soil description and ...

  • Recoverable Resource Reporting with Minestis: enjoy the efficiency of an integrated word processor to build your resource report

    Minestis, Geovariances software solution dedicated to mineral resource estimation, delivers a great deal of outputs resulting from the various applications the software lets you run: sample clustering into domains, geological domain modeling, uncertainty assessment on the domain envelopes, multi-domain exploratory data analysis, global change of support, kriging neighborhood analysis, ...


    By Geovariances

  • Study Evaluates Critical Mineral-Resource Potential in Alaska

    A new method for evaluating the resource potential for large, underexplored regions for critical minerals in Alaska is now available online. Critical minerals are used in products that are vital to national security, technology, and also play an integral role in our everyday modern life. The U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys ...

  • Geologists use Renishaw`s Raman-in-SEM solution to probe the nanoworld

    Researchers at BRGM (the French Geological Survey in Orleans, France) study the physical, chemical, and structural properties of minerals. BRGM is a public agency which produces and disseminates geological information for government departments, foreign countries, industry and academic research in France and across the world. They use a co-located ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Golden Software Releases Surfer 2D and 3D Mapping, Modeling, and Analysis Software

    Golden Software, the leading developer of affordable scientific graphics software, today announces the release of Surfer version 14, a powerful 2D and 3D mapping, modeling and analysis program designed to facilitate a deeper understanding of geospatial data. Used by thousands of scientists, engineers, and educators across the globe, Surfer is a leading competitor in ...


    By Golden Software, LLC.

  • Keynote speaker announced for the NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater

    Andrea Croskrey, PG, from the Texas Water Development Board will give the keynote presentation, "Mapping Brackish Aquifers: Future Water Resources," at the  NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater taking place March 20-21, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.  Croskrey has been mapping brackish aquifers in Texas as a member of the Brackish Resources Aquifer ...

  • It`s next week. Register in our TechTalk n°3: How to combine physical processes and geostatistics to build realistic geological models

    You are required to generate the geological static models that will be used as main input for flow simulations. But how to ensure the model accuracy and realism needed for optimizing local recovery? Then... Join us for our 30mn complimentary webinar: How to combine physical processes and geostatistics to build realistic geological models on  ...


    By Geovariances

  • US: Groundwater atlas

    The US Geological Survey series of publications “The Groundwater Atlas of the United States” describes the, location, extent and geological and hydrological characteristics of the nation’s important aquifers and is available online and in various print formats and scales. These have been produced over recent years as described in a useful summary fact sheet. Find out ...


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