Geophysical Monitoring News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Jewell Instruments Bound for 2015 AGU Fall Meeting

    Jewell Instruments will be exhibiting at the 2015 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting on December 14 – 18 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. In its 48th year, the show is expected to attract 24,000 attendees as the largest earth and space science meeting in the world. It is a great opportunity to ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • Silixa to present at the American Geophysical Union’s 48th Annual Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California, USA, on 17-18 December, 2015

    Silixa will be presenting at AGU’s Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California, USA on 17 and 18 December, 2015. The first presentation, entitled Challenges in Ecohydrological Monitoring at Soil-Vegetation Interfaces: Exploiting the Potential for Fibre Optic Technologies, will detail the methodological background to a DTS based soil moisture monitoring project carried out in ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • Study: A third of global groundwater basins are overstressed

    Satellite data show people are overdrawing water from some of the world's largest groundwater basins. Researchers from the University of California, Irvine say it's unclear how much water is left in the most overburdened aquifers. The problem is expected to worsen with climate change and population growth. Using measurements taken by NASA's twin Grace satellites, scientists found the most ...


    By Associated Press

  • Sensing Success

    The Australian Deep Exploration Technologies Co-operative Research Centre has signed a commercialisation agreement with Boart Longyear for its downhole sensing tool The Deep Exploration Tech- nologies CRC (DET CRC) has been established to address the most significant chal- lenge to the future of the miner- als industry, i.e. the reduction in the mineral-resources inventory due to high production ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • 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

  • Siemens expands software for mobile data management in the process industry

    Version 1.1 of the Comos Mobile Solutions product family for mobile data management New dashboard gives quick and clear access to plant information Simplified use and evaluation of project data Efficient management, even extending to major, globally distributed projects Siemens has expanded its ...


    By Siemens AG

  • 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

  • Fracking yields high wintertime ozone pollution

    Chemicals released into the air by oil and gas exploration, extraction and related activities (i.e. horizontal drilling combined with hydraulic fracturing “fracking”) can spark reactions that lead to high levels of ozone in wintertime, high enough to exceed the US federal health standards, according to new NOAA-led research, published in ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Henry ‘Hank’ Baski receives NGWA’s Life Member Award

    Henry “Hank” Baski, president of Baski Inc., Englewood, Colorado, has received a Life Member Award from the National Ground Water Association for his special service in the furtherance of the groundwater industry and NGWA. The award will be presented in December at the 2014 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. Baski holds seven patents and continues to develop new ...

  • Boart Longyear TruCore Delivers Instrumentation Designed For Drillers, By Drillers

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world’s leading provider of integrated drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, is proud to introduce TruCore. TruCore is a first-in-industry integrated core orientation system that enables drillers to increase productivity and decrease spend on consumables. “Boart Longyear has a living legacy ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Data adds to confusion over polar sea ice

    Scientists believe they may have found explanations for two inconsistencies in their understanding of global warming. One cause for head scratching is in the Antarctic, where the sea ice seems to be getting bigger when it ought to be shrinking, and another has been the apparent slowdown overall in the rate of global warming for the last decade. ...


    By Climate News Network

  • 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

  • ZZ participated in field survey of Flinders University Archaeological department

    ZZ is the industrial partner of Flinders University Adelaide, in November 2013, ZZ participated the archaeology department field day. We surveyed a grave yard for underground tomb. The data was used by Flinders University student for their assignment project. The inversion result concurred with other form of geophysical investigation tools such as GPR. Please refer to photo gallery below for ...

  • ZZ attended The 2nd International Engineering Geophysical Conference and performed training course in University of Al Ain, UAE

    ZZ attended the IEGC conference in Al Ain, UAE. The conference aimed to promote geophysical method in mining and civil exploration. ZZ was awarded as one of the excellent exhibitor during the conference. We also conducted training for geological and civil engineering department in the University of Al Ain. Please refer to photo gallery below for survey photos: ...

  • ZZ has attended the 9th SAEMC conference

    ZZ Resistivity Imaging has attended the SAMEC conference in Adelaide in 2012. Over the years, we had developed competency in providing cost effective resistivity surveys, including surface, borehole-surface and crosshole resistivity surveys. We attended SAMEC to increase our brand presence as a viable geophysical service provider in South Australian region. Please refer to photo gallery ...

  • ZZ attended SEG Conference 2013, Houston

    ZZ attended the SEG conference in Houston. SEG is known to be the biggest geophysical conference in the world. ZZ showcased its in-house demonstration simulator during the conference. The simulator helps visitors have a comprehensive understanding of our 61-channel FlashRES-UNIVERSAL resistivity meter without the need to observe the system in the field. The simulator could be controlled to switch ...

  • 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

  • Wildfires worse due to global warming, studies say

    The devastating wildfires scorching Southern California offer a glimpse of a warmer and more fiery future, according to scientists and federal and international reports. In the past three months, at least three different studies and reports have warned that wildfires are getting bigger, that man-made climate change is to blame, and it's only going to get worse with more fires starting ...


    By Associated Press

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