Geophysics News

  • VIY3-300 GPR went to Antarctica

    They are 12 scientists. These people are going to stay in ‘Academician Vernadsky’ Ukrainian Antarctic scientific station for one year, doing different researches of Antarctic environment. Transient Technologies has provided the scientists with a new version of VIY3-300 ground penetrating radar (GPR). They are going to use it in ice and ground structure surveys. This will be the second ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

  • Existing and newly developed tools to assess groundwater shared at NGWA Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater Conference

    The NGWA Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater Conference was co-located with the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP) March 20-21 in Denver, Colorado, where presentations shared the enhancements to existing tools and methods used to locate and assess groundwater resources as well as newly developed techniques. Several presentations focused ...

  • 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 ...

  • Assistant, Associate, and senior scientist (Tenure Track) - Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry

    The Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry (MC&G) at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (www.whoi.edu/main/mcg) invites exceptional candidates to apply for a tenure‐track or tenured scientific‐staff position (Assistant, Associate and Senior Scientist) to complement and expand existing programs on the chemistry of the ocean and its interactions with the Earth as a ...

  • Tetra Tech to ring the NASDAQ stock market opening bell

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Company’s founding and 25th anniversary as a publicly traded company, members of its management team will ring the NASDAQ Stock Market opening bell on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. Founded in 1966 to provide innovative solutions in the areas of coastal engineering, research and development, ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Study to Uncover Yellowstone’s Subsurface Mysteries

    A new study providing an unprecedented regional view of the earth’s crust beneath Yellowstone National Park will begin with a helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic (HEM) survey on November 7, 2016. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey, University of Wyoming and Aarhus University in Denmark hope to distinguish zones of cold fresh water, hot saline water, steam, clay and unaltered ...

  • Jon Erik Reinhardsen Joins Board of Directors

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE:OII) announced today that Jon Erik Reinhardsen has been elected to its Board of Directors. Mr. Reinhardsen is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (“PGS”), an international marine geophysical company providing a broad range of seismic and reservoir services, positions he has ...

  • CGG GeoSoftware Releases Enhancements across Full Portfolio

    CGG GeoSoftware has announced a series of innovative software releases across its reservoir characterization product portfolio.  As part of its commitment to improve efficiency for interpretation experts, asset teams and reservoir engineers, the delivery of InsightEarth 3.1, Jason 9.6, PowerLog 9.6, EarthModel FT 9.6 and VelPro 9.6 offer more productive workflow solutions to address the ...


    By CGG

  • Sercel Sells 10,000 UNITE Nodes to NIS

    CGG announced today that Sercel has sold 10,000 channels of its high-end UNITE cable-free land seismic acquisition system to NIS, the leading Serbian oil and gas company in which Gazprom Neft has a majority shareholding. After having successfully deployed the UNITE system since 2014 in Romania, NIS have now decided to purchase a new complete batch of UNITE for survey projects that they will be ...


    By CGG

  • Valuing Undrilled Exploration Acreage: CGG and Wood Mackenzie Release EV² Exploration Valuation Platform

    Launched today, the powerful EV2 decision support platform enables oil and gas clients to determine the value of undrilled exploration acreage in the world’s most prospective basins. Combining the geological expertise of CGG Robertson with the commercial insight of Wood Mackenzie, EV2 represents an industry first in terms of coupling a flexible valuation tool with a rigorous and ...


    By CGG

  • CGG Awarded Multi-Client Projects Offshore Mozambique

    CGG announced today that it has been awarded an extensive multi-client program by the Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP) to acquire seismic data offshore Mozambique. The multi-survey program is designed to improve industry insight into the region’s geology and provide oil and gas companies with a greater level of understanding of the country’s prospectivity. ...


    By CGG

  • Spectro Scientific Introduces The FerroCheck 2000 Portable Magnetometer

    The FerroCheck portable magnetometer from Spectro Scientific provides accuracy and convenience in measurement of total ferrous wear particulates in lubricating fluids. FerroCheck enables users to perform accurate measurements of ferrous wear particles, both in the field, and in the lab where it can be used to analyze gearbox, transmission and ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Dr. Bridget R. Scanlon receives groundwater’s top science award

    Bridget R. Scanlon, Ph.D., senior research scientist with the Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, has received the National Ground Water Association’s 2016 M. King Hubbert Award for major science contributions to the knowledge of groundwater. “Dr. Scanlon is an active and energetic scientist devoted to the advancement of ...

  • CGG Completes Phase 1 Processing for Davros Multi-Client Survey in Northern Carnarvon Basin

    CGG announced today that the final pre-stack depth-migrated data for Phase 1 of its Davros 3D BroadSeis™ and BroadSource™ multi-client survey in the Northern Carnarvon Basin on the North West Shelf of Western Australia is available now. With over 6,400 km2 already acquired, Davros is the largest multi-client seismic program ever to be acquired and processed by CGG in the Asia-Pacific ...


    By CGG

  • 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

  • ISC’5, 5 to 9 September 2016, Gold Coast, Australia

    The 5th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation was held at the Jupiters Gold Coast, Australia. Over 300 delegates from all over the world came together to share their knowledge and experience in regard to site characterisation, without a doubt a very important and challenging part of geotechnical and geophysical engineering. The conference offered ...


    By Geomil Equipment B.V.

  • Call for abstracts for NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater

    The call for abstracts is now open for the NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater that is taking place in March 2017. Abstracts are being sought for the NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater in the following two tracks and are due October 31, 2016. Track 1 — Applications of Hydrogeophysics to Groundwater Characterization, ...

  • CGG Announces Joint Venture with GOSCO for Seismic Services Offshore Ghana

    CGG announced today that it has signed an agreement with GNPC Operating Services Company Ltd (GOSCO), an independent Ghanaian E&P services company, to form a joint-venture company dedicated to conducting high-end 2D, 3D and 4D marine seismic acquisition and related services in the territorial waters of the Republic of Ghana. The primary aim of the joint-venture company, known as GOSCO ...


    By CGG

  • Preventing Human-Caused Earthquakes

    While the earthquake that rumbled below Colorado’s eastern plains May 31, 2014, did no major damage, its occurrence surprised both Greeley residents and local seismologists. To some Greeley residents, the magnitude 3.2 earthquake felt like a large truck hitting the house. The earthquake happened in an area that had seen no seismic activity in at least four decades, according to ...

  • Renishaw gives 108 school students a taste for engineering

    Global engineering company Renishaw opened the doors of its Gloucestershire headquarters to 108 school students for work experience in July 2016. The students took on a series of engineering projects to get a taste of what a career in the field entails. The Renishaw work experience programme aims to inspire more young people to consider STEM careers.Renishaw also offers commercial work experience ...


    By Renishaw plc

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