Archive for August, 2010

Ground Penetrating Radar Solves Murder Mystery

August 30, 2010

In 1832 there were 57 Irish immigrants who arrived in Philadelphia to work on the rail lines and partake in the American dream who mysteriously disappeared.  They were hired by a fellow Irishman right off the docks when they arrived. It was reported originally that 8 weeks after their arrival all died as a result [...]

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Ground Penetrating Radar Saves Lives in Afghanistan

August 24, 2010

Although this is not our area of expertise I found this news release fascinating. What caught my interest was that ground penetrating radar technology (GPR), which we use every day for geophysical surveys, to locate utilities underground, for concrete imaging, cemetery mapping and also forensic locating, is now being used to locate Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) in Afghanistan. These [...]

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Ice Road Mapping using Ground Penetrating Radar

August 10, 2010

I realize August may seem like a strange time of year to be writing about Ice Roads. While we are enjoying one of the hottest summers on record plans are being put in place to ensure the safety of all those who have to cross large bodies of water to reach extreme northern remote communities this [...]

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