Cemetery Mapping

GPR Locates Gravesites of Fallen Pioneers

Posted by on July 13, 2012 at 11:54 am

The Town of Midland and the Heritage Committee are committed to uncover the past. A release from the town, as reported by the Midland Free Press, says ” The Cemetery is a source of great local heritage and lore, dating back to 1855 and the passing of William Wilson’s wife and her burial on the [...]

GPR Locates Potential Mass Genocide of Mohawk Children

Posted by on October 25, 2011 at 1:39 pm

A mass grave site of Mohawk children may have been uncovered earlier this month by ground penetrating radar in Brantford, ON, Canada at a residential school for Mohawk children operated by the Church of England and the Vatican from 1832 to 1970. The Mohawk Institute was originally set up by the Anglican Church of England [...]

Ground Penetrating Radar Locates Body Parts

Posted by on August 3, 2011 at 4:02 pm

Our company has surveyed many cemeteries to map grave sites. Usually this was to construct an accurate site plan of marked and unmarked grave sites and available plots. However, last year we were contracted to conduct a ground penetrating radar survey at a cemetery near Chicago to assist in pending legal proceedings. We waited to [...]

GPR Used To Help Find Mona Lisa!

Posted by on July 6, 2011 at 12:12 pm

An archaeology team lead by Professor Silvano Vinceti in Florence, Italy, are searching for the remains of a woman thought to be the model who sat for Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”. This mystery woman is believed to be Lisa Gherardini. After 2 weeks of surveying the Ground Penetrating Radar crew found the location of [...]

Ground Penetrating Radar Soil Suitability Maps

Posted by on October 7, 2010 at 12:28 pm

Ground penetrating radar’s effectiveness is greatly dependent on site-specific soil type. The soil type of a survey area will determine the depth of penetration of the ground penetrating radar signal.  One of the most difficult soil types for GPR equipment to penetrate is wet clay. As an example, where a mid-level frequency GPR system may [...]

Missing Bodies Plague Arlington National Cemetery

Posted by on June 22, 2010 at 3:45 pm

This headline was taken from the CBS News web site because I thought it was important to share this scandal with the readers of our blog. With today’s ground penetrating radar technology and computerized cemetery mapping systems there is no reason for what this probe has found. Apparently the investigation by the Army’s Inspector General reveals [...]