Gravesite Locating

Will GPR Uncover Jimmy Hoffa’s Remains?

Posted by on October 9, 2012 at 4:17 pm

A man on his death bed confessed to the police that he saw some men bury a “black bag” in a yard approximately 35 years ago in Roseville, MI. shortly after Jimmy Hoffa was reported missing. This is not the first time someone has claimed to know where Jimmy Hoffa is buried. However, this time [...]

GPR Helping Restore History

Posted by on August 27, 2012 at 4:11 pm

During the past few weeks there has been news of ground penetrating radar being used to restore history on 2 different parts of our planet. One project takes place in Stony Point New Jersey where Dr. Alexander Gates , professor of Earth and Environmental Science, along with a group of high school students used GPR [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Ground Penetrating Radar Solves Murder Mystery

Posted by on August 30, 2010 at 3:45 pm

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 [...]

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 [...]