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GPR Locates Voids Under Airport Runway

Published on February 6, 2012 By vadams

A potential problem with voids under a runway was confirmed after a Boeing 737 dropped through the concrete taxiway at the Mid Delta Regional Airport in Mississippi. It was reported the airplane sustained approximately $1.5 million in damages (OUCH!). Ground penetrating radar was used to map any potential voids near the storm drain which crosses [...]

GPR Used To Locate Buried ‘Agent Orange’

Published on June 6, 2011 By vadams

Last Thursday a subsurface investigation, by a joint team of 16 Koreans and 10 Americans, began to locate drums of Agent Orange allegedly buried at Camp Carroll U.S. military base in South Korea. This started after decades of silence and suffering that Steve House links to exposure to the dangerous herbicide in 1978 when he [...]

Environmental Assessment of a Rattlesnake Habitat

Published on June 14, 2010 By vadams

This is our first blog post and I thought I would start with a unique ground penetrating radar application. Our company was commissioned to conduct an environmental survey to locate a prairie rattlesnake habitat (hibernacula) where an endangered Alberta rattlesnake makes its winter home. The reason it was important to locate this subsurface habitat was to [...]