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GPR Geophysical Survey on SKIS

Published on March 16, 2011 By vadams

We recently conducted a geophysical survey which initially presented quite a challenge. The project scope was to conduct a GPR geophysical survey of a 700 acre property located near Kitchener, Ontario Canada in the middle of WINTER! The GPR equipment used for this project was a Sensors & Software Pulse EKKO Pro with a 50 [...]

Ground Penetrating Radar used in Antarctic Crossing

Published on December 1, 2010 By vadams

I came across an article in BBC News that I thought followers of our GPR News Blog would find very interesting. It’s about a team of explores and scientists, in the Moon Regan Transantarctic Expedition, who are going to try and set a record crossing of Antarctica. The expedition is expected to take 40 days [...]

Ice Road Mapping using Ground Penetrating Radar

Published on August 10, 2010 By vadams

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 [...]

GPR used on Mars

Published on June 28, 2010 By vadams

Science News has just revealed that scientists previously felt a natural force had recently carved pinwheel shaped troughs and a canyon near the north pole on Mars. This theory could not be tested beyond what they could see on the surface of this planet. That is until now. The origin of this spiral canyon was recently revealed to have been formed over an [...]

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 [...]