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by Newsman
Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: General Geophysics and Geoscience
Topic: The Fragile Ground Beneath 66 Million Barrels of Oil
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Views: 1072

The Fragile Ground Beneath 66 Million Barrels of Oil

Wastewater from oil drilling is triggering earthquakes, and no one can predict where they will strike or how hard they will shake. https://www.insidescience.org/sites/default/files/images/articles/inline-images/south-side-after-quake----medium-width-crop-lowres.jpg Three miles below the town of Cush...
by Newsman
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Border Patrol agents say they are ill-equipped to detect drug tunnels (Video)
Replies: 0
Views: 1053

Border Patrol agents say they are ill-equipped to detect drug tunnels (Video)

As the U.S. debates the border wall proposed by President Trump, a new, illicit world is emerging underground. And while Trump believes a wall will thwart illegal immigrants and drug dealers, it will do little to address the daunting labyrinth law enforcement authorities are confronting below the gr...
by Newsman
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Radar "can save costs caused by street tree roots"
Replies: 0
Views: 967

Radar "can save costs caused by street tree roots"

Ground penetrating radar (GPR) can enable tree managers to monitor the roots of street trees, helping to avoid pavement cracking and lifting and hence the cost of pavement repair or tree removal, according to an Australian study. http://www.hortweek.com/radar-can-save-costs-caused-street-tree-roots/...
by Newsman
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Tunnel Found at Teotihuacan’s Pyramid of the Moon
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Views: 1213

Tunnel Found at Teotihuacan’s Pyramid of the Moon

http://www.archaeology.org/images/News/1707/Mexico-Teotihuacan-tunnels.jpg MEXICO CITY, MEXICO—A tunnel traveling from Teotihuacan’s Pyramid of the Moon to the center of the plaza in front of the structure has been discovered by a team of scientists from Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology ...
by Newsman
Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: HMWSSB GPR pilot project yielding better results
Replies: 0
Views: 1000

HMWSSB GPR pilot project yielding better results

The board had roped in JNTU-H team to conduct soil condition tests through Ground Penetration Radar technology and identify cavities https://a6-10418-so.ssl.ucdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/HMWSSB.jpg Hyderabad: Efforts taken up to identify cavities beneath road surfaces that result in instances ...
by Newsman
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: Iowa Wildcatter Goes Nuclear: Zeroes in on Targets
Replies: 0
Views: 1076

Iowa Wildcatter Goes Nuclear: Zeroes in on Targets

Chocolate Flats Petroleum, Inc., an Environmental Exploration and Production company, goes nuclear and zeroes in on targets using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR). In an industry with high financial risks and rewards, nothing comes with higher risks than wildcatting for oil and gas deposits. Using t...
by Newsman
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: US-Mexico Drug Tunnels Evolving Amid Increased Border Security
Replies: 4
Views: 1720

US-Mexico Drug Tunnels Evolving Amid Increased Border Security

Tunnel Detection Technology Is “Lacking” “We need to bring the technology piece. Right now, it’s lacking,” Lenoir said. “I mean we’re talking about a niche problem that doesn’t have any parallel to commercial or industry standard.” Existing technology – ranging from ground-penetrating radar to senso...
by Newsman
Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Request for proposal: RFP 25-17-1-066, Term Agreement for Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Services 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 1080

Request for proposal: RFP 25-17-1-066, Term Agreement for Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Services 2017

The Northern Region State of Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DEPARTMENT), Division of Preconstruction Services, Design Section is soliciting professional services for Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) services for various projects. A complete description of services is contai...
by Newsman
Wed May 31, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Top 10 Unusual Finds By Ground Penetrating Radar
Replies: 0
Views: 1520

Top 10 Unusual Finds By Ground Penetrating Radar

1) The Long-Lost Tomb of Ahuizotl After a strong earthquake destroyed a Colonial Spanish building in 1985, archaeologists moved in with GPR to see what lay beneath. They managed to detect many underground chambers and the remains of Aztec emperor Ahuizotl. Ahuizotl ruled as emperor during Columbus' ...
by Newsman
Sun May 28, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: General Geophysics and Geoscience
Topic: Before and After: Satellite Photos of Vast Big Sur Landslide
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Views: 966

Before and After: Satellite Photos of Vast Big Sur Landslide

Before and After_ Satellite Photos of Vast Big Sur Landslide _ The California Re.jpg Last Saturday night, a mountainside gave way along Highway 1, a mile or so down the road from the hamlet of Gorda on the southern end of the Big Sur coast. You can say lots of things about the landslide (depicted a...
by Newsman
Thu May 25, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: CGG launches multi-physics imaging for more complete subsurface understanding
Replies: 0
Views: 973

CGG launches multi-physics imaging for more complete subsurface understanding

http://www.cgg.com/data/1/rec_imgs/14283_CGG-M-P-Imaging-Thumb.jpg?refresh=543 Multi-Physics Imaging routinely provides geologically consistent Earth models, such as this Magnetotelluric conductivity inversion integrated with drilling data to define a hydrocarbon prospect. As a complement to CGG’s ...
by Newsman
Tue May 23, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Fujitsu AI Technology Helps Prevent Sinkholes in Support of Kawasaki Geological Engineering's Road Cavity Surveys
Replies: 0
Views: 964

Fujitsu AI Technology Helps Prevent Sinkholes in Support of Kawasaki Geological Engineering's Road Cavity Surveys

https://www.acnnewswire.com/topimg/Low_FujitsuKawasakiFig1.jpg Kawasaki Geological Engineering Co., Ltd., Fujitsu Limited, and Fujitsu Traffic & Road Data Service Limited today announced that Kawasaki Geological Engineering has leveraged Fujitsu's AI engine to develop subsurface cavity survey techn...
by Newsman
Tue May 23, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: The science of finding buried bodies
Replies: 0
Views: 1012

The science of finding buried bodies

https://3c1703fe8d.site.internapcdn.net/newman/gfx/news/2017/1-thescienceof.png Ian Brady, who tortured and killed five children in the UK in the 1960s with his accomplice Myra Hindley, died in prison on May 15. Jailed in 1966, Brady buried four of his victims in shallow graves on Saddleworth Moor ...
by Newsman
Mon May 22, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: General Geophysics and Geoscience
Topic: Scientists researching earthquakes tap possible geothermal energy source
Replies: 0
Views: 1070

Scientists researching earthquakes tap possible geothermal energy source

http://tu9srvbirvvtmtqkd3btzwrpys5lzg1vbnrvbmpvdxjuywwuy29t.g00.edmontonjournal.com/g00/2_ZWRtb250b25qb3VybmFsLmNvbQ%3D%3D_/TU9SRVBIRVVTMTQkaHR0cDovL3dwbWVkaWEuZWRtb250b25qb3VybmFsLmNvbS8yMDE3LzA1L3VuaXZlcnNpdHktb2YtYWxiZXJ0YS1nZW9waHlzaWNzLXByb2Zlc3Nvci1kb3VnLXNjaG1pdHQtbGVmLmpwZWc%2FcXVhbGl0eT01N...
by Newsman
Sun May 21, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Technology OK'd to cut sewer line inspection cost
Replies: 0
Views: 934

Technology OK'd to cut sewer line inspection cost

Munster is going high-tech in how it inspects its 528,000 linear feet of sanitary and storm sewers. On May 15, the Munster Town Council approved a $20,000 contract with Midwest Water Group Inc., which will use ground penetrating radar know as a Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool (SL-RAT) to inspect se...
by Newsman
Sun May 21, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: The Wonders of Technology and Mysteries of Geology
Replies: 0
Views: 897

The Wonders of Technology and Mysteries of Geology

The U.S. Geological Service recently announced its finding of the largest continuous natural gas deposit in the nation. It stretches from Louisiana to Texas and contains estimated reserves of 304.4 trillion cubic feet of gas. This represents almost 10 percent of the Energy Information Administration...
by Newsman
Sat May 20, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: Dawson Geophysical Hopes for Better Times Ahead
Replies: 1
Views: 1126

Re: Dawson Geophysical Hopes for Better Times Ahead

William Barrett Paid for $20250 Worth of Dawson Geophysical Co (DWSN) Stock, Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE) Shorts Up By 9.57% William Barrett, director of Dawson Geophysical Co is the insider, our editorial team want to inform you for. Mr. William submitted a public document with the (SEC) reveali...
by Newsman
Fri May 19, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: General Geophysics and Geoscience
Topic: Department of Natural Resources Publishes Landslide Data Collected by Lidar
Replies: 0
Views: 1085

Department of Natural Resources Publishes Landslide Data Collected by Lidar

http://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/chronline.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/3/8b/38beddc8-fdc3-11e5-a543-5f05d21766c5/57080bccc3997.image.jpg?resize=1200%2C1553 The Washington Geological Survey, a division of Washington State Department of Natural Resources, map published standardiz...
by Newsman
Thu May 18, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: Dawson Geophysical Hopes for Better Times Ahead
Replies: 1
Views: 1126

Dawson Geophysical Hopes for Better Times Ahead

The seismic specialist saw a bit more activity in key areas during the most recent quarter. The past couple of years have been terrible for most of the energy industry, and seismic-services provider Dawson Geophysical (NASDAQ:DWSN) has gotten caught in the plunge in demand for new exploration effort...
by Newsman
Thu May 18, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Meet the BRIDGEBOT: Robot inspector can see inside structures to check for corrosion and damage
Replies: 3
Views: 1761

Meet the BRIDGEBOT: Robot inspector can see inside structures to check for corrosion and damage

There are nearly 56,000 defective bridges currently being used in the US and unsuspecting vehicles travel across them about 185 million time a day – but these structures could go at any moment. However, a team of researchers have designed a ‘robot bridge inspector’ that is said to cut down on the co...
by Newsman
Thu May 18, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: General Geophysics and Geoscience
Topic: Geoscientists Finally Solve Mystery of Hawaiian Volcanoes
Replies: 0
Views: 3354

Geoscientists Finally Solve Mystery of Hawaiian Volcanoes

New research has solved a long-standing mystery of how the world’s biggest and most active volcanoes formed in Hawaii. http://cdn.sci-news.com/images/2017/05/image_4838-Hawaiian-Volcanoes.jpg The research, published this week in the journal Nature, involved an international team of geoscientists fro...
by Newsman
Wed May 17, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Danielle Jones murder: Cops use ground-penetrating radar for teen’s body
Replies: 0
Views: 1000

Danielle Jones murder: Cops use ground-penetrating radar for teen’s body

Officers have cordoned off a number of lockups and a large tent has been erected over the site. The team has also brought in pneumatic drills and power tools to break the ground in Thurrock, Essex, after a tip-off about the 2001 murder. http://cdn.images.dailystar.co.uk/dynamic/1/photos/769000/Danie...
by Newsman
Tue May 16, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Early findings suggest Eldridge park was once a burial site (Video)
Replies: 0
Views: 929

Early findings suggest Eldridge park was once a burial site (Video)

ELDRIDGE, Iowa -- Rumors of a forgotten graveyard in Eldridge, Iowa, may finally have some scientific backing. On Monday, May 8th, archaeologist Glenn Storey from the University of Iowa used ground-penetrating radar to scan Franklin Park. "He stopped and said, 'I think I found a pair,' and so I came...
by Newsman
Tue May 16, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: General Geophysics and Geoscience
Topic: Huge Impact Crater Found: Belongs To An Asteroid That Wiped 90% Ancient Species Before The Dinosaurs
Replies: 0
Views: 948

Huge Impact Crater Found: Belongs To An Asteroid That Wiped 90% Ancient Species Before The Dinosaurs

Researchers from the New York University have discovered a basin in the Falkland Islands that shows signs of a large ancient impact crater. The crater suggests that this asteroid could be responsible for wiping out most of the ancient species of Planet Earth. Located in the Falkland Plateau, the cra...
by Newsman
Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: EMGS gets 20% reduced vessel rate deal
Replies: 0
Views: 897

EMGS gets 20% reduced vessel rate deal

Norway's Electromagnetic Geoservices has signed a new charter agreement for the vessel BOA Thalassa with BOA SBL at new and improved commercial terms. The new terms are valid through 1 October 2019 with an option to extend the new agreement through 1 April 2021. EMGS and the owners have agreed to a ...