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by Newsman
Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:38 am
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Ground penetrating radar, Aaroné's body, Denver, Colorado
Replies: 0
Views: 1408

Ground penetrating radar, Aaroné's body, Denver, Colorado

CENTENNIAL — Aaron Thompson of Aurora is on trial in Arapahoe County District Court in the death of his daughter Aaroné, who was reported missing in 2005. The girl would have been 6 years old at the time of her reported disappearance, although police believe she died two years earlier. Her body has ...
by Newsman
Wed Sep 02, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Army awards follow-on to Niitek for ground penetrating radars
Replies: 1
Views: 3068

Army awards follow-on to Niitek for ground penetrating radars

The U.S. Army has awarded Niitek Inc. a follow-on contract for the delivery of radar technologies designed to be mounted on Husky tactical vehicles. U.S. company Niitek was contracted to deliver an additional supply of its Husky Mounted Ground Penetrating Radar Systems as part of an award worth $78 ...
by Newsman
Tue Sep 01, 2009 1:45 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Tunnel detector, Idaho National Lab
Replies: 1
Views: 1435

Tunnel detector, Idaho National Lab

* INL engineers have built a lightweight, portable device capable of detecting tunnels or weapons caches through 75 feet of solid earth. * The LAS (Look-Ahead Sensor) works in sandy or rocky soil, dry ground or wet. * The machine is portable—it weighs only 25 pounds or so—and relatively cheap. * The...
by Newsman
Mon Aug 31, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Ground penetrating radar, unmarked graves, Haiti
Replies: 0
Views: 1517

Ground penetrating radar, unmarked graves, Haiti

Menorcan Cultural Society President Carol Lopez Bradshaw said a recent study using ground penetrating radar revealed hundreds of unmarked graves, but the location of Biassou's remains is unknown.

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by Newsman
Sun Aug 30, 2009 9:04 am
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Solicitation, geophysical logging, Department of Defense,
Replies: 0
Views: 1536

Solicitation, geophysical logging, Department of Defense,

Recovery Act 2009. This is a modification to announcement published 18 Jul 09. The description of the announcement has changed as follows - The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake, CA intends to procure on a full and open competitive basis a firm fixed price, indefinite delivery ind...
by Newsman
Thu Aug 27, 2009 4:52 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Ground penetrating radar, Unmarked Graves, Clareville Cemetery, New Zealand
Replies: 0
Views: 1756

Ground penetrating radar, Unmarked Graves, Clareville Cemetery, New Zealand

While preparing an area of Clareville Cemetery for natural burials council workers have discovered several unmarked graves. Council staff first discovered a couple of graves identified by broken headstones and decided to investigate further by using special ground scanning technology to see below th...
by Newsman
Wed Aug 26, 2009 1:47 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Artifacts, New Museum site, GPR, Denver, CO
Replies: 0
Views: 1157

Artifacts, New Museum site, GPR, Denver, CO

Archaeologists using a ground-penetrating radar found artifacts and a building foundation at the site of the new History Colorado Center at 12th Avenue and Broadway. The site is about to be dug up for construction of a $111 million history museum. Archaeologists think they have found the intact foun...
by Newsman
Wed Aug 19, 2009 10:33 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Ground penetrating radar, Lost cemetary, Patterson, CA
Replies: 0
Views: 1827

Ground penetrating radar, Lost cemetary, Patterson, CA

Fancy machines that "look" underground without disturbing soil might be used next month to try locating a 130-year-old pioneer cemetery near a controversial Crows Landing industrial project. UCLA's Cotsen Institute of Archaeology has used ground-penetrating radar imaging equipment to pinpoint graves...
by Newsman
Wed Aug 19, 2009 10:30 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Ground penetrating radar, Cemetery, Key West, Florida
Replies: 0
Views: 1793

Ground penetrating radar, Cemetery, Key West, Florida

KEY WEST, Florida Keys — The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition is to be commemorated at an oceanfront Key West site believed to be the only African refugee cemetery in the United States. Presented by Key West’s Bahama Conch Community Land Trust, the observanc...
by Newsman
Wed Aug 19, 2009 10:23 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Munitions, Metal detector, Army Corps, Northwest Washington
Replies: 0
Views: 2064

Munitions, Metal detector, Army Corps, Northwest Washington

Norton (D-D.C.) was given a status report by the corps, which has been directing the $170 million, 16-year cleanup of the munitions that are buried in scattered sites in the District's Spring Valley neighborhood. This month, workers were surprised when they found a flask containing residue of the bl...
by Newsman
Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:47 am
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Geophysical survey, Army Corps, Luckey, OH
Replies: 0
Views: 1854

Geophysical survey, Army Corps, Luckey, OH

The Army Corps of Engineers plans to conduct soil sampling and related surveys later this year at the former Brush Beryllium site near the Village of Luckey as part of an ongoing remedial program for the 40-acre parcel located at 21200 Luckey Road. Also, sampling of groundwater monitoring wells, whi...
by Newsman
Wed Aug 12, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Geophysical survey, medieval monastery, Clonarney, Ireland
Replies: 0
Views: 1529

Geophysical survey, medieval monastery, Clonarney, Ireland

A geophysical survey being planned by scientists affiliated to NUI Galway aims to determine whether or not the townland of Clonarney, in the northern reaches of Delvin... was home to an early medieval monastery, similar to those situated in places like Fore and Clonard. http://www.westmeathexaminer....
by Newsman
Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:38 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Ground penetrating radar, Shakespeare, Tomb search
Replies: 0
Views: 1788

Ground penetrating radar, Shakespeare, Tomb search

Parishioners at St Mary's church in Warwick have sought permission to examine the contents of the 17th century monument built by Fulke Greville, a writer and contemporary of Shakespeare who some believe is the true author of several of the Bard's works. In an echo of the blockbuster book and film, T...
by Newsman
Sat Aug 08, 2009 8:31 am
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Historic buildings, Ground Penetrating Radar, Lexington, MA
Replies: 0
Views: 1743

Historic buildings, Ground Penetrating Radar, Lexington, MA

New technology helps determine age of old buildings, and the Lexington Historical Society is taking advantage of it at the Munroe Tavern, the Museum of the British in Lexington and the former home of an old Lexington family. “We’re trying to find a full history of the house that’s not just based on ...
by Newsman
Sat Aug 08, 2009 8:26 am
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: New magnetometer, Weapons and Explosives, Univ. of Maryland
Replies: 0
Views: 1828

New magnetometer, Weapons and Explosives, Univ. of Maryland

Department of Materials Science and Engineering professor Ichiro Takeuchi has received a three-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for a proposal titled "MEMS/NEMS Based Multiferroic Magnetic Sensors for Sub-Femto Tesla Detection." The project will ...
by Newsman
Sat Aug 08, 2009 8:15 am
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Archaeology, Magnetometry and Resistivity, Woking, UK
Replies: 0
Views: 1875

Archaeology, Magnetometry and Resistivity, Woking, UK

Richard Savage, chairman of the Friends of Woking Palace, which was formed in 2003, said the archaeological excavations taking place this year were just the beginning of a scheduled three-year programme. He said the trench areas had been found using a magnetometry survey and a resistivity survey – g...
by Newsman
Mon Aug 03, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Ground penetrating radar, Nickel, Papua New Guinea
Replies: 0
Views: 1819

Ground penetrating radar, Nickel, Papua New Guinea

Regency Mines PLC said that it expects first results from drilling at the Botue Mambare nickel exploration project in Papua New Guinea by early August 2009 with the rest to follow shortly thereafter. Regent expects to be in a position shortly to issue a preliminary drilling report covering the holes...
by Newsman
Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Utility Locate Rodeo, Robbie Johnson, 3rd Place
Replies: 0
Views: 2033

Utility Locate Rodeo, Robbie Johnson, 3rd Place

rmuchee resident Robbie Johnson with OneVision USA has won third place at the eighth annual International Utility Locate Rodeo in the telecommunication facilities division, which was in Kennesaw, this past Saturday. Johnson competed against utility locators from nine states and Canada. The Internati...
by Newsman
Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:32 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Geophysical survey solicitation, archaeology, Kelly Forks WC
Replies: 0
Views: 2016

Geophysical survey solicitation, archaeology, Kelly Forks WC

Project consists of conducting geophysical archaeological surveys on 4.7 acres at the Kelly Forks Work Center on the North Fork Ranger District, Clearwater National Forest. The contractor shall provide qualified personnel, services, materials, supplies and equipment. The objectives of this work are ...
by Newsman
Fri Jul 31, 2009 10:22 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Geophysical survey, 12th century building, Medieval Church, Wales, UK
Replies: 0
Views: 2017

Geophysical survey, 12th century building, Medieval Church, Wales, UK

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a “lost” medieval village church in Ceredigion, Wales. According to a report by BBC News, a team from Lampeter University found the 12th Century building after carrying out a geophysical survey, which located it underground in a field. http://blog.taraga...
by Newsman
Fri Jul 31, 2009 10:08 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Ground penetrating radar, EM, Magnetometry, etc., Genghis Khan Tomb
Replies: 0
Views: 2162

Ground penetrating radar, EM, Magnetometry, etc., Genghis Khan Tomb

"Once we've narrowed down this region in Mongolia to a certain area," Lin continues, "we'll use techniques such as ground penetrating radar, electromagnetic induction and magnetometry to produce non-destructive, non-invasive surveys. We'll then work with people in UCSD's electrical engineering depar...
by Newsman
Fri Jul 31, 2009 10:05 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Ground penetrating radar, Woodlawn Cemetary
Replies: 0
Views: 2166

Ground penetrating radar, Woodlawn Cemetary

Larry Smith has been looking for his father's grave for 40 years. Smith knows that his father, Reginald William Smith, was buried in 1950 in Section C of the historic, 22.5-acre Woodlawn Cemetery, the final resting place of many prominent African American figures of the late 19th century and most of...
by Newsman
Thu Jul 30, 2009 3:56 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Landslip, Ground penetrating radar, India
Replies: 0
Views: 2167

Landslip, Ground penetrating radar, India

During their visit to the affected areas, the committee members observed subsidence of land due to the phenomenon called piping (subsurface soil erosion) at Meppadi and Padinjarethara in Wayanad and Pasukadavu in Kozhikode. The report stressed the need to deploy Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) equipm...
by Newsman
Wed Jul 29, 2009 8:47 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Ground subsidence, IMAGINE SAR Interferometry (radar), ERDAS
Replies: 0
Views: 2252

Ground subsidence, IMAGINE SAR Interferometry (radar), ERDAS

ERDAS announces the release of IMAGINE SAR Interferometry, a new package of radar workflows featuring the industry’s most advanced radar mapping technologies. With this release, ERDAS continues to upgrade its radar mapping software, with more enhancements planned for the ERDAS IMAGINE 2010 release l...
by Newsman
Tue Jul 28, 2009 9:10 am
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Ground penetrating radar, Grave, Stockton, CA
Replies: 0
Views: 2433

Ground penetrating radar, Grave, Stockton, CA

As part of its research, PBS&J says it conducted studies using ground penetrating radar to identify unmarked grave shafts. “Fortunately, no graves were found in the proposed construction site area, which will alleviate what could have been a potential problem,“ says Ms. Galaraga. http://www.centralv...