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Alpha Geosurvey is a geophysical surveying company based in Aberdeen. We use a well established set of geophysical methods for a variety of applications and for different industries.

Capabilities

Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
Electrical Resistivity Tomography (ERT)
Electromagnetic (EM)
Magnetic Gradient
Seismic Refraction
Land Surveying

Applications

– Aquifer/aquitard discrimination
– Archaeology
– Buried structures detection
– Cave and tunnel detection
– Concrete inspection
– Depth to bedrock
– Dissolution voids (sinkholes) detection
– Dynamic elastic moduli
– Fractured zones
– Ground water contamination
– Leachates mapping and monitoring
– Lithology delineation
– Mine shafts detection
– Peat depth mapping
– Rebar and conduit imaging
– Rock rippability
– Sand and gravel deposits mapping
– Sediment studies
– Slope stability estimation
– Stratigraphy
– Utilities detection
– UXO and buried artefacts detection

Posts

ERT in the hills of the Highlands

We were lucky to catch a break in the clouds while conducting and ERT survey in the hills on the Highlands. The scenery was a well-deserved reward after a backpacking trip to the site.

Sinkholes and infrastructure in BBC News

This a story from BBC News about a 20m deep sinkhole that appeared on A26 in Kent. Luckily nobody has been hurt. This is just an example how useful geophysical technics can be for infrastructure inspections. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-44287018