5 Benefits of Ground Penetrating Radar for Construction Projects

Posted May 25, 2016

Ground penetrating radar (GPR) is one of the most advantageous technological advancements that has developed in the recent years. It provides a non-destructive, robust and flexible approach to determining what is located where under the ground. The challenge with this technology is that few people understand the benefits that it can bring. They may choose to rely on blueprints, schematics …

GPR—What Can It Be Used For?

Posted March 16, 2016

Ground Penetrating Radar or GPR uses a high frequency radio signal that gets sent into the ground, and it will be returned to the receiver to store the information received. It works based on the pulse being sent into the ground and how long it takes to travel to and from the target. That will look at the depth and …

Using GPR Services and Infrared Thermography to inspect your home and property

Posted February 29, 2016

GPR and Infrared Thermography Inspection vs. Traditional Inspection Few of us would purchase a home or property without an official inspection. This inspector is usually a technician who walks the house and land with modest tools such as electronic measuring tools to validate advertised dimensions and a flashlight to peek into corners and crawl spaces. Certainly much can be learned …

Tips for Preparing for a Thermography Audit

Posted December 9, 2015

There are many different types of ICC certified inspectors that can help you with different building problems, and thermography is one of the most useful. Thermography uses infrared thermography cameras to detect light on the heat spectrum using a color system, ranging from white for warm areas to black for cool ones. It’s used as to determine the heat flow …

GPR to Provide New Mars Rover with Unprecedented Look at Mars’ Surface

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On Thursday, NASA revealed that one of the many bells and whistles on its next generation Mars rover includes ground-penetrating radar (GPR). NASA plans to send the rover to Mars in 2020 to join its predecessors, Opportunity and Curiosity. The newest rover, currently being referred to as Mars 2020, will be equipped with even more technology than the previous rovers, …

Stonehenge Research Leaps Forward with GPR

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The strange stone structures at Stonehenge have long baffled archaeologists and historians alike, but a major breakthrough may just explain what ancient civilizations from 3100 BC were doing with those massive rocks. Using ground-penetrating radar and other advanced survey equipment, researchers unearthed 17 new chapels and hundreds more archaeologically significant structures on the plains in Wiltshire surrounding the stones, which …