AGI is co-hosting a Free 1-day workshop at SIUE!

Free 1 Day workshop at SIUE

On October 25th, 2018, we'll be co-hosting a free workshop that's open to the public. This event will be held at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville in Edwardsville, Illinois. Special thanks to the SIUE Geo-Institute Student Chapter for putting this together! 

You can RSVP for this event here: RSVP for the Free 1-Day Workshop  

 

AGI Proudly Announces the New 3rd Generation SuperSting™ Marine System

We're beyond excited to announce our innovative new system that will change the way that you do marine surveys! With our 3rd Generation SuperSting™ Marine System, you can now perform marine surveys easier and at least 30% faster. 

 

These new features are custom-built to handle the specific situations that happen on the water:

  • The AGI Survey Planner

  • Route Optimization

  • Precise Guided Navigation

  • Customizable Real-Time Data Plots

How To Test For Underground Voids (Using Electrical Resistivity Imaging)

How to test for voids using Electrical Resistivity Imaging

In our previous article, The 7 Most Common Signs of Sinkholes, we went over some visual cues to spot sinkholes before total collapse. Now, let’s get a little more hands-on and show you how you can actually test for sinkholes before they occur.

 

Customer Spotlight: CGS | Legendary Sunken Treasure Found in China With The Help Of Electrical Resistivity Imaging!

Legendary Sunken Treasure Found in China with Electrical Resistivity Imaging

Well it’s not everyday that we get to use a headline like that—but it’s true! Last year in China, a customer of ours—China Geological Survey (CGS)—worked with The University of Electronic Science and Technology, and Laurel Technologies for an extraordinary project. The joint research team was tasked to conduct an underwater and shoreline geophysical exploration of the Shen Yin site in Jiangkou after a few artifacts were discovered by locals near the shores of a river.

How to find groundwater using Electrical Resistivity Imaging

AGI Groundwater Education Series: How to find groundwater using ERI

So often, after someone asks "What is groundwater?", the next immediete question is "How do I find groundwater?". Well today, we're teaching you the best way we know how to find groundwater—Electrical Resistivity Imaging. First things first, we have to remember where groundwater can be found. As you know from our Groundwater Education Series, an aquifer is a natural underground reservoir of water that can be used as a water source.

How do 1D, 2D, and 3D Resistivity Surveys Compare?

AGI Blog - How do 1D, 2D, and 3D surveys compare?

Resistivity surveys come in a few flavors—one-dimensional (1D), two-dimensional (2D), three-dimension (3D), and technically even four-dimensional (4D), though we’ll save 4D for a future post. Let’s focus on 1D, 2D, and 3D for now. If you’re new to the world of Electrical Resistivity, it can be difficult to understand what’s the best type of survey for your needs. In this post, we’ll cover how these three types compare—and the type of survey that we think is the best of the bunch—3D surveys.

 

How can Groundwater become contaminated?

AGI Blog: How can groundwater become contaminated

It’s time again for another entry in our ongoing groundwater series. Today, we’re talking about the more dangerous aspect of groundwater. Specifically, groundwater pollution and contamination. Unfortunately, there are far too many ways for us to cover in one post—but we can always revisit this topic in the future.

 

The 7 Most Common Signs of Sinkholes

AGI Blog The 7 Most Common Signs of Sinkholes

Odds are you’ve probably seen a sinkhole before. If not in person, then on the news—as they tend to make for pretty sensational stories. It’s an exciting, albeit dangerous, natural geological phenomena that happens a lot. The aftermath is hard to miss once it occurs, but there are ways to spot a sinkhole beforehand. In this article, we’re helping you spot the 7 most common signs of sinkholes before they occur. Use these indicators when scoping out the safety of your property—it could help save a lot of risk and money!    

 

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