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Noggin GPR systems have been recognized by leading researchers worldwide as providing the highest quality GPR data. We have coupled this performance with the new touchscreen digital video logger to enhance data acquisition and system flexibility.

Having a GPS connected to an LMX200 or Noggin GPR system automatically generates simple, standard output files that clearly communicate the position of underground features – without the need of any GPR processing software.

During data acquisition, the GPS records the survey paths of all GPR lines and grids collected in a GPR project. When the GPR operator finds a target of interest in the data, they can add a field interpretation by simply touching the target response directly on the display screen to add a colored dot at that position.

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The operator can also add a marker flag to indicate objects on the surface...

Surveying cemeteries is a common application for GPR due to its ability to detect non-metallic objects like coffins. It is also possible to find burials, even without coffins, by detecting the disturbed soil associated with digging the grave. But, for cemetery surveys (and many other types of surveys for that matter) keeping an open mind when interpreting GPR data is important because what you expect to see in the data, and what you really do see in the data, may not match.

Noggin 500 GPR data was collected over an area of unmarked graves in the Rebecca Street Cemetery in Pretoria, South Africa.

Looking at one of the GPR...

Using GPR to ensure construction safety

Throughout the world, there are many geographic regions where soil properties can wreak havoc on engineered structures. When the underlying soil heaves (expands) or subsides (contracts), structural foundations can shift or be damaged. One such geographic area is the gulf coast region in the United States. The soil is subject to extensive subsidence. To reduce the impact of this, it is standard practice to use concrete piles as part of foundation construction. These piles are driven up to 80 feet into the ground to transfer the load from the soil directly under the foundation (which is more likely...

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