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The Search For A Concealed Impact Crater

Professor Dr. Donald Stierman and student Eric Armstrong from the University of Toledo, Ohio (UT) recently used the MOHO Tromino passive seismic system from Exploration Instruments (EXI) to try to detect the bottom of a suspected impact crater located in Seneca County, Ohio.

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New Inventory: GISCO Radio Trigger Link

Exploration Instruments has added a new GISCO Radio Trigger Link to its rental inventory. The package has two modules, each employing its own radio, to connect a trigger associated with a source (hammer, AWD, Scorpion, etc.) to the recording seismograph. This system eliminates the need for the common trigger extension cable which...

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How can I best compare sparker sources?

We asked that question of Trident Research, the manufacturer of the Scorpion P-Wave Sparker Source. Brian Roderick, the product engineer, sent us this reply: "I know some people want to know what the stored energy of the unit is, due to other manufacturers providing this information, but it does not completely translate into acoustic output.

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Tromino ENGY Seismograph makes Dynamic Characterization of Subsoils a Snap.

We are very pleased to be the sole provider of the Tromino 3 ENGY in the USA. The Tromino 3G is a small, lightweight, 3-channel, all-in-one seismograph specifically designed for the dynamic characterization of subsoils with the highest accuracy and the lowest effort.

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EXI Harrisburg office adds GISCO ESS-500 Turbo Trailer-Mounted High-Energy Electrical Seismic Source
Exploration Instruments (EXI) has added a new GISCO ESS-500-TURBO, Trailer Mounted Electronic Seismic Source to its PA rental pool. The ESS-500-TURBO has a 500 pound hammer which is raised by an …

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GSSI StructureScan Mini XT Added to EXI Rental Inventory

The StructureScan Mini XT is an excellent GPR tool for imaging structure in concrete and EXI offers it at the lowest daily price.

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EXI takes delivery of first Scorpion P-wave Sparker Source in the USA

EXI has now taken delivery of the first production model of the Scorpion P-wave Borehole Sparker Seismic Source available in the USA.

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Exploration Instruments opens new office in Harrisburg, PA

Exploration Instruments, of Austin, Texas, has opened a new branch office in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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New ESS Mini AWD Seismic Source

The new ESS Mini Accelerated Weight Drop Seismic Source provides great depth of exploration in a compact and easy-to-deploy system.

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Seminars on Applied Geophysics

A series of 3 seminars on Applied Geophysics have been scheduled for locations in Austin, Midland and Houston, Texas in July of 2016.

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Take Advantage of SuperSting WIFI!
Many of our clients have been renting the SuperSting R8 system with the WIFI capability, but without actually using the tablet and functionality that it offers. This may be due to time constraints. …

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Instantel MicroMate is nicely engineered.
We are quite pleased with the addition of the Instantel MicroMate to our rental inventory. This is a really well-engineered successor to the previous vibration monitors from this manufacturer and we …

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Thermal Resistivity Web site is a new resource

 A new Thermal Resistivity Resource web site (www.thermalresistivity.com) has been put up by our friends at Decagon Devices to provide information about the thermal resistivity technique.

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UtilityScan GPR classes scheduled for December 2014

EXI will host (2) GPR classes aimed at Utility detection in December.

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John J. Nicholl Jr. passes
  ***In Memoriam***John J. Nicholl, Jr."URS Colorado lost a dear friend and colleague with the recent passing of John J. Nicholl, Jr.   John was a Senior Consulting Geophysical …

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America's Cup Boat Flies to new home

Erickson Air Crane flies America's Cup to new home

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