UXO unearthed during construction

An engineering firm was in the process of refurbishing a relatively small ferryboat terminal in the Northeast, when an intact, massive - and potentially explosive - Rodman cannonball was unearthed by a backhoe. In their latest case study, Aqua Survey describes how they surveyed the work zone for other unexploded ordnance to ensure worker safety.

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N-Sea clears the way for windfarms

Netherlands-based N-Sea has selected Geosoft’s Oasis montaj and UXO Marine software to detect unexploded ordinance that pose a hazard to its customers operating in the North Sea and other offshore regions. N-Sea surveys, inspects, maintains and repairs subsea infrastructure for the oil and gas and windfarm industries using a fleet of ships and teams of divers, ROV pilots and surveyors.

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Public-private partnership to open geodata access for African resource development

Geosoft announced its participation in a pilot project aimed at improving the availability, accessibility and usability of geoscientific data to guide resource investment in the Eastern African Region. The pilot project, and launch of a geodata portal hosted by Uganda, will be conducted under the auspices of African Union Commission.  

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Seeing Beyond the Seabed at Ocean Business 2017

Geosoft looks forward to connecting with the Ocean Business community in Southampton, UK April 4-6. During the conference, Technical Analyst Sara Lise Underhay will be showcasing Oasis montaj, Geosoft's integrated platform for multidisciplinary geoscience, and its application to offshore site investigations.

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Geosoft announces major release of UX-Analyze at SAGEEP 2017

Geosoft will announce a major commercial release of UX-Analyze, a software extension for Oasis montaj developed with AcornSI, at SAGEEP next week in Denver. The Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP) is internationally recognized as the leading conference on the practical application of shallow geophysics.

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Geosoft launches new subscription plans for Target geology software

Geosoft introduced new subscription plans for its Target geology software at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) international convention in Toronto this week. Target subscriptions include access to Geosoft’s geological modelling and interpretation software and a toolset for geochemical analysis and QA that provides the ability to validate and analyze assay results.

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Explorers hungry for pre-competitive data: Botswana Geoscience Portal serves up 2000 downloads

Over 2000 multi-disciplinary geoscience datasets have been downloaded free-of-charge from the Botswana Geoscience Portal since its launch in 2016. Mineral explorers, government and academic researchers, and other key stakeholders from more than 35 countries have visited the public repository to access the 10 gigabytes of pre-competitive geoscience data stored online.

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Effective approaches to potential field modelling in hydrocarbon exploration

In a challenging economic environment, potential field modelling can prove extremely useful to hydrocarbons exploration. Geosoft Technical Analyst Gaud Pouliquen addressed the trend in her presentation at a recent Kuala Lumpur Explorationists Society Meeting in Malaysia. 

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Next generation geophysics: Geosoft showcases VOXI IP and resistivity inversion technology during the PDAC 2017

Geosoft will present an inversion technology showcase demonstrating the latest 3D induced polarization (IP) and resistivity capabilities in VOXI Earth Modelling during the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2017. The showcase will be hosted by Dr. Robert Ellis, Senior Scientist, Earth Modelling, and Taronish Pithawala, Geophysical Modelling Lead. 

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Seeing beyond the seabed: Geosoft presents Marine Geophysics Technology Showcase at Oceanology International North America

Geosoft is pleased to announce its participation in Oceanology International North America 2017, which will be launched for the first time in San Diego on February 14-16, 2017 at the San Diego Convention Center.

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Geosoft and Minalytix partner to bring MX Deposit to the marketplace

Geosoft and Minalytix have entered a business partnership to commercially release MX Deposit, a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution for drill hole and sample data management.

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Geosoft releases GX Developer 9.1 with support for Python and .NET

Geosoft is pleased to announce the release of GX Developer 9.1, which completes GX Developer support for Geosoft’s 64-bit Oasis montaj 9 platform.

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Geosoft announces technology partnership with Corescan

Geosoft is pleased to announce a technology partnership with Corescan to integrate Corescan’s web based virtual core library, Coreshed, with Geosoft’s geological software Target and Target for ArcGIS.

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Constrained inversion models identify new resources at Ivanhoe's Platreef deposit

In a new Earth Explorer article, geophysicists Barry de Wet and Dr. Nick Williams explain how they utilized advanced gravity and magnetic inversion methods, and VOXI Magnetization Vector Inversion technology, to help predict new resources at Ivanhoe Mine’s Platreef PGM Project in South Africa’s Bushveld Igneous Complex.

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Subsurface modeling identifies risks ahead of Rio subway build

A new subway line that opened in Rio de Janeiro just before the 2016 summer Olympics relied on a detailed analysis of the subsurface to identify risks and avoid surprises during excavation. 3D modelling in Geosoft Target used the consistency and density of the sediments to assist the team in preparation for engineering work.

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Geosoft introduces IP and resistivity inversion in VOXI Earth Modelling

Geosoft has added induced polarization and resistivity data inversion to its VOXI Earth Modelling 3D inversion software service. The new toolset is available as part of Geosoft’s 9.1 software update released this week.

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Gravity inversion helps solve pluton emplacement debate

A longstanding debate about whether granitic magmas in England ascended through the crust as diapirs or along networks of dykes to form tabular structures has taken a step closer to resolution. A 3D model of the St Austell pluton, one of six major plutons associated with the Cornubian batholith of Southwest England, created in Geosoft GM-SYS 3D suggests the pluton is comprised of at least two separately intruded sheets of granite.

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Magnetic inversion results for Ngamiland available for download

A regional-scale geophysical inversion of magnetic field data in the Ngamiland region of northwestern Botswana is now available for download from the Botswana Geoscience Portal, a partnership initiative of the Botswana Geoscience Institute, industry sponsors and Geosoft.

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How to extract more information from geophysical data

Acquiring geophysics data is an expensive exercise so it’s vitally important to retrieve as much information as possible from the data to enhance the likelihood of exploration success. Starting with the basics, Adam Kroll, Senior Geophysicist at Frogtech Geoscience, reviews innovative techniques for gleaning maximum information from geophysical data in an article published on LinkedIn Pulse. 

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New IGS Xplore prospectivity maps for Botswana

International Geoscience Services have released a series of base metal prospectivity maps for the Ngamiland District of northwestern Botswana using free geodata available on the recently-launched Botswana Geoscience Portal, hosted by Geosoft. The maps identify favorable areas for copper, zinc and lead mineralization using geological, geochemical and geophysical datasets downloaded directly from the portal.

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Treading delicate waters

Richard Funk with Tetra Tech’s Marine Mapping Group shares their success using a hovercraft-based EM system to detect munitions around coral reefs in the Caribbean. With a hovercraft, the team was able to survey vulnerable areas previously inaccessible except by more expensive helicopter-based systems, without damaging the coral.

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Give them data and they will come

Geoscience data is to exploration what road systems are to transport: a precompetitive asset that jurisdictions must provide if they hope to foster a viable and sustainable mining industry. This article, which includes an interview with Jon Hronsky of Western Mining Services, looks at the new era of prospectivity and why pre-competitive geoscience data will be essential to mineral exploration as we move into the 21st century.

 

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UXO Land for Geosoft Oasis montaj now available

UXO Land, a new extension for Oasis montaj 9.0, was released by Geosoft today. UXO Land merges Geosoft’s UX-Detect and US Department of Defense-sponsored UX-Process software into a single, comprehensive workflow for accurate detection and characterization of unexploded ordnance targets using magnetic and electromagnetic data. 

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Geosoft releases 9.0, high performance software for multidisciplinary geoscience

Geosoft announced today the availability of its new 9.0 update, introducing major improvements to its software technology for multidisciplinary geoscience. With this release, Geosoft Oasis montaj and Target are now 64-bit applications with simplified and customizable interfaces, multi-monitor support and enhanced core technology that makes complex geospatial analysis faster and easier.

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Managing UXO Risk in Offshore and Renewables Projects

In an article published in Hydro International, author Mattijs de Lange of Seaknowledge addresses the critical importance of a comprehensive UXO survey strategy in advance of building offshore marine infrastructure such as gas distribution or renewable energy projects in northwestern European waters. 

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Corvettes in a cave: applying geophysics to a classic car tragedy

February 12, 2014, was a tragic day for Corvette lovers around the world, when a sinkhole opened up and swallowed 8 classic Corvettes inside the National Corvette Museum. Within hours of the disaster, a team of museum staff, contractors, engineers, karst scientists, and Corvette enthusiasts had assembled onsite to survey the damage and guide the recovery.

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Atlas Geophysicists introduced to new updates in Oasis montaj

Atlas Professionals geophysicists were introduced to the latest updates in Geosoft’s Oasis montaj and UXO Marine software, in a three-day training course aimed at increasing user productivity. Atlas has seen increasing demand for Geophysicists with specific software experience in the developing UXO detection sector. 

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VOXI Magnetization Vector Inversion applied in the Pontes e Lacerda area

VOXI Magnetization Vector Inversion helped identify structures in the Pontes e Lacerda area of southwestern Brazil, a gold district at -12° latitude where magnetic anomalies with inverted polarity are poorly understood, in a study presented by Geosoft at SIMEXMIN 2016.

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INSTALL hosts Geosoft Oasis montaj UXO survey course

At its academy in Naples, INSTALL (Italy) hosted a complete 4-day course on the Oasis montaj software, in which all the aspects of the processing of data acquired from a magnetometer, mainly from UXO survey jobs, were examined.

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Gravity for Hydrocarbon Exploration

Can an unexplored sedimentary basin be unravelled by gravity? How can gravity in cross-disciplinary workflows estimate the base of salt domes and gas saturation in shallow sedimentary traps? This article looks at three important tasks where gravity can make an impact in hydrocarbon exploration. 

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Botswana Geoscience Portal goes live

Geosoft is pleased to announce the launch of the Botswana Geoscience Portal, a partnership initiative with the Botswana Geoscience Institute and industry sponsors. The portal provides free access to multi-disciplinary datasets from Ngamiland, a district in the country's northwest.

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6 Alpha invests in Geosoft UXO software for launch of new EOD division

6 Alpha Associates, a specialist risk consultancy practice, has launched a dedicated explosive ordnance disposal division. The company has also invested in Geosoft UXO software that will enable the firm to further refine and analyse raw survey data and provide a platform for subsequent investigative work.

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Geosoft previews advances in UXO Marine

Geosoft will preview new modelling and analysis capabilities in UXO Marine, a specialized geophysical software solution for underwater site investigations, at the Oceanology International and SAGEEP conferences being held in March 2016. The enhancements are part of a major software update that will be released in Spring 2016.

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Geosoft announces new industry teams

Geosoft has introduced a new team structure that makes industry and customer needs the focal point for business engagement. Geosoft's global business account team has been organized around 4 industry customer segments: Energy, Government and Education, Mineral Resources, and Near Surface (which includes Unexploded Ordnance, Environmental and Marine).

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Online portal improves access to geoscience data from Africa

Geosoft is partnering with the Botswana Geoscience Institute and industry stakeholders to launch a Geoscience Portal that will provide free access to multi-disciplinary datasets from Ngamiland, a district in the country's northwest. 

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Currents, bombs, and ROVs: Bibby HydroMap surveys British waters

Keeping up with growing demand for seabed surveys has led service providers to improve workflows and innovate to deliver time and cost savings for clients. Bibby HydroMap uses Geosoft’s Oasis montaj and UXO software to effectively process and analyze the massive volume of project data, and generate fast results to assist in on-site planning.

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Golden West surveys the Solomon Islands for UXO

Golden West Humanitarian Foundation will be using Geosoft’s Oasis montaj and UXO Marine software when surveying the coastal waters of the Solomon Islands, where villagers have been living under UXO threat since the end of World War II. 

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Geosoft sponsors the Frank Arnott Award

Geosoft is proud to sponsor the Frank Arnott Award. Named in honor of Frank Arnott, a visionary geophysicist from the United Kingdom, the award recognizes innovation in visualizing and integrating exploration data.

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300m-year-old volcanoes discovered near Mullingar

The Geological Survey of Ireland’s Tellus Programme has unearthed volcanics under Ireland’s limestones. The maps, generated in Geosoft Oasis montaj, reveal new detail of 300 million-year-old volcanoes on the Westmeath/Offaly border.

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Geosoft wins Silver for Company of the Year, Computer Software in 2015 Stevie Awards

Geosoft won a Silver Stevie® Award for Company of the Year, Computer Software category, in the 2015 International Business Awards. Judges recognized Geosoft for its “commitment to R&D and technical innovation” and “impressive delivery of customer outcomes”. 

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