Solutions For A Complex World Image by Shawn Calendine   Geophysics for Acid Mine Drainage Article by: Joe Cain | Geologist | hydroGEOPHYSICS According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, more than half a million abandoned coal and metal mines are discharging acid mine drainage (AMD)…
Solutions For A Complex World Image by Shawn Calendine Mapping Contaminant Plumes With Geophysics Article by: Moira Poje | Geoscientist II | hydroGEOPHYSICS Contaminant plumes in groundwater are a widespread environmental problem.  Tracking plumes can be complex and daunting while estimating the…
Arizona Hydrological Symposium Workshop *Note, you do not have to attend the AHS Symposium to attend the geophysical workshop. Surface Geophysical Methods for Hydrological Assessment Presented by the Arizona Hydrological Society During the 34th Annual Symposium Instructor: Dr. Dale Rucker,…
Solutions For A Complex World Side Slope Seepage Investigations Article by: Dr. Dale Rucker | Chief Technical Officer | hydroGEOPHYSICS For mining engineers and leach pad supervisors, informed slope design of heaps and dumps is essential for minimizing failure risk, maintaining safe stacking, and…
Solutions For A Complex World: Geophysical Tools For Lithium Basin Characterization  Article by: Caleb Perez | hydroGEOPHYSICS   The race is on to harness innovative green energy technologies and their clean power. Governments worldwide are forging ahead with determination to transform the…
Solutions For A Complex World: Enhanced Recovery Techniques For Heap Leach Mining Article by:  HGI Staff | hydroGEOPHYSICS In the world of industrial open pit metal mining, heap leach pads are a mine site’s most valuable asset. These assets need to be maintained and monitored to continue to…
Solutions For A Complex World: Pinpointing Heap Leach Seepage with Electrical Resistivity Tomography Article by: Dr. Dale Rucker | Chief Technical Officer | hydroGEOPHYSICS   Adverse hydraulic conditions within leach pads can lead to seep formation on side slopes. The formation of seeps and…
Solutions for a complex world: Geophysics Can Offer Long-term Solutions Preventing Industrial and Ecological Disasters  Article by: Shawn Calendine | hydroGEOPHYSICS   HGI‘s chief technical officer Dr. Dale Rucker has been receiving interview requests to hear his assessment of the…
Solutions for a complex world: Brownfield Assessment – Mapping The Unknowns Below With Geophysical Tools  Article by: Hannah Peterson | hydroGEOPHYSICS   A brownfield site is a former commercial or industrial site where future use is potentially affected by historic contamination. At…
Solutions for a complex world: Bare Liner Leak Location Surveys – The Water Puddle Method    Article by: Shawn Calendine | hydroGEOPHYSICS   For more than 40 years, a unique electric leak location method has been the go-to technique for finding leaks in nonpermeable geosynthetic…

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