GPR

An Underground Detective truck in front of the Cincinnati Latitude Observatory.

An Underground Search Points to the Stars

The work of The Underground Detective may always have room for some surprises, but it’s rare that an assignment seeking out an old foundation can involve a search of the nighttime skies. On a day-to-day basis, the norm for our Read more >

The Underground Detective - From Plumbing to Locating

From Time Capsules to Cemeteries

Below is an excerpt taken from Cleaner Magazine’sLocating Firm Finds Opportunities for Growth” that talks about the different underground locating jobs we’ve done.

From Time Capsules to Cemeteries

From Time Capsules to Cemeteries at Underground Detective

 

While utility locating may be The Underground Detective’s Read more >

The Divine Lorraine Hotel

The Divine Lorraine Hotel in Philadelphia

The Divine Lorraine HotelWe recently got called in to assist on renovation of the Divine Lorraine Hotel at 699 North Broad Street in Philadelphia, PA. This was the Underground Detective’s first job of the day and as the driller is drilling his first Read more >

What does GPR data look like

The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Ground Penetrating Radar

Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) is a technology that unobtrusively penetrates through the earth’s surface to properly define and identify underground unknowns and is used on several jobs that require special care. We know many of our customers don’t understand exactly Read more >

Ground Penetrating Radar

GPR: How It’s Done and What You Need to Know

About Ground Penetrating Radar

Ground Penetrating Radar, also known as GPR, is a means of generating a profile of subsurface structures non-destructively. What GPR does is produces and image of any underground features which are used to identify the Read more >

Field with underground utility line markings

5 Tools Everyone in the Underground Detection Services Industry Should Be Using

When beginning a project, always make sure to call 811 before you dig. The next step is generally researching companies that specialize in utility locating services, but not all companies use the same equipment and hold themselves to the highest Read more >

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There’s Nothing Spooky About GPR

Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) is a geophysical method that uses radar pulses to image the subsurface. This nondestructive method uses electromagnetic radiation in the microwave band (UHF/VHF frequencies) of the radio spectrum, and detects the reflected signals from subsurface structures. This Read more >

Locating Graves

No Bones About It: GPR Gets the Job Done!

GPR Data Analysis

As an underground detective, my daily tasks revolve around using a magical device to create a treasure map of sorts for my client, revealing the many wonders that are hidden within the earth. Alright, so I’m exaggerating Read more >

1978 Time Capsule

Using GPR Scanning to Help Dig Up the Past

GPR Scanning Helps Us Dig Up The Past

Recently, we got to be part of a special project that highlights how useful ground-penetrating radar (GPR Scanning) can be and how it can make a big difference to people, in a Read more >