Ocean Scientific International is offering a cost-effective way to carry out coastal water surveys without getting your feet wet. OSL's fully portable MiniBAT system can be used from a 5m boat, and is able to monitor up to eight parameters - including depth, temperature, dissolved oxygen and conductivity - all logged on a pc.
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www. cbaweb. co. uk Ground probing radar is now affordable for the first time, claims Searchwell, creator of the first portable air launched GPR system.
The MPR50 is able to detect a wide range of metallic and non-metallic materials to a depth of 3m, and results are immediately relayed to a LCD display.
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