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for: ‘July, 2013’

Caesium Magnetometers. When Sales and Science Collide.

Modern Mag has created a backpack that can replace the standard backpack that ships with a prominent American Caesium magnetometer. To design this backpack I had to study and understand the Caesium magnetometer specifications. I have used this magnetometer many times in the past (my university owned one), but still wanted to check the latest […]

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Airborne magnetic surveys using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and lightweight potassium magnetometers.

Airborne magnetic surveys using unmanned airborne vehicles need geophysical equipment that is lightweight. GEM Systems now sells an option for a lightweight electronics box case for the GSMP-35 “k-mag”. Optically pumped magnetometers have lightweight sensors, but the electronics boxes can be heavy due to the case material and thickness. Any internal frame that binds two […]

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Put your feet first when conducting ground mag surveys

Ground mag surveys involve walking tens of kilometers day after day. In my mid twenties I could average close to 30 l-km per day for days at a time in favorable terrain. Walking the line was tolerable when my feet where in good nick, but insufferable when I had blisters on my feet. Nowadays there […]

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