Marine Geophysical Services

McGregor GeoScience offers clients 40 years experience in the design, planning and execution of marine geophysical and geotechnical surveys. We rely on our in-house team of survey and geoscience professionals for data acquisition, processing, interpretation and reporting for all data collected. At McGregor we pride ourselves on safe and efficient vessel data acquisition operations, comprehensive data processing and interpretation as well as the timely submission of final reports and associated deliverables.

McGregor GeoScience conducts marine geophysical and geotechnical surveys in a range of geographic locations around the globe. Our services include but are not limited to:
. Imaging and mapping of seabed features and characteristics
. Seafloor sediment classification through side scan sonar, backscatter, and direct observation through sampling and photography/video
. Seafloor sediment mobility mapping
. Bathymetric surveys
. Identification of seafloor and buried hazards
. Shallow gas identification through 2D and 3D seismic amplitude analysis
. Geotechnical investigation of load bearing surfaces
. Seafloor gradient identification and mapping of seafloor features such as shallow gas, faulting, sediment slumping, buried channels and other geological features that may impede or present risks to drilling or dredging.

Equipment includes but is not limited to:
. Sercel 96 Channel 2D high resolution seismic system with Sentinel Solid Streamer (600, 1200 or 1800m)
. Hull-mounted shallow and deepwater multibeam systems
. Hull-mounted Chirp Sub-bottom profilers (4x4 array)
. Klein 3000 Sidescan Systems
. Marine Magnetics SeaSPY Magnetometers
. Hull-mounted Odom Echotrac MKIII Single Beam Echosounder
. Sparker/Boomer towed subbottom profilers
. 3 and 5 meter gravity and vibrocore systems
. Oceanographic and deeptow winches
. Drop and towed camera/video systems
. Single and Double Van Veen Grabs
. Hamon and Shipek Grabs
. Gray-O’Hara/TDI Brooks and UNSEL Box corers
. DGPS based precise navigation systems
. USBL towfish tracking systems.