Through Alpine, clients can access the following geotechnical sampling services:
All of our geotechnical staff are OSHA 40 Hour HazMat certified and trained in proper sample handling and preparation for lab analysis.
Alpine has over 50 years of experience as a leader in the manufacturing and use of Pneumatic and Electric Vibracore sediment sampling equipment. Alpine developed and produced the first pneumatic Vibracore as part of the US Army Corps of Engineers’ Coastal Engineering Research Center 1964 Sand Inventory Program. Our systems now represent the gold standard for the industry.
Alpine can supply a variety of vibracore systems making it easy to find the ideal solution to a client’s sampling requirements:
Full Size Systems capable of obtaining samples up to 40 feet long
Mini System capable of obtaining samples up to 12 feet long
Rated to 1000 feet water depth, these units are capable of securing samples up to 40 feet long.
Most Alpine Vibracores (electric and pneumatic) can also be outfitted with our proprietary Corelog© System and/or a high pressure Jetting System:
Read more about our vibracore equipment here.
By conducting both MMO and PAMS in conjunction, limiting factors such as poor weather conditions, background noise, non-acoustic animals or non-detectable vocalizations can be overcome, meaning your survey can be carried out during 24 hour operations, allowing a greater range of freedom in survey operations.