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Implementing Geotechnical Monitoring Programs

How We Work

GEO-Instruments can work as an independent consultant or partner with the design and construction team.

We implement monitoring programs for projects of all sizes and can offer various levels of service, from simple rentals to full-service monitoring.

Working from offices across the US, we can provide near-local support. Our project managers, always in your time zone, serve as your point of contact for the duration of the project. Offices & Contacts

Automated Geotechnical Monitoring

We plan the work

  • We meet with you, in-person or virtually, to discuss your project and learn your requirements, budget, and timeline. We study project documents, and we walk through the site to uncover potential challenges.
  • We evaluate various monitoring solutions, leveraging expertise gained from hundreds of other projects. We also consider innovative alternatives that may benefit the project at hand. Then we present a proposal with instrument options, installation time, and costs.
  • We work with project engineers to finalize a formal monitoring plan that presents the full scope of the monitoring program, instrument types and locations, frequency and duration of readings, and alert thresholds.

We work the plan

  • We collect, integrate, and test the instruments needed for the project. We also fabricate any specialty items needed, from small prism mounts to large gravity base towers.
  • We assign a project manager to direct installation and commissioning of the system. Our installation teams are trained to work safely and follow best installation practices.
  • We minimize our on-site footprint by automating data acquisition with battery-powered, solar-charged, wireless systems and loggers.
  • We provide web-based data management and dedicated project websites that display alerts, data, graphs, and site status.

Let's Talk

Does your project require monitoring? Have some questions? Need some guidance? We can help. Call us at 800-477-2506 or fill out the form below so we can call you.

AMTS Tower at Excavation Site