January 7, 2002

Press Release

Sander Geophysics and the Geological Survey of Finland

Sign Cooperative Agreement

Sander Geophysics Limited (SGL) and the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK), two world leaders in airborne geophysics, have signed a cooperative agreement to jointly conduct research and development, and to jointly conduct airborne surveys

This agreement, between two of the oldest and most innovative organizations in the industry, allows us to offer the extensive survey experience of SGL and GTK, as well as the considerable expertise and resources of the two organizations, while still allowing both parties to remain independent.

Through this agreement, SGL and GTK can offer our clients comprehensive airborne geophysical services, as well as extensive expertise in data modelling and interpretation. Airborne services include the industry’s highest resolution airborne gravity surveys using AIRGrav; total field magnetic surveys and 3-axis magnetic gradient surveys; frequency domain Electro Magnetic surveys; and radiometric surveys for natural and man-made radiation, including detailed environmental monitoring surveys.

About Sander Geophysics

Sander Geophysics (SGL) specializes in high resolution airborne surveys for petroleum and mineral exploration and environmental mapping.  Founded in 1956, the company carries out airborne gravimetric, magnetic and radiometric surveys worldwide using fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters.   Sander Geophysics is the largest independently owned and operated airborne geophysics company in the world. For further information, please visit our website at www.sgl.com

About the Geological Survey of Finland

The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) was among the first in the world to commence systematic airborne geophysical surveys, in 1951. GTK has successfully carried out airborne geophysical surveys over all of Finland, as well as numerous surveys in Europe, Africa, and Asia.  GTK specializes in airborne surveys measuring the magnetic field, the electromagnetic field, and gamma radiation.  GTK also offers ground geophysical surveys, geological mapping, mineral exploration consulting, and laboratory services.

Contact Information:

Sander Geophysics
Malcolm Argyle
Telephone: +1 (613) 521-9626
Email: argyle@sgl.com

Geological Survey of Finland
Jukka Multala
Telephone: +358 20 550 2207
Email: jukka.multala@gsf.fi

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