GRA in the Field

Last week, we told you about our current project in Somerset, New Jersey with the Somerset Raritan Valley Sewerage Authority.  This week we finished up our work but not before we had one of those unexpected field incidences…

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Geoprobe fail.

Turns out, despite being relatively flat-looking, the terrain in the probe area was irregular enough to conquer even the hardiest of geoprobes.  Fortunately, our team and our new friend Bruce, remote control operator extraordinaire, were not hurt physically, though there may have been some mental stress!

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No one should attempt to impede an archaeologist when doing archaeology…not even a robot!

So how many archaeologists does it take to right a machine?  We’ll let you know when the tow truck comes.

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The casualties of archaeology abound.

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