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
The RV Shearwater was reconfigured, refit and repowered in 2011.