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Airborne magnetic radiometric surveys

An airborne magnetic and radiometric (AMR) survey measures Earth’s magnetic field and naturally occurring radiation coming from the ground. Surveys are conducted by government agencies and companies using a light aircraft (fixed wing or helicopter) operated by a specialist contractor.

View a fact sheet on AMR surveys (PDF, 1.61 MB)

View a video showing the noise levels of AMR surveys

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