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Available Expert - Queen’s Expert explains the technique used in discovery at the former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia

Monday, June 7, 2021

Queen’s University expert Alexander Braun (GeoPhysics) is available to explain the technology and technique being used to search the grounds of former residential schools in Canada.

“We use three geophysical methods, Ground Penetrating Radar, soil moisture meter, and passive seismics” says Dr. Braun.  “This will give us different information about the subsurface. All of the methods are non-invasive, meaning that there is no digging, drilling or explosives involved.

All methods are intrinsically imperfect, which means that the results are never 100% correct nor complete, the interpretation is the most delicate part of such a survey.”

Dr. Braun can speak to the technique itself, how it works, and how it might advance these delicate searches.

To arrange an interview, please contact communications officer  Julie Brown ( 343-363-2763 or Julie.brown@queensu.ca) at Queen’s University News and Media Services Department in Kingston, Ont., Canada.  

 

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