• “Seismic Attenuation – Friend or Foe” voted one of the best papers at the EAGE Near Surface Geoscience Conference

    SAND would like to congratulate Mark Vardy and Luke Pinson on their paper “Seismic Attenuation – Friend or Foe” which was voted one of the four best papers presented at the annual EAGE Near Surface Geoscience Conference and Exhibition 2018. “Seismic attenuation is an important parameter to understand and parameterise, with implications for survey design, […]

  • SAND seeking a Graduate Geophysicist and experienced Geophysicist

    We are currently looking for a Geophysicist and Graduate Geophysicist to join our team full time. Please visit our website for further details on the two positions at Or alternatively please email your CV and covering letter to

  • SAND enters new partnership with UoS for the development and operation of 3DChirp

    University of Southampton relaunches 3D Chirp technology The University of Southampton is relaunching its unique and cutting edge 3D Chirp technology. Following a growing number of successful commercial campaigns the University has re-acquired the licensing rights for 3D Chirp (GeoChirp 3D) from Kongsberg GeoAcoustics Ltd and is teaming up with SAND Geophysics Ltd to drive […]

  • SAND Geophysics launches new high-resolution seismic inversion service

    Following a number of successful trial projects, SAND’s robust processing system is now available for all clients interested in the quantitative characterisation of the marine near surface using geophysical data. Based on over a decade of research and development by SAND co-founder Dr Mark Vardy, SAND’s in-house QSI software can provide estimates of bulk (e.g., […]

  • Oceanology International 2018

      SAND Geophysics will be exhibiting at Oceanology International 2018 at the Excel in London from the 13-15th of March. In addition to discussing your survey needs, we will be promoting the 3D Chirp and the systems applications to a range of projects  from high resolution stratigraphy to the detection and analysis of unexploded ordnance.

  • Ocean Business 2017

    SAND Geophysics will be exhibiting at Ocean Business 2017 in Southampton this April. The conference will be well attended and we are ready to discuss your survey needs together with our operational partners at AquaGeo and B Marshall Marine as well as sponsoring the wine trail on Tuesday 5th April 5pm until 7pm so come and join us […]

  • SonarWiz Training Course

    SAND will be co-running a SonarWiz training course with Cheaspeake Technology on the 17th April at the National Oceanography Center in Southampton (after Ocean Business). Details can be found here: and the registration form here: alternatively contact for more details.

  • Dr Luke Pinson to give lectures on high-resolution 3D seismics and AUV surveying

    Dr Luke Pinson of SAND Geophysics Ltd will be giving lectures on high-resolution 3D seismics and AUV surveying at the Seafloor Exploration Course hosted by Hydrographic Geologic Informatics Survey Solution at the University of Malta between 4th and 13th of September 2014.  Two places are left available, please email: for more information.

  • Offshore Energy Conference 2014

    SAND Geophysics representatives will be at Offshore Energy conference in Amsterdam on the 28th and 29th of October 2014.  To arrange a meeting with one of our experienced consultants at the show please get in contact by emailing

  • Glencore Framework Agreement

    SAND Geophysics have signed a framework agreement with Glencore Ltd to provide high-resolution geophysical survey support.