Partners and Collaborations:

SAND personnel are specialists in high resolution marine geophysics, for projects requiring a broader range of expertise we are able to collaborate with a industry partners whose capabilities compliment our own. A number of of these companies are listed below:

AHTI Limited

AHTI provides technical expertise, policy advice and field capacity for marine and freshwater projects. With a team of senior marine and freshwater ecologists and geospatial specialists from academic, commercial and conservation backgrounds we have experience in assessing temperate, polar and tropical aquatic environments and communities.

We have significant experience in aquatic ecological survey and monitoring, aggregate extraction impact studies, exotic species assessment, regional conservation studies, environmental impact assessment and mitigation, habitat restoration, underwater noise assessment, and statistical analysis. Working worldwide, AHTI offers a comprehensive aquatic assessment and management service to the renewables, aggregates, oil & gas, ports & harbours, conservation, research & development, and education sectors.



AquaGeo is a British geophysical acquisition and project management company offering a range of niche-market services in the specialist sector of the marine industry specialising in shallow water exploration. Our services range from 3D/4D and OBC multi component seismic surveys, through to geotechnical and site hazard investigations.



Ordtek Limited

Ordtek is an unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk management consultancy. Our proprietary approach to addressing UXO risk employs an intelligent blend of risk management and geoscience techniques to assess and mitigate the risks posed to developments. Our intrinsic understanding of how UXO interacts with the natural and manmade environment is crucial to ensuring that this risk is managed pragmatically, safely and at best value to both land-based and maritime developments.




Port of London Authority

Alongside high resolution charting, dredging and marine asset inspection surveys, our capabilities include, Geophysical UXO and seismic surveys using Magnetometer, Gradiometer, Sidescan , SBP , 2D Chirp and Pingers as well as Geotechnical investigations including Sampling, Coring, CPT and GPR. We have successfully delivered 3D Chirp for UXO and pile/works hazard surveys enabling site clearance to ALARP as well as providing qualitative data on shallow sub bed geology for planning.