About

Geomine specializes in development and implementation of innovative subsurface solutions. By bringing its broad experience our team meets diversified project requirements in finding resourceful and highly efficient solutions.

The three main methods we use to identify the structure and characteristic of the subsurface are Hyperspectral, Magnetic and Seismic.

Landmines hinder return of displaced to Iraq's Ramadi

Al-Monitor - April 29, 2016
Samira Ayyash and her family are refusing to return to Ramadi in Anbar province after having fled to the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. Ayyash fears that...

*Landmines: Myanmar's hidden menace

Karen News - April 28, 2016
Across Myanmar landmines pose a daily threat of death and disability, but five years after the transition to democracy began, an official clearance...

German Tourists in Myanmar Recovering From Land Mine Blast

ABC News - April 27, 2016
Two German tourists and their local guide were recovering Wednesday from wounds suffered when they accidentally set off a land mine in eastern...

Avoid Mental Landmines

Huffington Post - April 25, 2016
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Beware Investing Landmines

Seeking Alpha - April 29, 2016
The market has a few landmines coming for the rest of the week. We have GDP coming out on Thursday which will be weak. We also have the FOMC meeting...

German Tourists Injured by Land Mine in Myanmar

TravelPulse - April 29, 2016
Two German tourists and their guide are recovering from injuries suffered when they inadvertently set off a land mine in eastern Myanmar near an area...

Crews safely detonate Civil War-era land mine in Arkansas

U.S. News & World Report - April 01, 2016
In this Thursday March 31, 2016 photo, Matt Bell talks about a possible Civil War-era landmine or cannonball he found Wednesday on an excavation site...

While Stockpiling Banned Land Mines, U.S. Boasts About Its Record of Clearing Them

The Intercept - April 06, 2016
SECRETARY OF STATE John Kerry commemorated International Mine Awareness Day on Monday by touting the United States' contributions to land...

Teenaged Yezidi girls escape ISIS but succumb to landmines

Rudaw - April 26, 2016
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - The bodies of two Yezidi girls who were reportedly killed by a landmine while escaping the Islamic State in Kirkuk on March...

Key June Events Landmines, To Set 2H 2016 Risk Tone

Analysts - April 28, 2016
Looking ahead, the various June events were viewed as potential landmines, able to sway risk sentiment in either direction. On June 2, the ECB will...

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Hyperspectral

What

Geomine’s revolutionary technology has been invented to radically reduce landmine contamination around the world

The tremendous advantage of this unique technology is the fact that the invented algorithm analyses massive amounts of data and identifies the areas which are CLEAR of mines. Geomine’s method allows for a quick and highly effective means of ELIMINATING THE CLEAR OF MINES AREA

Why

According to international surveys approximately 80% of all land suspected as mined is in fact clear

Nitrogen is a core component in every explosive material. Eventually, the molecule leaks from the explosive and is then absorbed into the surrounding ground and vegetation. This process causes nitrogen contamination of the ground and vegetation, not visible to the human eye. However, the use of a Hyperspectral camera allows us to identify the areas where land mines are present and
which areas are completely free

How

Geomine’s technology can either confirm the presence of mines or their absence, thereby serving to release land which does not need to be cleared in the first place

Geomine’s solution allows not only pinpointing of the areas where the ERW are located but also, and maybe most importantly, it allows identifying of the areas where no ERW are present. According to UN data, approximately 80% of all land designated as mined is in fact clear. Therefore the economic and humanitarian value of pinpointing the mine-free areas is of real importance

Seismic

What

Seismic method images the subsurface

Usage of this method allows to map the subsurface structure. Seismic method is a controlled generation of elastic waves by seismic source in order to obtain an image of the subsurface

Why

Seismic method that images the undersurface can locate targets in the shallow levels of the Earth section

That is an effective tool for studying the shallow subsurface for various applications such as identification of tunnels, bunkers and other void subsurface parts

How

The seismic reflection technique consists of generating seismic waves and measuring the time taken for the waves to travel from the source, reflect off an interface and be detected by an array of receivers at the surface

Accompanies with data processing and interpretation phase to complete the whole subsurface image

Magnetic

What

The magnetic map allows a visualization of the geological structure of the upper section of the subsurface

Magnetic geophysical surveys measure small, localised variations in the Earth’s magnetic field. Magnetic anomalies are produced by objects which contain magnetic minerals and buried steel objects

Why

By using magnetic method Geomine’s geophysical expertise will identify the shape, depth and properties of the object responsible for the anomalies such as landmines, Unexploded Ordnance and Explosive Remnants of War

How

Applications of magnetic alone or together with other methods allow to analyze the subsurface for any project requires buried object identification

Magnetometer surveys find underground objects such as landmines, Unexploded Ordnance, piles by detecting the magnetic anomalies they produce. Complementary usage of magnetic method along with hyperspectral method reduces false negative results (errors) to 0.1%

Who

Avi Buzaglo Yoresh

Founder & Partner

Mr. Buzaglo‐ Yoresh spent over 20 years in the Israeli Defense Forces. He concluded his service as a Lieutenant Colonel and holds a M.Sc. in Geology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Yoresh has used his experience in the IDF working as a military geologist to find ways to detect landmines from a geological and chemical perspective rather than an approach based upon metal detection

avi@geomineisr.com
Eva Peled

Eva Peled

Chief Executive Officer

Mrs. Peled served with the Israeli Air Force, where she concluded her service as a Captain, and she holds a BA in Business Management and a LLB from the Interdisciplinary Centre in Israel. Mrs. Peled has considerable business development experience representing international companies worldwide

eva@geomineisr.com
Dr. Uri Frieslander

Dr. Uri Frieslander

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Uri Frieslander spent more than 35 years as a senior Geophysicist in the Geophysical Institute of Israel (G.I.I) with 12 of them as CEO.
Uri holds a Ph.D. in Geophysics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
He gained impressive experience managing international and domestic geophysical projects. As Geomine’s COO, Uri’s vision involves looking into new opportunities in the subsurface world

urif@geomineisr.com
Yana Sofovich

Yana Sofovich

Business Development

Yana is responsible for creating and managing various business and humanitarian interests for Geomine. She holds a BA in Social Science, a MA in Diplomacy and a MSc in Political Sociology from the London School of Economics. Yana joined the company after gaining considerable experience in International Relations and Business Development positions. Her core motive is trying to do whatever possible in order to change the world into a better place

yanas@geomineisr.com

Clients & Collaborations

Ministry of Defense
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Tel Aviv University
Geological Survey of Israel
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
eesa
The Geophysical Institute of Israel
The Remote Sensing and G.I.S. Laboratories
SENSYS
Specim
HiVista
Elbit Systems
Israel Aerospace Industries
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