North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 1997

541360 - Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in gathering, interpreting and mapping geophysical data. These establishments often specialize in locating and measuring the extent of subsurface resources, such as oil, gas and minerals, but they may also conduct surveys for engineering purposes. A variety of surveying techniques are used, including seismic, magnetic, gravity, electrical and electromagnetic, radioactive and remote sensing, depending on the purpose of the survey.

  • Example Activities:

    • Electromagnetic geophysical surveying services
    • Electrical geophysical surveying services
    • Geological surveying services
    • Geophysical mapping services
    • Geophysical surveying services
    • Gravimetric surveying services, geophysical
    • Magnetic gophysical surveying services
    • Mapping services, geophysical
    • Oceanic surveying, geophysical
    • Oil gas field seismographic surveys
    • Radioactive geophysical surveying services
    • Seismic drilling
    • Seismic geophysical surveying services
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