Consulting Services

Machine Design

3D CAD designed part

Icefield Instruments Inc. has a vast range of experience across several industries. We work as consultants for new machine designs and improvements.

Our responsibilities include:

  • Specification
  • Design
  • Build
  • Installation
  • Commisioning
  • Service

Icefield Instruments Inc. has experience in machine design in the areas of industrial, mining, aerospace, medical and automotive. Contact us and we will be pleased to assist you.

Glaciology and Hydrology

Icefield Instruments Inc. can provide a wide variety of consulting services related to glaciology and hydrology.

Our services include:

  • Flow monitoring (using stage recording and/or dye tracing)
  • Glacier mass balance
  • Glacier motion/strain analysis
  • Radar depth profiling
  • Terrain hazard analysis (e.g. surge potential, outburst floods, etc.)

Examples of our past work:

Windy Craggy mountains

Windy Craggy
British Columbia

Monitoring glacier motion using a network of stakes. This work was part of a larger multi-year environmental assessment process for the Windy Craggy copper deposit.

Windy Craggy mountains


Installing subglacial pressure transducers in a search for the main subglacial drainage channel. Once located, this water was piped through a 60km-long tunnel network to a nearby hydroelectric power station.

Our Clients

  • Johnson Space Center (JSC)
  • Norsk Polarinstitutt (Norway)
  • Geological Survey of Canada
  • Space Science and Engineering Center, U. Wisconsin
  • More Clients

Our Warranty

We stand behind our products with a one year parts and service warranty. Read More