Geodetic & Geophysical Instruments

Geodesy and Geophysics are both part of earth sciences. Whereas Geodesy deals with the measurement of the earth’s surface in a three-dimensional time-varying speed, Geophysics explores the internal structure of the earth.


for Geodesy

  • Theodolites
  • Total Stations
  • GPS Surveying Systems
  • Photogrammetric Scanners
  • Optical & Digital Levels
  • Compasses
  • Altimeters
  • Stereoscopes


The offered product range with which Jos. Adrian GMBH has built up an excellent reputation allows professional surveying, mapping, positioning and photogrammetry works as well as precise investigation beneath the surface.


Jos Hansen & Soehne GmbH cooperates closely with the worldwide leading manufacturers in these fields of applications. It is LEICA GEOSYSTEMS AG, the market leader for its precise geodetics products made in Switzerland. And it is ABEM from Sweden, the worldwide leading manufacturer and supplier of geophysical instruments.STONEX Positioning completes our portfolio of hightech Geo instruments.


Besides engineering and consultancy in projects, the experienced and trained staff of Jos. Adrian GMBH also provides:


  • professional support in executing contracts
  • coordination of deliveries and installations
  • organizing and conducting products trainings (in the field or on the drawing board)






Due to the extensive expansion in Africa in the fields of construction, infrastructural road work operations as well as water and mining research programs, it has become essential that the necessary instruments meet the increasing requirements for very precise measurements.


For decades, Jos. Adrian GMBH has been successful in supplying and implementing Geodetic and Geophysical instruments to Africa. Our extensive product portfolio includes:



 for Geophysics

  • Earth Resistivity Meters
  • Seismographs
  • Borehole Logging Systems
  • Magnetometers
  • Conductivity Meters
  • Time Domain Systems