Ground penetrating radar : theory and applications /

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Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Oxford, UK : Elsevier Science, c2009.
Description:xviii, 524 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 25 cm.
Subject:Ground penetrating radar.
Radar pénétrant dans le sol.
Elektromagnetische Reflexionsmethode
Ground penetrating radar.
Ground penetrating radar.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Jol, H. M. (Harry M.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) is a rapidly developing field that has seen tremendous progress over the past 15 years. The development of GPR spans aspects of geophysical science, technology, and a wide range of scientific and engineering applications. It is the breadth of applications that has made GPR such a valuable tool in the geophysical consulting and geotechnical engineering industries, has lead to its rapid development, and inspired new areas of research in academia. The topic of GPR has gone from not even being mentioned in geophysical texts ten years ago to being the focus of hundreds of research papers and special issues of journals dedicated to the topic. The explosion of primary literature devoted to GPR technology, theory and applications, has lead to a strong demand for an up-to-date synthesis and overview of this rapidly developing field. Because there are specifics in the utilization of GPR for different applications, a review of the current state of development of the applications along with the fundamental theory is required. This book will provide sufficient detail to allow both practitioners and newcomers to the area of GPR to use it as a handbook and primary research reference.
Physical Description:xviii, 524 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.