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    Ground penetrating radar

    Bristow, Charlie S. (2013) Ground penetrating radar. In: Shroder, F. (ed.) Treatise on Geomorphology. New York, U.S.: Elsevier, pp. 183-194. ISBN 9780080885223.

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    Ground penetrating radar (GPR) provides almost continuous, high resolution profiles of the shallow subsurface which cannot be achieved by any other geophysical technique. Applications of GPR in geomorphology have increased significantly in recent years due to an increased awareness of the technique, combined with improvements in the equipment which make it more portable, more reliable, and easier to use. The ease of use has presented some problems due to unrealistic expectations, inappropriate survey design, and questionable interpretations. Examples are included to illustrate common ‘problems’ as well as successful GPR surveys.


    Item Type: Book Section
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Airwave, Data processing, Fluvial channel, Geophysics, GPR equipment, Radar facies, Relative chronology, Sand dune, Shallow stratigraphy, Side-swipe, Subsurface imaging, Survey design
    School: School of Science > Earth and Planetary Sciences
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2013 12:42
    Last Modified: 19 Jun 2013 12:42


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