ground-probing radar

ground-probing radar

[¦graünd ¦prōb·iŋ ′rā‚där]
(engineering)
A nondestructive technique using electromagnetic waves to locate objects or interfaces buried beneath the earth's surface or located within a visually opaque structure. Also known as ground-penetrating radar; subsurface radar; surface-penetrating radar.
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4 December 2017 - UK-based ground-probing radar equipment and services provider PipeHawk plc has agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of UK-based Thomson Engineering Design Ltd.
His work contributed to the development of a ground-probing radar device for detecting mines.
The Swiss-built Easylocator uses ground-probing radar to locate pipework, cutting digging times and avoiding accidental strikes on underground pipes.
Ground-probing radar systems typically comprise an antenna with a transmitter and receiver in close proximity, connected to a control unit that generates radio pulses and records the reflected signals.
It is distinctly possible therefore that, like the development of airborne radar systems, ground-probing radar could rapidly develop into a vital tool for the efficient operation of airports in the not too distant future.
The RRAMNS system integrates ground-probing radar, metal detection and forward-looking infrared imaging with a mine-protected vehicle, said Tom McNiff, a company spokesman.
Information gathered by ground-probing radar, or special rods, is stored on compact disks, then used to programme directional drills.
He said yesterday: "I used our ground-probing radar to recover pounds 144,000 in the Stephanie Slater case, as well as pinpointing firearms, buried cash and bodies.
Cook, "Status of Ground-probing Radar and Some Recent Experience," Proceedings Conference Subsurface Exploration for Underground Excavation and Heavy Construction, Amer.
17 October 2017 - UK-based ground-probing radar equipment and services provider PipeHawk has sold its 28.