ground-penetrating radar


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ground-penetrating radar

[¦grau̇nd ‚pen·ə¦trād·iŋ ′rā‚där]
(engineering)
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The latest search is taking place at the city's Coombe Country Park, using ground-penetrating radar by private company Specialist Group International.
Unlike traditional radar systems, ground-penetrating radar (GPR) systems are mainly used to detect and measure the depth of inhomogeneity (either defects or layers) in a dielectric medium.
Ground-penetrating radar units, which return signals if coming across something buried, could now be used to aid the operation which is being monitored by gardai on CCTV.
"That work will include the use of ground-penetrating radar (GPR) and there will also be some excavation work that will be undertaken following the GPR work under way at the moment."
Lee Hein, the owner of utility-locating Hawaii Geophysical Services, began using ground-penetrating radar (GPR) about 10 years ago.
12), its ground-penetrating radar system operated well.
The research team considered four nondestructive evaluation technologies: ground-penetrating radar, low-frequency ultrasonic tomography, infrared thermography, and digital radiography.