A Case Study in Japan
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In this section, we introduce case studies of archaeological surveys by ground-penetrating radar (GPR) carried out in Japan. Most of the archaeological sites in Japan are small and have uneven topography. We demonstrate that GPR surveys with advanced navigation systems can achieve very good GPR profiles. As an example, with these technologies inside “Kofun,” which is a tumulus, several meters high, could be visualized by GPR. A GPR “Yakumo” could find detailed structure of buried stone structures. Borehole radar could be effectively used for a deep archaeological structure.
KeywordsArchaeological survey GPR Multistatic radar Yakumo Navigation GNSS Total station 3DGPR
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