Ground-Penetrating Radar: Technologies and Data Processing Issues for Applications in the Field of Cultural Heritage

  • Raffaele PersicoEmail author
  • Motoyuki Sato
Part of the Geotechnologies and the Environment book series (GEOTECH, volume 16)


In this contribution, the possibilities offered by the some of the most advanced ground-penetrating radar (GPR) instruments are shown, with particular reference to the Yakumo GPR system. To make more clear the exposition and the advantages offered by this new technology, some theoretical aspects about GPR prospecting are also briefly recalled. In particular, sampling and resolution aspects are mentioned, as well as aspects relative to the measure of the propagation velocity of the waves in the soil.


Global Navigation Satellite System Global Navigation Satellite System Dielectric Permittivity Propagation Velocity Compressive Sense 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Archaeological and Monumental Heritage IBAM-CNRLecceItaly
  2. 2.Center for Northeast Asian StudiesTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan

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