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Radar Cuts Subsoil Survey CostsSoil features located with minimum time and labor. Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) system supplements manual and mechanical methods in performing subsurface soil survey. Mobile system obtains graphic profile of soil discontinuities and interfaces as function of depth. One or two test borings necessary to substantiate soil profile. GPR proves useful as reconnaissance tool.
Document ID
19830000276
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Johnson, R. (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Glaccum, R. (Technos, Inc.)
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 1984
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
Report/Patent Number
KSC-11227
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.