Ground Penetrating Radar: How It Is Used in Archaeology

Posted January 12, 2017

Ground penetrating radar was originally invented in the 1920s with the aim of discovering hidden objects underground, although it didn’t take off until the 1970s when the US Military began investigating the use of ground penetrating radar to find mines, buried weapons caches, tunnels, and other strategically important underground structures. However, the demand for technology to map what is underground …