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 …

3 Hidden Underground Features that GPR Can Detect

Posted January 5, 2017

The ground holds an untold number of secrets. From ancestral burial sites to the remnants of million-year-old fossils, countless objects may reside buried where the naked eye cannot see them. Ground-penetrating radar is one of the most advanced imaging techniques capable of seeing what resides beneath the soil. It can do so by utilizing numerous physical features to create an …