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Special Issue "Recent Progress in Ground Penetrating Radar Remote Sensing"
A special issue of Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2019).
Dr. Raffaele Persico Website E-Mail
Istituto per i Beni Archeologici e Monumentali, Institute of Archaeological Heritage-Monuments and Sites (IBAM), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, National Research Council (CNR), 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: Remote Sensing; Earth Sciences; Geophysics; Applied Geophysics; Scattering; Inversion; Remote Sensing Applications; Antenna; Inverse Problems; GPR; Ground Penetrating Radar; Radar Systems
Ground penetrating radar (GPR) has seen a steady growth of research activity and interest in the last years. Recent methodological and technological advances have allowed critical improvements to the key performance metrics of GPR systems. These advances include faster processing of large data sets due to an increase in computational resources, new hardware with increased sensitivity and immunity to noise, and algorithm improvements. Spurred by these advances, budgetary allocations for GPR prospecting in applications such as road monitoring and humanitarian demining, as well as GPR-related commercial activities, have also seen major growth.
The present Special Issue of Remote Sensing is devoted to the latest developments in GPR systems and applications, with an emphasis both on methodological and technological aspects. The intent of this issue is to have a broad scope, surveying recent progress in GPR in general. Nevertheless, emerging GPR applications based on (but not exclusively) the use of drones, positioning systems and positioning sensors, virtual reality, and monitoring are particularly welcomed. New research and field applications involving multimodal integration with other remote sensing modalities or geophysical data are also of interest.
Open access journals offer perhaps the easiest way to communicate your ideas and latest research outcomes to the international community. We invite you to submit contributions to this open access journal on the GPR topic that is of most interest to you.
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Dr. Raffaele Persico
Prof. Fernando L. Teixeira
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- Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
- Subsurface Sensing
- Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE)
- Near-Surface Sensing