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Surveying the layers of pavement using ground-penetrating radarNormal access

Authors: K. Onishi, H. Kisanuki, T. Ogahara and T. Inazaki
Event name: EAGE-HAGI 1st Asia Pacific Meeting on Near Surface Geoscience and Engineering
Session: Poster session
Publication date: 09 April 2018
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201800369
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 459.06Kb )
Price: € 20

Multi-channel GPR with ground coupled antennas can acquire underground records with little amount of multiple reflections. We use multi-channel GPR equipment, which can scan at high speed on a paved road, to acquire underground survey records at a test road which has many sections composed of different type of materials and depths. The records clearly indicate horizontal boundaries of road construction without processing of background removal. We acquired zero-offset profiles applying normal moveout (NMO) correction for GPR records. NMO correction is useful to detect the shallow boundary below asphalt concreate mixture. GPR with bow-tie antenna of ground coupled type, which can scan on paved road at high speed has high potential to monitor the condition of road construction.

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