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Using ground penetrating radar: Assessing the depth of tropical peatlands

Ground penetrating radar (GPR)

Ground penetrating radar is a non-invasive geophysical technique that uses high-frequency electromagnetic waves to map subsurface conditions by identifying the variability of dielectric permittivity among soil layers.
  • Authors: Murdiyarso, D., Kurnianto, S., Hergoualc'h, K., Sasmito, S.D., Hanggara, B.
  • Author Affiliation: Center for International Forestry Research
  • Subjects: peatlands, wetlands, emissions, carbon sinks, carbon dioxide, greenhouse gases, measurement, radar
  • Publication type: Factsheet
  • Year: 2017
  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.17528/cifor/006443
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