Sinkholes are voids in the ground formed by water erosion of the underlying ground—serious damage may result. Sinkhole detection and location is, therefore, very important. Sinkholes are most common in areas of limestone or other rock that can be … [Read more...] about Sinkhole detection
I was in Jadisa, the Mercedes dealer in Jaen, Spain, waiting for my car to be serviced, when a magazine article caught my eye. A Ground Penetrating Radar article! It was in the local magazine Ayer & Hoy (Yesterday and Today). This roughly … [Read more...] about Ayer y hoy – GPR article
Concrete scanning is a loose term which covers a range of non-destructive techniques to establish detail within the concrete subsurface. It is much more than just rebar location. A range of survey techniques can be used, including, but … [Read more...] about Concrete Scanning
Have you ever wondered what Ground Penetrating Radar can be used for? Do you know how it works? Can it help you? This article will help you understand. It's all about making a business case for Ground Penetrating Radar. Ground Penetrating Radar … [Read more...] about What is Ground Penetrating Radar used for?
Older buildings need repair and restoration. This is often carried out as an ongoing maintenance programme. If the building is in a state of decay, a major restoration project may be necessary to restore it to its former glory. How can GPR … [Read more...] about Restoration of Buildings – how GPR can help
It is often necessary to verify construction detail of structures. This could be to ensure compliance with current legislation and standards, proposed modifications, change of use, or simply part of a maintenance regime. The following are all … [Read more...] about Verification of construction detail
It concerns me that there is so much confusion and misinformation about GPR. Some equipment manufacturers would have you believe that GPR is straightforward. All you need is to buy their latest GPR system (usually an all in one system with fancy … [Read more...] about Ensuring a successful GPR survey
Sandberg was one of the first to start using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) for chimney flue location. Sandberg is probably responsible for popularising the method as a non-destructive means of chimney flue location. In this article, I look back … [Read more...] about Chimney flue surveys – looking back