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Evaluation and interpretation of DARPA backgrounds ground-penetrating radar (GPR) data collected at Ft. A. P. Hill, Virginia, and Ft. Carson, Colorado
Author(s): William H. Weedon
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Paper Abstract

DARPA sponsored a program during the fall of 1996 to collect backgrounds data (clutter and simulated targets) using several sensor systems. This paper focuses on the processing and interpretation of ground-penetrating (GPR) data collected using the Coleman ToMAS GPR system. High-resolution images generated using a backpropagation imaging (BPI) algorithm are presented for calibration lanes at two sites: one at Ft. A. P. Hill, VA, and the other at Ft. Carson, CO. Separate co- polarized and cross-polarized images are generated and compared. High-resolution cross-polarized images are also generated for an entire 100 meter X 100 meter 'center square' area at one site in 0.1 meter depth intervals. Comparison with Geonics EM-61 magnetometer as well as dig results are also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 September 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3392, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets III, (4 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.324241
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William H. Weedon, Applied Radar Analysis (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3392:
Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets III
Abinash C. Dubey; James F. Harvey; J. Thomas Broach, Editor(s)

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