Using ground penetrating radar: Assessing the depth of tropical peatlands

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.

Topic: peatlands, wetlands, emissions, carbon sinks, carbon dioxide, greenhouse gases, measurement, radar

Geographic: Indonesia,Riau

Series: The science behind peatlands

Pages: 2p

Publisher: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia

Publication Year: 2017

DOI: 10.17528/cifor/006443


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