Category Archives: Ground Penetrating Radar

What benefit is there to use Ground Penetrating Radar?

Using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) to detect underground utilities has many benefits over traditional utility locating practices. Ground penetrating radar can be used to detect most underground utilities. A specialized antenna emits radio waves into the earth, which are then reflected back to the machine. The biggest benefit GPR offers is that radar can detect…
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How Does Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Work?

The theory behind ground penetrating radar is simple. Impulses of radio frequency are emitted from an antenna into the earth’s subsurface. This frequency is then reflected back to the antenna from the materials found in the earth’s surface. An on board computer calculates the signal strength of the reflected radio waves, as well as the amount of time…
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What is that, a lawn mower?

Find Utilities, GPR, Ground Penetrating Radar, Locate, Locate Tanks This is a common question we hear all the time. In fact, theGround Penetrating Radar (GPR) unit does resemble a walk behind lawn mower. We often use the comparison to describe the size of a GPR unit to our clients. What Does Ground Penetrating Radar Do?…
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