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Limits of Radar Tomography for Characterisation of Foundations in a Historical ChurchNormal access

Authors: C. Gregoire, Y. Vanhellemont, K. Van Balen and L. Halleux
Event name: 64th EAGE Conference & Exhibition
Session: Near Surface Seismic and GPR
Publication date: 27 May 2002
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 249.39Kb )
Price: € 20

Summary:
D-28 LIMITS OF RADAR TOMOGRAPHY FOR CHARACTERISATION OF FOUNDATIONS IN A HISTORICAL CHURCH Abstract 1 The characterisation of the foundations in historical buildings is important when they have to be restored. Nondestructive testing can be valuable for such investigations. Radar tomographies were carried out in a church (the earliest part dates from the 13 th century) to characterise the foundations below a column of the nave and below an outer wall. Due to the properties of the medium (mixture of sand and loam saturated with water) the frequency used was 100MHz and the distance between the boreholes had to be


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