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Final Conference Programme

Please scroll down to view the detailed programme or click on the session links. Programme in PDF.

1. General Programme

Monday June 30, 2014

8.00-9.30 Registration
9.30-10.00 Silver Hall - Plenary session
Plenary introduction (Sébastien Lambot)
Presentation of COST Action TU1208 (Lara Pajewski)
Presentation of EuroGPR (Erica Utsi)
10.00-10.30 Silver Hall - Plenary session
Invited talk: Immo Trinks
Large-scale high-resolution GPR prospection in archeology - recent developments and new challenges
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.30 Silver Hall - Plenary session
Invited talk: Francesco Soldovieri
Microwave tomography for radar imaging: status and perspectives
11.30-12.30 Silver Hall - Plenary session
Short exhibitor's presentations
12.30-14.00 Lunch time
14.00-15.45 Silver Hall
Archaeology
The Arc
Radar systems and antenna design
15.45-16.15 Coffee break
16.15-18.00 Silver Hall
Archaeology
Radar data processing and analysis
The Arc
Radar systems and antenna design


Tuesday July 1, 2014

9.00-10.30 Silver Hall - Plenary session
Early Stage Researchers
Radar data modelling and inversion, radar systems and antenna design
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.30 Silver Hall - Plenary session
Early Stage Researchers
Radar systems and antenna design, radar image processing, radar data processing and analysis
12.30-14.00 Lunch time
14.00-15.45 Delvaux Foyer
Poster session: Early stage researchers 
15.45-16.15 Coffee break
16.15-16.45 Silver Hall - Plenary session
Bids for GPR 2016
16.45-17.45 Silver Hall
Ice and permafrost
The Arc
Rock fractures

Wednesday July 2, 2014


9.00-10.30 Silver Hall - Plenary session
Early Stage Researchers
Archeology, environment and agriculture, geological applications
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.30 Silver Hall - Plenary session
Early Stage Researchers
Geological applications, geotechnical applications, security applications
12.30-14.00 Lunch time
14.00-15.45 Delvaux Foyer
Poster session:
Environment and agriculture, geological applications, road inspections, infrastructures and tunnels
The Arc
EuroGPR Meeting
15.45-16.15 Coffee break
16.15-18.15 Parc Royal
Exhibitor's field demonstrations
19.30-23.00 The Plaza Theatre
Gala Dinner
Awarding of the young scientists (poster and oral)
Presenting GPR 2016 hosting
15th Anniversary of the GPR conference: Speed Painter Performer International Show!

Thursday July 3, 2014

9.00-9.30 Silver Hall - Plenary session
Invited talk: Steven Arcone
The subbottom stratigraphy of Mirror Lake, Woodstock, NH: GPR profiles of Gyttja, glaciofluvial deposits and till
9.30-10.30 Silver Hall
Infrastructures and tunnels
The Arc
Stratigraphy
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.30 Silver Hall
Infrastructures and tunnels
The Arc
COST TU1208: Management Committee (MC) meeting
12.30-14.00Lunch time
14.00-15.45 Poster session:
archaeology, radar data processing and analysis, radar image processing, radar signal modelling and inversion, radar systems and antenna design, security applications, space applications

The Arc
COST TU1208: Management Committee (MC) meeting and Working group (WG) meeting
15.45-16.15 Coffee break
16.15-18.15 Room 1: Silver Hall  (7 presentations)
Security applications 
Space applications
The Arc
COST TU1208: Working group (WG) meeting
18.15-19.00The Arc
COST TU1208: Working group (WG) meeting

Friday July 4, 2014

9.00-9.30 Silver Hall - Plenary session
Invited talk: John Bradford

Toward coupled geophysical and hydrologic inversions for improved characterization of dynamic water flow processes
9.30-10.30 Silver Hall
Environment and agriculture
The Arc
Radar image processing
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.30 Silver Hall
Environment and agriculture 
Road inspection 
The Arc
Radar image processing
Radar signal modelling and inversion 
12.30-14.00 Lunch time
14.00-14.30 Silver Hall - Plenary session
Raffaele Persico and Erica Utsi
Presentation of the book "Introduction to Ground Penetrating Radar: Inverse Scattering and Data Processing"
14.30-15.45 Silver Hall
Road inspection
The Arc
Radar signal modelling and inversion
15.45-16.15 Coffee break
16.15-17.00 Silver Hall - Plenary session
Presentation of IWAGPR 2015 hosting
Closure

Saturday July 5, 2014 - Workshops and Tutorials

Location: Université catholique de Louvain, Place Croix du Sud, 1348 Louvain-La-Neuve

Please click here for the detailed program and to register

2. Detailed session programme

Monday June 30, 2014

Oral sessions in Silver Hall
Archaelogy: Monday June 30,  14.00-17.00
Chairs: Raffaele Persico and Marc Van Meirvenne
14.00-14.15 Lieven Verdonck, Ernie Haerinck and Bruno Overlaet
GPR survey to explore social stratification in a pre-Islamic burial area at Mleiha, Sharjah (United Arab Emirates)
14.15-14.30 Diego Arosio, Stefano Munda and Luigi Zanzi
A case study where dual-polarization was essential for correct interpretation of GPR results
14.30-14.45 Pier Matteo Barone and C. Ferrara:
You can’t make an omelette without breaking some eggs: in which way can non-destructive and destructive techniques coexist?
14.45-15.00 Loredana Matera, Marcello Ciminale, Raffaele Persico, Maria Teresa Giannotta, Valentino Desantis and Arcangelo Alessio
Application of a reconfigurable stepped frequency system to cultural heritage prospecting
15.00-15.15 M.Sato, H. Liu, T.Komagino and K. Takahashi
Archaeological survey by GPR for recovery from 3.11 Great Earthquake and Tsunami in East Japan
15.15-15.30 V. Pérez-Gracia, S. Santos-Assunçao, O. Caselles, J. Clapés and J.A. Canas
Study of wood beams in buildings with ground penetrating radar
15.30-15.45 Timothy Saey, Philippe De Smedt and Marc Van Meirvenne
Integrating GPR and EMI to three-dimensionally reconstruct a WW I training trench at Stonehenge
16.15-16.30 Luciana Orlando, G. De Donno, B. Renzi
Intensity of scattering for the lithotype characterization of an excavated pre-Trajan wall structure
16.30-16.45 Robert Evans, Richard Morrow and James Nash
The Use of Ground Penetrating Radar to Investigate a Churchyard Burial Plot
16.45-17.00 Selma Kadioglu, Yusuf Kagan KADIOGLU, Kiymet DENIZ and Ali Akin AKYOL
Ground Penetrating Radar and Micro Raman Spectroscopy in Keciova Mosque Casbah-Algiers (Algeria)
Radar data processing and analysis: Monday June 30, 17.00-18.00
Chairs: Jan van der Kruk and Chi-Chih Chen
17.00-17.15 Jianping Xiao and Lanbo Liu
Signal Fusion Using Extrapolation with Deterministic Deconvolution on Multi-Frequency Qinghai-Tibet Railway GPR Data for Permafrost Subgrade Detection
17.15-17.30 Kulyandin G.A., Omelyanenko A.V. and Omelyanenko P.A.
Methods of GPR Angular Scanning
17.30-17.45 Xiaoting Xiao, Amine Ihamouten,  Géraldine Villain and Xavier Dérobert
Parametric study on processing GPR signals to get a dispersion curve
17.45-18.00 Lanbo Liu, Chunguang Ma, John W. Lane, Jr. and Peter Joesten
Borehole Radar Interferometry Revisited

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Oral sessions in The Arc
Radar systems and antenna design I: Monday June 30, 14.00-15.45
Chairs: Peter Annan and and Xiongyao Xie
14.00-14.15 Bryan Reeves
Noise Modulated GPR: Second Generation Technology
14.15-14.30 A.P. Annan, N. Diamanti, J.D. Redman
GPR Emissions and Regulatory Limits
14.30-14.45 Xiaojun Liu, Shinan Lang, Bo Zhao, Feng Zhang, Jun Li, and Guangyou Fang,Xiangbin Cui, Bo Su
A High-resolution Polar Ice Penetrating Radar and Experiments in the 28th Chinese National Antarctic Research Expedition
14.45-15.00 Xiongyao Xie, Hui Qin and Rongjie Yao
Design of an improved dipole antenna for detecting enclosure structure defects by crosshole GPR
15.00-15.15 G. Casassa, J.L. Rodríguez and N. Blindow
Airborne GPR on high Andean glaciers -  first results from 6000 m altitude
15.15-15.30 Patrick Klenk, Viktoria Keicher, Stefan Jaumann and Kurt Roth
Current limits for high precision GPR measurements
15.30-15.45 Ajith K. K. and Amitabha Bhattacharya
Improved Ultra-wide Bandwidth Bow-tie Antenna with Metamaterial Lens for GPR Applications
Radar systems and antenna design II: Monday June 30, 16.15-18.00
Chairs: Norbert Blindow and Egil Eide
16.15-16.30 Guido Manacorda, Mario Miniati, Alessandro Simi, Rodolfo Guidi, Simone Lelli, Daniele Vacca, Devis Dei, Daniele Mecatti, Howard F. Scott, Martin Morey, Markus Hamers and Thomas Schauerte
A bore-head GPR for  Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) equipment
16.30-16.45 Satoshi Ebihara, Akihiro Uemura, Tsukasa Kuroda and Hiroki Soda
Dipole Array Antenna and Loop Antenna for Estimation of Direction and Polarization in Borehole Radar
16.45-17.00 Egil Eide, Per Atle Våland and Jacopo Sala
Ground-Coupled Antenna Array for Step-Frequency GPR
17.00-17.15 Harun Cetinkaya, Jianping Wang, Dani Tran and Alexander G. Yarovoy
The Comparison of the Near Field Beam Patterns of 1D-CR MIMO and 2D-CR MIMO Arrays
17.15-17.30 C.Warren, N. Chiwaridzo and A. Giannopoulos
Radiation characteristics of a high-frequency antenna in different dielectric environments
17.30-17.45 M. Grasmueck, and P. Marchesini
Bushtrail Subsurface Mapping using flexible GPR Antenna tracked by Mini-GPS Loggers
17.45-18.00 S.R. Pennock, C.H.J. Jenks
Wideband Loaded Bicone Antennas for GPR Applications.

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Tuesday July 1, 2014

Oral sessions in Silver Hall
Early stage researchers: Tuesday July 1, 9.00-12.30
Radar data modelling and inversion 9.00-10.15
Chairs:
Francesco Soldovieri and Craig Warren
9.00-9.15 Emerson Almeida, Jorge Porsani, Ilaria Catapano, Gianluca Gennarelli and Francesco Soldovieri 
GPR data analysis enhanced by microwave tomography for forensic archaeology
9.15-9:30 Laurence Mertens, Anh Phuong Tran and  Sébastien Lambot
Determination of the stability of a pulse GPR system and quantification of the drift effect on soil material characterization by full-wave inversion
9.30-9.45 Francis Watson and WRB. Lionheart
SVD analysis of GPR full-waveform inversion
9.45-10.00 Albéric De Coster , A.P. Tran and S. Lambot 
Impact of the antenna offset and the number of frequencies on layered media reconstruction using full-wave inversion in near-field conditions
10.00-10.15 Nicolas Mourmeaux, A. P. Tran and S. Lambot
Soil permittivity and conductivity characterization by full-wave inversion of near-field GPR data
Radar systems and antenna design: 10.15-11.15
Chairs: Motoyuki Sato and Antonis Giannopoulos
10.15-10.30 Khaldoun Alkhalifeh, Christophe Craeye, Sébastien Lambot
Design of a 3D UWB Linear Array of Vivaldi Antennas Devoted to Water Leaks Detection
11.00-11.15 Youcheng Wang, Jinjin Shao, Chao Chen , Yicai Ji, Zhou Bin, Hailong Zhang, Lirui Wang, Guangyou Fang
Four-element Planar Array Antenna for UWB Application
Radar image processing: 11.15-12.15
Chairs: Motoyuki Sato and Antonis Giannopoulos
11.15-11.30 Davide Comite, A. Galli, I. Catapano, F. Soldovieri and E. Pettinelli
An Improved Tomographic Approach for Accurate Target Reconstruction from GPR Numerical Data
11.30-11.45 Li Yi, Motoyuki Sato and Kazunori Takahashi
Optimization of Data Sampling and Image Reconstruction by GPR
11.45-12.00 Marco Salucci, Paolo Rocca, Giacomo Oliveri and Andrea Massa
An Innovative Frequency Hopping Multi-Zoom Inversion Strategy for GPR Subsurface Imaging
12.00-12.15 Niklas Allroggen, Loes van Schaik and Jens Tronicke 
Time-lapse 3D GPR imaging of brilliant blue infiltration experiments
Radar data processing and analysis: 12.15-12.30
Chairs:  Motoyuki Sato and Antonis Giannopoulos
12.15-12.30 Audrey Van der Wielen, L. Courard and F. Nguyen
Detection of near-field, low permittivity layers with Ground Penetrating Radar: analytical estimation of the reflection coefficient
Ice and Permafrost: Tuesday July 1, 16.45-17.45
Chairs: Steven Arcone and Anja Klotzsche
16.45-17.15 Invited talk: Emanuele Forte, Matteo Dossi, Roberto Renato Colucci  and Mauro Colle Fontana
4-D quantitative GPR analyses to study the summer mass balance of a glacier: a case history
17.15-17.30 Cosciotti B.,  F. Di Paolo, Lauro S.E.,  Vannaroni G., Bella F. , Pettinelli E. and Mattei E.
Electromagnetic characterization of saline mixture for shallow radar exploration
17.30-17.45 Di Paolo F., Cosciotti B., Lauro S.E., Mattei E., Pettinelli E. and Vannaroni G.1
Thermal and electromagnetic models for radar sounding of the Galilean satellite icy crusts

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Oral sessions in The Arc
Rock fractures: Tuesday July 1, 16.45-17.45
Chairs:Lanbo Liu and  Xie Xiongyao
16.45-17.00 Sixin Liu,  Xinghao Chang and Limin Ran
Analysis of Fractures Detectability by Borehole Radar
17.00-17.15 Xinjian Tang, Weizhong Ren, Tao Sun  and Renjun Hou
Application of sparse representation of ground penetrating radar data in a study of extracting rock fracture signature
17.15-17.30 Ding Ya-lei, Song Lei, Yang Wei-hao and Li Hai-peng (presented by Xie Xiongyao)
Permittivity and EM wave filed of the stochastic broken rock and its applications
17.30-17.45 Maurizio Ercoli, Cristina Pauselli, Emanuele Forte, Roberto Volpe, Costanzo Federico
"2D-3D GPR as an efficient tool for paleoseismology: a successful case history across the Castrovillari fault (southern Apennines, Italy)".

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Poster session (Delvaux Foyer) Tuesday July 1, 14.00-15.45: Early stage researchers
Chairs: Lara Pajewski and Antonis Giannopoulos
Archaeology
p01 Christine Bunting, Nick Branch, Steve Robinson and Penny Johnes
Ground penetrating radar as a tool to improve heriatage management of wet lands
Environment and agriculture
p02 Emmanuel Leger, Albane Saintenoy and Yves Coquet
Estimating saturated hydraulic conductivity from ground-based GPR monitoring Porchet infiltration in sandy soil
p03 D. Comite, A. Galli, C. Ferrara, S. E. Lauro, E. Mattei,   G. Vannaroni and E. Pettinelli
Numerical and Experimental Surveys on the GPR Early-Time Signal Features for the Evaluation of Shallow-Soil Permittivity
p04 Shiping Zhu, Chunlin Huang, Yi Su, and Min Lu
Tree Roots Detection based on Circular Survey using GPR
p05 Xu Qiao, Feng Yang and Xianlei Xu
The Prediction Method of Soil Moisture Content Based on Multiple Regression and RBF Neural Network
p06 J.-B. Got, P. André, L. Mertens, C. Bielders and S. Lambot
Soil piping: networks characterization using ground-penetrating radar
Geological applications
p07 Anna Lejzerowicz, Krzysztof Czuryłowicz, Sebastian Kowalczyk and Anna Wysocka
Ground Penetrating Radar and sedimentological investigations of quartz-glauconite sands in Lubartów area (south-east Poland)
p08 Sean Morrison, Harry Jol and Walter Loope
Radar Analysis of the Grand Island Tombolo, MI, USA: A Case Study for Coastal Landscapes
p09 Tanja Tillmann
Landscape development of Amrum’s west coast (Southern North Sea): GPR and sedimentology
Geotechnical applications
p10 D. Zhang, J.C. Li, Z.H. Wu, R.F.Zhong and W.J. Zhao
Application of Ground Penetrating Radar to active faults along Yushu Strike-Slip Faults Zone, Qinghai, China
p11 K.T.S. Karunanayake, P.B.R. Dissanayake and L.W. Galagedara
Ground Penetrating Radar Wave Behavior under Different Corrosion Levels of Concrete
p12Mohammad Kashani Novin Bahram Yousefi
Presentation a New Model to Calculate Asphalt Density Using GPR Output
p13 Zeynep OGRETMEN and Aysel SEREN
Investigating Fracture-Crack Systems with Geophysical Methods in Bayburt Kiratli Travertine
p14 Jianping Wang, Harun Cetinkaya and Alexander Yarovoy
On Polar Sampling of GPR for Tunneling Boring Machine
Radar data processing and analysis
p15 Ralph Feld and Evert Slob
Sampling aspects of interferometry
Radar image processing
p16 Linlin Lei, Sixin Liu, Lei Fu, Xu Meng and Junjun Wu
Examples of Pre-stack Reverse-time Migration Applied to Ground Penetrate Radar Synthetic Data
p17 Xiaoji Song,  Yi Su Yutao, Zhu Chunlin and Huang Min Lu
Improving Holographic Radar Imaging Resolution via Deconvolution
p18 Haewon Jung and Kangwook Kim
DSP Implementation of Rapid Imaging of Data Obtained from UWB Radar for Use in a Pavement Inspection GPR System
p26Yue Yu,Xuan Feng,Cai Liu,Qi Lu,Ning Hu,Qianci Ren, Enhedelihai Nilot,ZhixinYou,Wenjing Liang,Yuantao Fang
Radar Polarimetry Analysis Applied to Fully Polarimetric Ground Penetrating Radar
Radar signal modelling and inversion
p19 Xin-xin Qu, Si-xin Liu, Fei Wang
A new ray tracing technique for crosshole radar traveltime tomography based on multistencils fast marching method and the steepest descend method
Radar systems and antenna design
p20 Xianlei Xu, Suping Peng,Yunhai Xia and Feng Yang
Development of a Novel GPR for Roadbed Disease Inspection
p21 Huo Jianjian, Zhaoqing, Ma Chunguang, SunXu, Wang Likai, Boyong, Chang Xinghao and Zhao Yonggang
Design and Tests of a Borehole Radar for Oil Well Prospecting
p22 Wenjing Liang and Xuan Feng (presented by E. Nilot)
Full-polarimetric GPR system for underground targets measurement
p27 Enhedelihai Nilot, Xuan Feng, Cai Liu, Qi Lu, Wenjing Liang, Yue Yu, Qianci Ren, Song Cao, Zhixin You, Yuantao Fang and Yin Zho
Design and Performance of Full-Polarimetric Airborne GPR Testing System
p24 Yunhai Xia, Feng Yang,  Xu Qiao and Xianlei Xu
Ground penetrating radar system applied in the underground concealed object detection The new ground penetrating radar system applied in the road disease detection
p25 Wahyu Hendra Gunawan, Yono Hadi Pramono
Ultra Wide-Band Antenna with Low Cost for Radar Application

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Wednesday July 2, 2014

Oral sessions in  Silver Hall 
Early stage researchers: Wednesday July2, 9.00-12.30
Archaeology: 9.00-9.30
Chairs: John Bradford  and François Jonard
9.00-9.15 Yossi Salmon, Lawrence Conyers, Harry Jol and Michal Artzy
Early Second Millennium Settlement Landscape in the Nami Region, Israel revealed by GPR investigations
9.15-9.30Ana Valls Ayuso, Francisco García García, Manuel Ramírez Blanco and Jaime Llinares Millán
Correlation between GPR data and historical documentation for assessing the pavement constructive phases of Los Silos of Burjassot, 16th century (Valencia, Spain)
Environment and agriculture: 9.30-9.45
Chairs: John Bradford  and François Jonard
9.30-9.45Jing Li, Zhaofa Zeng, Lingna Chen and Fengshan Liu
Estimation of mixed soil hydraulic and dielectric parameters by impedance inversion of GPR data
9.45-10.00 Lei Fu, Sixin Liu and Lanbo Liu 
Internal Structure Characterization of Living Tree Trunk Cross Section Using GPR Numerical Examples and Field Data Analysis
Geological applications: 9.45-10.30
Chairs: John Bradford and François Jonard
10.00-10.15 Sonia Santos-Assunçao, V. Salinas, V. Pérez-Gracia, O. Caselles, L.G. Pujades, J. Clapés, R. González and N. Lantada
Geological structures evaluated by means of scattering noise in Ground penetrating radar images
10.15-10.30 Tanja Tillmann
Why is barrier spit’s accretion not a simple process? Insights from GPR-surveys of Northern Amrum (North Sea/German Bight)
11.00-11.15Alwi Husein, Sungkono, Arif Wijaya and Soffian Hadi
Subsurface monitoring of P.79 - P.82 LUSI Embankment using GPR Method to Locate Subsidence and Possible Failure
Geotechnical applications: 11.00-12.00
Chairs: Mercedes Solla and Richard Yelf
11.15-11.30 Chunguang Ma, Qing Zhao,Xinghao Chang, Limin Ran and Lanbo Liu
Field test of Directional Borehole Radar in hydrocarbon production well
11.30-11.45 Cui Du, Feng Yang, Xinjun Xu,  Xianlei Xu and  Meng Peng
Coal mine geological hazardous body detection using surface ground penetrating radar velocity tomography
11.45-12.00 Mesbah U. Ahmed,  Rafiqul A. Tarefder and Arup K. Maji
Variation of FWD Modulus Due to Incorporation of GPR Predicted Layer Thicknesses
Security applications: 12.00-12.30
Chairs:  Xavier Neyt and Maria González-Huici 
12.00-12.15 Iraklis Giannakis, Antonios Giannopoulos and Nigel Davidson
Realistic Modelling of Ground Penetrating Radar for Landmine Detection Using FDTD.
12.15-12.30 Zhenghuan Xia, Shengbo Ye, Zhiwu Xu, Qunying Zhang, Guangyou Fang and Hejun Yin
Design of Modulated M-sequence UWB Radar for Life Detection

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Poster session (Delvaux Foyer) Wednesday July 2, 14.00-15.45
Chairs: Frederic André and Colette Grégoire
Environment and agriculture
p01 S.A. Grant, S.A Arcone, and G.E. Boitnott
Maxwell-Wagner-Sillars, Adsorbed Water, and Free-Water Dielectric Relaxations within a Hydrated Arid-Zone Calcic Soil
p02 Rongyi Qian, Jian Li, Lanbo Liu, Zhao Zhao
Internal Structure of Sand Dunes in the Badain Jaran Desert Revealed by GPR and Its Implications to Inter-Dune Lake Hydrology
p32 M.R. Ardekani, X. Neyt, M. Nottebaere, D. Jacques, S. Lambot
A layered vegetation model for GPR full wave inversion
p04 Jens Tronicke, Göran Hamann
Deriving hydrological parameters from VRP data: accounting for uncertainties in inverted velocities and petrophysical models
p05 J.D. Redman, G. Hans and N. Diamanti
Effect of Wood Log Shape on Moisture Content Measurement Using GPR
p06 Steven Arcone, Steven Grant, Ginger Boitnott
Broadband TDR permittivity spectra of lossy soils at medium to high water contents: Separation of electrode polarization from Maxwell-Wagner relaxation by modeling
p36Alexader Omelyanenko,  Keskil Kaygorodov,  Ivan Khristoforov and Margarita Lazareva
Experimental studies on determination of the snow cover density of reservoirs by remote GPR
Geological applications
p07 Cerca Mariano, Carreón-Freyre Dora, Aranda-Gómez Jorge and Luis Rocha
GPR profiles for characterizing subsidence deformation in lake sediments within a maar crater
p08 Sarah Kruse
Three-dimensional GPR Imaging of Complex Structures in Covered Karst Terrain
p09 Kim Senger, Walter Wheeler, Jan Tveranger, Alvar Braathen, Bjorn Heincke
GPR characterization of a naturally fractured siliciclastic reservoir on Svalbard, Arctic Norway
p34Bahram Yousefi, Usef Aladin, Alireza Shokraei
Application of Ground Penetrating Radar to detect Sinkholes and Ground Subsidence in Beryanak, Tehran
p11 Shuangcheng Ge, Yonghui Zhao, Lanbo Liu,  Liang Wang, Zuohong Zhang (presented by Xiaongyao Xie)
The Potential Use of GPR in the Exploration for Riprap Layers in Tidal Flat Embankment
p37L.L. Fedorova, K.O. Sokolov, D.V. Savvin (presented by Kulyandin G.A. )
GPR modeling of placer deposits geological profiles of permafrost zone
p38L.L. Fedorova, K.O. Sokolov, D.V. Savvin (presented by Kulyandin G.A. )
Analysis of signal amplitude dispersion to detect structural permafrost heterogeneities by ground penetrating radar
p39Fedorov M.P., Omelyanenko A.V., Fedorova L.L. (presented by Kulyandin G.A. )
Study of Formation of Lena River Ice Cover According of Decade Measurement by GPR
Road inspections
p12 F. Benedetto, A. Benedetto, A. Tedeschi
A Mobile Android Application for Road and Pavement Inspection by GPR Data Processing
p13 J-M. Simonin, V. Balthazart , P Hornych, X Dérobert, E. Thibaut, J. Sala, V. Utsi
Case study of detection of artificial defects in an experimental pavement structure using 3D GPR systems
p14 J. Hugenschmidt, Anja Herlyn
Damages in pavements caused by previous excavation work?
p15 Zelimkhan Khakiev, Alexander Kruglikov, Victor Yavna, Georgy Lazorenko
Investigation of long term moisture changes in roadbeds using GPR
p16 Rodríguez-Abad, I; Martínez-Sala, R; Mené, J; Klysz, G.
Water penetrability in hardened concrete by GPR
p17 Fabio Tosti, Saba Adabi, Lara Pajewski, Giuseppe Schettini, Andrea Benedetto
Large-scale analysis of dielectric and mechanical properties of pavement using GPR and LFWD
p18 Ch. Trela, Th. Kind, M. Schubert, M. Günther
Detection of Weak Scatterers in Reinforced Concrete Structures
p19 S.R. Pennock, C.H.J. Jenks
Road Surface and Pavement Condition Assessment by High Frequency GPR Diffraction.
Infrastructures and tunnels
p20 Csaba Ékes, Boriszlav Neducza, and Peter Takacs
Pipe Penetrating Radar Inspection of Large Diameter Underground Pipes
p21 J. Hugenschmidt, A. Fischer, L. Schiavi
Punching failure of car parc ceilings – An analysis using GPR
p22 Lech Krysinski, Jacek Sudyka
Efficiency of 3D imaging in GPR diagnostics of joints and vertical construction contacts
p23 S.R. Pennock, T.M. Abed, G. Curioni, D.N. Chapman, U.E. John, C.H.J. Jenks
Investigation of Soil Contamination by Iron Pipe Corrosion and its Influence on GPR Detection
p24 Isil Saricicek, Aysel Seren
Imaging of the deterioration and concrete quality of the tunnels (Zigana, Torul) with ground penetrating radar
p25 D. Tran, V. Paraforou, H. Cetinkaya, J. Wang, A. Yarovoy
Full-wave Analysis of GPR-signal in Tunnel Boring Machine Environment, A Temporal and Spectral GPR Study
p35Usef Aladin, Alireza Shokraei, Bahram Yousefi
Tracing the source of Water leakage in Ajoudanieh Street (North of Tehran) Using Ground Penetrating Radar Method
p33 M.R. Ardekani, P. Druyts, S. Lambot, A. De Coster, X. Neyt
Recovering the structure of a layered soil, including layer thickness and dielectric permittivity, using the interfaces and objects backscatter detected in GPR B-scans
p28 Shikun Deng
Investigation of karst cavities under the railway basement by GPR: Application to  artificially trenched sections of the Yichang-Wanzhou Railway
p29 Xiongyao Xie, Rongjie Yao, Hui Qin, Hai Liu
Study on Radargram Characteristics of the Backfill Grouting Quality Evaluation of a Shield Tunnel Using GPR
p30 Xiongyao Xie, Hui Qin, Rongjie Yao
Highway Shield Tunnel Inspection using Integrated GPR Equipment
p31S. Fontul, E. Fortunato, F. De Chiara
Evaluation of balast fouling using GPR

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Thursday July 3, 2014

Oral sessions in Silver Hall
Infrastructure and tunnels: Thursday July 3, 9.30-12.30
Chairs: Colette Grégoire and Nectaria Diamanti 
9.30-9.45 H. Liu, C.N. Koyama, K. Takahashi and M. Sato
High-resolution imaging of damaged wooden structures for building inspection by polarimetric radar
9.45-10.00 Csaba Ékes, Peter Takacs and Boriszlav Neducza
Condition Assessment of Critical Infrastructure with GPR
10.00-10.15 Kunwei Feng, Yonghui Zhao, Jiansheng Wu and Shuangcheng Ge
Cross-correlation Attribute Analysis of GPR data for Tunnel Engineering
10.15-10.30 P C Jha, V R Balasubramaniam, N Sandeep, B Butchi Babu and Y V Sivaram
Application of GPR in assessing the stability of oil pipeline
11.00-11.15 V. Kapustin, A. Khmelnitsky and V. Monahov (presented by Maxim Shirobokov)
Advanced GPR Software for Operational Railway Roadbed Studies
11.15-11.30 Aleksandar Ristic, Miro Govedarica, Milan Vrtunski, Dusan Petrovacki
Application of GPR for creating underground structure model of specific areas of interest
11.30-11.45 J. Hugenschmidt, F. Wenk and E. Brühwiler
GPR chloride inspection of a RC bridge deck slab followed by an examination of the results
11.45-12.00 Amir M Alani and Kevin Banks
Applications of Ground Penetrating Radar in the Medway Tunnel – Inspection of Structural Joints
12.00-12.15 Vincent Utsi
Detection of Fibre Optic cables using GPR
12.15-12.30 Chi-Chih Chen
Study of Electromagnetic Wave Excitation and Propagation in Underground Continuous Coal Mining Environments
Security applications: Thursday July 3, 16.15-17.15
Chairs: Xavier Neyt and Maria González-Huici 
16.15-16.30 Ilaria Catapano, Francesco Soldovieri and María A. González-Huici
Microwave tomography enhanced Forward Looking GPR: a feasibility analysis
16.30-16.45 Luigia Nuzzo, Giovanni Alli, Rodolfo Guidi, Nicola Cortesi, Antonio Sarri and Guido Manacorda
A new densely-sampled Ground Penetrating Radar array for landmine detection
16.45-17.00 Larry G. Stolarczyk, Igor Y. Bausov, Joseph T. Duncan and Steve K. Koppenjan
Occupational Black Lung Disease and Methane Ignition Suppression by Seam Boundary Detection Technology
17.00-17.15Jeremy Pile, Adam Switzer, Hong Tat Lee  and Sheena Harpal Kaur
Examination of ice filled fish crates using High-Frequency Ground Penetrating Radar (HFGPR) – contraband detection.
Space applications: Thursday July 3, 17.15-18.15
Chairs: Takao Kobayashi and Elena Pettinelli
17.15-17.30 V.V. Kopeikin, V.D. Kuznetsov, P.A.Morozov, A.V. Popov, A.I. Berkut and S.V. Merkulov
GPR Inspection of the Chelyabinsk Meteorite Impact Site at the Chebarkul Lake Bottom
17.30-17.45 Sergey Ivashov, Vladimir Razevig, Igor Vasiliev, Vladislav Shitikov, Timothy Bechtel and Lorenzo Capineri
Diagnostics of Thermal Insulation and Heat Protection Coating of Space Ships and Rockets by Holographic Subsurface Radar
17.45-18.00 Yan Su, Chunlai Li, Guangyou Fang, Jianqing Feng, Shuguo Xing, Shun Dai, Yuan Xiao, Lei Zheng,Bin Zhou,Yicai Ji and Yunze Gao
The preliminary results of lunar penetrating radar on board the Chinese Chang'e-3 rover
18.00-18.15 Takao Kobayashi, Seung Ryeol Lee, Atsushi Kumamoto, Takayuki Ono
GPR Observation of the Moon from Orbit: Kaguya Lunar Radar Sounder

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Oral sessions in The Arc
Stratigraphy: Thursday July 3, 9.30-10.30
Chairs: Jens Tronicke and Sarah Kruse
9.30-9.45 Francke, Jan and Tatum, Dominic
Regional Variability of Ground Penetrating Radar Response – a Case Study from the Dune Fields of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
9.45-10.00 M. Van Meirvenne, E. Van De Vijver, L. Vandenhaute & P. Seuntjens
Investigating soil pollution with the aid of EMI and GPR measurements
10.00-10.15 Sebastian Kowalczyk, Dominik Łukasiak and Kornelia Żukowska
Ground penetrating radar survey in the central and eastern part of the Całowanie Fen, Central Poland
10.15-10.30 C. Gouramanis, A.D. Switzer,  C. Bristow, K. Jankaew, D.T. Pham,  C. Rubin, Y.S. Lee
Thin-bed Ground-Penetrating Radar analysis of preserved modern and palaeotsunami deposits from Phra Thong Island, Thailand

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Poster session (Delvaux Foyer): Thursday July 3, 14.00-15.45
Chairs: Raffaele Persico and Christophe Craeye
Archaeology
p01 Selma KADIOGLU, Yusuf Kagan KADIOGLU and Ali Akin AKYOL
Imaging the Hittite Cemetery Site with 3D Half Bird’s Eye View of GPR Data Set in Sapinuva Ancient City of the Hittite Empire (Corum-Turkey)
p02 Cesar Bonato, Pamela Elichiri,  B. Pasik, E.D. Lopez and A. Dushevskyy
Ground Penetrating Radar's performance against different types of surfaces. Case Study of the 'Casino of Officers', City of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
p03 Raffaele Persico, Gianluca Gennarelli, Francesco Soldovieri
GPR prospecting on circular surfaces: preliminary results
p04 A. Saintenoy, F. Rejiba, E. Léger, S. Bonde, C. Maines 
Ground Penetrating Radar prospection at the charterhouse of Bourgfontaine
p05 E.Çelik
Searching the clue of the 7000 years history with GPR traces
p06 E. Çelik, T. Özdemir, A.A. Akyol
Golyazi / Apollonia - Bithynia GPR, magnetic and archaeometric study
p07 Vega Pérez-Gracia, Sonia Santos-Asssunçao, Ramón González, Oriol Caselles, Jaume Clapés, Victor Salinas
Geophysical exploration of columns in historical heritage buildings
p08 Aleksander Limisiewicz, Adam Szynkiewicz, Magdalena Udyrysz
GPR survey in urban planning. Recognition of the former cemetery in area of the current park
p09 Leucci G., de Giorgi L.
Cetotheridae, Mysticete Whale, fragment of mandibular rame detection using GPR method
p10 G. Leucci
3D high resolution GPR applied for evaluating the hypogeum structure conservation state in urban area
p11 Carolyn Woodley, Stewart Taylor, Sue Marshall and Sean Fagan
GPR, Aboriginal Cultural Heritage and Community Capacity Strengthening
Radar data processing and analysis
p12 Fei Wang , Sixin Liu, Xinxin Qu
Ray-based Crosshole Radar Traveltime Tomography using MSFM Method
p13 Elias Tebchrany, Florence Sagnard, Vincent Baltazart and Jean-Philippe Tarel (presented by Xavier Dérobert)
Assessment of statistical-based clutter reduction techniques on ground-coupled GPR data for the detection of buried objects and cracks in soils
Radar image processing
p14 Centeno-Salas Félix, Carreon-Freyre Dora, Flores-García Walter, Gutiérrez-Calderón Raúl
Multiresolution analysis based on Mallat pyramidal algorithm applied to GPR data
p15 Chunlin Huang, Tao Liu, Min Lu, and Yi Su
Holographic Subsurface Imaging for Medical Detection
p16 Sid-Ali Ouadfeul and Leila Aliouane
2D Ground Penetrating Radar Data Filtering Using the Radial Basis Functions Neural Network
p17 Sid-Ali Ouadfeul and Leila Aliouane
Noise Attenuation from GPR Data Using wavelet transform and Artificial Neural Network
p18 A. Popov, I. Prokopovich, V. Kopeikin, D. Edemskij
Spectral Theory of Microwave Holographic Image Formation
p19 Lele Qu, Zhilei Liu, and Yanpeng Sun
Diffraction Tomographic Imaging Algorithm for Airborne Ground Penetrating Radar
p20 Dmitry Sukhanov, Kseniia Zavyalova
Three-dimensional non-contact subsurface radiotomography through a non-planar interface between the media
p21 Qianwei Dai, Bin Zhang, Xiaobo Yin
Rotated Staggered Grid Simulation and Migration Imaging for GPR
p22 Feng Yang, Xu Qiao, Xianlei Xu
Prediction Method of Underground Pipeline Based on Hyperbolic Asymptote of GPR Image
Radar signal modelling and inversion
p23 Zelimkhan Khakiev, Victor Yavna, Alexey Hopersky, Alexey Nadolinsky
Algorithm for solving the inverse problem of GPR
p24 A. Benedetto, F. Tosti, L. Pajewski, F. D’Amico, W. Kusayanagi
FDTD Simulation of the GPR Signal for Effective Inspection of Pavement Damages
p25 Anh Phuong Tran and Sébastien Lambot
Intrinsic modeling of antenna array in near-field conditions
p26Evert Slob, Jürg Hunziker, Jan Thorbecke and Kees Wapenaar
Creating virtual vertical rader profiles from surface reflection Ground Penetrating Radar data
Radar systems and antenna design
p37 V. Monahov, A. Dudnik, V.Pomozov   (presented by Mr Shirobokov)
Low frequency through-wall radar-detector
p28 Kazushige Wada, Shinsuke Karasawa, Kentaro Kawata, Satoshi Ebihara
Small-diameter directional borehole radar system with 3D sensing capability
p29 Vasiliki Paraforou, Dinh Tran, Diego Caratelli
A Novel Low-Profile SWB Unidirectional Supershaped Antenna for Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar Applications
p30 A. Zhuravlev, S. Ivashov, V. Razevig, I. Vasiliev, A. Bugaev
Automated Data Acquisition System for Holographic Subsurface Radar
p31 M. Biancheri-Astier, A. Saintenoy, V. Ciarletti
Development of an Agile beam Georadar prototype for the Investigation of pLanetary Environment (AGILE)
Security applications
p32 Fawzy Abujarad
Independent factor analysis for clutter reduction in GPR data for landmine detection
p38 V. Monahov, N. Semeykin, V.Pomozov (presented by Mr Shirobokov)
Integrated Multi-Channel Unit for Humanitarian Mine-Cleaning Operations
Space applications
p34 Shun Dai, Yan Su, Yuan Xiao, Jian Qing Feng, Shu Guo Xing
Lunar Regolith Structure Model and Echo Simulation for Lunar Penetrating Radar
p35 E. Mattei, S.E. Lauro, L. Colantuono, A. Baliva, L. Marinangeli, B. Cosciotti, F. Di Paolo, G. Vannaroni, E. Pettinelli
Electromagnetic parameters measurements of clay soils for Mars radar sounding
p36 Qiang Hou, He Ping Pan,Qiming Zeng, Jian Jiao
Atmospheric Effects on Ground-Based SAR Interferometric Measurements and Their Mitigation
Additionnal posters (papers not available)
n1Stephan Schennen, Jens Tronicke, Niklas Allroggen
Ground-penetrating radar for detailed imaging of complex permafrost environment
n2Jan De Pue, Wim Cornelis & Marc Van Meirvenne
Modified velocity semblance analysis for air-coupled GPR

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Friday July 4, 2014


Oral sessions in Silver Hall
Environment and agriculture: Friday July 4, 9.30-11.45
Chairs: Antonis Giannopoulos and Frédéric André
9.30-9.45 Frédéric André, Mathieu Jonard and Sébastien Lambot
Full-wave inversion of ground-penetrating radar data for forest litter characterization
9.45-10.00 François Jonard; François Demontoux ; Simone Bircher; Stephen Razafindratsima; Mike Schwank; Lutz Weillermüller; Sébastien Lambot; Jean-Pierre Wigneron; Yann Kerr and Harry Vereecken
Electromagnetic characterization of organic-rich soils at the microwave L-band with ground-penetrating radar, radiometry and laboratory measurements
10.00-10.15 Markus Loewer, Norman Wagner and Jan Igel 
Frequency-dependent attenuation analysis in soils using broad band dielectric spectroscopy and TDR
10.15-10.30 Mohammad Reza Mahmoudzadeh Ardekani, Daniela De Benedetto, Xavier Neyt, Evert Slob, Bas van Wesemael, Patrick Bogaert, Christophe Craeye and Sébastien Lambot
Soil moisture variability effect on GPR data
11.00-11.15 ZM. Sbartaï  T. C. Maï, S. Razafindratsima  F. Demontoux  F. Bos
Non Destructive Evaluation of Timber Structures Using GPR technique
11.15-11.30 Martijn Nottebaere, Mohammad Reza Ardekani ,  Sébastien Lambot and Xavier Neyt
SAR-image derived soil moisture enhancement using GPR data
11.30-11.45 A.V. Omelyanenko and I.I. Khristoforov
Submersible GPR Method for river and lake studies
Road inspection: Friday July 4, 11.45-15.45
Chairs: Xavier Dérobert and Andrea Benedetto
11.45-12.00 Wayne B. Muller
Self-correcting pavement layer depth estimates using 3D multi-offset Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
12.00-12.15 Caitlin Thea Johnson and Robert Evans
non-destructive assessment of the rate of hydration and strength gain in concrete
12.15-12.30 Rani Hamrouche and Timo Saarenketo
Improvement of a coreless method to calculate the average dielectric value of the whole asphalt layer of a road pavement
14.30-14.45 Thomas Kind, Christiane Trela, Marcus Schubert and Jens Wöstmann
Aggregates Scattering of GPR Waves in Concrete
14.45-15.00 Francisco M. Fernandes and Jorge Pais
Assessment of moisture in road pavements
15.00-15.15 M. Solla, M. Varela-González, J. Martínez-Sánchez and P. Arias
GPR for Road Inspection: Georeferencing and Efficient Approach to Data Processing and Visualization
15.15-15.30 Injun Song, Albert Larkin and Jeffrey Gagnon
Monitoring Hot Mix Asphalt Pavement Density Changes Using Ground Penetrating Radar at the FAA’s National Airport Pavement Test Facility
15.30-15.45 Waheed Uddin
An overview of GPR applications for evaluation of pavement thickness and cracking 

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Oral sessions in The Arc
Radar image processing: Friday July 4, 9.30-11.30
Chairs: Ilaria Catapano and Motoyuki Sato
9.30-9.45 Andrew Strange, John Malos and Jonathon Ralston
Time Dewarping to Reduce Nonlinear Sampling Effects of GPR
9.45-10.00 Qi Lu, Cai Liu and Xuan Feng
Signal Enhancement of GPR Data Based on Empirical Mode Decomposition
10.00-10.15 Wallace Wai-Lok Lai
Spectral shift and absorption of GPR signals in a wetted sand column
10.15-10.30 Raffaele Solimene, Angela Dell'Aversano and Giovanni Leone (presented by Raffaele Persico)
Rebar Detection: Comparing MUSIC and COMPRESSED Approaches
11.00-11.15 S.R. Pennock, O.M. Abdul-Latif, C.H.J. Jenks
Improved GPR Image Focussing with Repetitive Normalised Superimposition Techniques.
11.15-11.30 Neil Linford
Rapid processing of GPR time slices for data visualisation during field acquisition
Radar signal modelling and inversion: Friday July 4, 11.30-15.30
Chairs: Sébastien Lambot and Lara Pajewski
11.30-11.45 N. Diamanti, A.P. Annan, J.D Redman
Impact of Gradational Electrical Properties on GPR Detection of Interfaces
11.45-12.00 J. Hunziker, J. Thorbecke and E. Slob
Modeling of GPR data in a stack of VTI-layers with an analytical code
12.00-12.15 Zhaofa Zeng, Jing Li, Qi Lu, Kun Wang Xuan Feng, Shugao Xia and Fengshan Liu
The Inversion GPR signal by Compressing Sensing and Its application
12.15-12.30 C. Bourlier, C. Le Bastard and N. Pinel
Full wave PILE method for the electromagnetic scattering from random rough layers
14.30-14.45 A. Klotzsche, J. van der Kruk, H. Vereecken and J. Bradford
Characterization of Low-Velocity Waveguides in Crosshole GPR Data using Amplitude Analysis and Full-Waveform Inversion
14.45-15.00 Lorenzo Crocco, Loreto Di Donato and Gino Sorbello
New Tomographic Imaging Strategies for GPR Surveys
15.00-15.15 Cristina Ponti, Lara Pajewski, Giuseppe Schettini
Simulation of scattering by cylindrical targets hidden behind a layer
15.15-15.30 Sébastien Lambot, Anh Phuong Tran, Frédéric André, Nicolas Mourmeaux, Albéric De Coster, Laurence Mertens and Evert Slob
Intrinsic modelling of radar antennas

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