This article examines the effects of four soil types on metal detector and GPR performance and proposes the development of a classification system based on soil type to aid in the selection of effective methods for manual demining.
Takahashi, Kazunori; Preetz, Holger; and Igel, Jan
"Influence of Soil Properties on the Performance of Metal Detectors and GPR,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 17
, Article 13.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol17/iss1/13