Action TU1208 

Civil Engineering Applications of Ground Penetrating Radar

COST Success Story

Working Group 4

WG4 focuses on  the applications of GPR outside from civil engineering on other the integration of GPR with complementary Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) techniques.

 WG4 Chair: Dr Immo Trinks, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology, Vienna, AT.

WG4 Vice-Chair: Dr Mercedes Solla, Universidade de Vigo, Vigo, ES.

Project 4.1

Applications of GPR in archaeological prospecting and cultural heritage diagnostics

This Project is coordinated by the Action Chair, directly.

Project 4.2

Advanced application of GPR to the localization and vital signs detection of buried and trapped people


Leaders: Prof Vincenzo Ferrara, "La Sapienza" University, Rome, IT.

Project 4.3

Applications of GPR to the management and protection of water resources.


Leader: Dr Alberic De Coster, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium, BE.

Project 4.4

Use of GPR in association with other non-destructive testing methods, in civil engineering


Leader: Dr Klisthenis Dimitriadis, Geoservice, Athens, EL, and Dr Simona Fontul, LNEC, PT.


For information concerning COST Action TU1208 and TU1208 GPR Association, please take contact with the Chair of the Action and President of the Association, Prof. Lara Pajewski. From 4 April 2013 to 3 October 2017, this website was supported by COST, European Cooperation in Science and Technology - COST is supported by the EU RTD Framework Programme Horizon2020. TU1208 Members are deeply grateful to COST for funding and supporting COST Action TU1208. As of 4 October 2017, this website is supported by TU1208 GPR Association, a non-profit association stemming from COST Action TU1208.