Advanced Electric and Electromagnetic Methods for the Characterization of Soil

  • Marc Van MeirvenneEmail author
Part of the Springer Transactions in Civil and Environmental Engineering book series (STICEE)


Soil is the topmost layer of the Earth’s crust and operates as the interface between the atmosphere, hydrosphere and geosphere and on the continents, soil is the major host for the biosphere. Consequently, soil fulfils several functions and delivers essential services to our environment.


Dielectric Permittivity Electrical Resistivity Ground Penetrate Radar Electrical Resistivity Measurement Receiver Coil 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Unit Soil Spatial Inventory Techniques, Department Soil Management, Faculty of Bioscience EngineeringGhent UniversityGhentBelgium

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