A thermal imaging procedure for landmine detection

J. Deans, W.M. Dempster, L.J. Carter

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A thermal imaging technique for landmine detection is described. The technique uses microwave radiation and infrared detection, and works best for soil moisture levels of around 5%. Thermal images obtained in the laboratory show that the technique can be used to locate buried landmines and completely nonmetallic minelike objects.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 5th World Conference on Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
Publication statusPublished - 2001


  • thermal imaging
  • landmines
  • heat transfer
  • fluid dynamics
  • thermodynamics


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