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Ground Penetrating Radar for Anti-Personnel Landmine Detection

@inproceedings{Kempen2006GroundPR,
  title={Ground Penetrating Radar for Anti-Personnel Landmine Detection},
  author={L. V. Kempen},
  year={2006}
}
According to United Nations' estimates, over 100 million anti-personnel mines are scattered across the world, killing and maiming some 20000 civilians every year (this corresponds roughly to one victim every 20 minutes). The current -manualhumanitarian demining rate is at approximately 100 thousand per year, so there is clearly a great need to increase drastically this clearance rate. All over the world, projects have been launched with the aim to develop newer, safer, and more efficient ways… Expand
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