Non-invasive exploration of underground wombat tunnels

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Non-invasive exploration of underground wombat tunnels

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Ground penetrating radar was used for the first mapping of southern hairy-nosed wombat warrens under layers of limestone.

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Wombat warrens in sandy soil usually have simple or interlinking tunnels that end in a sleeping chamber. This 3D radar map of one of the survey sites shows two tunnels extending from a small warren.
http://spie.org/newsroom/technical-arti ... at-tunnels

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