Cave Detection Sensors

Posted 14 Oct 2001 at 15:07 UTC by steve Share This

What kind of sensors could be used in Afghanistan to find the underground caves where Islamic Terrorists are hiding? A new article in the LA Times gives a good overview of the subject. Gravity and seismic sensors, commonly used in other parts of the world, might not work in Afghanistan due to the terrain. More likely are sensors which measure variances of electrical current passing through the ground, temperature or odor sensors (which are good at detecting cave entrances), and imaging data from satellites or the Global Hawk UAV.

See more of the latest robot news!

Recent blogs

25 May 2017 AI4U (Observer)
24 May 2017 wedesoft (Master)
13 May 2017 mwaibel (Master)
30 Mar 2017 shimniok (Journeyer)
25 Feb 2017 steve (Master)
16 Aug 2016 Flanneltron (Journeyer)
9 Jul 2016 evilrobots (Observer)
27 Jun 2016 Petar.Kormushev (Master)
2 May 2016 motters (Master)
10 Sep 2015 svo (Master)
Share this page