Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

Noggin SmartCart side view.

NOGGIN® 500 SmartCart® Ground Penetrating Radar

The Noggin® SmartCart® GPR is an integrated unit, equipped with onboard GPS and 500 MHz transducer frequency, that expands our near-surface remote sensing capacity in a manner important to the entire campus community, including both class/lab studies and research fieldwork of interest to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and university staff. This instrument is “industry standard” in many different fields, is compatible with existing campus GPR equipment, and is modular to allow cost-effective future expansion as the gear is adopted for other applications.


  • Size: 38 x 23 x 15 cm (15 x 9 x 6 in)
  • Weight: 3 kg (6.5 lbs)
  • Center Frequency: 500 MHz
  • 3dB Bandwidth: 250 - 750 MHz
  • Shielding Front to Back: >20dB
  • Maximum Time Window: 1,000 ns @ 0.2 ns/pt
  • Maximum Depth Setting: 50 m (164 ft)

SmartCart wiith various parts labeled.