Project Overview

Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) is a technique that can non-invasively map subsurface stratigraphy in coastal environments.

This project is attempting to image the recent (2004) and paleo-tsunami deposits in the world-renown Phra Thong Island, Thailand, in order to establish a methodology to identify and possibly examine candidate paleo-tsunami or other overwash deposits in muddy coastal environments. This project has collaborators from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok and University College London, UK.

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The Team



Principal Investigator


Dr. Kruawun Jankaew – Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Prof. Charles S. Bristow – Birkbeck College, University of London, United Kingdom

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