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Monitoring earthquakes with radar satellites

From earthquakes and volcanoes to landslides and agriculture, radar satellites have revolutionised our ability to monitor the active processes changing the surface of the earth. 128 more words

Earthquake

My Appropriately-Sized Rhode Island Terror

I just knew going in that describing the size of Rhode Island in terms of football fields was going to be a popular one, because it just had that certain xkcd-ish nerdly panache to it, by combining geodesy, sports, and things that other things get compared to a lot even if you don’t really know or care much about the things. 1,103 more words

Humor

Statistics Saturday: The Size of Rhode Island in terms of Football Fields

“Length” is here taken to be longitudinal, east-west, distance; “Width” that to be latitudinal, north-south, distance. “Height” is that normal thing.

The dimensions of Rhode Island as measured by an (American) football field, with the long dimension (120 yards) running east-to-west: … 114 more words

Humor

Geodesy, GPS, and Dark Matter—research by Geoff Blewitt

The research of Geoff Blewitt has been featured in two recent online articles by Mike Wolterbeek in Nevada Today.

Hiding in plain sight: elusive dark matter may be detected with GPS… 36 more words

Bill Hammond elected to Secretary of Geodesy Section, AGU

Please join me in congratulating Bill Hammond for his election to Secretary of the Geodesy Section, American Geophysical Union.

http://elections.agu.org/

Well done Bill!

– Geoff… 13 more words

VACANCY: Serbia, 4 Experts for Quality Control and support to Republic Geodetic Authority -RGA

 

Killefit consult

consultant sourcing and project management

Quality Control and support to Republic Geodetic Authority -RGA 992 more words

Article in Geology—by Kreemer and Gordon: Pacific plate deformation from horizontal thermal contraction

This article was recently published in the journal Geology:

Pacific plate deformation from horizontal thermal contraction

By Corné Kreemer (Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, and Seismological Laboratory, University of Nevada, Reno) … 294 more words