Tags » Geodesy

Explaining Remote Sensing.

In a nutshell, remote sensing can be described like this: Gathering information about something without touching it. That is essentially what remote sensing is. Remotely sensing what a place is like. 94 more words

Smart Plane, Dumb Bombs, Bad Maps?: Part Two

Back to Part One

Designed around bleeding-edge 1960s avionics  the F-111 was built to would take the guesswork out of high speed, low-level navigation. Its avionics included an inertial navigation system (INS), terrain-following and attack radars, and a navigation computer that used these inputs to determine the airplane’s current location. 1,079 more words



Today we are going to find out what does a datum mean and why we require one? Also, what is WGS 84 and other datums? 2,834 more words

Nautical Science

The M6.2 Accumoli earthquake, central Italy

A magnitude 6.2 (Mw) earthquake struck Central Italy, approximately 45 km North of the town of L’Aquila where a destructive magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred in April 2009. 476 more words


Life after people

BAYTOWN, Texas — Man may win individual battles against it, but nature always has the upper hand.

As a lifelong Gulf Coast region resident and current Houstonian, believe me. 736 more words

Gulf Coast

Women In STEM: Meet Ey Abellana.

Historically, women have been underrepresented in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and many women pioneers have seen their work credited to men, their contributions in STEM… 1,521 more words


NASA, ISRO to Jointly Launch a Satellite That Will Help Monitor Climate Change & Study Earthquakes

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and US space agency, NASA will jointly launch a satellite to monitor climate change and deformations in the Earth’s crust. Named NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar, or NISAR, the satellite will help study earthquakes and their patterns. 342 more words

Remote Sensing