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
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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
“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
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
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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