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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

One of the leading US alternative metal acts to emerge from the 90s, Tool was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1990 by Adam Jones (b. 15 January 1965, Libertyville ...

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Ground-based optical atomic clocks as a tool to monitor vertical surface motion

Ruxandra Bondarescu, Andreas Schärer, Andrew Lundgren, György Hetényi, Nicolas Houlié, Philippe Jetzer and Mihai Bondarescu.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 4152 words.

According to general relativity, a clock experiencing a shift in the gravitational potential ΔU will measure a frequency change given by Δf/f ≈ ΔU/c 2. The best clocks are...

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Falling Into Places

Daniel Foliard.

in Dislocating the Orient

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cartography. 12524 words.

This chapter sets out to assess the effects of the militarization of the region’s cartography during the first world war. It calls into question the traditional assumption that the “Middle...

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Desmoothing of averaged periodical signals for geodetic applications

Lóránt Földváry.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 9560 words.

In general, observations are normally considered to refer to an epoch in time, however, observations take time. During this time span temporal variations of the observable alias the...

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Elastic tidal response of a laterally heterogeneous planet: a complete perturbation formulation

Chuan Qin, Shijie Zhong and John Wahr.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 13875 words.

Constraining laterally varying structures in planetary interiors is important for understanding both the composition and the internal dynamics of a planet. Recognizing that seismic imaging...

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Calibrating interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) images with regional GPS network atmosphere models

Yuval Reuveni, Yehuda Bock, Xiaopeng Tong and Angelyn W. Moore.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 8944 words.

Interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) technology provides a valuable tool for obtaining Earth surface deformation and topography at high spatial resolution for crustal...

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Inversion of gravity gradient tensor data: does it provide better resolution?

V. Paoletti, M. Fedi, F. Italiano, G. Florio and S. Ialongo.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 6272 words.

The gravity gradient tensor (GGT) has been increasingly used in practical applications, but the advantages and the disadvantages of the analysis of GGT components versus the analysis of the...

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A simple pendulum borehole tiltmeter based on a triaxial optical-fibre displacement sensor

P. Chawah, J. Chéry, F. Boudin, M. Cattoen, H.C. Seat, G. Plantier, F. Lizion, A. Sourice, P. Bernard, C. Brunet, D. Boyer and S. Gaffet.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 8794 words.

Sensitive instruments like strainmeters and tiltmeters are necessary for measuring slowly varying low amplitude Earth deformations. Nonetheless, laser and fibre interferometers are...

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Validating Segregated Observers: Mapping West Bank Settlements from Without and Within

Jess Bier.

in Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cartography. 16907 words.

Chapter 5, “Validating Segregated Observers”, explores the intricate ways that the Israeli occupation shapes empirical observations. Through a critique of feminist standpoint theory and...

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Complete gravity field of an ellipsoidal prism by Gauss–Legendre quadrature

C. Roussel, J. Verdun, J. Cali and F. Masson.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 11120 words.

The increasing availability of geophysical models of the Earth's lithosphere and mantle has generated renewed interest in computation of theoretical gravity effects at global and regional...

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