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Belcher, Sir Edward (1799–1877), naval officer and hydrographer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1323 words.

Belcher, Sir Edward (1799–1877), naval officer and hydrographer, was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 27 February 1799, the second son of Andrew Belcher (1763–1841), a merchant in Nova...

Biddlecombe, Sir George (1807–1878), naval officer and hydrographer

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Oceanography and Hydrology. 639 words.

Biddlecombe, Sir George (1807–1878), naval officer and hydrographer, born at Portsea, Hampshire, on 5 November 1807, was the son of Thomas Biddlecombe of Sheerness Dockyard, who died on 12...

Bigelow, Henry Bryant

Sue Ann Lewandowski.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1019 words.

Bigelow, Henry Bryant (03 October 1879–11 December 1967), zoologist and oceanographer, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Joseph Smith Bigelow, a banker, and Mary Cleveland...

Billings, Joseph (1758–1806), explorer and hydrographer in Russia

John H. Appleby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; European History; Maps and Map-making; Oceanography and Hydrology; World History. 1481 words.

Billings, Joseph (1758–1806), explorer and hydrographer in Russia, was born in 1758 at Turnham Green, Middlesex, according to ship musters; parish church registers confirm the birth of...

Birge, Edward Asahel

Frank N. Egerton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Limnology (Freshwater); Organization and Management of Education. 863 words.

Birge, Edward Asahel (07 September 1851–09 June 1950), limnologist and president of the University of Wisconsin, was born in Troy, New York, the son of Edward White Birge, a carpenter,...

Bootstrap resampling as a tool for uncertainty analysis in 2-D magnetotelluric inversion modelling

Sebastian Schnaidt and Graham Heinson.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics; Oceanography and Hydrology. 10276 words.

Uncertainty estimation is a vital part of geophysical numerical modelling. There exist a variety of methods aimed at uncertainty estimation, which are often complicated and difficult to...

Buchanan, John Young (1844–1925), chemist and oceanographer

Margaret Deacon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1576 words.

Buchanan, John Young (1844–1925), chemist and oceanographer, was born at Dowanhill, Glasgow, on 20 February 1844, the son of John Buchanan of Dowanhill (1807–1876), a merchant, and his...

Capacitively Coupled Resistivity measurements to determine frequency-dependent electrical parameters in periglacial environment—theoretical considerations and first field tests

A. Przyklenk, A. Hördt and T. Radić.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics; Oceanography and Hydrology. 8030 words.

Capacitively Coupled Resistivity (CCR) is conventionally used to emulate DC resistivity measurements and may provide important information about the ice content of material in periglacial...

Cape Town's Contested Hierarchy of Demand for Agricultural and Municipal Water in a Rainfed Economy 2017-2018

Anthony Colman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Food, Water and Society

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Earth Sciences and Geography; Oceanography and Hydrology. 7916 words.

The article provides an analysis of the stakeholders involved in policy decision making on water utilization, especially during the Water Crisis of 2017–2018. It looks at this...

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The characteristics of gravity and magnetic fields and the distribution of tight sandstone gas in the eastern Ordos Basin, China

Bingqiang Yuan, Huaan Zhang, Chunguan Zhang, Haihong Xu and Yunkui Yan.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics; Oceanography and Hydrology. 9561 words.

In order to perform gas exploration and determine the distribution pattern of gas in the Yanchang Oil Field in the eastern part of the North Shaanxi Slope, Ordos Basin, China, gravity and...

Characterizing electrical properties and permeability changes of hydrate bearing sediments using ERT data

Mike Priegnitz, Jan Thaler, Erik Spangenberg, Judith M. Schicks, Jörg Schrötter and Sven Abendroth.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics; Oceanography and Hydrology. 9814 words.

A LArge Reservoir Simulator (LARS) was equipped with an electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) array to monitor hydrate formation and dissociation experiments. During two hydrate formation...

Charnock, Henry (1920–1997), meteorologist and marine scientist

D. E. Cartwright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Oceanography and Hydrology. 1185 words.

Charnock, Henry (1920–1997), meteorologist and marine scientist, was born on 25 December 1920 in Blackburn, Lancashire, the only son and elder child of Henry Charnock (1892–1946), a clerk...

Chemical broth

Dorrik Stow.

in Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Oceanography and Hydrology. 4121 words.

‘Chemical broth’ considers ocean chemistry and physics. The Earth is a single unity linked everywhere by oceans and seas. The remarkable properties of the simple water molecule have allowed...

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Circumventing Water Scarcity in the Jordan Basin

Michael Gilmont, Lara Nassar, Erica Harper, Nadav Tal and Steve Rayner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Food, Water and Society

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Earth Sciences and Geography; Oceanography and Hydrology. 7441 words.

This chapter examines trends in water resources used in Jordan and Israel. Specifically it illustrates how these two economies have circumvented significant limits in their...

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Coastal Hazards, Risks, and Marine Extreme Events

Eduardo Marone, Ricardo de Camargo and Julio Salcedo Castro.

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Oceanography and Hydrology; Atmospheric Sciences; Geophysics. 7286 words.

This article describes the threat costal hazards pose to existing life in light of climate change and natural disaster. It includes an overview of flooding, extreme waves, and other...

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Coastal Hazards, Risks, and Marine Extreme Events

Eduardo Marone, Ricardo de Camargo and Julio Salcedo Castro.

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Oceanography and Hydrology; Atmospheric Sciences; Geophysics. 7286 words.

This article describes the threat costal hazards pose to existing life in light of climate change and natural disaster. It includes an overview of flooding, extreme waves, and other...

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Collins, Greenvile (d. 1694), naval officer and hydrographer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Oceanography and Hydrology. 875 words.

Collins, Greenvile (d. 1694), naval officer and hydrographer, sailed between 1669 and 1671 with Sir John Narborough as master of the Sweepstakes on a voyage to the south seas. He was in...

Columbine, Edward Henry (1763–1811), hydrographer and colonial governor

Christopher Terrell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Oceanography and Hydrology; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 966 words.

Columbine, Edward Henry (1763–1811), hydrographer and colonial governor, was born in Westminster on 2 July 1763, the son of Lieutenant Edward Columbine RN. He had a sister, Sarah, who...

Combination of surface and borehole seismic data for robust target-oriented imaging

Yi Liu, Joost van der Neut, Børge Arntsen and Kees Wapenaar.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics; Oceanography and Hydrology. 8851 words.

A novel application of seismic interferometry (SI) and Marchenko imaging using both surface and borehole data is presented. A series of redatuming schemes is proposed to combine both data...

Comment on: Tarasov, A. & Titov, K., 2013, On the use of the Cole–Cole equations in spectral induced polarization, Geophys. J. Int., 195, 352–356

James Macnae.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1161 words.

A recent paper by Tarasov and Titov suggested that the Cole–Cole conductivity models should be preferred to the Pelton resistivity model in fitting induced polarization responses. Each...