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Ainslie, John (1745–1828), cartographer and land surveyor

Ian Adams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Cartography. 744 words.

Ainslie, John (1745–1828), cartographer and land surveyor, was born on 22 April 1745 in Jedburgh, the younger son and younger child of John Ainslie, druggist in Jedburgh, writer to the...

AIUB-RL02: an improved time-series of monthly gravity fields from GRACE data

U. Meyer, A. Jäggi, Y. Jean and G. Beutler.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 8495 words.

The new release AIUB-RL02 of monthly gravity models from GRACE GPS and K-Band range-rate data is based on reprocessed satellite orbits referring to the reference frame IGb08. The release is...

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An analytical solution for the elastic response to surface loads imposed on a layered, transversely isotropic and self-gravitating Earth

E. Pan, J.Y. Chen, M. Bevis, A. Bordoni, V.R. Barletta and A. Molavi Tabrizi.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 16521 words.

We present an analytical solution for the elastic deformation of an elastic, transversely isotropic, layered and self-gravitating Earth by surface loads. We first introduce the vector...

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Analyzing slip events along the Cascadia margin using an improved subdaily GPS analysis strategy

Yuval Reuveni, Sharon Kedar, Angelyn Moore and Frank Webb.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 5082 words.

A GPS analysis strategy that reduces the noise level of GPS-based subdaily strain measurements and improves subdaily resolution of positions enables the use of baseline estimates in the...

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Application of the χ2 principle and unbiased predictive risk estimator for determining the regularization parameter in 3-D focusing gravity inversion

Saeed Vatankhah, Vahid E. Ardestani and Rosemary A. Renaut.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 6991 words.

The χ2 principle and the unbiased predictive risk estimator are used to determine optimal regularization parameters in the context of 3-D focusing gravity inversion with the minimum support...

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Australia's lithospheric density field, and its isostatic equilibration

A.R.A. Aitken, C. Altinay and L. Gross.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 11698 words.

Density is a key driver of tectonic processes, but it is a difficult property to define well in the lithosphere because the gravity method is non-unique, and because converting to density...

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Baird, Andrew Wilson (1842–1908), tidal surveyor

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 734 words.

Baird, Andrew Wilson (1842–1908), tidal surveyor, was the eldest son in a family of five sons and four daughters born to Thomas Baird, of Woodlands, Cults, Aberdeen, and his wife, Catherine...

Barnes, Isaac Edmestone (1857–1930), land surveyor and businessman

L. Alan Eyre.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Business and Management. 1738 words.

Barnes, Isaac Edmestone (1857–1930), land surveyor and businessman, was born on 2 June 1857 in Highholborn Street, Kingston, Jamaica, the eldest legitimate son of William Barnes (1832–1891)...

Bayesian estimation of source parameters and associated Coulomb failure stress changes for the 2005 Fukuoka (Japan) Earthquake

Rishabh Dutta, Sigurjón Jónsson, Teng Wang and Hannes Vasyura-Bathke.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 12414 words.

Summary

Several researchers have studied the source parameters of the 2005 Fukuoka (northwestern Kyushu Island, Japan) earthquake (Mw 6.6) using...

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Bowie, William

Naomi Oreskes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 1474 words.

Bowie, William (06 May 1872–28 August 1940), geodesist, was born at Grassland, near Annapolis Junction, Maryland, the son of Thomas John Bowie, a government official, and Susanna Hall...

BTTB-based numerical schemes for three-dimensional gravity field inversion

Yile Zhang and Yau Shu Wong.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 7461 words.

This paper presents efficient numerical schemes for 3-D gravity field inversion. We propose a 2-D multilayer model to approximate a 3-D density distribution, and prove that the solution of...

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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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Caswell, Richard (1729–1789), surveyor and politician in America

William S. Powell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; US Politics. 1200 words.

Caswell, Richard (1729–1789), surveyor and politician in America, was born on 3 August 1729 at Mulberry Point, a plantation overlooking Chesapeake Bay, near Joppa, Baltimore county,...

Chandler, Seth Carlo, Jr.

W. E. Carter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Probability and Statistics. 1230 words.

Chandler, Seth Carlo, Jr. (16 September 1846–31 December 1913), astronomer, geodesist, and actuary, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Seth Carlo Chandler, Sr., a businessman,...

The changing pattern of lake and its contribution to increased mass in the Tibetan Plateau derived from GRACE and ICESat data

Qiuyu Wang, Shuang Yi and Wenke Sun.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 7827 words.

This paper compares GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) and ICESat (Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite) observations to confirm whether the observed gravity increase in the...

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Characterization of geothermally relevant structures at the top of crystalline basement in Switzerland by filters and gravity forward modelling

Yassine Abdelfettah, Eva Schill and Pascal Kuhn.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 8991 words.

Some of the major geothermal anomalies in central Europe are linked to tectonic structures within the top of crystalline basement, which modify strongly the top of this basement. Their...

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Clarke, Alexander Ross (1828–1914), geodesist

J. A. Secord.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts. 784 words.

Clarke, Alexander Ross (1828–1914), geodesist, was born on 16 December 1828 in Reading, the eldest son of David Ross Clarke, merchant, and his wife, Eliza, daughter of Charles Hall. After...

Clinton, Charles (1690–1773), surveyor and landowner

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 377 words.

Clinton, Charles (1690–1773), surveyor and landowner, was born in Corbay, co. Longford, the grandson of an officer of Charles I's army who had settled in Ireland. He married Elizabeth...

Close, Sir Charles Frederick Arden- (1865–1952), surveyor and geographer

J. De Graaff-Hunter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 1740 words.

Close, Sir Charles Frederick Arden- (1865–1952), surveyor and geographer, was born on 10 August 1865 at St Saviour's, Jersey, the eldest of the eleven children of Captain (later...

Colby, Thomas Frederick (1784–1852), surveyor and army officer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1800 words.

Colby, Thomas Frederick (1784–1852), surveyor and army officer, was the eldest child of Major Thomas Colby (d. 1813), Royal Marines, and his wife, Cornelia Hadden, sister of Major-General...