How a German engineer pioneered aerial photography

[ad_1] German engineer Alfred Maul received his patent entitled “Rocket Camera for Taking Pictures” on April 19, 1904. Although Maul did not gain much from these ideas, he was surely at the forefront of photography. Aerial. Join ASGanesh as he tells you more about Maul and his attempts to click …

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Meteorite impacts may have triggered an ancient subduction

[ad_1] Meteorite impacts may have triggered an ancient subduction by Sarah Derouin Thursday February 15th, 2018 The frequent impacts of large meteorites during the Hadean Aeon may have caused temporary episodes of subduction and active plate tectonics on Earth. Credit: Conceptual Imagery Lab at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. The …

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Meteorites may have created Earth’s first continents

[ad_1] Meteorites may have created Earth’s first continents by Timothy Oleson Wednesday December 23rd, 2015 Earth and Venus were probably much more tectonically similar billions of years ago, when massive impact meteorites could have triggered the creation of an early continental crust, according to a new study. Credit: VL Hansen, …

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5.1 Quake Rattles Atlantic; No threat of tsunami

[ad_1] The strong earthquake was located near the equator in the Atlantic Ocean. Image: USGS A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck a few moments ago under the central Atlantic Ocean; fortunately, there is no threat of a tsunami. The strong earthquake took place at an epicenter about 6 miles deep, located …

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Reed College | Reed Magazine

[ad_1] The Environmental Studies program currently offers more than two dozen courses. Here is a small sample. April 9, 2021 Bio 303 – Leaves with landscapes This field course examines the structure, function, diversity and underlying ecology of the forests of the Pacific Northwest. Students go into the forest to …

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Semi-brittle seismic deformation in the high temperature mantle mylonite shear zone along the Romanche transform fault

[ad_1] Abstract Ocean transformation faults, a key component of plate tectonics, represent first-order discontinuities along mid-ocean ridges, host large earthquakes, and induce extreme thermal gradients in the lithosphere. However, the thermal structure along transformation faults and its effects on generating earthquakes are poorly understood. We report here the presence of …

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The Deep-time Digital Earth program: data-dri

[ad_1] image: DDE aims to harmonize Earth’s deep-time data based on a knowledge system to study the evolution of Earth, including life, Earth materials, geography and climate. Integrated methods include artificial intelligence (AI), high performance computing (HPC), cloud computing, semantic web, natural language processing, and other methods. seen Following Credit: …

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The four spheres of the earth

[ad_1] The earth can be divided into one of the four main subsystems, namely: earth, water, air and all living things. These categories are called spheres and are the lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere, respectively. The first three of these spheres are abiotic, meaning that they are not living things, …

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WonderWorks unveils new STEM exhibit in Panama City Beach

[ad_1] PANAMA CITY BEACH – A new interactive exhibit focusing on the layers of Earth’s “spheres” opened at WonderWorks Panama City Beach on April 2. “We are delighted with this new exhibit which will help us better understand the planet,” said Michael Walsingham, Managing Director, in a press release. “Our …

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Gresham Yacht Design’s Hydrosphere Glass Lift

[ad_1] There is now a whole new way to explore the depths of the sea thanks to the concept of Gresham Yacht Design called “Hydrosphere”. The new concept was recently unveiled and will transform any luxury yacht into an underwater aquarium allowing you to create your own personal aquarium experience …

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Designing livable cities for our future climate

[ad_1] Imagine looking up from your desktop at a mini monarch butterfly sanctuary. You walk the halls of the building where a cool breeze is sucked in from outside and stroll through the lush green park built on the roof of your metro station to bring the train home. An …

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Fleet of oceanic robots, buoys, ready to deploy

[ad_1] What has been described as the first multi-million pound fleet of innovative and interconnected marine technology is expected to be deployed off Plymouth, UK soon, according to Plymouth Marine Laboratory, a marine research institute. An 8.5-meter-high stand-alone data buoy featuring an array of on-board sensors will soon be deployed …

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Aging satellite reveals Earth’s inner structure

[ad_1] The European Space Agency’s GOCE mission ended more than seven years ago, but scientists are still discovering substantial discoveries from gravity data from the retired satellite – allowing us to dive deep into the interior of the Earth and learn what makes him tick. Scientists have combined GOCE data …

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A revolution is underway in Earth system science

[ad_1] Photo: USGS. Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, the earth sciences were primarily used as a tool for exploiting natural resources. Towards the end of this period, industrial production increased 13-fold and energy consumption 16-fold, with a concomitant increase in water consumption by a factor of 7. The resulting …

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Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog »Blog Archive Implications for human health: Soil erosion linked to glyphosate releases toxic pesticides from the soil

[ad_1] (Beyond pesticides, March 4, 2021) A new study finds that the use of glyphosate stimulates soil erosion, responsible for the release of the banned toxic pesticide, chlordecone (Kepone), used in banana production. For years, an unknown source of pollution has permanently contaminated the surrounding waters of the islands of …

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PureAcre launches Augere for efficient nitrogen use in row crops

[ad_1] ARGYLE, Texas – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – PureAcre â„¢ launched its first product for row crop farmers. Augere is a soil amendment that increases nutrient uptake when added to liquid fertilizers, such as UAN (Ammonium Urea Nitrate) and starter fertilizers. The agricultural input is fed by the company’s proprietary transporter, …

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What subduction teaches about smart design

[ad_1] Photo credit: USGS via Unsplash. My doctoral research focused on the tectonic history of early plates on Earth. Plate tectonics involves the movement of plates on the earth’s surface. It is believed to be driven by subduction, where one plate plunges into the mantle under another plate. Typically, this …

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Mark Torres wins the Clarke Prize from the Geochemical Society

[ad_1] PICTURE: Mark Torres with water samples taken from the Icelandic river Efri Haukadalsá in 2016. see After Credit: Photo by Woodward Fisher HOUSTON – (February 12, 2021) – Rice University’s Mark Torres has won the Geochemical Society’s highest honor for early career scientists, the FW Clarke Award, becoming the …

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Lake County News, California – Space News: NASA and International Partners Assess Mars Ice Mapping Mission and Guide Science Priorities

[ad_1] NASA and three international partners have signed a declaration of intent to advance a possible robotic ice-mapping mission to Mars, which could help identify abundant and accessible ice for future candidate landing sites on the Red Planet. . NASA and three international partners have signed a declaration of intent …

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NASA and international partners to study Mars Ice Mapper mission

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – NASA and three international partners have signed a cooperation agreement on a proposed mission to search for ice deposits beneath the surface of Mars, the precursor of human missions there. In a February 3 statement, NASA said it has signed a “declaration of intent” with the Canadian …

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Face masks to bring the roads back to life

[ad_1] Australian researchers say they have shown that single-use disposable face masks can be used successfully in recycled concrete aggregate for paving roads. The new road building material is a mix of shredded used face masks and processed construction rubble developed at RMIT University. The mixture meets civil engineering safety …

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How to use the term hydrospatial?

[ad_1] Mathias Jonas, Secretary General of the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), was forced to question the term “hydrospatial” and its place in the language of the hydrographic community. During a roundtable at the Canadian Hydrographic Conference in Quebec in February 2020, I was faced with the question of whether the …

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There could be water on all the rocky planets

[ad_1] If you asked someone with reasonable scientific knowledge how the Earth got its water, they would probably tell you that it came from asteroids – or maybe also comets and planetesimals – that crashed into our planet in its infancy. There are details, nuances, and uncertainties surrounding this idea, …

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Towards resilience in the face of extreme water-related events

[ad_1] © Elen33 Dr Anjuli S. Bamzai, NSF Division Director for Atmospheric and Geospatial Sciences and Ms Elizabeth Zelenski, Staff Member, NSF Deputy Director’s Office for Geosciences, explain research on extreme water events that have profound implications for society Hurricanes, droughts, floods and hailstorms. These disastrous natural events are the …

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Monsoon and our cities sinking

[ad_1] On May 20, 2020, in what is emerging as a semi-annual environmental ritual, a super cyclone swept through the Bengal Delta, shattering the dikes of the Sundarbans and submerging large swathes of Calcutta. The winds and tides that accompany these super cyclones have a curious way of highlighting how …

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Will AI cross the proverbial chasm? Algorithm solves practical pitfalls of machine learning

[ad_1] “A lot of people in universities aren’t very good at software engineering,” says Kenny Daniel, co-founder and chief technology officer of cloud computing startup Algorithmia. “I’ve always had more software engineering skills.” That’s, in a nutshell, what makes Seattle-based six-year-old Algorithmia uniquely focused in a world overrun with machine …

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Here are some of the best watches of 2020, according to experts

[ad_1] Each year, the watchmaking industry is celebrated with great fanfare at an award ceremony called the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (or GPHG). It’s more or less akin to the Oscars of watchmaking. For 2020, there are 84 nominees in 14 categories, many of which are somewhat esoteric. So, …

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NASA Selects SSAI for Hydrosphere, Biosphere, and Geophysical Support Services Contract

NASA Selects SSAI for Hydrosphere, Biosphere, and Geophysical Support Services Contract Press release from: Science Systems and Applications, Inc. Posted: Thursday January 30th 2020 NASA selected Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) for the Hydrosphere, Biosphere and Geophysics (HBG) Support Services contract at the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). The …

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SSAI secures potential NASA scientific research support of $ 425 million IDIQ

[ad_1] Science Systems and Applications Inc. has been awarded a potential five-year, $ 425 million contract to support scientific research activities within a subdivision of the Goddard Space Flight Center focused on the hydrosphere, biosphere and geophysics. SSAI will work with the Goddard HBG subdivision to apply observations and technology …

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NASA Selects SSAI for Hydrosphere, Biosphere and Geophysics Support Services Contract

[ad_1] NASA Selects SSAI for Hydrosphere, Biosphere and Geophysics Support Services Contract Press Release From: Science Systems and Applications, Inc. Posted: Thursday January 30 2020 NASA selected Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) for the Hydrosphere, Biosphere and Geophysics (HBG) Support Services Contract at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). The …

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The UN confirms the ocean is fucked up

[ad_1] The ocean is not doing well. The seas, which contain approximately 332,519,000 cubic miles of water, heat, rise, acidify and lose oxygen. And a new comprehensive UN climate special report, released Wednesday, presents an encyclopedic review of how the Earth’s oceans and ice caps have been altered as the …

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Aquatic voyages through the hydrosphere

[ad_1] Posted on July 2, 2019 through CNRM On May 2, 2019, we did a My Water Journey activity. The purpose of this activity was for us to understand how water moves through the hydrosphere. We wanted to do this project because it would allow us to better understand the …

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Reservoir Watches presents its first diver’s watch with the Hydrosphere collection | Viewing time

[ad_1] Although Tank watches has been around since 2015, my first experience with the brand was at Baselworld 2018, where I was struck by the brand’s all-or-nothing approach to watchmaking. Each timepiece produced by Reservoir is focused on a duel complication setup for time display. The hours are indicated via …

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Reframing Sensitivity Analysis in Earth System Models

Source: Water Resources Research The Earth is a dynamic system made up of interconnected components including the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere and biosphere. Due to the inherent complexity of this system, computer models with tens to hundreds of parameters are needed to unravel the interactions that occur between these domains and …

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Lesson Plan: Major Earth Systems

Topic: Science Class: 5 Objective of the lesson: Understand and demonstrate how the major Earth systems interact with each other Next Generation Scientific Standard: 5-ESS2-1. Develop a model using an example to describe the interactions between the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and / or atmosphere. Materials: Entrance: To say: What is …

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Radiocarbon in the oceans – Eos

Radiocarbon dating is a technique used in various disciplines, including environmental science and archaeology. In the geosciences, the processes by which radiocarbon is produced and cycled in the oceans, atmosphere, and biosphere are widely understood, but there is significant variability in radiocarbon concentrations over space and time. In an article …

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What is the hydrosphere and where is it?

Our Earth is truly a “Water World”. What is the hydrosphere? According to the definition as used in physical geography, the hydrosphere is the collective mass of water found on, above, and below the Earth’s surface. It includes both the world’s marine and freshwater resources and encompasses oceans, rivers, lakes, …

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Advancing a Multisphere Approach to Third Pole Research

Known in China as the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau or Qingzang Plateau, the Tibetan Plateau covers Qinghai Province and the Tibetan Autonomous Region (or Xizang) of China. Dubbed the third pole, the extended plateau region spans more than 5 million square kilometers, with an average elevation of around 4,000 meters above sea …

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What are Earth System Studies?

ESS delves into the complex interplay of Earth’s atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, geosphere, pedosphere, biosphere and magnetosphere. What is SSE? Basic systems science, studied and developed at all educational levels, and fundamental science practices have found application in Earth System Science (ESS). The interactions between water, ice, rock, living things and …

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Visualize Earth systems this week! | Earth

See this moving wind map here. It’s really cool ! Earth Science Week is an event organized by the American Geosciences Institute to promote understanding and stewardship of the Earth. The theme of this year’s event is “Visualizing Earth Systems”. The event runs from October 11-17, 2015. There are many …

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