Latest News for: Geophysical world


UAEU preparing to host International Conference on Engineering Geophysics in October

Urdu Point 26 Jul 2021
The conference will bring together more than 200 specialists in the field of engineering and environmental geophysics from all around the world; in addition to the significant participation of the American Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) as a scientific partner to discuss the latest development and challenges in these fields.

Travelling through deep time to find copper for a clean energy future

Beijing News 15 Jul 2021
The world is going to need a lot of metal, particularly copper ... Many of the world's richest copper deposits formed along volcanic mountain chains such as the Andes and the Rocky Mountains ... These include geological mapping, geochemical sampling, geophysical surveys and remote sensing ... Dietmar Mller - Professor of Geophysics, University of Sydney .

Did you know? These 13 asteroids were named after Filipinos

Manila Bulletin 30 Jun 2021
(PAGASA) ... The annual event also aims to raise public awareness about the hazard of an asteroid impact ... Together they won the 2002 Intel ISEF ... Roman Kintanar, who is a former Director of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (1958-1994) and former president of the World Meteorological Organization (1979-1987).

Scientists find signs of geological activity on Venus

Anadolu Agency 24 Jun 2021
One of the writers of the article is Celal Sengor, a prominent geophysical engineer from Istanbul Technical University, who is also a member of the National Academy of Sciences, one of the world’s most distinguished science institutions. .

Mapping quest edges past 20% of global ocean floor

BBC News 21 Jun 2021
The progress update on Seabed 2030 is released on World Hydrography Day ... Fugro, one of the world's leading marine geophysical survey companies, is building a fleet of USVs based on the Ocean X-Prize-winning SeaKit roboboat ... To mark World Hydrography Day, The Nippon ...

ESA’s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer begins environmental testing

Eweekly 17 Jun 2021
Juice will make detailed observations of Jupiter and its three large ocean-bearing moons – Ganymede, Callisto and Europa – with a suite of remote sensing, geophysical and in situ instruments. The mission is intended to investigate the emergence of habitable worlds around gas ...

Juice moves into Large Space Simulator

Phys Dot Org 15 Jun 2021
Once in the Jovian system the mission will make detailed observations of the giant gas planet and its three large ocean-bearing moons—Ganymede, Callisto and Europa—with a suite of remote sensing, geophysical and in situ instruments.

Juice moves into the Large Space Simulator

European Space Agency 14 Jun 2021
The mission will investigate the emergence of habitable worlds around gas giants and the Jupiter system as an archetype for the numerous giant exoplanets now known to orbit other stars.

We're scientists who don't want to see business travel to return to normal after the ...

Business Insider 11 Jun 2021
In , air travel to a single scientific meeting - the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, attended by 28,000 people from around the world - generated the equivalent of 80,000 tons of carbon dioxide, the average amount emitted by the entire city of Edinburgh over the course of a week.

Researchers use transoceanic fiber link for geophysical sensing

Phys Dot Org 10 Jun 2021
In a new study, researchers show that the fiber optic cables that carry data across the world's oceans can also be used to sense geophysical events and monitor ocean and seafloor conditions ... "Once perfected, this new technique will allow geophysical sensing in the ocean depths, ...

Could This Household Chemical Become The Superfuel Of The Future

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 08 Jun 2021
Governments across the world are taking action and spending trillions of dollars on clean energy infrastructure ... Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) has one of the most well-known brands in the world ... It's also one of the biggest oil companies on the planet with operations in more than 90 countries around the world.

Atmospheric metal layers appear with surprising regularity

Phys Dot Org 02 Jun 2021
The movement was captured by one of the world's most sensitive "lidar" instruments and reported today in the AGU journal Geophysical Research Letters ... Xinzhao Chu et al, Mid‐Latitude Thermosphere‐Ionosphere Na (TINa) Layers Observed With HighSensitivity Na Doppler Lidar Over Boulder (40.13°N, 105.24°W), Geophysical Research Letters (2021).

Hidden magma pools pose eruption risks that we can’t yet detect

Technology Org 01 Jun 2021
But what happens if the magma can’t be spotted? ... So that raises the question of, ‘Why did geophysics not pick it up?’” Too small to detect with seismic imaging. The answer is size ... “Krafla is one of the most intensely monitored and instrumented volcanoes in the world. They’ve thrown everything but the kitchen sink at it in terms of geophysics ... Source.

Sierra Leone discovers new deposits of diamond, bauxite, iron ore, gold, rutile and nickel

Sierra Leone Telegraph 27 May 2021
“Let me once again welcome you to the launch and exhibition of the Geodata of Sierra Leone’s first ever airborne geophysical survey ... COVID-19 has wreaked havoc across the world ... I am informed that because we used close-line spacing and low ground clearance, we have generated one of the best high-resolution countrywide geophysical data in the world.

Sierra Leone’s National Minerals Agency launches mineral resources GeoData

Sierra Leone Telegraph 26 May 2021
Last Monday, President Dr Julius Maada Bio presided over the launching of the GeoData commissioned by the National Minerals Agency (NMA) and financed by the World Bank ... I am informed that because we used close-line spacing and low ground clearance, we have generated one of the best high-resolution countrywide geophysical data in the world.