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  • n. The study and measurement of variations in some physical attribute

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Examples

  • Space gradiometry and the use of the sophisticated electric propulsion are both ‘firsts’ in satellite technology, so the commissioning and calibration were particularly important for the success of the mission.

    GOCE Satellite Begins Mapping Earth's Gravity in Lower Orbit Than Expected | Universe Today

  • Scientists from the National University of Ireland, Galway, have taken nearly 150,000 magnetic gradiometry readings in the 30 acres around the great mound.

    Imaging Rathcroghan

  • The Company has commenced the gravity, gradiometry and magnetic aerial survey.

  • - Aero magnetics and gravity gradiometry survey underway.

  • Recent exploration on the Russell Lake property itself includes airborne geophysical surveys between 2004 and 2007, including a 3,421 line-km Bell full tensor gradiometry survey

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • In the field of geophysics, GOCE's gradiometry promises a glimpse into the Earth's interior.

    Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

  • This low-orbiting satellite is the first mission to employ the concept of gradiometry in space.

    HappyNews - Top Stories

  • This low-orbiting spacecraft is the first mission to employ the concept of gradiometry - the measurement of acceleration differences over short distances between an ensemble of proof masses inside the satellite.

    TreeHugger

  • "They are carrying out an aero-gravity gradiometry survey that will provide more definitive information on the basement.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

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