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  • n. A device that permits geolocation.


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  • With the help of a tiny "geolocator" attached to one of the red knot's legs, the scientists recorded one remarkable non-stop flight by the male bird that lasted eight full days and spanned 5,100 kilometres between the southwest shore of Hudson Bay and an island in the Top Stories

  • More than 75 per cent of the seabirds were found to migrate to the Atlantic in the cold season when fitted with "geolocator" tags by British researchers. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • An international team of scientists from Greenland, Denmark, the US, the UK and Iceland made this startling discovery after attaching tiny "geolocator" tracking devices to the legs of the birds and recording each individual's journey for one year.

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  • So let’s say I think it would be nifty to have a realtime map of all my friends who use Twitter with some kind of geolocator tags, like the Twinkle iPHone app supplies.

    Skills as Network Goods

  • I did a quick search and found these sellers on the Guelph geolocator.

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  • Eau, The easiest way for a novice would be to use a geolocator tool.

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  • To recap, the CD license creates different paths to acquiring the report: first, we have an IP address geolocator that sends visitors from high income countries toward an $8 paywall when they download the report; all other resolvable IP addresses get free access.

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  • University, NASA, and the British Antarctic Survey tracked the penguins 'year round movements for the first time using geolocator tags.

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  • The team will continue its work today, hoping to net the remaining geolocator-equipped birds and to find a few, at least, of the devices intact. -

  • Even when the bird is changing its location every day as it flies south, the geolocator will establish its position within 60 miles. -


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  • The more I learn about these creatures, the more awed I am.

    February 19, 2009

  • "The songbirds that live in the backyards and parks of the northeast United States have just earned a little more respect. Researchers strapped cutting-edge geolocator devises to the backs of purple martins and wood thrushes to track their migrations, and found that the diminutive warblers can fly more than 300 miles each day, tripling previous estimates."

    - Eliza Strickland, Tiny Bird Backpacks Reveal the Secrets of Songbird Migration,, 13 Feb2009.

    February 18, 2009