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By the Beautiful Sea

August 1, 2014By

New Tide Gauge Uses GNSS to Measure Sea-Level Change A new way of measuring and monitoring sea level — an important facet of researching climate change — has been implemented by scientists at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden using existing coastal GPS stations. Measuring sea level is an increasingly important part of climate research, and a rising mean sea... read more

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New Tide Gauge Uses GPS to Measure Sea-Level Change

May 28, 2014By
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A new way of measuring sea level using satellite navigation system signals, for instance GPS, has been implemented by scientists at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. Sea level and its variation can easily be monitored using existing coastal GPS stations. read more

Shark in the Water! Find out Where

March 4, 2013By
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Did you just watch Jaws? Are you worried your trip to the beach might be interrupted by an unwelcome guest? Now you can go online and see if any great white sharks are visiting nearby waters (the tagged sharks, at least.) The Ocearch Global Shark Tracker is a global project to tag and track the navigational patterns of great white... read more

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Innovation: Tsunami Detection by GPS

June 18, 2012By

How Ionospheric Observations Might Improve the Global Warning System The December 26, 2004 earthquake-generated Sumatra tsunami caused enormous losses in life and property, even in locations relatively far away from the epicentral area. The losses would likely have never been so massive had an effective worldwide tsunami warning system been in place. A tsunami travels relatively slowly and it takes... read more

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