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geodynamics

[¦jē·ō·dī¦nam·iks]
(geophysics)
The branch of geophysics concerned with measuring, modeling, and interpreting the configuration and motion of the crust, mantle, and core of the earth.
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GEODynamics has an unsurpassed reputation for their gun systems and associated products.
2006a): concerning the territorial distribution, the relative share of the dominant focal solutions, namely of those ones of a normal type, decreases from SW towards NE (the rest of the contributions refers to the geodynamics and are discussed further);
It is based on the fact that geodynamics of objects of the analyzed environment is caused by its structure and lithological features of rocks, and the interpretation of recorded variations of geoelectric section transfer function and geodynamic estimate is determined in accordance with the object model [3, 4].
The geodynamics of the Earth's magnetic field are similarly not well understood and many more factors would need to be examined before making reliable conclusions.
According to the Austrian Times, Vienna's Centre for Meteorology and Geodynamics said the hot weather was there to stay for the foreseeable future, with thunderstorms predicted for the weekend.
The 20 contributions describe the structure and bonding of carbon at extreme temperatures, the geodynamics of Earth's large-scale fluid fluxes, the tectonic implications of diamond inclusions, carbon emissions from volcanos, and the subsurface microbial biosphere.
Geodynamics Limited entered into a two stage earn-in and joint operating agreement with a subsidiary of Kentor Gold Ltd (KGL), to acquire up to 70% interest in a conventional geothermal power supply project in the Solomon Islands.
Continuous distribution of the horizontal strain in the Tohoku district, predicted by least-squares collocation, Journal of Geodynamics 27(2): 213-236.
In practical terms, we can't determine a location today and expect it to be good enough tomorrow-and especially not next year," said Herbert Frey, the head of the Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory at Goddard and a member of the Space Geodesy Project team.
From the standpoint of GeoDynamics, the overall jobs act generally contains language that would support small crude oil producers.
International Resource News-February 9, 2011--Rheochem Ltd signs letter of intent with Geodynamics Limited(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
Dr Nils-Axel Morner, former head of paleogeophysics and geodynamics at Stockholm University and leader of the Maldives Sea Level project, found sea level around the Maldives had risen by about 1mm per year between 1850 and 1940.