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gravity meter

[′grav·əd·ē ‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
U-tube-manometer type of device for direct reading of solution specific gravities in semimicro quantities.
An electrical device for measuring variations in gravitation through different geologic formations; used in mineral exploration.
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The gravity meter displays and stores in the memory the following data: corrected measurement, standard deviation, tilt around x-axis and y-axis, sensor temperature, tide correction, duration of measurements, time of starting reading and basic information on reading parameters.
The survey area will be approximately three km wide and six gravity meters will be used (compared to one meter last year).
With their state of the art Aliod 100X micro-gal gravity meters and GPS data loggers utilizing proprietary G Control software exclusive to the company, we look forward to sharing the data with our most prized resource of all, our shareholders.
These are specific gravity meters that generate density in only 10 seconds with a resolution of 0.
This company is committed to leading the revolution already underway in the measurement of gravity by a new generation of absolute gravity meters.
Of significance are two contracts from the Geological Survey of India: for 14 CG-3 gravity meters, worth $872,000 CDN and 10 ENVI Magnetometers, worth $141,000 CDN.
IDS (TSE:ISD) announced today that its Earth Science Instrumentation Division has received a significant order for seven CG-3 Gravity Meters from India.
Geophysicists often use sensitive gravity meters to probe unseen material below ground, but these measurements can be difficult to interpret.
In this project, researchers lowered gravity meters down a hole bored 2,000 meters into the Greenland ice cap.