gravity gradiometry


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gravity gradiometry

[¦grav·əd·ē ‚grād·ē′äm·ə·trē]
(physics)
The study and measurement of variations in the acceleration due to gravity.
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Dr Matt Himsworth, Quantum Physics and Enabling Technologies for Intergrated Atom Chips - PLAIN-GG: Phase-Locked Atomic INterferometers for Gravity Gradiometry
Sampietro (2011) discussed possibilities of using the gravity gradiometry data provided by the Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE).
We estimate that by using satellite data analysis over a number of criteria-- gravity gradiometry, thermal emissivity analysis, geobotany analysis including vegetation anomalies and geo-microbial review over specific high-graded areas on our acreage--we can save millions of dollars and years of time.
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James Mataragio, a Senior Geoscientist at Bell Geospace, will present “Airborne Full Tensor Gravity Gradiometry for Chromite Exploration” on Sunday, March 3rd at 2:40pm in room 802 as part of the CAMESE Innovation Forum.
Proceeds will be used for extending the funding for completion of the testing phase of the Tsimiroro steam flood pilot through to August 2014, additional development drilling on Tsimiroro in 2012 and undertaking Fugro Airborne Gravity Gradiometry survey and the acquisition of additional seismic on the exploration blocks in 2012 and 2013.
Fugro Airborne Surveys Pty Ltd, a member of the worldwide Fugro group of companies, has been contracted to conduct the high resolution aeromagnetic and airborne gravity gradiometry surveys over the concession.
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to conduct airborne gravity and gravity gradiometry surveys within the Bathurst mining camp in northern New Brunswick as part of its advanced exploration technologies program.
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com)-- Bell Geospace, the World leaders in Gravity Gradiometry, has been contracted by the United States Geological Survey to assist in a comprehensive, high-resolution airborne survey to study the rock layers in northeastern Iowa and southeastern Minnesota.
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