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Geodesy

Earth observation

Around the world with Professor Vening Meinesz onboard the submarine K-XVIII: Exploration of the Solid Earth

Around the world with Professor Vening Meinesz onboard the submarine K-XVIII: Exploration of the Solid Earth

  On 14th of November 1934, the Dutch travelled to the harbor of Den Helder situated in the north of the Netherlands to catch a glimpse of the departure of Hr. Ms. K-XVII: A submarine of the Royal Dutch Navy setting sail on a trip around the world. Onboard was a unique traveler and with his non-typical height of 2 meters tall, he towered above the average submarine sailor. Professor Vening Me ...[Read More]

A look beneath Earth’s surface: monitoring groundwater from space

A look beneath Earth’s surface: monitoring groundwater from space

Groundwater is one of the most important resources of freshwater for ecosystems and mankind. Because of this fundamental role in the Earth’s water and energy cycles, groundwater has been declared as an essential climate variable by GCOS, the Global Climate Observing System. As with other subsurface processes, it is difficult to observe and monitor on a global scale. This is especially true if you ...[Read More]