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Measuring the Earth: The Science of Geodesy Series

This monthly series covers the how and why of geodesy.

January - What is Geodesy?

Geodesy is the science of measuring Earth's size, shape, orientation in space, and gravity field. [3.1 MB jpg] [8.4 MB pdf]

February - Earth on the Move

The motion of tectonic plates, along with erosion and deposition, alter Earth's surface, creating mountains and valleys and causing earthquakes. [2.5 MB jpg] [6.6 MB pdf]

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