Account of the impact of space exploration on our understanding of the geology and geophysics of Earth.It is obvious that by itself satellite altimetry will not settle any of these problems, but it will obviously contribute to their solution in ... 2.7), these motions are thought to be a few centimeters per year, roughly the rate at which fingernails grow. ... However, Wegenera#39;s objective has been partially achieved in that the rate and direction of plate movements in and bordering the Pacific Ocean have now beenanbsp;...
|Title||:||Exploring Space, Exploring Earth|
|Author||:||Paul D. Lowman|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2002-08-15|