News tagged with displacement

Scientists peer into the nanoverse

Using state of the art technology, researchers at the Monash Centre for Electron Microscopy (MCEM) have developed new methods which allow tiny displacements of atoms to be witnessed and measured. 

dateSep 07, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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The social value of flood alleviation

Climate change is predicted to increase the frequency and severity of flooding in coming years. For more effective flood alleviation, a recently published study recommends schemes that consider the social impact of floods ...

dateAug 07, 2015 in Environment
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Mapping the crisis of displaced peoples

Population displacement is a global problem, one that historically has been insufficiently quantified and analyzed, especially given its wide-ranging effects. Displacement can result from a number of factors, including armed ...

dateNov 17, 2014 in Other
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Measuring tidal displacement using GPS

GPS is making possible high-precision, high-resolution measurements of tidal displacement that could not be achieved with other methods. Earth's surface deforms due to both body tides-the deformation of the solid Earth due ...

dateMay 07, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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