Found 10 - 14 results of 14 programs matching keyword "measuring topography of dry valleys"


Origins: Antarctica:  LIDAR Mapping Project with Bill Krabill (Webcast)
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0:34:29
Join the Origins team as they travel to Antarctica. We sent Mary, Noel, Paul, and Julie to explore scientific wonders from McMurdo to the Pole. Learn all about the extreme science being conducted at the South Pole in a daily dispatch from Terra Australis Incognita!

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: January 3, 2002
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: light radar, mapping with laser light, mapping dry valleys, alsm, airborne laser swath mapping, laser radar, scattering, mapping glaciers, monitoring glaciers, ice flows,


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Origins: Antarctica:  Antarctica Fractals with Benoit Mandelbrot (Webcast)
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0:46:48
In 1963 Benoit Mandelbrot introduced the fractal concept. Fractals are shapes or behaviors that have similar properties at all levels of magnification. Just as the sphere is a concept that unites raindrops, basketballs and Mars, so fractal is a concept that unites clouds, coastlines, plants and strange attractors. Dr. Mandelbrot dropped in for a visit during our 2001 series of webcasts about Antarctica. We took some time out from the freezing cold to interview him.

Project: Origins: Antarctica - Scientific Journeys from McMurdo to the Pole | Browse All

Date: December 14, 2001
Format: Interview
Category: History of Science
Subject(s): Mathematics

Keywords: definition of fractal, fractal definition, science of roughness, geometry of roughness, roughness of clouds, roughness of cumulus clouds, fractal dimension, measuring topography of dry valleys, roughness of geology, variance of landscape, scale of invariance, scale


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Origins: Antarctica:  Antarctica: Mt. Erebus 4 (Webcast)
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0:35:49
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Iron Science Teacher:  Corks (Webcast)
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1:04:33
Watch as the best teachers on the planet battle it out for the title of Iron Science Teacher. In this zany competition teachers will have ten minutes to create a science activity. This week’s “secret” ingredient: corks!

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: June 23, 2000
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: activities, contests, experiments, fork balancing trick, center of mass, balance, center of gravity, rocket launcher, measuring velocity, bottle blast-off activity, rocket height calculator, buoyancy, magnethenge, magnetic repulsion, magnetic attraction, battling magnet


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