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08 Oct 2012
The GPlates Geological Information Model and Markup Language
X. Qin, R. D. Müller, J. Cannon, T. C. W. Landgrebe, C. Heine, R. J. Watson, and M. Turner
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 1, 111–134, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-111-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-111-2012, 2012 | 60,889 views
18 Dec 2013
The surface temperatures of Earth: steps towards integrated understanding of variability and change
C. J. Merchant, S. Matthiesen, N. A. Rayner, J. J. Remedios, P. D. Jones, F. Olesen, B. Trewin, P. W. Thorne, R. Auchmann, G. K. Corlett, P. C. Guillevic, and G. C. Hulley
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 2, 305–321, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-305-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-305-2013, 2013 | 13,619 views
06 Feb 2013
Towards a muon radiography of the Puy de Dôme
C. Cârloganu, V. Niess, S. Béné, E. Busato, P. Dupieux, F. Fehr, P. Gay, D. Miallier, B. Vulpescu, P. Boivin, C. Combaret, P. Labazuy, I. Laktineh, J.-F. Lénat, L. Mirabito, and A. Portal
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 2, 55–60, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-55-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-55-2013, 2013 | 7,906 views
21 Nov 2012
Optimization of CPMG sequences to measure NMR transverse relaxation time T2 in borehole applications
M. Ronczka and M. Müller-Petke
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 1, 197–208, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-197-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-197-2012, 2012 | 6,557 views
19 Feb 2013
A new permanent multi-parameter monitoring network in Central Asian high mountains – from measurements to data bases
T. Schöne, C. Zech, K. Unger-Shayesteh, V. Rudenko, H. Thoss, H.-U. Wetzel, A. Gafurov, J. Illigner, and A. Zubovich
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 2, 97–111, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-97-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-97-2013, 2013 | 5,709 views
25 Sep 2014
A framework for benchmarking of homogenisation algorithm performance on the global scale
K. Willett, C. Williams, I. T. Jolliffe, R. Lund, L. V. Alexander, S. Brönnimann, L. A. Vincent, S. Easterbrook, V. K. C. Venema, D. Berry, R. E. Warren, G. Lopardo, R. Auchmann, E. Aguilar, M. J. Menne, C. Gallagher, Z. Hausfather, T. Thorarinsdottir, and P. W. Thorne
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 3, 187–200, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-187-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-187-2014, 2014 | 5,487 views
05 Jul 2013
LAPM: a tool for underwater large-area photo-mosaicking
Y. Marcon, H. Sahling, and G. Bohrmann
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 2, 189–198, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-189-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-189-2013, 2013 | 5,442 views
17 Jun 2013
Muon radiography for exploration of Mars geology
S. Kedar, H. K. M. Tanaka, C. J. Naudet, C. E. Jones, J. P. Plaut, and F. H. Webb
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 2, 157–164, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-157-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-157-2013, 2013 | 5,355 views
20 Dec 2013
Drilling cores on the sea floor with the remote-controlled sea floor drilling rig MeBo
T. Freudenthal and G. Wefer
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 2, 329–337, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-329-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-329-2013, 2013 | 4,916 views
11 Jun 2014
Auroral spectral estimation with wide-band color mosaic CCDs
B. J. Jackel, C. Unick, M. T. Syrjäsuo, N. Partamies, J. A. Wild, E. E. Woodfield, I. McWhirter, E. Kendall, and E. Spanswick
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 3, 71–94, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-71-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-71-2014, 2014 | 4,348 views
23 Apr 2014
In-flight calibration of the Hot Ion Analyser on board Cluster
A. Blagau, I. Dandouras, A. Barthe, S. Brunato, G. Facskó, and V. Constantinescu
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 3, 49–58, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-49-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-49-2014, 2014 | 4,127 views
21 Feb 2013
Aalto-1 nanosatellite – technical description and mission objectives
A. Kestilä, T. Tikka, P. Peitso, J. Rantanen, A. Näsilä, K. Nordling, H. Saari, R. Vainio, P. Janhunen, J. Praks, and M. Hallikainen
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 2, 121–130, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-121-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-121-2013, 2013 | 4,079 views
11 Feb 2015
Image georectification and feature tracking toolbox: ImGRAFT
A. Messerli and A. Grinsted
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 4, 23–34, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-4-23-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-4-23-2015, 2015 | 3,829 views
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13 Sep 2013
A radiation hardened digital fluxgate magnetometer for space applications
D. M. Miles, J. R. Bennest, I. R. Mann, and D. K. Millling
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 2, 213–224, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-213-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-213-2013, 2013 | 3,779 views
17 Aug 2012
Influence of high-latitude geomagnetic pulsations on recordings of broadband force-balanced seismic sensors
E. Kozlovskaya and A. Kozlovsky
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 1, 85–101, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-85-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-85-2012, 2012 | 3,635 views
27 Jun 2013
The AmeriFlux data activity and data system: an evolving collection of data management techniques, tools, products and services
T. A. Boden, M. Krassovski, and B. Yang
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 2, 165–176, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-165-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-165-2013, 2013 | 3,621 views
13 Nov 2012
A mobile X-POL weather radar for hydrometeorological applications in the metropolitan area of São Paulo, Brazil
A. J. Pereira Filho
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 1, 169–183, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-169-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-169-2012, 2012 | 3,609 views
05 Nov 2012
A custom acoustic emission monitoring system for harsh environments: application to freezing-induced damage in alpine rock walls
L. Girard, J. Beutel, S. Gruber, J. Hunziker, R. Lim, and S. Weber
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 1, 155–167, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-155-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-155-2012, 2012 | 3,531 views
16 Jun 2015
Designing optimal greenhouse gas observing networks that consider performance and cost
D. D. Lucas, C. Yver Kwok, P. Cameron-Smith, H. Graven, D. Bergmann, T. P. Guilderson, R. Weiss, and R. Keeling
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 4, 121–137, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-4-121-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-4-121-2015, 2015 | 3,472 views
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10 Oct 2014
An autonomous adaptive low-power instrument platform (AAL-PIP) for remote high-latitude geospace data collection
C. R. Clauer, H. Kim, K. Deshpande, Z. Xu, D. Weimer, S. Musko, G. Crowley, C. Fish, R. Nealy, T. E. Humphreys, J. A. Bhatti, and A. J. Ridley
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 3, 211–227, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-211-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-211-2014, 2014 | 3,270 views
01 Nov 2012
Comment on ''Observing desert dust devils with a pressure logger" by Lorenz (2012) – insights on measured pressure fluctuations from large-eddy simulations
A. Spiga
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 1, 151–154, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-151-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-151-2012, 2012 | 3,221 views
03 Mar 2015
Does temperature affect the accuracy of vented pressure transducer in fine-scale water level measurement?
Z. Liu and C. W. Higgins
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 4, 65–73, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-4-65-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-4-65-2015, 2015 | 3,062 views
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11 Jan 2013
Air shower simulation for background estimation in muon tomography of volcanoes
S. Béné, P. Boivin, E. Busato, C. Cârloganu, C. Combaret, P. Dupieux, F. Fehr, P. Gay, P. Labazuy, I. Laktineh, J.-F. Lénat, D. Miallier, L. Mirabito, V. Niess, A. Portal, and B. Vulpescu
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 2, 11–15, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-11-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-11-2013, 2013 | 3,039 views
06 Jun 2016
Magnetic airborne survey – geophysical flight
Erick de Barros Camara and Suze Nei Pereira Guimarães
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 5, 181–192, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-5-181-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-5-181-2016, 2016 | 2,943 views
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07 Feb 2013
Autonomous distributed temperature sensing for long-term heated applications in remote areas
A.-M. Kurth, N. Dawes, J. Selker, and M. Schirmer
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 2, 71–77, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-71-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-71-2013, 2013 | 2,912 views
22 Jan 2014
Interinstrument calibration using magnetic field data from the flux-gate magnetometer (FGM) and electron drift instrument (EDI) onboard Cluster
R. Nakamura, F. Plaschke, R. Teubenbacher, L. Giner, W. Baumjohann, W. Magnes, M. Steller, R. B. Torbert, H. Vaith, M. Chutter, K.-H. Fornaçon, K.-H. Glassmeier, and C. Carr
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 3, 1–11, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-1-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-1-2014, 2014 | 2,880 views
05 Feb 2014
Autonomous thermal camera system for monitoring the active lava lake at Erebus volcano, Antarctica
N. Peters, C. Oppenheimer, and P. Kyle
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 3, 13–20, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-13-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-13-2014, 2014 | 2,850 views
16 Apr 2014
Experimental study of source of background noise in muon radiography using emulsion film detectors
R. Nishiyama, S. Miyamoto, and N. Naganawa
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 3, 29–39, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-29-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-29-2014, 2014 | 2,841 views
29 Sep 2014
The origin of noise and magnetic hysteresis in crystalline permalloy ring-core fluxgate sensors
B. B. Narod
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 3, 201–210, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-201-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-201-2014, 2014 | 2,834 views
20 Feb 2013
Potential soil moisture products from the aquarius radiometer and scatterometer using an observing system simulation experiment
Y. Luo, X. Feng, P. Houser, V. Anantharaj, X. Fan, G. De Lannoy, X. Zhan, and L. Dabbiru
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 2, 113–120, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-113-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-113-2013, 2013 | 2,775 views
26 Jul 2016
Optimal site selection for sitting a solar park using multi-criteria decision analysis and geographical information systems
Andreas Georgiou and Dimitrios Skarlatos
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 5, 321–332, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-5-321-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-5-321-2016, 2016 | 2,705 views
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12 Oct 2015
Global trend analysis of the MODIS drought severity index
P. I. Orvos, V. Homonnai, A. Várai, Z. Bozóki, and I. M. Jánosi
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 4, 189–196, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-4-189-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-4-189-2015, 2015 | 2,505 views
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17 Feb 2017
A new device to mount portable energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometers (p-ED-XRF) for semi-continuous analyses of split (sediment) cores and solid samples
Philipp Hoelzmann, Torsten Klein, Frank Kutz, and Brigitta Schütt
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 6, 93–101, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-6-93-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-6-93-2017, 2017 | 2,502 views
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18 May 2015
Simple, affordable, and sustainable borehole observatories for complex monitoring objectives
A. Kopf, T. Freudenthal, V. Ratmeyer, M. Bergenthal, M. Lange, T. Fleischmann, S. Hammerschmidt, C. Seiter, and G. Wefer
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 4, 99–109, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-4-99-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-4-99-2015, 2015 | 2,430 views
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30 Jan 2015
Calibration of QM-MOURA three-axis magnetometer and gradiometer
M. Díaz-Michelena, R. Sanz, M. F. Cerdán, and A. B. Fernández
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 4, 1–18, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-4-1-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-4-1-2015, 2015 | 2,406 views
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20 Apr 2012
Martian dust devils detector over FPGA
E. de Lucas, M. J. Miguel, D. Mozos, and L. Vázquez
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 1, 23–31, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-23-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-23-2012, 2012 | 2,402 views
19 Feb 2013
Electric solar wind sail mass budget model
P. Janhunen, A. A. Quarta, and G. Mengali
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 2, 85–95, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-85-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-2-85-2013, 2013 | 2,355 views
22 May 2012
Performance of thermal conductivity probes for planetary applications
E. S. Hütter and N. I. Kömle
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 1, 53–75, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-53-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-53-2012, 2012 | 2,353 views
21 Jul 2014
The next generation airborne polarimetric Doppler weather radar
J. Vivekanandan, W.-C. Lee, E. Loew, J. L. Salazar, V. Grubišić, J. Moore, and P. Tsai
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 3, 111–126, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-111-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-111-2014, 2014 | 2,350 views
30 Oct 2014
Determining the focal mechanisms of the events in the Carpathian region of Ukraine
A. Pavlova, O. Hrytsai, and D. Malytskyy
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 3, 229–239, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-229-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-229-2014, 2014 | 2,292 views
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06 Nov 2017
Making better sense of the mosaic of environmental measurement networks: a system-of-systems approach and quantitative assessment
Peter W. Thorne, Fabio Madonna, Joerg Schulz, Tim Oakley, Bruce Ingleby, Marco Rosoldi, Emanuele Tramutola, Antti Arola, Matthias Buschmann, Anna C. Mikalsen, Richard Davy, Corinne Voces, Karin Kreher, Martine De Maziere, and Gelsomina Pappalardo
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 6, 453–472, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-6-453-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-6-453-2017, 2017 | 2,283 views
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20 Apr 2012
Design and operation of a field telescope for cosmic ray geophysical tomography
N. Lesparre, J. Marteau, Y. Déclais, D. Gibert, B. Carlus, F. Nicollin, and B. Kergosien
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 1, 33–42, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-33-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-33-2012, 2012 | 2,256 views
11 Jul 2014
An initial investigation of the long-term trends in the fluxgate magnetometer (FGM) calibration parameters on the four Cluster spacecraft
L. N. S. Alconcel, P. Fox, P. Brown, T. M. Oddy, E. L. Lucek, and C. M. Carr
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 3, 95–109, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-95-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-95-2014, 2014 | 2,242 views
29 Mar 2012
Investigating thermal properties of gas-filled planetary regoliths using a thermal probe
M. D. Paton, A.-M. Harri, T. Mäkinen, and S. F. Green
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 1, 7–21, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-7-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-7-2012, 2012 | 2,241 views
21 Nov 2012
Atmospheric muons: experimental aspects
S. Cecchini and M. Spurio
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 1, 185–196, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-185-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-185-2012, 2012 | 2,217 views
18 Dec 2012
CCC-based muon telescope for examination of natural caves
L. Oláh, G. G. Barnaföldi, G. Hamar, H. G. Melegh, G. Surányi, and D. Varga
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 1, 229–234, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-229-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-1-229-2012, 2012 | 2,207 views
01 Sep 2014
CLUSTER–STAFF search coil magnetometer calibration – comparisons with FGM
P. Robert, N. Cornilleau-Wehrlin, R. Piberne, Y. de Conchy, C. Lacombe, V. Bouzid, B. Grison, D. Alison, and P. Canu
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 3, 153–177, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-153-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-3-153-2014, 2014 | 2,175 views
29 Feb 2016
Proof of concept: temperature-sensing waders for environmental sciences
Rolf Hut, Scott Tyler, and Tim van Emmerik
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 5, 45–51, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-5-45-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-5-45-2016, 2016 | 2,060 views
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18 Oct 2017
Automated mineralogy based on micro-energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence microscopy (µ-EDXRF) applied to plutonic rock thin sections in comparison to a mineral liberation analyzer
Wilhelm Nikonow and Dieter Rammlmair
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 6, 429–437, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-6-429-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-6-429-2017, 2017 | 2,043 views
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16 Jun 2016
A 7-year dataset for driving and evaluating snow models at an Arctic site (Sodankylä, Finland)
Richard Essery, Anna Kontu, Juha Lemmetyinen, Marie Dumont, and Cécile B. Ménard
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 5, 219–227, https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-5-219-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-5-219-2016, 2016 | 2,008 views
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