Tag: "inertial" at biology news
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, September 2005
...hat it seamlessly combines highly advanced GPS, an inertial
navigation unit and the new ORNL-developed Theater Positioning System. The TRI-NAV (Triply Redundant Integrated Navigation and Asset Visibility) system also features precision timing to ensure that the three systems work together to provide instant a...
Airborne and satellite radars record Frascati grape harvest
...oute was tracked using GPS backed up by an onboard inertial
navigation system (INS). "The SAR image acquisitions were accompanied by contemporary ground measurements on the vineyards," explained Prof. Domenico Solimini of the University of Tor Vergata. "An extensive survey identified the general conditions o...
Math and fossils resolve a debate on dinosaur metabolism
... with body size--providing strong evidence for the inertial
homeothermy hypothesis. ...
NASA mission explores world's deepest sinkhole
... control its flight, relies on depth, velocity and inertial
guidance sensors to estimate its position in well-mapped areas, and an array of 56 sonar sensors to find its way in unmapped areas. Software developed by Robotics Institute graduate student Nathaniel Fairfield uses the sonar to build maps of the ceno...
Research finds evidence tropical cyclones have climate-control role
... that tropical cyclones are an excellent source of inertial
oscillations, or internal waves that cause mixing in the upper layer of the ocean," Huber said. "It is like putting sugar in a cup of coffee. The sweetened coffee is more dense and will form a layer at the bottom of the cup. It needs to be stirred or...
Brain's inertial navigation system pinpointed
...uter, buried deep in the cerebellum, that performs inertial
navigation calculations to figure out a persons mo...cal model postulating that the brain could compute inertial
motion by combining rotational signals from the semicircular canal in the inner ear with gravity sig...