This is a strangely wonderful mapping of the earth’s gravity from the Goce Satellite. Reminds me of the clay model earth I made in grade school. According to reports I’ve read, gravity mapping will be useful in understanding sea rise and seismological events such as the recent earthquake.
- Goce maps the Earth’s gravity with unprecedented precision (guardian.co.uk)
- The Earth’s lumpy gravity (blogs.discovermagazine.com)