Saturday, September 18, 2004

Word of the Day

I dont do this much cuz its probably kinda stupid, but I learned a new word today so I figured I'd share. I'm learning lots of new stuff at work now so I might be doing this more often.

bathymetry
n : measuring the depths of the oceans

geodesy
n : the branch of geology that studies the shape of the earth and the determination of the exact position of geographical points

photogrammetry
n : The process of making maps or scale drawings from photographs, especially aerial photographs.
The process of making precise measurements by means of photography.


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