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Mar 12

Mapping the Moho with GOCE

Source: ESA News


Global Moho from GOCE.
Image credits: GEMMA project.

The first global high-resolution map of the boundary between Earth’s crust and mantle – the Moho (the short name for Mohorovičić discontinuity) – has been produced based on data from ESA’s GOCE gravity satellite. Understanding the Moho will offer new clues into the dynamics of Earth’s interior. (read more)

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