isobase

isobase

(ˈaɪsəʊˌbeɪs)
n
(Geological Science) geology a line on a chart or map that connects points of equal land upheaval
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Offered with a sensitivity of 3pC/g, it features Meggitt's proprietary piezoelectric-elements and Isobase construction, to provide mechanical isolation of the sensing assembly from the mounting surface and minimise base strain.
Offered with a sensitivity of 3 pC/g, Model 2280 features proprietary piezoelectric elements and patented Isobase construction to provide mechanical Isolation of the sensing assembly from the mounting surface and to minimize base strain.
The middle and late Holocene part of this curve too is essentially indistinguishable from the neighbouring curves to the north, which again is generally expected from previously drawn isobase patterns (Dyke et al.
Naturally, this value is valid only for the accumulative silt sediments in the deeper area of the lake, mostly contoured by the 9-11 m isobase.
In the Parnu district, which lies on the same isobase as Narva, one Litorina transgression was recognized (Veski et al.
Although the Olsen site is not on the same isobase as Silver Lake, additional data points from Silver Lake (this study) can be added to the Lake Michigan lake level curve to better reconstruct the Nipissing transgression.
A compilation by the first author of isobase maps (based on published sea-level data for Atlantic Canada) shows relative sea level rapidly dropped from +45 m, reached +5 m (the level of the modern lake) by ca.
Offered with a sensitivity of 3 pC/g, the model features Meggitt's proprietary piezoelectric elements in the patented Isobase construction, providing mechanical isolation of the sensing assembly from the mounting surface, minimising base strain.
Tilting of shorelines is the result of a more intensive uplift of the northern part of the lake, through which runs also the zero isobase of the land uplift for the last 10 000 years (Fig.
Clark and Fitzhugh (1992) have developed isobase maps for Labrador covering the time period from 7000 to 3000 B.