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2009-01-12 13:55:15

Spanish researchers used a computer program able to distinguish grapevines from other crops in satellite images. The tool has been successfully used in the El Bierzo area of Le³n, and can be used to calculate the potential wine production of an area under cultivation. A team of researchers from the University of Le³n (UL) and the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) were able to carry out an inventory of vineyards in the El Bierzo designation of origin area by using a...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.