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2010-09-28 14:21:29

Researchers analyze decade's worth of GPS data for study A large section of northwestern Harris County "“ particularly the Jersey Village area "“ is sinking rapidly, according to a University of Houston (UH) geologist who has analyzed GPS data measuring ground elevation in the Houston area. Some points in Jersey Village are subsiding by up to 5.5 centimeters (about 2 inches) a year, said Shuhab Khan, an associate professor of geology at UH. Khan, along with UH geology professor...

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2008-04-25 08:30:00

Geologist Shuhab Khan addresses vulnerability of city's roads, buildings in light of recent earthquakesAfter finding more than 300 surface faults in Harris County, a University of Houston geologist now has information that could be vitally useful to the region's builders and city planners.This information "“ the most accurate and comprehensive of its kind "“ was discovered by Shuhab Khan, assistant professor of geology, and Richard Engelkemeir, a geology Ph.D. student, using...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'