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Ways of detecting underground bodies of water

I want to add to the initial answer from Oscar: But first, as a matter for geophysical terminology clarification, let's separate two very important concepts: detection (i.e. "I see the top or the ...
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Ways of detecting underground bodies of water

You may want to explore this question from Space Exploration SE. Strictly speaking, the question refers to ice detection, but the methods described there can also be used to identify liquid water. ...
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On geostrophic wind. How can the Coriolis force cancel out the pressure gradient force when they are mutually perpendicular?

If a pressure gradient force poofed and appeared out of nothing, then it would be as you suggest: The wind would start out moving from high to low. The wind would continue to accelerate due to PGF, ...
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On geostrophic wind. How can the Coriolis force cancel out the pressure gradient force when they are mutually perpendicular?

Consider the scenario just after the picture, the wind is blowing southwards, but it still have tendency to blow towards L because of Pressure gradient force, but now the Coriolis force will act ...
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