CGS unit


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CGS unit

An obsolete absolute unit of the centimeter-gram-second system.
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And sure enough, that string of base units defines the cgs unit of energy: the erg.
Importantly," says CGS unit manager Dr Edgar Stettler, "unlike geological surveying, airborne geophysical survey enables us to see below the surface, and airborne surveys cover large areas rapidly.
6 million to begin the project by upgrading an initial tranche of 25 CGS units from the V(1) to the V(2) configuration.