Early Warning GPS

Using GPS data to characterize earthquake fault lines

Satellite radar image of the magnitude 6.0 South Napa earthquake (Image: ESA)

The University of Iowa, in cooperation with the United States Geological Survey (USGS), published a study on how GPS and satellite data can be used in real-time to describe a fault line of an earthquake within one day.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 09:33

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42

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-92
Wed, 03/25/2015

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0

Tsunamis: GPS could improve early warnings says new study

Tsunami Early Warning improved by GPS measurements

BBC reported on a new German study (Natural Hazards and Earth Systems Sciences) that found that GPS satellite-based positioning could offer detailed information about Tsunami events within minutes of an earthquake occurring.

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 21/05/2013 - 09:38

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Tue, 05/21/2013
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