Earthquake monitoring

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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COCONet: Measuring Atmosphere and Earth for Disaster Risk Reduction

COCONet sites in the Caribbean

The Continuously Operating Caribbean Observational Network (COCONet) is a project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) with the aim of developing a large-scale geodetic and atmospheric infrastructure in the Caribbean that will form the backbone for a broad range of geoscience and atmospheric investigations and enable research on process-oriented science questions with direct relevance to geohazards.

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COCONet: GPS stations for hazard assessment

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COCONet: Measuring Atmosphere and Earth to Reduce Risk from Natural Hazards

The Continuously Operating Caribbean Observational Network (COCONet) is a project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) with the aim of developing a large-scale geodetic and atmospheric infrastructure in the Caribbean that will form the backbone for a broad range of geoscience and atmospheric investigations and enable research on process-oriented science questions with direct relevance to geohazards.

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