Latest Plate Boundary Observatory Stories
The space-based technology that lets GPS-equipped motorists constantly update their precise location will undergo a major test of its ability to rapidly pinpoint the location and magnitude of strong earthquakes across the western United States.
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For many people, Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite technology is little more than a high-tech version of a traditional paper map.
COCONet will transform understanding of earthquakes, hurricanes in vulnerable region.
By Lisa Krieger MediaNews staff How do you measure a restless landscape? It takes an earthquake for humans to feel the shift of geological plates beneath our feet.
The San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) reached a significant goal on Aug. 2 when scientists drilled into a seismically active section of the fault approximately two miles below the surface of the Earth.
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