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GPS Monitoring System For Big US Earthquakes To Undergo Testing
2012-04-25 04:36:04

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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2011-05-10 09:38:23

Primary coordination point for EarthScope science, education and outreach activities.

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2011-04-17 07:36:36

For many people, Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite technology is little more than a high-tech version of a traditional paper map.

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2010-10-06 08:34:41

COCONet will transform understanding of earthquakes, hurricanes in vulnerable region.

2008-08-27 15:00:54

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.

2005-08-06 15:13:48

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.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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