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TitleRapid imaging of earthquake ruptures with combined geodetic and seismic analysis
AuthorFielding, E J; Simons, M; Owen, S; Lundgren, P; Hua, H; Agram, P; Liu, Z; Moore, A; Milillo, P; Polet, J; Samsonov, S V; Rosen, P; Webb, F; Milillo, G
SourceProcedia Technology vol. 16, 2014 p. 876-885, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.protcy.2014.10.038 (Open Access)
Year2014
Alt SeriesNatural Resources Canada, Contribution Series 20170197
PublisherElsevier BV
MeetingCENTERIS - Conference on ENTERprise Information Systems; Troia; PT; October 15-17, 2017
Documentserial
Lang.English
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
File formatpdf
AreaLa Habra; California; Lake Van; United States; Turkey
Lat/Long WENS 42.0000 44.0000 40.0000 37.5000
Lat/Long WENS 43.7500 43.7500 38.7500 38.2500
Lat/Long WENS-117.7500 -117.7500 34.0000 33.7500
Subjectsearthquakes; remote sensing; health hazards; earthquake damage; planning; faults, slip; tectonic zones; COSMO-SkyMed; GPS; fault rupture location
Illustrationslocation maps; satellite images; graphs; plots; histograms
AbstractRapid determination of the location and extent of earthquake ruptures is helpful for disaster response, as it allows prediction of the likely area of major damage from the earthquake and can help with rescue and recovery planning. With the increasing availability of near real-time data from the Global Positioning System (GPS) and other global navigation satellite system receivers in active tectonic regions, and with the shorter repeat times of many recent and newly launched satellites, geodetic data can be obtained quickly after earthquakes or other disasters. We have been building a data system that can ingest, catalog, and process geodetic data and combine it with seismic analysis to estimate the fault rupture locations and slip distributions for large earthquakes.
GEOSCAN ID305959