This resource discusses Differential Global Positioning Systems (DGPS), and why they were developed. It provides a brief history of GPS and the selective availability mode which was formerly used to degrade accuracy for...
In this activity, students use data on fault motion (derived from the horizontal movement of a GPS monument) to calculate the number of earthquakes necessary to build a mountain range. They will also determine the...
By examining GPS time series plots from stations on opposing sides of the San Andreas Fault, students will determine the relative movement between the two stations. They can then apply this to calculate the time it will...
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