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GEOPHYS 289: Global Positioning System in Earth Sciences

The basics of GPS, emphasizing monitoring crustal deformation with a precision of millimeters over baselines tens to thousands of kilometers long. Applications: mapping with GIS systems, airborne gravity and magnetic surveys, marine seismic and geophysical studies, mapping atmospheric temperature and water content, measuring contemporary plate motions, and deformation associated with active faulting and volcanism.
Terms: alternate years, given next year | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
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