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Science and Society
8 April 2024

GPS data capturing eclipse phenomena in ionosphere

The passing shadow of the eclipse creates a natural experiment, suddenly reducing solar energy to an isolated area of the ionosphere.

Science and Society
14 November 2023

NSF-funded GeoCode project demonstrates educational impact of coding and using large, real-world datasets

Students gain an authentic scientific experience by exploring large, real-world datasets and building coding skills with GeoCode’s educational modules.

Science and Society
17 October 2023

Corner reflectors installed at NOTA stations for NASA JPL Project

To facilitate calibration of InSAR ground displacement measurements, NASA JPL corner reflectors have been deployed next to NOTA stations along the San Andreas Fault. Check out this video to learn more!

Science and Society
16 October 2023

Fast and Slow: Chile’s subduction zone moves in distinct ways

Though Chile is known for several major earthquakes, the Atacama seismic gap features slow movement that scientists seek to unravel.

Science and Society
19 July 2023

Ol Doinyo Lengai: Unpacking the Mystery Below

Down at the southern end of the East African Rift in Tanzania lies the Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano, exceptional in that it is the only active volcano that erupts carbonatites— igneous rocks composed of  >50% carbonate minerals.

Announcements
8 May 2023

2023 GNSS Interferometric Reflectometry Short Course Concludes

The 2023 GNSS Interferometric Reflectometry Short Course, co-sponsored by EarthScope Consortium and the the Collaborative Research Center 1502 DETECT, University of Bonn, was held last week. GNSS Interferometric Reflectometry (GNSS-IR) uses data from GNSS sites to measure changing conditions such as snow depth, soil moisture, and water levels around a GNSS antenna.

Science and Society
24 October 2022

Clocking a speeding glacier reveals the fate of a disappearing lake

The metaphor of a “slippery slope” is often invoked for things that might quickly get out of control, but in glaciology these words can be applied more literally. In a warming world, we want to know how quickly ice sheets can melt and raise sea level.