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Shortening and Thickening of Metropolitan Los Angeles Measured and Inferred Using Geodesy
External Online Source: hdl:2014/17301
Author and Affiliation:
Argus, D.
Heflin, M.
Donnellan, A.
Webb, F.
Dong, D.
Hurst, K.
Jefferson, D.
Lyzenga, G.
Watkins, M.
Zumberge, J.
Abstract: Geodetic measurements using the Global Positioning System and other techniques show north-south shortening near Los Angeles to be fastest across the northern part of the metropolitan area, where an ESE-striking, 5- to 40-km-wide belt lying to the south of San Gabriel Mountains and to the north of downtown and West Los Angeles is shortening at 5 mm/yr.
Publication Date: Apr 01, 1999
Document ID:
20060040659
(Acquired Sep 15, 2006)
Subject Category: GEOPHYSICS
Document Type: Journal Article
Publication Information: Geology
Financial Sponsor: Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech.; Pasadena, CA, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: Copyright
NASA Terms: CRUSTAL FRACTURES; EARTHQUAKES; GEODESY; GEODETIC SURVEYS; GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM; MOUNTAINS
Other Descriptors: CRUSTAL DEFORMATION EARTHQUAKES LOS ANGELES EARTHQUAKE STRAIN
Availability Source: Other Sources
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