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Global Earthquake Satellite System Report    
Latest Report
Final Complete Report  
2.9 MB
Individual Chapters
Chapter 1  
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Chapter 2  
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Chapter 3  
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Chapter 4  
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Chapter 5  
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Chapter 6  
780 KB
20-Year Plan (Summary)  
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Investigator Reports    

Burgmann, R., Freed, A., and Schmidt, D.- U.C. Berkeley

  InSAR System Requirements for Resolution of Crustal Deformation Parameters Associated with the Earthquake Cycle
Chao, B., Harding, D., Cohen, S., and Luthcke, S.– NASA/GSFC; Hofton, M. and Blair, J. B.– University of Maryland   Global Earthquake Satellite System Requirements Derived from a Suite of Scientific Observational and Modeling Studies: Final Reports
Crippen, R.– JPL   Thermal Imaging of Seismic Events
Donnellan, A. and Hurst, K.– JPL   Inversion of Earthquake Fault Parameters Using Multiple Look Angles

Feigl, K., McClusky, S., Herring, T., and Reilinger, R.– Massachusetts Institute of Technology   Geodetic Improvements for Calculating, Analyzing, and Modeling INSAR Measurements in Synergy with GPS
Fielding, E. J.– JPL; Wright, T. J.– University of Oxford (UK)   Deformation on Complex Fault Zones, Interseismic, Co-seismic and Post-seismic Strain
Melbourne, T. and Baxter, S.– Central Washington University; Webb, F.– JPL   Quantifying Earth’s Surface Deformation Budget
Olsen, K. and Peyrat, S.– U.C. Santa Barbara   Which Rupture Dynamics Parameters Can Be Estimated from SAR and Strong Ground Motion Data?
Price, E., Elitas, S., Freymueller, J., McNutt, S., and Hansen, R.– University of Alaska   Requirements of a SAR Satellite for Monitoring Earthquakes and Crustal Deformation in Alaska 
Rundle, J. B. and Kellogg, L. H.– U.C. Davis   Requirements for Modeling Systems Associated with the NASA Global Earth Satellite System (GESS)
Sammis, C. G.– University of Southern California; Ivins, E.– JPL   Using GESS to Detect Stress Shadows Following Large Earthquakes and to Monitor Their Decay 
Sandwell, D. and Fialko, Y.– Scripps/U.C. San Diego   Requirements for Observing Slow Crustal Deformation Due to Tectonic and Volcanic Processes in the Presence of Tropospheric Noise and Decorrelation 
Shinozuka, M. and Bardet, J-P.– University of Southern California; Eguchi, R.– ImageCat, Inc.   Change Detection Studies for Liquefaction Ground Failure
Simons, M.– Caltech   Constraining Co-seismic Fault Motion and Surface Disruption of Large Earthquakes Using INSAR and Seismology
Taylor, P. and Purucker, M.– NASA/GSFC   Searching for a Magnetic Signature from Earthquakes in the Ionosphere
Webb, F.– JPL; Emardson, R.– JPL (visiting); Simons, M.– Caltech   Neutral Atmospheric Delay in Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar Applications: Statistical Description and Mitigation
Zebker, H. and Segall, P.– Stanford University   Characterizing Space–Time Patterns of Slip at Depth Along Fault Systems: InSAR Measurement and System Requirements
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