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22 ROBBINSE'r AL. 1. Locations ofthe47VLBI and SLR tracking sites used inthis study. Both SLR and VLBI networks support more stations than areshown here. SLR sites aredenoted with open circles, VLBI sites with open squares, and sites having both technologies with blackenedsquares. 1 series, is discussedat length in Smith et al. [1990 and 1991]. LAGEOS rangingdata were usedto derivethe orbit of a referenceframe that is consistentacrosstime. These transformations arenecessary for thesecond step:thatof computing geodesic distances between eachpairof stations.
Epoch geodynamicGPS measurements acrossthe Caucasuscollision Peter, B. Phuyal, T. Pradhananga, B. Sharma,B. Sherestha,K. AGU, 72, Fall meetingsupplement, Sherestha, F. Sigmundsson, B. Stephens, B. Washburn, W. Wenying, 112, 1991. D. Winester,and Z. , P. Briole, K. L. Feigl, P. Tapponnier,and D. AGU, 72, Fall meetingsupplement, ll2, 1991. measurements of the spreadingrate acrossan onshorerift segmentin Jarrard,R. , Terranemotionby strike-slipfaultingof forearcslivers, Geology,14, 780-783, 1986. Jordan,T..
Finally, in Robbins and Smith , it was noted that, regardingthe motionbetweena given plate pair, the largest discrepancies between the SLR results and the NUVEL-1 model occurred across plate boundaries for which no geophysical data was available in the determination of the NUVEL-1 model and betweenplate pairs that share no 50 common boundary. 0 Kinematicsof Tracking Sites in the United Statesand Mexico -50 in Figure 5. This is -1 O0 due to the fact that the bulk of the transition between North -150 -150 - 100 -50 0 50 100 150 200 RelativeRates from NUVEL-1 (mm/yr) Fig.
Contributions of Space Geodesy to Geodynamics: Crustal Dynamics by David E. Smith, Donald L. Turcotte