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GPS Site Motion Vector/Crustal Velocity Archive

Composite GPS Velocity Map from sources in table below, showing solutions from GPSVEL 0.2, IGS ITRF96, and SCEC 2.0
in NNR ("no net rotation" frame). (Click on image to load UNAVCO's interactive Voyager map tool.)    Description and Disclaimer
 

NUVEL-1A-NNR plate velocities (yellow vectors) compared with GPS velocities (purple) at IGS sites and SCEC in the ITRF system.
 
GPS Network Project
(Primary Study Region)
Maps Credits Velocity solution on-line
(or publication)
Reference Frame
(Constraints)
Velocity Solution
Study Date
(Time Span)
Source Data Type
GPSVEL Master Model

(global)

SINEX submission
Voyager map tool

gpsvel_0.0.gif
gpsvel_0.1.gif
gpsvel_0.2.gif
gpsvel_1.0.gif
Univ. of Nevada Reno, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
(G. Blewitt)

Univ. of Newcastle upon Tyne, Geomatics
(D. Lavallee)
see:
GPSVEL page
see:
GPSVEL page

(Global)
14 par estimated Helmert parameter transformation to IGS core subset (global sites only). 12 par transformation applied (no scale or scale rate).
see:
GPSVEL page
GPS
(ps) weekly AC solutions from COD, SIO, JPL, ESA, NGS, GFZ and EMR. Weekly RNAAC solutions from EUR, AUS and SIR. IGS and Regional Stations
CGPS 2004

(global)
Voyager map tool

cgps_2004_itrf2000.gif 0.3 Mb
SOPAC at
Scripps Inst. of Oceanography
SOPAC Pole Rotation Tables (monthly update to model)
(Prawirodirdjo and Bock, JGR Vol 109 B08405 doi:10.1029/ 2003JB002944, 2004)
ITRF2000 11 Aug 2004
(1991-2003)
GPS
(ps)
REVEL-2000

(global)
Voyager map tool

REVEL-2000_s.jpg (800x535) 0.1 Mb
REVEL-2000_m.jpg (1667x1114) 0.3 Mb
REVEL-2000_b.jpg (3334x2228) 0.8 Mb
Northwestern Univ.

Univ. of Miami
contact Giovanni Sella (Giovanni.Sellanoaa.gov)
(Sella et al., JGR Vol 107 B4 doi:10.1029/ 2000JB000033, 2002)
ITRF97 27 Apr 2002
(1993.0-2001.0)
GPS
(ps)
International GNSS Service (IGS)

(global)
Voyager map tool

igs_itrf96_00.gif
igs_itrf96_01.gif
Laboratoire de Rechereches en Géodésie (LAREG)

International Earth Orientation Service (IERS)
Text: ITRF96_GPS.SSC ITRF96 adjusted to epoch 1997.0 ITRF96 report GPS
VLBI
SLR
DORIS
(ps)
Central Asia

(Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan)
Voyager map tool

central_asia_00.gif
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Institute for High Temperatures (IVTAN), Russian Academy of Sciences
On-line abstract
nature_fig1b.gif
(Nature Vol 384, pp. 450-453, 1996)
??
(Asian IGS stations constrained, GLOBK Ver. 5.05H)
?? GPS
(camp,ps)
Thailand and surrounding IGS sites

(Southeast Asia)
Voyager map tool

southeast_asia_00.gif
southeast_asia_01.gif
Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo

Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Meteorological Research Institute, Japan Meteorological Agency

Institute of Geosciences, Shizuoka University
On-line abstract
(Iwakuni et al., GRL Vol 31, L11612, 10.1029/ 2004GL020347, 2004)
ITRF2000
(generalized constraints)
11 June 2004 (1998.3-2001.? for most sites) GPS
(ps)
Eastern Mediterranean and Caucasus Voyager map tool

e_med_2000_00.gif
GPS and Geodynamics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Earth Resources Laboratory, MIT
(McClusky et al., JGR Vol 105 No B3, pp. 5695-5719, 2000) ITRF96
(generalized constraints, minimizing horizontal velocities of 16 IGS stations in western Europe and central Asia)
10 Mar 2000 (most sites for 4+ years, variable, 1988.8 — 1999.4) GPS
(camp,ps)
Western Pacific Integrated Network (WING)

(western Pacific, southeast Asia)
Voyager map tool

wing_1998_00.gif
Earthquake Research Institute, Tokyo

Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya

Meteorological Research Institute, Japan Meteorological Agency, Tsukuba

Coast and Geodetic Survey Department, NAMRIA, Manila

Korea Astronomy Observatory, Daejeon

Institute of Applied Mathematics, Russian Academy of Science Far Eastern Branch, Vladivostok

Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo
GRL abstract
(Kato et al., GRL Vol 25 No 3, pp. 369-372, 1998)
(Tsukuba velocity constrained to be: 20.5 mm/yr west, 2.7 mm/yr north; roughly ITRF93, Eurasia plate fixed) 1 Feb 1998
(1995.1 — 1996.1)
GPS
(ps)
Taiwan-Luzon region Voyager map tool

taiwan-luzon_1999_00.gif
Institute of Earth Sciences, Taipei

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), Quezon City
(Yu et al., GRL Vol 26 No 7, pp. 923-926, 1999) ITRF96
(constraints on 12 IGS fiducial stations)
1 Apr 1999 (1994 — 1998) GPS
(camp,ps)
U.S. Geological Survey

(U.S., North America)
Voyager map tool

usgs_itrf96_00.gif
USGS

U.C. Berkeley (BARD)
GMT (by region), Times Series (by station) ITRF96
(North America constrained)
?? GPS
(camp,ps)
Western US Cordillera (WUSC) Crustal Deformation Project

(western North America)
Voyager map tool

wusc_002_00.gif
wusc_002_01.gif
wusc_002_02.gif
wusc_002_03.gif
wusc_002_04.gif
wusc_002_05.gif
Harvard-Smithsonian, Center for Astrophysics

California Institute of Technology
README

001_wusc Solution:
release notes
GMT file
velocities (2.4 Mb)

002_wusc Solution:
release notes
GMT file
velocities (7.6 Mb)
001_wusc Solution:
ITRF94
(stable North America site velocities minimized)
002_wusc Solution:
(stable North America site velocities minimized)
001_wusc:
31 Jul 1999
(1996.4 — 1999.5)

002_wusc:
1 Nov 1999
(1986-2000 GPS)
(1980-1998 VLBI)
(1976-1998 SLR)
(1993-1998 DORIS)
001_wusc:
GPS (camp,ps), VLBI

002_wusc:
GPS (camp,ps), VLBI, SLR, DORIS
Alaska

(Aleutians, southern and central Alaska, USA)
Voyager map tool

alaska_na_00.gif
University of Alaska, Faribanks, Alaska Earthquake Information Center J. Freymueller ITRF97
(transformed into North America fixed frame)
200?
(1992 — 1999)
GPS
(ps, camp)
Southern and Central Alaska (SCAT)

(southern and central Alaska, USA)
Voyager map tool

scat_1997_00.gif
Geodynamics Branch, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA

Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT
On-line Paper1
GL162F01.jpg
(Sauber et al., GRL Vol 24 No 22, pp. 2853-2856, 1997)
ITRF94
(North America constrained; minimizing horizontal velocities of 12 IGS stations)
15 Nov 1997
(1993.4 — 1995.4)
GPS
(camp)
eastern Chugach Mountains

(southern Alaska, USA)
Voyager map tool

chugach_2000_00.gif
Geodynamics Branch, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA (Sauber et al., JRG Vol 105 No B4, pp. 8055-8077, 2000) ITRF96
(North America constrained; minimizing horizontal velocities of 12 IGS stations)
10 Apr 2000
(1993.5 — 1997.5)
GPS
(camp)
Oregon

(Oregon, USA)
Voyager map tool

oregon_2000_00.gif
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute GMT: pnw_vel.txt
grl00_or.dat
oregon_vec.gif
pnw_vel.gif
GRL paper: PDF
ITRF96
(North America ref. frame, by rotating about the NA-ITRF96 pole)
2000
(1991 — 2000.5)
GPS
(camp,ps)
Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)

(southern California)
Voyager map tool
(Voyager w/ global ref)

scec_v2_00.gif
scec_v2_01.gif
SCEC Crustal Deformation Working Group RELEASE NOTES
Text: Table3.html
(GMT in table)
??
(North America constrained)
14 July 1998 GPS
(camp,ps)
VLBI
EDM
Eastern Basin and Range

(Wasatch/Yellowstone area, Utah/Wyoming/Idaho/Montana, USA)
Voyager map tool

ebar_002_00.gif
University of Utah GPS Research Horizontal Deformation Velocity Map of the Intermountain Region ITRF2000
(Stable North America velocities minimized)
July 2002 (1997.1 — 2002.5) GPS
(ps)
New Madrid Seismic Zone

(St. Louis — Memphis area, central USA)
Voyager map tool

newmadrid_00.gif
newmadrid_01.gif
Northwestern Univ.

Univ. of Miami
GMT: NWUtable ?? ?? GPS
(camp)
Guerrero CGPS

(Mexico)
(there are transient motions between sites) Continuous GPS network in México "SISMOLOGIA-IGEF"IGEF UNAM

CU Boulder
archive.readme
archive.env
ITRF2000 as defined in JPL precise point positioning Jan 2005
(variable; 1998.9 — 2002.7)
GPS
(ps, camp)
South America — Nazca Plate motion Project (SNAPP)

(Peru, Boliva)
Voyager map tool

snapp_001_00.gif
snapp_001_01.gif
snapp_001_02.gif
Northwestern Univ.

Univ. of Miami

Carnegie Institution of Washington

Instituto Geofísico del Perú
  ??
(South America constrained)
?? GPS
(camp)


Description:

   This is a list of station velocity files either linked to their source
   on the World Wide Web or archived at the UNAVCO Boulder Facility.

Disclaimer:

   This archive is intended to be resource for finding information that is
   either published or on the World Wide Web. As with any research, users
   should refer to the orginal source and give appropriate acknowledgements
   to the orginal researchers. Please view release notes when available.

Submissions:

   Site motion vector/crustal velocity archive submission form

GPSVEL:

   GPSVEL
   GPSVEL Overview
   Products to date
   Methodology
   SINEX Submissions

Related Pages:

   Stable North America Reference Frame (SNARF) Working Group




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