GPS stations in active networks last month
Gigabytes of SAR data delivered last quarter
Participants in summer 2021 internship programs

UNAVCO is a community of scientists, educators, and professionals working together to better understand Earth processes and hazards using geodesy. We operate the GAGE Facility on behalf of the National Science Foundation with support from NASA.

July 28, 2021 M 8.2 Alaska Earthquake

At 6:15:47 (UTC) on July 28, a magnitude 8.2 earthquake occurred southeast of Perryville and Chignik, off the coast of the Alaska Peninsula. The event occurred within the footprint of the Network of the Americas (NOTA), a network of continuous GPS/GNSS stations and borehole instruments operated by UNAVCO that monitors plate motion and transient deformation.


Intern Spotlight: Levi Exner (USIP)

Levi Exner is interning this summer at UNAVCO as a software engineer. Levi entered Colorado State University as a statistics major and was required to take an introductory computer science course. After enjoying the class, Levi decided to switch his major to computer science. He was eager to obtain more computer science experience, especially in a professional setting, and wanted the chance to practice data visualization. Levi found the introductory geology course he took interesting and with his grandfather in the USGS, Levi understood the importance of supporting geological research.


Plate Motion Calculator

Calculate tectonic plate motion at any location on Earth using one or more plate motion models. The Plate Motion Calculator is a tool that calculates rigid plate motions. Computations can be made at one or more specified locations on Earth.

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