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Announcements, news, and science highlights featuring the GAGE Facility and staff, as well as the broader geodetic community.

8 June 2021

UNAVCO summer internship programs are underway!

May 24 saw the official launch of our three summer internship programs! The RESESS program provides undergraduate research internships primarily focused on increasing diversity in the geosciences, the Geo-Launchpad program specifically serves Colorado and New Mexico community college students, and the USIP program brings in graduate and upper-level undergraduate students in to work with UNAVCO … Continued

1 June 2021

2021 Short Course: Multi-GNSS PPP

2021 Short Course: Multi-GNSS Precise Point Positioning and PRIDE PPP-AR Dates: September 7 and 9, 2021Times:  5:30 – 8:00 MDT (11:30 – 14:00 UTC).Venue: This short course is offered in a virtual format only. This course will introduce fundamentals of PPP and multi-GNSS integration for undifferenced data processing with a focus on what corrections should be applied … Continued

3 May 2021

2021 Short Course: GMT for Geodesy

This course will cover the use of GMT 6 in geodesy using UNIX shell scripting. Lectures and exercises will be given to teach the basic conventions of using GMT, such as plotting grids, images, and vector data (points, lines, polygons). Labs will include both processing and mapping of various data sets relevant to geodesy.

Event Responses

4 June 2021

May 31, 2021 M 6.1 Chickaloon, Alaska Earthquake

At 6:59:54 (UTC) on May 31, 2021 there was a magnitude 6.1 earthquake with an epicenter 73 kilometers north of Chickaloon, Alaska (and 161 kilometers northeast of Anchorage). UNAVCO staff have assessed nearby GPS/GNSS stations for data availability and archived 1 Hz and 5 Hz data where possible for access via our data portals.

28 April 2021

April 2021 eruption of Soufrière St. Vincent

Following several months of elevated activity—including the appearance and growth of a new lava dome—Soufrière St. Vincent started an explosive phase of eruptions on April 9.

10 March 2021

February 27, 2021 M 5.3 Point MacKenzie, Alaska Earthquake

At 18:59:25 UTC on Saturday, February 27, an earthquake occurred with an epicenter just across the Knik Arm of Cook Inlet from Anchorage, Alaska, where light to moderate shaking was felt. A tsunami warning was not issued for this event.