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Geodetic monitoring of earth deformation in the Wellington area

P. M. Otway

Geodetic monitoring of earth deformation in the Wellington area

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Published by Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Zealand in [Wellington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand,
  • Wellington metropolitan area.
    • Subjects:
    • Rock deformation -- New Zealand -- Wellington metropolitan area.,
    • Geodesy -- New Zealand -- Wellington metropolitan area.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 46.

      StatementP. M. Otway.
      SeriesReport - New Zealand Geological Survey ; 55, Report NZGS ;, 55.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE342 .A792 no. 55, QE604 .A792 no. 55
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 46 p. :
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4613698M
      LC Control Number77377621

      Author(s): Tymofyeyeva, Ekaterina | Advisor(s): Fialko, Yuri A | Abstract: In this dissertation, I present a method for improving the accuracy of Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) measurements of crustal deformation by reducing the impact of atmospheric propagation delays on the radar phase. The proposed technique (CANDIS) is based on the idea of common scene stacking, which Author: Ekaterina Tymofyeyeva. SAGE/GAGE Workshop: Earth in 4D: in linking timescales in active deformation and will discuss future directions for bridging the diverse timescales of earth deformation processes. and improvements in onshore and offshore geodetic and seismic monitoring networks have begun to transform our knowledge of subduction plate boundary and. Roberts CA, , A CONTINUOUS LOW COST GPS-BASED VOLCANO DEFORMATION MONITORING SYSTEM IN INDONESIA, Original, University of New South Wales, SCHOOL OF SURVEYING AND SIS Book Chapters Wang J; Wang J; Roberts CA, , 'Investigations into a dynamic geocentric datum', in Sideris MG (ed.), Observing Our Changing Earth, Springer-Verlag, . The very existence of large calderas requires large accumulations of eruptible magma (), even if the accumulation is a relatively transient lly or fully crystalline magma systems may exist for 10 5 to 10 6 years (Fig. A) (cf. Reid et al., , Hildreth, , Bachmann et al., , Kaiser et al., ).However, large volumes of eruptible magma can be assembled and stored Cited by: 2.


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Geodetic monitoring of earth deformation in the Wellington area by P. M. Otway Download PDF EPUB FB2

Accurately model structural deformation [2]. Deformation monitoring is one of the requirements to keep track of the designers’ assumptions and predictions in order to assess the behavior of the structures for safety reasons. The monitoring process can be carried out by different techniques using a variety of geodetic instruments available now.

The southern California Permanent GPS Geodetic Array (PGGA) was established in across the Pacific‐North America plate boundary to continuously monitor crustal deformation. We describe the development of the array and the time series of daily positions estimated for its first 10 sites in the 19‐month period between the J (M Cited by: deformation models for datum definition.

These not only include models of plate tectonic motions but deformation models resulting for sudden events such as earthquakes. This presentation looks at the evolution of crustal deformation monitoring in New Zealand and how they contribute to datum definition.

RTSs). The ALERT/RTS monitoring system has been operational at a number of large earth dams and large open pit mines in North and South America since (e.g., [3], [4]) Depending on the rock formations, some open pit mines require sub-centimetre displacement detection at.

Deformation measurements herald rising magma. At Cascade volcanoes, CVO scientists make measurements of land-surface movements using the Global Positioning System (GPS). More than 60 GPS stations continuously receive signals from satellites overhead and send the information to CVO, where it is analyzed to track the position of each station in.

The Taupo Volcanic Zone (TVZ), located in the central North Island of New Zealand covers an area of ∼ km 2 and is one of the worlds most productive rhyolitic systems [Wilson et al., ]. It is home to seven major caldera complexes and multiple volcanic centers, with a number of eruptions during the last 50 years [e.g., Jolly et al Cited by: Geodetic measurements provide high-accuracy observations of the deformation of the Earth on time-scales ranging from a few hours to decades; they constitute an integral part of every study of the planet's dynamic by: Periodic monitoring measurements are performed at the monitoring station Kosice-Bankov twice a year (usually in the spring and autumn) [19] [22].

II.1 One Dimensional Deformation Analysis from Levelling Networks In accordance with the general phases of the geodetic deformation analysis the project at hand was defined to contain.

On the one hand, the deformation monitoring of long earth-rock-fill dams is usually more complicated than that of concrete dams because they vary in structure, material heterogeneity, nonlinearity. Geodetic and Geotechnical Combined Monitoring Concept FIG Working Week Knowing to manage Geodetic monitoring of earth deformation in the Wellington area book territory, protect the environment, evaluate the cultural heritage Rome, Italy, May 5/20 failure.

There are two main strategies to adopt when designing an efficient monitoring system with geodetic and geotechnical sensors.

Thus, the design of a geodetic monitoring scheme should rely more heavily on distance observations than direction measurements. Challenges in GPS Implementing GPS for deformation monitoring poses difficult challenges.

Displacements encountered in deformation monitoring are frequently at the sub-centimetre level. Since the. GPS-Geodetic Deformation Monitoring of the South-west Seismic Zone of Western Australia: Review, Description of Methodology and Results from Epoch-one Cited by: 4. Inventory of New Zealand active earth deformation sites (Geological Society of New Zealand miscellaneous publication) [Stirling, Mark W] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Inventory of New Zealand active earth deformation sites (Geological Society of New Zealand miscellaneous publication)Author: Mark W Stirling.

A novel method of using waveform retracked altimeter observations on land for the monitoring of the solid Earth deformation in Taiwan is described in the article.

Geodetic investigation into the deformation of the Salton Trough Brendan W. Crowell,1,2 Yehuda Bock,1 David T. Sandwell,1 and Yuri Fialko1 Received 14 February ; revised 16 August ; accepted 20 August ; published 11 September [1] The Salton Trough represents a complex transition between the spreading center in BajaCited by: Global positioning system (GPS) equipment measures where and by how much the Earth’s crust is undergoing slow deformation.

With high quality GPS receivers it is possible to measure the distance between two points 40 kilometres apart with an accuracy of millimetres. Geodetic monitoring of surface deformation along the western shores of the Dead Sea using GPS and InSAR observations Uri Schattner This work was submitted as a M.

Thesis to the Department of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences, Tel-Aviv University. The study was carried out under the supervision of: Dr. Daniel Wachs, Geological Survey of Israel. Work package number: WP3 Work package title: Long-term Continuous Geodetic Monitoring of Crustal Deformation WP Leader: TUBITAK Objectives.

In this WP, long-term continuous monitoring of the crustal deformation will be investigated by exploiting the existing geodetic crustal deformation monitoring systems (Marmara Continuous GPS Network, with the complementary GPS surveys) (Task 1).

An area in southern Peru about km Our survey suggests the need for monitoring and hazard assessment near the four sources of deformation. Pritchard, M. Satellite radar interferometry for deformation monitoring: a priori assessment of feasibility and accuracy Crucial in the traditional geodetic design and analysis of deformation survey networks is the concept of controlled optimization.

Meticulous design is able to image an area on earth with a typical revisit period of about 1 month. I teach and conduct research in areas of Geodesy, Crustal deformation, GPS and least square adjustments. I completed my PhD from the University of Otago, New Zealand in the area of earth deformation measurements in and then spent a year working on a post-doc at Columbia University in the area.

The youngest and active part of CVR is the Taupo volcanic zone (TVZ), the currently active backarc basin of the subduction system where volcanism is area Cited by: Inference of Multiple Earthquake-Cycle Relaxation Timescales from Irregular Geodetic Sampling of Interseismic Deformation by Brendan J.

Meade, Yann Klinger, and Eric A. Hetland Abstract Characterizing surface deformation throughout a full earthquake cycle is a challenge due to the lack of high-resolution geodetic observations of duration com. Geodetic & geophysical measurements have also been take-up in the areas suspected to have either the seismic activities or local deformation due to existence of fault/thrust lines.

The importance of monitoring precursor of earthquakes was realized and the systematic data collection for the purpose of crustal movement studies started in   The objective of this study was to evaluate and predict land movement by integrating geodetic, geophysical and meteorological data in a landslide area.

Specifically, electrical resistivity tomography surveying, Global Navigation Satellite System and terrestrial laser scanning techniques were integrated to monitor a landslide. The study area lies to the southeast of the town of Taşkent in Cited by: 7. The first geodetic measurements of coseismic deformation were made by serendipity on the island of Sumatra during the course of a triangulation survey [Miiller, ].

These data, which indicated right-lateral motion in a NW-SE direction, were later referenced by Reid [] as evidence for his elastic rebound theory of the earthquake cycle.

Parkfield. Since the Parkfield area is a region of fairly frequent, moderate-sized earthquakes, the USGS installed a variety of instruments that measure strain changes and slip.

On Septem a Magnitude earthquake occurred 11 kilometers southeast of the town of Parkfield. The USGS continues to monitor these instruments to document the deformation prior to, during, and after such.

Basement rocks. All basement rocks beneath the Wellington Region belong to the Torlesse Composite are largely composed of Greywacke (hardened sandstone and mudstone), but also contain Chert, and Pillow lavas.

In the Wellington Region, the Torlesse Composite Terrane is composed of two subterranes, the Rakaia Terrane (late Triassic to early Jurassic, Ma), to the west of the. Tiltmeters and strainmeters measure subtle changes in ground slope and shape at volcanoes.

Measuring tiny changes in the slope angle or "tilt" of the ground and the shape or "strain" in the earth's crust are time-tested methods for monitoring volcano deformation caused by moving magma.

Tiltmeters continuously measure the tilt of the ground surface. He submitted proposals to the Director of the Geological Survey for an expansion of earth deformation studies, first in the Wellington area () and later New Zealand-wide (); these proposals incorporated Gerald's ideas, involved both geological and geodetic methods, and strongly made the link with earthquakes.

The mix of project and day-to-day work Nic is involved with includes planning the geodetic survey programme to determine what and how much needs doing, before annual tenders go out to contractors.

Most of the outdoor work is completed by contractors, but Nic has the chance to get out of the office when he undertakes research work in the field. Strain rates assessed from brittle fracture, associated with earthquakes, and total brittle-ductile deformation measured from geodetic data have been compared to paleostrain from Quaternary geology for the intraplate Great Basin of the western United States.

These data provide an assessment of the kinematics and mode of lithospheric extension that the western U.S. Cordillera has experienced in Cited by: 3. The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) supports a large number and variety of products and users, which makes it imperative that these products all be related to a common worldwide geodetic reference system.

The deformation of Earth materials is presented in a systematic way covering elastic, anelastic and viscous deformation.

Advanced discussions on relevant debates are also included to bring readers a full picture of science in this interdisciplinary area. Understanding the ground deformation - Darfield and Christchurch - using GPS and InSAR Charles Williams, Ian Hamling, John Townend, Pegah Faegh-Lashgary (EQC funded project 12/) (Journal publications accepted in lieu of final report - referenced below).

UNAVCO's preferred monument according to their webpage is the deeply anchored/braced monument designed by Frank Wyatt, Hadley Johnson and Duncan Agnew, as described in Improved stability of a deeply anchored geodetic monument for deformation monitoring, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol.

22, No. 24, PagesDecem UNAVCO. SURVEYING+. SPATIAL. MARCH ISSUE 8 ARTICLES 8 An Uphill Battle. 15 GNSS Static Processing 18 Ruapehu Eruption 8 May 25 Mobile Mapping Technology 26. KEY WORDS: automatic deformation monitoring, engineering surveying, software development, open source ABSTRACT: The deformation monitoring of structures and buildings is an important task field of modern engineering surveying, ensuring the standing and reliability of supervised objects over a long period.

Several commercial hardware and Author: Ph. Engel, B. Schweimler. The average slip rate, 30 mm/yr, when combined with published geodetic results and historical seismicity, strongly suggests a high probability of future large earthquakes. Tectonic deformation of North Island is controlled by a balance between differential topographic pressure and traction from the Hikurangi subduction thrust.

Geophys. Int. ()– doi: /jXx GJI Gravity, geodesy and tides Ground deformation in the Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand, observed by. Seismic anisotropy and lithospheric deformation of the plate-boundary zone in South Island, New Zealand: inferences from local S-wave splitting S.

C. Karalliyadda Institute of Geophysics, Victoria University of Wellington, PO BoxWellingtonNew by: IAG Country Report Geodetic Activities in the National Coordinating Agency for Surveys and Mapping (Bakosurtanal) GPS landslide monitoring network in Megamendung area.

26 MG06 MG05 MG07 MG08 MG01 MG04 MG02 REF1 m NORTH Land sliding direction MG03 Deformation monitoring by using multi-parameter (tilt meter, GPS, climate and soil.a designation for any area of land that stands significantly higher than the surrounding country with the following characteristics: • At least m higher than the base area • Must have a restricted summit area.