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CSI: Pisco, Peru

April 10, 2009

engineering graphic In a study published in the Geophysical Journal International, scientists from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, in collaboration with scientists from the University of Oxford, have analyzed data on this earthquake and its impact on regional topography. Using InSAR-based geodetic data and teleseismic data, the scientists were able to use satellite images to identify details of this major plate boundary event. Full Story

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University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science

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