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NASA Begins Testing GPS-Based Earthquake Detection System [Earthquakes]

3 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

NASA has a new trick up its sleeve: a GPS system that is designed to locate the exact positon of serious earthquakes. Known as the Real-time Earthquake Analysis for Disaster (READI) Mitigation Network, it's being tested in the western US—and it's hoped it will save lives in the process. More »
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Earthquake early alert system ready to expand in California

Sports / Baseball : Dodgers Now (18 hours ago)

Officials are planning the first major rollout of California's earthquake early warning system next year, providing access to some schools, fire stations and more private companies. Read Post

NASA To Use GPS System for Earthquake Monitoring

Technology / Gadgets : technabob (3 years ago)

NASA has announced a plan to find earthquakes and respond more quickly to them using GPS satellites in orbit. Generally, earthquake detection is done by seismological hardware on the ground, but according NASA – that data can be dif... Read Post

NASA READIs early detection GPS network, aids first responders with earthquake warnings

Technology / Gadgets : Engadget (3 years ago)

After tacking space shuttle Discovery onto the back of a 747, the brainy gang over at NASA's READI for a new challenge -- earthquake detection. The agency's GPS-monitoring system, known as the Real-time Earthquake Analysis for Disas... Read Post


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