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NASA Developing Natural Hazard Warning Systems

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The natural hazards warning systems being jointly developed by NASA JPL and Scripps Institution of Oceanography integrate data from GPS stations like this one with small, inexpensive seismic and meteorological sensors deployed over networks of field stati

Credit: Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have enhanced existing GPS technologies to develop new systems for California and elsewhere to warn of hazards from earthquakes, tsunamis, and extreme weather events.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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