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Volume 52 Supplement 11

Special Issue: Application of GPS and other space geodetic techniques to Earth Sciences (2)

On optimal geodetic network design for fault-mechanics studies


This paper deals with the optimal design of GPS geodynamic geodetic networks. A simple strike-slip fault-model is used to investigate the design of networks and to decide where to place geodetic stations in order to satisfy the accuracy of fault-model parameter estimates, which sites should be selected from the initial mass of permissible points which are bounded by topography and other conditions.


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Gerasimenko, M.D., Shestakov, N.V. & Kato, T. On optimal geodetic network design for fault-mechanics studies. Earth Planet Sp 52, 985–987 (2000).

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