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2004 Winter Volume 1:5 Articles:

Using InSAR to Study Earthquakes in South America

The Nazca Plate is subducting eastward into the mantle below the western coast of South America at about 7 cm yr -¹. This collision causes high levels of volcanic activity and the long-term uplift of the Andes by compressional tectonics.

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Building an Integrated View of Antarctica

NASA and the Canadian Space Agency began planning in the early 1980s for an imaging campaign using Synthetic Aperture Radar to be carried by RADARSAT-1.

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The ASF RADARSAT-1 Interferometric Baseline Catalog

Increased use of RADARSAT-1 fine beam and standard beam data for interferometric projects has intensified the growing demand for baseline information corresponding to data acquired over numerous regions of interest to researchers.

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Mapping Glacier Velocity in Greenland

The Greenland Ice Sheet is a vast expanse of ice which accumulates mass in the interior from snowfall and flows slowly toward the ocean where it is discharged along narrow channels occupied by outlet glaciers and ice streams.

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