Plate Tectonics: GPS Data, Boundary Zones, and Earthquake Hazards (Project EDDIE)
Author(s): Christopher Berg1, Julie Elliott2, Beth Pratt-Sitaula3
1. Orange Coast College 2. Purdue University 3. UNAVCO
Students work with high precision GPS data to explore how motion near a plate boundary is distributed over a larger region and hypothesize the area over which boundary-related earthquake hazards might exist. Primary emphasis is strike-slip regions.