NASA news release features Geoff Blewitt and Nevada Geodetic Laboratory

GPS technology developed at Nevada used for NASA quake monitoring test
Nevada Geodetic Lab operates largest GPS network processing system in world
Read article by Mike Wolterbeek (Nevada Today, April 25, 2012):
“GPS technology developed and implemented at the University of Nevada, Reno will be the centerpiece of a major test this year by NASA to pinpoint the location and magnitude of strong earthquakes along the West Coast of the United States. The project was announced by NASA today.”

NASA tests GPS monitoring system for big U.S. quakes
NASA news release:

Article in Sacramento Bee:

New geodesy class:
Geoff Blewitt, Research Professor at NBMG, will teach a new geodesy class this Fall 2012 offered by the Department of Physics at the University of Nevada.  The class is PHYS 484/694 Special Problems in Physics: “Physics and Engineering of GPS.”  It will cover the physics and engineering principles of the Global Positioning System for millimeter-precision positioning and sub-nanosecond timing.


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