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Radar vision maps Napa Valley earthquake

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Posted 04 September 2014 - 09:28 AM

Radar vision maps Napa Valley earthquake


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2 September 2014 Sentinel-1A has added yet another string to its bow. Radar images from this fledgling satellite have been used to map the rupture caused by the biggest earthquake that has shaken northern California in 25 years.

Scientists collaborating through the UK Natural Environment Research Councilís Centre for the Observation and Modelling of Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tectonics (COMET), used Sentinel-1Aís special capabilities to analyse the quake.      

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