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Abstract United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California,National Science Foundation. Chief Scientist: Rob Kayen. Data (GPS, receiver, LiDar) of field activity T-OH-08-JP in Tohuku, southern Iwate, and Akita prefectures, Northern Miyagi Prefecture from 06/25/2008 to 06/30/2008
Organization United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
National Science Foundation
Chief Scientist Rob Kayen
Area of Operation Tohuku, southern Iwate, and Akita prefectures, Northern Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
Bounding Coordinates
140.51546     141.16723
Dates 06/25/2008 (JD 177) to 06/30/2008 (JD 182)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Information Specialist
Rob Kayen
Rob Kayen
Brady Cox
Jorgen Johannson
Yu Zhao
Hajime Tanaka
Equipment Used
The Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake, 2008 epicenter is at 39.028333,140.88.
This earthquake occurred in the south of the inland of Iwate Prefecture
at 8:43 JST on Saturday morning, June 14 (23:43 UTC on June 13).
The JMA magnitude was estimated at Mj 7.2, and
the moment magnitude by USGS was at Mw 6.9.
Data collection used WGS84, ellipsoid heights.
Data accuracy for LiDAR is 3 to 5 cm.
Data accuracy for DGPS is less than 1 cm.
Data accuracy for GPS is 2 to 8 m.
No post-processing done to data.

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Navigation data 060_iwate_trackpoint.nav
Times   060_iwate_trackpoint.times

T-OH-08-JP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated
T-OH-08-JP location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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