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1. Sedimentary facies interpretation of Gamma Ray (GR) log as basic well logs in Central and Lower Indus Basin of Pakistan

November 2016
Adeel Nazeer | Shabeer Ahmed Abbasi | Sarfraz Hussain Solangi

Rocks and most type of soils emit Gamma Ray (GR) in varying amount. The emitting elements of primary gamma radiations include potassium 40, uranium, and thorium which are associated with rocks forming...

2. Evidences of the expanding Earth from space-geodetic data over solid land and sea level rise in recent two decades

July 2015
Wenbin Shen | Ziyu Shen | Rong Sun | Yuri Barkin

According to the space-geodetic data recorded at globally distributed stations over solid land spanning a period of more than 20-years under the International Terrestrial Reference Frame 2008, our previous...

3. A tectonic geodesy mapping software based on QGIS

January 2020
Zhe Fang | Guoyan Jiang | Caijun Xu | Shuai Wang

To overcome the high cost of learning, non-visual operation, and cumbersome steps of fine-tuning map elements in Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) and other geoscience mapping softwares, we present the Tectonic...

4. Positioning performance analysis on combined GPS/BDS precise point positioning

January 2020
Jing Xiong | Fei Han

Combining the observation data from five Multi-GNSS Experiment (MGEX) stations with the precise orbit and clock products from Global Positioning System (GPS) and BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS),...

5. GNSS receiver autonomous integrity monitoring (RAIM) algorithm based on robust estimation

March 2016
Yuanxi Yang | Junyi Xu

Integrity is significant for safety-of-life applications. Receiver autonomous integrity monitoring (RAIM) has been developed to provide integrity service for civil aviation. At first, the conventional...

6. Satellite gravimetry and mass transport in the earth system

September 2019
Jianli Chen

Since launched in March 2002, the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellite gravity mission has brought a new era to the studies of large-scale mass transport and redistribution within...

7. Useful predictions ahead of large earthquakes and lessons learned for future progress

January 2020
Ragnar Stefánsson

A significant basis for this article is the outcome of 4 multinational research projects which were carried out in South-West Iceland from 1988–2006, focusing on crustal processes that preceded two...

8. Studies on earthquake precursors in China: A review for recent 50 years

January 2017
Fuqiong Huang | Mei Li | Yuchuan Ma | Yanyan Han | Lei Tian | Wei Yan | Xiaofan Li

Since the 1960s, China has been conducting a persistent and systematic observation and monitoring experiment to falsify the hypothesis of premonitory anomalies and the predictability of earthquakes...

9. Damping modification factors for acceleration response spectra

September 2017
Heng Li | Feng Chen

DMF (Damping modification factors) are used to modify elastic response spectral values corresponding to damping ratio 5% to other damping levels. The influence of seismological parameters (magnitude,...

10. Probabilistic seismic hazard assessment of Kazakhstan and Almaty city in peak ground accelerations

March 2018
N.V. Silacheva | U.K. Kulbayeva | N.A. Kravchenko

As for many post-soviet countries, Kazakhstan's building code for seismic design was based on a deterministic approach. Recently, Kazakhstan seismologists are engaged to adapt the PSHA (probabilistic...

11. Variations of the Earth's rotation rate and cyclic processes in geodynamics

May 2017
B.W. Levin | E.V. Sasorova | G.M. Steblov | A.V. Domanski | A.S. Prytkov | E.N. Tsyba

The authors analyzed the relationship between variations of the Earth's rotation rate and the geodynamic processes within the Earth's body, including seismic activity. The rotation rate of a planet...

12. Crustal thickness beneath Atlas region from gravity, topographic, sediment and seismic data

January 2020
Franck Eitel Kemgang Ghomsi | Robert Tenzer | Sévérin Nguiya | Animesh Mandal | Robert Nouayou

The Atlas region in northwest Africa is characterized by the Quaternary volcanism and elevated topography with past complex tectonic mitigation between the African and European plates. Geodynamics of...

13. Morphological features of continental shelf margin: Examples from the Pakistan Offshore

January 2019
Sarfraz Hussain Solangi | Adeel Nazeer | ShabeerAhmed Abbasi | Mian Muhammad Zulkifil

This paper describes various morphological features of continental shelf and their present-day analogues both present in surface and subsurface data. Most of the examples are taken from Pakistan Offshore....

14. Development and prospect of mobile gravity monitoring and earthquake forecasting in recent ten years in China

November 2019
Yiqing Zhu | Fang Liu | Guoqing Zhang | Yunma Xu

After the Wenchuan earthquake in 2008, China Earthquake Administration has strengthened the monitoring of mobile gravity and earthquake forecasting. This paper mainly analyzes the development of mobile...

15. The usability of GNSS mass-market receivers for cadastral surveys considering RTK and NRTK techniques

July 2019
Paolo Dabove

Nowadays many positioning techniques and methods are applied to the cadastral surveys. Starting from last decade, GPS/GNSS positioning had become one of the most used methodology thanks to the rapid...

16. A possible interrelation between Earth rotation and climatic variability at decadal time-scale

May 2016
Leonid Zotov | C. Bizouard | C.K. Shum

Using multichannel singular spectrum analysis (MSSA) we decomposed climatic time series into principal components, and compared them with Earth rotation parameters. The global warming trends were initially...

17. Earthquake hazard on Iraqi soil: Halabjah earthquake as a case study

May 2019
Abbas J. Al-Taie | Bushra S. Albusoda

Iraq is not secure from seismic hazards. Earthquakes are likely to happen and may cause substantial damage. Actually, such hazards were happened and recorded after the last earthquake in November 2017...

18. Performance evaluation of neural network TEC forecasting models over equatorial low-latitude Indian GNSS station

Available online 7 December 2019
G. Sivavaraprasad | V.S. Deepika | D. SreenivasaRao | M. Ravi Kumar | M. Sridhar

Global Positioning System (GPS) services could be improved through prediction of ionospheric delays for satellite-based radio signals. With respect to latitude, longitude, local time, season, solar...

19. Depositional setting analysis using seismic sedimentology: Example from the Paleogene Lishagang sequence in the Fushan depression, South China Sea

September 2017
Yuan Li | Song Lin | Hua Wang | Denggui Luo

The Fushan depression is a classic lacustrine rifted sub-basin in the Beibuwan Basin, South China Sea. The Paleogene Liushagang sequence is the main hydrocarbon-bearing stratigraphic unit in the depression....

20. Influencing factors on the accuracy of local geoid model

November 2019
Shazad Jamal Jalal | Tajul Ariffin Musa | Ami Hassan Md Din | Wan Anom Wan Aris | WenBin Shen | Muhammad Faiz Pa'suya

Different modification methods and software programs were developed to obtain accurate local geoid models in the past two decades. The quantitative effect of the main factors on the accuracy of local...

21. Characteristics of ionospheric scintillation climatology over Indian low-latitude region during the 24th solar maximum period

March 2019
K. Sahithi | M. Sridhar | Sarat K. Kotamraju | K.Ch. Sri Kavya | G. Sivavaraprasad | D.Venkata Ratnam | Ch. Deepthi

The amplitude and phase of L-band satellite signals are fluctuated randomly due to small scale electron density irregularity structures in the ionosphere which result in fleeting variations, known as...

22. Remote sensing ionospheric variations due to total solar eclipse, using GNSS observations

Available online 1 October 2019
Mohamad Mahdi Alizadeh | Harald Schuh | Saeed Zare | Sahar Sobhkhiz-Miandehi | Lung-Chih Tsai

For years great interest has been taken in the effects of physical phenomena on ionosphere structure. A total solar eclipse was visible in North America on August 21st, 2017. This event offered a great...

23. Using satellite altimetry leveling to assess the marine geoid

Available online 9 December 2019
Zhengtao Wang | Nengfang Chao | Dingbo Chao

Based on the concept of Global Position System (GPS)/leveling, the satellite altimetry leveling (SAL) is first proposed to evaluate the marine geoid. SAL is derived by the difference among the mean...

24. Petrophysical relationship for density prediction using Vp & Vs in Meyal oilfield, Potwar sub-basin, Pakistan

March 2018
Gulraiz Akhter | Younis Khan | Anees Ahmad Bangash | Faisal Shahzad | Yawar Hussain

Conventional petrophysical investigations are based on P-wave seismic velocity analysis to predict density information, while ignoring the important S-wave velocity. This study is based on S-wave velocity...

25. River mouth dynamics of Swarnamukhi estuary, Nellore coast, southeast coast of India

November 2016
G. Sreenivasulu | N. Jayaraju | B.C. Sundara Raja Reddy | T. Lakshmi Prasad | B. Lakshmanna | K. Nagalakshmi | M. Prashanth

Swarnamukhi is an east flowing river having a total length of 130 km. This is an independent river which rises at an elevation of 300 m in the eastern Ghats ranges near Pakala village in Chittoor district...

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