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Rapid Deployment of REF TEK 160-03 Aftershock System in Quito, Ecuador

Dust clouds in Quito, Ecuador after a magnitude 5.1 earthquake. When a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit Ecuador’s capital city, Quito, on August 12 2014, the Geophysical Institute EPN (Instituto Geofísico de la Escuela Politécnica Nacional) that monitors seismic and volcanic activities in Ecuador was ready to deploy their recently purchased 160-03 Aftershock Systems at strategic…

Building on a Stable Platform

Trimble monitoring solutions provide critical information for Europe’s tallest building.
GNSS, optical instruments and Trimble’s 4D Control software produce precise, real-time data for high-rise construction while optimizing workflows and improving safety.

Built to Stand the Test of Time

Te Puna o Waiwhetu, the art gallery of Christchurch, New Zealand, is a striking landmark at the edge of the city’s historic cultural precinct. Designed by the Buchan Group of Melbourne, Australia, it opened its doors to the public in 2003. The gallery features a striking flowing glass and metal façade, or sculpture wall, on…

Precise to a Fault: How GPS Revolutionized Seismic Research

How GPS Revolutionized Seismic Research Measuring Slow Slip Rapid Response: Earthquakes in Haiti and Chile Unexpected Motion The Global Positioning System is a constellation of more than 30 satellites orbiting Earth twice a day at an altitude of more than 20,000 kilometers. Geoscientists use GPS to make precise measurements of position and ground motion. Credit:…

REF TEK’s Strong Motion Structural Monitoring Technology is used on the Aswan Dams

Project Summary: The Dams Control The Annual Floods, Have Increased Cultivable Land By 30%, and Provides Approximately Half of Egypt’S Power. The Dams are of Such Strategic Importance to The Egyptian People That The National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (Nriag) Invested In Structural Monitoring Technology In Order to Record Seismic Activity In The…

Cutting Edge Facility Aligns with Innovative Tenant’s Values

Three years after Trimble Navigation’s earthquake-damaged New Zealand base was destroyed by fire, the multinational firm moved into high-tech Birmingham Drive premises which aligns directly with the cutting-edge innovative solutions developed by the company itself. Now, one year on, Canterbury Build magazine looks at the scale of the design and the use of the latest…

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