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Satellite technologies detect uplift in the Yellowstone Caldera

Explanation of uplift in the land surface of the northern part of the Yellowstone caldera (12cm, about ~5 inches) that occurred between 1997 and 2003, including the scientific methods by which it was detected and analyzed.

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GPS measurement, IFSAR, Deformation (geologic), Topography, Volcanology, Craters, Volcanic features
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Park, Teton
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