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Applied Research Journal of Science and Technology

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DOI:10.47721/ARJST

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Importance of continuous monitoring GPS permanent station at Multi-Parametric Geophysical Observatory (MPGO), IMPHAL, Manipur (India)

1Laishram Sunil Singh & 2Arun Kumar

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1Geology Department, Waikhom Mani Girls` College, Thoubal, Okram, Manipur (INDIA)
2Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University Canchipur, Imphal, Manipur (INDIA)
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Vol 3(2), pp. 16-21, July, 2022

https://doi.org/10.47721/ARJST20220302021

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Received: 20th May 2022           Accepted: 21st July 2022            Published: 31st July 2022

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GPS measurements are precise enough to allow a determination of tectonic motion within a few years. This can be made using a network of permanent stations, dynamically defined, using an inertial reference frame that moves with the geo-center. Comparing the position of these points over time, it’s possible to compute the velocity and direction of the plate motion. The goal of this work is to describe the hypothetical tectonic motion using a network of GPS permanent stations located approximately in the center of Imphal Valley. We report data processing results of GPS measurements of crustal deformation at Imphal, Manipur. The results suggest that the site of Imphal valley is not located on the Indian plate. The site is actually located on the Burma plate.

Keywords: GPS, Crustal deformation, Imphal Valley, MPGO.

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Dr. Laishram Sunil Singh is a lecturer in the Department of Geology, Waikhom Mani Girls’ College, Thoubal Okram, Manipur (INDIA)

Dr. Arun Kumar is a lecturer in the Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University Canchipur, Imphal, Manipur (INDIA)

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Singh L. S. & Kumar A. (2022): Importance of continuous monitoring GPS permanent station at Multi-Parametric Geophysical Observatory (MPGO), IMPHAL, Manipur (India). Applied Research Journal of Science and Technology, 3(2 &3), 16-21. https://doi.org/10.47721/ARJST202202021