The Yellowstone-Teton Epicenter

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Strain Rates for Yellowstone-
Hebgen Lake Geodetic Networks

 

Strain rates in µstrain/yr for Yellowstone-Hebgen Lake geodetic networks.

Data Set Min Strain Scaled Sigma Azm Min Strain Scaled Sigma Perp Strain Scaled Sigma Perp Azm sigma1 (bars) sigma2 (bars)
YS stations (ys.sta) -113.5 37.0 -30.8 >8.6 60.8 38.4 59.2 -95.10 23.43
YS caldera only -144.9 101.0 -23.1 20.7 52.9 104.0 66.9 -129.81 4.69
YS net outside caldera -59.2 7.7 -36.4 3.3 32.4 7.3 53.6 -49.37 12.92
HL net over edm area -38.5 52.8 -61.6 9.9 159.3 43.8 28.4 14.89 149.40
Savage et al., 1993 NA NA -75.0 1.0 266.0 14.0 15.0  

 

Puskas, C. M., R.B. Smith, and C. M. Meertens, 1998, Crustal deformation of the Yellowstone Plateau from GPS and seismicity, Eos, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Un. 79, 45, F949 (Invited Paper).