Articles | Volume 10, issue 3
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 1503–1526, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-1503-2018
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 1503–1526, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-1503-2018

Review article 24 Aug 2018

Review article | 24 Aug 2018

Present-day surface deformation of the Alpine region inferred from geodetic techniques

Laura Sánchez et al.

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We provide a surface-kinematics model for the Alpine region based on high-level data analysis of 300 geodetic stations continuously operating over 12.4 years. This model includes a deformation model, a continuous velocity field, and a strain field consistently assessed for the entire Alpine mountain belt. Horizontal and vertical motion patterns are clearly identified and supported by uncertainties better than ±0.2 mm a−1 and ±0.3 mm a−1 in the horizontal and vertical components, respectively.