Unexpected Ways Scientists Use GPS

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SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. GPS devices aren't just for keeping you from driving into a lake. They're also helping lots of scientists in unexpected ways. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at www.tiktok.com/@scishow ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever: Alisa Sherbow, Silas Emrys, Chris Peters, Adam Brainard, Dr. Melvin Sanicas, Melida Williams, Jeremy Mysliwiec, charles george, Tom Mosner, Christopher R Boucher, Alex Hackman, Piya Shedden, GrowingViolet, Nazara, Matt Curls, Ash, Eric Jensen, Jason A Saslow, Kevin Bealer, Sam Lutfi, James Knight, Christoph Schwanke, Bryan Cloer, Jeffrey Mckishen ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? SciShow Tangents Podcast: www.scishowtangents.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: www.twitter.com/scishow Instagram: instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: Larson, K.M. Annual Reviews 2019 www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-earth-053018-060203 earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/glossary/?term=seismograph phys.org/news/2016-02-faster-tsunami-gps.html agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1029/2006GL026145 www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/spinoff/GPS_Sensor_Web_Helps_Forecasters_Warn_of_Monsoon_Flash_Floods www.noaa.gov/education/resource-collections/ocean-coasts/tsunamis itic.ioc-unesco.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1204:why-arent-tsunamis-seen-at-sea-or-from-the-air&catid=1340&Itemid=2053 news.erau.edu/headlines/to-better-understand-earthquakes-look-up www.swpc.noaa.gov/phenomena/ionosphere IMAGES www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/driving-a-car-on-a-highway-at-the-night-using-a-mobile-navigation-app-maps-bhopvcdl4jpva5e72 www.noaa.gov/education/resource-collections/ocean-coasts/tsunamis commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GPS24goldenSML.gif www.istockphoto.com/photo/seismometer-printing-details-gm182503559-12174923 oceantoday.noaa.gov/tsunamiawareness/ commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2015-06-19_Glacier_National_Park_(U.S.)_8633.jpg solarsystem.nasa.gov/news/1127/10-things-to-know-about-the-ionosphere/ www.istockphoto.com/photo/tethered-air-quality-testing-nasa-weather-balloon-golden-colorado-gm920581026-252947941 www.istockphoto.com/photo/green-leaves-with-dew-drops-gm1251268250-365108958 www.istockphoto.com/photo/gps-receiver-and-map-gm505850442-83899221

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