Geoffrey Blewitt

Research Professor
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology/ Seismological Laboratory
Mail Stop 178
University of Nevada
Reno, Nevada 89557

Business Telephone (775) 682-8778
FAX (775) 784-1709
E-mail:gblewitt@unr.edu

EDUCATION

  • B.Sc. (1st Class Hons) Physics, Queen Mary College, University of London, 1981
  • Ph.D. Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1986
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Physics
  • Parameter estimation and stochastic modeling
  • Geodesy
  • Global Positioning System (GPS) methodology
  • GPS applications:
- tsunami warning systems
- plate tectonics
- fault mechanics
- earthquake cycle
- Earth rotation and polar motion
- global kinematic reference frames
- Earth center of mass monitoring
- loading of lithosphere/upper mantle
- secular variation in sea level
- ground fluid withdrawal
- volcano monitoring
- tropospheric water vapor
- ionospheric total electron content
- structural movement
- precision navigation

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AWARDS, HONORS, AND PATENTS

PUBLICATIONS

Books

Taylor, G.E., and G. Blewitt, “Intelligent Positioning: GIS-GPS Unification,” John Wiley and Sons Ltd., London, UK., 200 pp., ISBN: 0-470-85003-5, 2006. This book can be ordered at: [NBMG]; [Wiley US]; [Wiley Europe]; [Amazon US]; or [Amazon UK].

Contributions to Books

Church J., T. Aarup, P. Woodworth, W. Wilson, R. Nicholls, R. Rayner, K. Lambeck, G. Mitchum, K. Steffen, A. Cazenave, G. Blewitt, J. Mitrovica, and J. Lowe (2010). Sea-level rise and variability: Synthesis and outlook for the future, in Understanding Sea-Level Rise and Variability, pp. 402-419, Eds. J. Church, P.L. Woodworth, T. Aarup, and S. Wilson, Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN: 978-1-443-3451-7. [pdf]

Blewitt, G., Z. Altamimi, J. Davis, R. Gross, C.-Y. Kuo, F.G. Lemoine, A.W. Moore, R.E. Neilan, H.-P. Plag, M. Rothacher, C.K. Shum, M.G. Sideris, T. Schone, P. Tregoning, and S. Zerbini (2010). Geodetic observations and global reference frame contributions to understanding sea-level rise and variability. Book chapter in "Understanding Sea-Level Rise and Variability", pp. 256-284, Eds. J. Church, P.L. Woodworth, T. Aarup, and S. Wilson, Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN: 978-1-443-3451-7. [pdf]

Blewitt, G. (2007), GPS and Space Based Geodetic Methods, chapter in Treatise on Geophysics, Vol. 3., pp. 351-390, Ed. Thomas Herring, Ed.-in-chief Gerald Schubert, Academic Press, Oxford, UK, ISBN: 0-444-51928-9. [pdf]

Blewitt, G., "GPS Data Processing Methodology: From Theory to Applications," in GPS for Geodesy, p. 231-270, Eds. P.J.G. Teunissen and A. Kleusberg, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, ISBN 3-540-63661-7(1998) [pdf]

Blewitt, G., "Global Positioning Satellites," in Macmillan Encyclopedia of the Earth Sciences, p. 432-436, Macmillan, New York, ISBN 0-02-883000-8 (1998)

Blewitt, G, "Basics of the GPS Technique: Observation Equations," in Geodetic Applications of GPS, p. 10-54, ed. B. Johnson, Nordic Geodetic Commission, Sweden, ISSN 0280-5731(1997) [pdf]

Blewitt, G., "Advances in Global Positioning System technology for geodynamics investigations," in Contributions of Space Geodesy to Geodynamics: Technology, Ed. by D.E. Smith and D.L. Turcotte, p. 195-213, Pub. by American Geophysical Union (Geodynamics Series Vol. 25), Washington DC, ISBN 0-87590-526-9(1993) [pdf]

Refereed Publications

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, and J.M. Goldfarb (2013). Terrestrial reference frame NA12 for crustal deformation studies in North America.  Journal of Geodynamics, 72, pp. 11-24, ISSN 0264-3707, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jog.2013.08.004.

Kreemer, C., W.C. Hammond, G. Blewitt, A.A. Holland, and R.A. Bennett (2012), A geodetic strain rate model for the Pacific-North American plate boundary, western United States. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 178, scale 1:1,500,000 [pdf - large file: 40 Mb]

Del Pardo, C., B.R. Smith-Konter, L.F. Serpa, C. Kreemer, G. Blewitt, W.C. Hammond (2012). Interseismic deformation and geologic evolution of the Death Valley Fault Zone, J. Geophys. Res., 117, B06404, doi:10.1029/2011JB008552 [pdf]

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, Z. Li, H.-P. Plag, and C. Kreemer (2012). Contemporary uplift of the Sierra Nevada, western United States, from GPS and InSAR measurements.  Geology, Vol. 40, doi: 10.1130/G32968 [pdf]

Argus, D.F., G. Blewitt, W.R. Peltier, and C. Kreemer (2011), Rise of the Ellsworth mountains and parts of the East Antarctic coast observed with GPS, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L16303, doi:10.1029/2011GL048025. [pdf]

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, C. Kreemer, J.R. Murray-Moraleda, and J.L. Svarc (2011), Global Positioning System constraints on crustal deformation before and during the 21 February 2008 Wells, Nevada M 6.0 Earthquake. In "The 21 February 2008 Mw 6.0 Wells, Nevada Earthquake," Eds. C.M. dePolo and D.D. LaPointe, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 36. [pdf]

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, and C. Kreemer (2011), Block modeling of crustal deformation of the northern Walker Lane and Basin and Range from GPS velocities, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B04402, doi:10.1029/2010JB007817. [pdf]

Minster, J.B., Z. Altamimi, G. Blewitt, W.E. Carter, A. Cazenave, H. Dragert, T.A. Herring, K.M. Larson, J.C. Ries, D.T. Sandwell, J.M. Wahr, J.L. Davis (2010). Precise Geodetic Infrastructure: National Requirements for a Shared Resource. 142 pp. The National Academies Press. ISBN-10:0-309-15811-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-309-15811-4. [pdf]

Kreemer, C., G. Blewitt, and W.C. Hammond (2010). Evidence for an active shear zone in southern Nevada linking the Wasatch fault to the Eastern California shear zone, Geology, 38, 5, pp. 475-478, doi: 10.1130/G30477.1. [pdf]

Kreemer, C., G. Blewitt, and R. Bennett (2010). Present-day motion and deformation of the Colorado Plateau, Geophys.Res. Lett., 37, L10311, doi:10.1029 [pdf]

Hammond, W.C., C. Kreemer, G. Blewitt, and H.P. Plag (2010). Effect of viscoelastic postseismic relaxation on estimates of interseismic crustal strain accumulation at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Geophys. Res. Lett, 37, L06307, doi:10.1029 [pdf]

Blewitt, G., W.C. Hammond, and C. Kreemer (2009). Geodetic observation of contemporary strain in the northern Walker Lane:1, Semi-permanent GPS strategy. Late Cenozoic Structure and Evolution of the Great Basin – Sierra Nevada Transition, Vol. 447, pp. 1-15, Geological Society of America. doi: 10.1130/2009.2447(01). [pdf]

Kreemer, C., G. Blewitt, and W.C. Hammond (2009). Geodetic observation of contemporary strain in the northern Walker Lane:2, Vector and strain rate tensor analysis. Late Cenozoic Structure and Evolution of the Great Basin – Sierra Nevada Transition, Vol. 447, pp. 17-31, Geological Society of America, doi: 10.1130/2009.2447(02). [pdf]

Hammond, W.C.,  C. Kreemer, and G. Blewitt (2009). Geodetic observation of contemporary strain in the northern Walker Lane:3, Central Nevada Seismic Belt postseismic relaxation. In Late Cenozoic Structure and Evolution of the Great Basin – Sierra Nevada Transition, Vol. 447, pp. 33-54, Geological Society of America, doi: 10.1130/2009.2447(03). [pdf]

Blewitt, G., W.C. Hammond, C. Kreemer, H.-P. Plag, S. Stein, and E. Okal (2009). GPS for real-time earthquake source determination and tsunami warning systems, Journal of Geodesy, Vol. 83, pp. 335-343, doi: 10.1007/s00190-008-0262-5. [pdf]

Gross, R.S., D.A. Lavallée, G. Blewitt, and P.J. Clarke (2008), Consistency of Earth rotation, gravity, and shape measurements, in Observing our Changing Earth, (Ed.) M.G. Sideris, International Association of Geodesy Symposia, Volume 133, 463-471, Springer Verlag, Berlin, ISBN 978-3-540-85425-8. [pdf]

Blewitt, G. (2008), Fixed point theorems of GPS carrier phase ambiguity resolution and their application to massive network processing: Ambizap, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B12410, doi:10.1029/2008JB005736. [pdf]

Blewitt, G. (2007), GPS and Space Based Geodetic Methods, chapter in Treatise on Geophysics, Vol. 3., pp. 351-390, Ed. Thomas Herring, Ed.-in-chief Gerald Schubert, Academic Press, Oxford, UK, ISBN: 0-444-51928-9. [pdf]

Clarke, P.J., D.A. Lavallée, G. Blewitt, and T. van Dam (2007), Basis functions for the consistent and accurate representation of surface mass loading, Geophys. Journ. Int., 10 pp.,doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03493.x [pdf]

Hammond, W.C., C. Kreemer, G. Blewitt, (2007), Exploring the relationship between geothermal resources and geodetically inferred slip rates on faults in the Great Basin, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, vol. 31. [pdf]

Kreemer, C., Blewitt, G. (2006), Hammond, W.C.. Using geodesy to explore correlations between crustal deformation characteristics and geothermal resources (vol. 30, pp. 441-446). Davis, California: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions. [pdf]

Plag, H.-P., Blewitt, G., Kreemer, C., & Hammond, W. C. (2006). Solid Earth deformations induced by the Sumatra earthquakes of 2004-2005: GPS detection of co-seismic displacements and tsunami-induced loading. In Tregoning, P. and Rizos, C. (eds.): Dynamic Planet - Monitoring and Understanding a Dynamic Planet with Geodetic and Oceanographic Tools, International Association of Geodesy Symposia, Volume 130, 549-556, Springer Verlag, Berlin. [pdf]

Kreemer, C., D. A. Lavallée, G. Blewitt, and W. E. Holt, On the stability of a geodetic no-net-rotation frame and its implication for the International Terrestrial Reference Frame, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 33, L17306, doi:10.1029/2006GL027058, 2006.[pdf]

Hill, E.M., G. Blewitt, Testing for fault activity at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, using independent GPS results from the BARGEN network, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol 33, L14302, doi:10.1029/2006GL026140, 2006. [pdf]

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W. C. Hammond, H.-P. Plag, S. Stein, and E. Okal, Rapid determination of earthquake magnitude using GPS for tsunami warning systems, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 33, L11309, doi:10.1029/2006GL026145, 2006. [pdf]

Taylor, G.E., and G. Blewitt, “Intelligent Positioning: GIS-GPS Unification,” John Wiley and Sons Ltd., London, UK., 200 pp., ISBN: 0-470-85003-5, 2006. This book can be ordered at: [NBMG]; [Wiley US]; [Wiley Europe]; [Amazon US]; or [Amazon UK].

Kreemer, C., G. Blewitt, and F. Maerten, Co- and postseismic deformation of the 28 March 2005 Nias Mw 8.7 earthquake from continuous GPS data, Geophys. Res. Lett. Vol. 33, L07307, doi:10.1029/2005GL025566, 2006. [pdf]

Lavallée, D.A., T. Van Dam, G. Blewitt, and P.J. Clarke, Geocenter Motions from GPS: A Unified Observation Model, Journ. Geophys. Res., Vol. 111, B05405, doi:10.1029/2005JB003784, 2006. [pdf]

Kreemer, C., G. Blewitt, W.C. Hammond, and H.-P. Plag, Global Deformation from the Great 2004 Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake Observed by GPS: Implications for Rupture Process and Global Reference Frame, Earth Planets and Space, Vol. 58, pp. 141-148, 2006. [pdf]

Coolbaugh, M., Zehner, R., Kreemer, C., Blackwell, D., Oppliger, G., Sawatzky, D., Blewitt, G., Pancha, A., Richards, M., Helm-Clark, C., Shevenell, L., Raines, G., Johnson, G., Minor, T., and Boyd, T., 2005, Geothermal potential map of the Great Basin, western United States, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 151. [pdf] (WARNING; large download, 12.5 Mb)

Burbey, T.J., S.M. Warner, G. Blewitt, J.W. Bell and E. Hill, Three-dimensional deformation and strain induced by municipal pumping, part 1: Analysis of field data, Journal of Hydrology, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2005.06.028 (2005) [pdf]

Holt, W.E., C. Kreemer, A.J. Haines, L. Estey, C. Meerterns, G. Blewitt, and D. Lavallee, Project helps constrain continental dynamics and seismic hazards, peer-reviewed article in Eos, Trans. AGU, Vol. 86, p. 383-387, (11 Oct. 2005) [pdf]

Blewitt, G., P. Clarke, D. Lavallée, and K. Nurutdinov, Application of Clebsch-Gordan Coefficients and isomorphic frame transformations to invert Earth's changing geometrical shape for continental hydrological loading and sea level's passive response, in A Window on the Future of Geodesy, ed. F. Sanso, Int. Assoc. Geodesy Vol. 128, pp. 518-523, Springer (2005) [pdf]

Clarke, P. J.; Lavallée, D. A.; Blewitt, G.; van Dam, T. M.; Wahr, J. M. Effect of gravitational consistency and mass conservation on seasonal surface mass loading models, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 32, No. 8, L08306. 19 April 2005 [pdf]

Smith, K.D., D. von Seggern, G. Blewitt, L. Preston, J.G. Anderson, B.P. Wernicke, J.L. Davis, Evidence for deep magma injection beneath Lake Tahoe, Nevada-California, Science, doi:10.1126/science.1101304, 2004. [pdf], Video interview

Gross, R.S., G. Blewitt, P.J. Clarke, and D. Lavallée, Degree-2 harmonics of the Earth's mass load estimated from GPS and Earth rotation data, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 31, L07601, doi:10.1029/2004GL019589, 2004 [pdf].

Blewitt, G., Fundamental ambiguity in the definition of vertical motion, Cahier du Centre Européen de Géodynamique et de Séismologie, Ed. T. van Dam & O. Francis, Vol. 23, p. 1-4, 2004 [pdf].

Blewitt, G. and P. Clarke, Inversion of Earth's changing shape to weigh sea level in static equilibrium with surface mass redistribution, Journ. Geophys. Res., 108 (B6), 2311, doi:10.1029/2002JB002290, 2003. [pdf]

Blewitt, G., Self-consistency in reference frames, geocenter definition, and surface loading of the solid Earth, Journ. Geophys. Res., Vol. 108(B2) 210, doi: 10.1029/2002JB002082, 2003. [pdf]

Lavallee, D., and G. Blewitt, Degree-one Earth deformation from very long baseline interferometry, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol 29(20), doi:10.1029/2002GL015883, 2002. [pdf]

Bell, J.W., F. Amelung, A.R. Ramelli, and G. Blewitt, Land subsidence in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1935-2000: New geodetic data show evolution, revised spatial patterns, and reduced rates, Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, Vol. 8, No. 3, p. 155-174, 2002. [pdf]

Blewitt, G., and D. Lavallee, Effect of annual signals on geodetic velocity, Journ. Geophys. Res., Vol. 107(B7), 10.1029/2001JB000570, 2002. [pdf] [pdf_correction]

Blewitt, G, and D. Lavallee, Bias in geodetic site velocity due to annual signals, in "Vistas for Geodesy in the New Millenium", Int. Assoc. Geod. Symposia Vol. 125, p. 499-500, 2002.

Blewitt G., and G. Taylor, "Mapping Dilution of Precision (MDOP) and Map Matched GPS," Int. Journ. of GIS, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 55-67, 2002. [pdf]

Evans, A.G., (ed.), R.W. Hill (ed.), G. Blewitt, E. Swift, T.P. Yunck, R. Hatch, S.M. Lichten, S. Malys, J. Bossler, and J.P. Cunningham, "The Global Positioning System Geodesy Odyssey," Navigation, Journ. of the Inst. of Navigation, Vol. 49(1), 7-34., (invited), Spring 2002. [pdf]

Blewitt, G., D. Lavallee, P. Clarke, and K. Nurutdinov, "A new global mode of Earth deformation: Seasonal cycle detected," Science, Vol. 294, No. 5550, pp.2,342-2,345, 2001.

Altamimi, Z., D. Angermann, D. Argus, G. Blewitt, C. Boucher, B. Chao, H. Drewes, R. Eanes, M. Feissel, R. Ferland, T. Herring, B. Holt, J. Johannson, K. Larson, C. Ma, J. Manning, C. Meertens, A. Nothnagel, E. Pavlis, G. Petit, J. Ray, John Ries, H.-G. Scherneck, P. Sillard, and M. Watkins, The terrestrial reference frame and the dynamic Earth, Eos, Transactions, Am. Geophys. U., Vol. 82, No. 25, p. 273-279 (2001).

Sanli, D.U., and G. Blewitt, "Geocentric sea level trend using GPS and >100-year tide gauge record on a postglacial rebound nodal line," Journ. Geophys. Res., Vol. 106, No. B1, p. 713, 2001. [pdf]

Taylor, G., G. Blewitt, D. Steup, S. Corbett, and A. Car, "Road Reduction Filtering for GPS-GIS Navigation," Trans. in GIS, Vol. 5(3), pp. 193-207, 2001

van Dam, T., J. Wahr, P.C.D. Milly, A.B. Shmakin, G. Blewitt, D. Lavallee, and K.M. Larson, "Crustal displacements due to continental water loading," Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 651-654, 2001. [pdf]

Blewitt, G., Geodetic network optimization for geophysical parameters, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 27, No. 22, pp. 3,615-3,618, 2000. [pdf]

Davies, P., and G. Blewitt, "Methodology for global geodetic time series estimation: A new tool for geodynamics," Journ. Geophys. Res., Vol. 105, No. B5, pp. 11,083-11,100 (2000). [pdf]

Kreemer, C. J. Haines, W.E. Holt, G. Blewitt, and D. Lavallee, "On the determination of a global strain rate model," Earth, Planets and Space, 52, 765-770, (2000). [pdf]

Taylor, G. and Blewitt, G., "Virtual differential GPS & road reduction filtering by map matching," in Proc. of ION'99, Twelfth International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation, Nashville, USA, held 14-17 Sept. 1999, pp 1675-1684 (2000). [pdf]

Gregorius, T.L.H. and G. Blewitt, Modeling weather fronts to improve GPS heights: A new tool for GPS meteorology? J. Geophys. Res. Vol. 104, No. B7, p. 15,261-15,279 (1999) [pdf]

Ambrosius, B., G. Beutler, G. Blewitt, and R.E. Neilan, The Role of GPS in the WEGENER Project, Journal of Geodynamics, Vol. 25, p. 213-240 (1998) [pdf]

Blewitt, G., C. Boucher, P.B.H. Davies, M.B. Heflin, T.A. Herring, and J. Kouba, ITRF densification and continuous realization by the IGS, in Advances in Positioning and Reference Frames, Ed. by F. Bruner, International Association of Geodesy Vol. 118, p. 8-17, Springer, ISBN 3-540-64604-3 (1998).

Gregorius, T. and G. Blewitt, The effect of weather fronts on GPS Measurements, GPS World, Vol. 9, p. 52-60 (1998)

Plag, H.-P., B. Ambrosius, T. Baker, G. Beutler. G. Bianco, G. Blewitt, C. Boucher, J. Davis, J. Degnan, J. Johansson, H.-G. Kahle, I. Kumkova, I. Marson, St. Mueller, E. Pavlis, B. Richter, W. Spakman, S. K. Tatevian, P. Tomasi, P. Wilson, S. Zerbini, Scientific Objectives of Current and Future WEGENER Activities, Tectonophysics, Vol. 294, p. 117-223, (1998) [pdf]

Baker, T.F., P.L. Woodworth, G. Blewitt, C. Boucher, and G. Woppelmann, A European network for sea-level and coastal land level monitoring, Journ. of Marine Systems, Vol 13, p. 163-171 (1997) [pdf]

Blewitt, G., and Y. Bock, "Landers Earthquake: Seeing California move with Global Positioning Satellites," Geophysics News 1993, American Geophys. Union, Washington D.C. (1994). [link]

vanDam, T., G. Blewitt, and M.B. Heflin, "Atmospheric pressure loading effects on GPS coordinate determinations", Journal of. Geophysical Research, Vol. 99, No. B12, 23,939-23,950 (1994) [pdf]

Vigue, Y., S.M. Lichten, R.J. Muellerschoen, G. Blewitt, and M.B. Heflin, Improved GPS solar radiation pressure modeling for precise orbit determination, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 31(5), pp. 830-833, 1994.

Blewitt, G., M.B. Heflin, K.J. Hurst, D.C. Jefferson, F.H. Webb, and J.F. Zumberge, "Absolute far-field displacements from the 28 June 1992 Landers earthquake sequence," Nature, Vol. 361, p. 340-342 (1993) [pdf]

Blewitt, G., M.B. Heflin, F.H. Webb, U.J. Lindqwister, and R. P. Malla, "Global coordinates with centimeter accuracy in the International Terrestrial Reference Frame using the Global Positioning System," Geophysical Research Letters, 19, p. 853-856 (1992) [pdf]

Lindqwister, U.J., A.P. Freedman, and G. Blewitt, "Daily estimates of the Earth's pole p. 845-848 (1992) [pdf]

Heflin, M.B., W.I. Bertiger, G. Blewitt, A.P. Freedman, K.J. Hurst, S.M. Lichten, U.J. Lindqwister, Y. Vigue, F.H. Webb, T.P. Yunck, and J.F. Zumberge, "Global geodesy using GPS without fiducial sites," Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 19, p. 131-134 (1992) [pdf]

Vigue, Y., S.M. Lichten, G. Blewitt, M.B. Heflin, and R.P. Malla, Precise determination of the Earth's center of mass using measurements from the Global Positioning System," Geophysical Research Letters, 19, p. 1487-1490 (1992) [pdf]

Blewitt, G., "Measuring the Earth to within an inch using GPS satellites," Geophysics News 1991, p. 19-20, American Geophys. Union, Washington D.C. (1991).

Lindqwister, U.J., J.F. Zumberge, F.H. Webb, and G. Blewitt, "Few millimeter precision for baselines in the California permanent GPS geodetic array," Geophysics Research Letters., 18, p. 1135-1138 (1991) [pdf]

Blewitt, G., "An automatic editing algorithm for GPS data," Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 17, No. 3, p. 199-202 (1990) [pdf]

Dixon, T., G. Blewitt, K. Larson, D. Agnew, B. Hager, P. Kroger, L. Skrumeda, and W. Strange, GPS measurements of regional deformation in Southern California: Some constraints on performance, Eos. Trans. AGU, Vol. 71, pp. 1051-1058 (1990)

Lindqwister, U.J., S.M. Lichten, and G. Blewitt, Precise regional baseline estimation using a priori orbital information, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 17, pp. 219-222 (1990) [pdf]

Blewitt, G., "Carrier phase ambiguity resolution for the Global Positioning System applied to geodetic baselines up to 2000 km," Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 94, No. B8, p. 10187-10283 (1989) [pdf]

Blewitt, G., W.G. Melbourne, W.I. Bertiger, T.H. Dixon, P.M. Kroger, S.M. Lichten, T.K. Meehan, R.E. Neilan, L.L. Skrumeda, C.L. Thornton, S.C. Wu, and L.E. Young, "GPS geodesy with centimeter accuracy," in GPS Techniques Applied to Geodesy and Surveying, ed. by E. Groten and R. Strauss, p.30-40, Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences, Springer-Verlag, New York, USA, ISBN 3-540-50267-X (1988)

Seidel, S., R. Bionta, G. Blewitt, et al., Search for multitrack nucleon decay, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 61(22) pp. 2522-2525, 1988.

Bionta, R., G. Blewitt, et al., Contained neutrino interactions in an underground water detector, Phys. Rev. D, Vol. 38(3), pp. 768-775, 1988.

Claus, R., S. Seidel, L. Sulak, R. Bionta, G. Blewitt, et al., A waveshifter light collector for a water Cherenkov detector, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A., Vol. 261(3), pp. 540-542, 1987.

Bionta, R., G. Blewitt, et al., Underground search for muons correlated with Cygnus-X3, Phys. Rev. D, Vol. 36(1), pp. 30-36, 1987.

LoSecco, J., J. Vandervelde, R. Bionta, G. Blewitt, et al., Limits on the flux of energetic neutrinos from the Sun, Phys. Lett. B, Vol. 188(3), pp. 388-392, 1987.

Svoboda, R., R. Bionta, G. Blewitt, et al., An upper limit on the flux of extraterrestrial neutrinos, Astrophys. Journ., Vol. 315 (2), pp. 420-424, 1987.

LoSecco, J., R. Bionta, G. Blewitt, et al., Limits on the neutrino lifetime, Phys. Rev. D., Vol. 35(7), pp., 2073-2076, 1987.

LoSecco, J., R. Bionta, G. Blewitt, et al., Investigation of matter enhanced neutrino oscillations relevant to the solar neutrino problem, Phys. Lett. B., Vol. 184(2-3), pp. 305-308, 1987.

Bionta, R.M., G. Blewitt, et al., Observation of a neutrino burst in coincidence with Supernova 1987A in the Large Magellanic Cloud, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 58, pp. 1,494-1,496 (1987)

Haines, T.J., R. Bionta, G. Blewitt, et al., Calculation of atmospheric neutrino-induced backgrounds in a nucleon-decay search, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 57(16), pp. 1986-1989, 1986.

Blewitt, G., et al., Experimental limits on the free-proton lifetime for two- and three-body decay modes, Phys. Rev. Lett, Vol. 55, pp. 2,114-2,117 (1985)

Park, H.S., G. Blewitt, et al., Experimental limits on the nucleon lifetime for two- and three-body decay modes, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 54, pp. 22-25 (1985)

Wuest, C. R. Bionta, G. Blewitt, et al., The IMB photomultiplier test facility, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A., Vol. 239(3), pp. 467-486, 1985.

LoSecco J., R. Bionta, G. Blewitt, et al., Test of neutrino oscillations using atmospheric neutrinos, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 54(21), pp. 2299-2301, 1985.

Park, H.S., G. Blewitt, et al., Experimental limits on monopole catalysis, nbarn oscillations, and nucleon lifetimes, Nucl. Phys. B., Vol. 252(1-2), pp. 261-275, 1985

Cortez, B., R. Bionta, G. Blewitt, et al., Search for nucleon decay into mu+k0 and vK0, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 52(13), pp. 1092-1095, 1984.

Jones, T., R. Bionta, G. Blewitt, et al., Search for n-nbar oscillation in oxygen, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 52(9), pp. 720723, 1984.

Sulak, L., R. Bionta, G. Blewitt, et al., The first third of a year - proton decay physics from the IMB detector, Hadronic Journ., Vol. 6(5), pp. 1391-1399, 1983.

Errede, S., J. Stone, J. Vandevelde, R. Bionta, G. Blewitt, et al., Experimental limits on magnetic monopole catalysis of nucleon decay, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 51(4), pp. 245-248, 1983.

Bionta, R., G. Blewitt, et al., Search for proton decay into e+pi0, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 51(1), pp. 27-30, 1983.

Conference and Workshop Proceedings and other Publications

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, J. Goldfarb, H.-P. Plag, and W.C. Hammond, Global spatial filtering (GSF) of GNSS coordinates to capture small transient signals.  Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-6887-1, EGU General Assembly 2012

Kreemer C., W.C. Hammond, G. Blewitt, A.A. Holland, and R.A. Bennett (2012).  A geodetic strain rate model for the Pacific-North American plate boundary, western United States.  Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-6785, EGU General Assembly 2012.

Blewitt, G. (2012).  An operational precise point positioning service with ambiguity resolution robust to large random displacements. Abstracts of the 2012 UNAVCO Real Time GPS Workshop, held in Boulder, CO, Mar 26-28, 2012.

Hammond, W.C., J. Bormann, C. Kreemer, and G. Blewitt (2012). Measuring long-term motion of the Sierra Nevada/Great Valley microplate with GPS: Effect of earthquake cycle transients.  Abstracts of the 2012 UNAVCO Science Workshop, held in Boulder, CO, Feb 28-Mar 1, 2012.

Plag, H.-P., W.C. Hammond, and G. Blewitt (2012). A community geodesy workbench for the integrated modeling and analysis of geodetic observations. Abstracts of the 2012 UNAVCO Science Workshop, held in Boulder, CO, Feb 28-Mar 1, 2012.

Goldfarb, J., W.C. Hammond, G. Blewitt, and H.-P. Plag (2012). Automated transient identification and characterization in GNSS time series. Abstracts of the 2012 UNAVCO Science Workshop, held in Boulder, CO, Feb 28-Mar 1, 2012.

Kreemer C., W.C. Hammond, G. Blewitt, A.A. Holland, and R.A. Bennett (2012). Geodetic strain rate model for the Pacific-North American plate boundary, western United States.  Abstracts of the 2012 UNAVCO Science Workshop, held in Boulder, CO, Feb 28-Mar 1, 2012.

Blewitt, G., C.W. Kreemer, J.M. Goldfarb, H.-P. Plag, and W.C. Hammond (2011). Chasing small signals using global spatial filtering (GSF) of GNSS coordinates. Abstract G31B-0967 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 4-9 December, 2011.

Bormann, J.M., W.C. Hammond, C.W. Kreemer, S.G. Wesnousky, and G. Blewitt (2011).  Resolving the discrepancy between geodetic and geologic estimates of fault slip rates in the central Walker Lane: A block modeling approach.  Abstract G53C-04 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 4-9 December, 2011.

Plag., H.-P., W.C. Hammond, G. Blewitt (2011).  Facilitating joint analysis of data from several systems Using geophysical models. Abstract G52A-06 (invited) presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San
Francisco, Calif., 4-9 December, 2011.

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, and C.W. Kreemer (2011).  Using GPS to separate transient and steady extension in the Basin and Range Province, western United States.  Abstract G43C-04 (invited) presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 4-9 December, 2011.

Goldfarb, J.M., W.C. Hammond, G. Blewitt, and H.-P. Plag (2011). Discontinuity detection and characterization in GNSS time series. Abstract G31B-0968 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 4-9 December, 2011.

Plag, H.-P., C.W. Kreemer, G. Blewitt, and W.C. Hammond (2011).  Using empirical orthogonal functions to quantify and predict small global and regional common modes of the global geodetic reference frame.  Abstract G31B-0965 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 4-9 December, 2011.

Zhang, Y., C.W. Kreemer, and G. Blewitt (2011). Characterizing postseismic decay of several earthquakes in the western US from GPS time-series.  Abstract T23C-2410 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 4-9 December, 2011.

Argus, D., G. Blewitt, W.R. Peltier, and C.W. Kreemer (2011).  Rise of the Ellsworth mountains and parts of the East Antarctic coast observed with GPS.  Abstract G23B-07 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 4-9 December, 2011.

Kreemer, C., and G. Blewitt (2011).  Apparent strain and plate motion changes due to GPS common-mode errors.  Abstract G14A-01 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 4-9 December, 2011.

Sukumaran, S.P., C.W. Kreemer, G. Blewitt, C.D. Reddy (2011). Deformation in northeast India and Indo-Burmese Arc derived from GPS and earthquake data.  Abstract G14A-05 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 4-9 December, 2011.

Blewitt, G., Y. Bar-Sever, R. Gross, W.C. Hammond, K.W. Hudnut, R. Khachikyan, H.-P. Plag, Y.T. Song, F.H. Webb, and M. Simons (2011).  A prototype system for tsunami early warning based on real-time GPS. Abstracts of the GSA Fragile Earth: “Geological Processes from Global to Local Scales and Associated Hazards,” held in Munich, 4-7 September, 2011.

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, Z. Li, H.-P. Plag, C. Kreemer (2011). EarthScope Plate Boundary Observatory reveals active uplift of the Sierra Nevada, western United States. Abstracts of the GSA, Vol. 43, No. 5, held in Minneapolis, 9-12 October 2011.

Li, Z., W.C. Hammond, G. Blewitt, C. Kreemer, H.-P. Plag, Y. Wen, C. Xu (2011). InSAR Time Series with Atmospheric Estimation Model (InSAR TS + AEM) for regional deformation mapping. Abstracts of FRINGE 2011 “Advances in the Science and Applications of SAR Interferometry from ESA and 3rd party missions,” held in Frascati, Italy 19-23, September 2011.

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, Z. Li, C. Kreemer, and H.-P. Plag (2011). Geodetic imaging, seismic hazard, and mountain building across the Sierra Nevada/Great Basin transition using InSAR and GPS. Abstracts of FRINGE 2011 “Advances in the Science and Applications of SAR Interferometry from ESA and 3rd party missions,” held in Frascati, Italy 19-23, September 2011.

Blewitt, G., H.-P. Plag, W. C. Hammond, and C. Kreemer (2011).  A constantly growing, up-to-date, on-line, homogeneous set of GPS time series for global and regional geodetic studies.  Abstracts of the
EarthScope National Meeting, held in Austin, TX, May 2011.

Hammond, W. C., G. Blewitt, Z. Li, H.-P. Plag, and C. Kreemer (2011), EarthScope Plate Boundary Observatory reveals uplift of the Sierra Nevada. Abstracts of the EarthScope National Meeting, held in Austin, TX, May 2011.

Zhang, Y., C. Kreemer, and G. Blewitt (2011), GPS postseismic surface displacements of Mw 7.2 El Mayor – Cucapah earthquake, Mexico, 2010. Abstracts of the EarthScope National Meeting, held in Austin, TX, May 2011.

Goldfarb J., W.C. Hammond, G. Blewitt, and H.-P. Plag (2011), Step discontinuity detection in GPS time series.  Abstracts of the EarthScope National Meeting, held in Austin, TX, May 2011.

Plag, H.-P., G. Blewitt, W.C. Hammond, C. Kreemer, Y. Bar-Sever, and Yuhe T. Song (2011), Real-time PBO for tsunami early warning along the Pacific Coast of North America, Abstracts of the EarthScope National Meeting, held in Austin, TX, May 2011.

Blewitt, G., and C. Kreemer (2011).  Fast network solutions using precise point positioning with ambiguity resolution for all geodetic GPS stations in the world.  Geophys. Res. Abstracts, Vol. 13, EGU2011-12570-1.

Li. Z., W. C. Hammond, G. Blewitt, C. Kreemer, H. Plag (2011).  InSAR and GPS time series analysis: Crustal deformation of the southern Walker Lane, western Great Basin, United States.  Geophys. Res. Abstracts, Vol. 13, EGU2011-3037.

Plag, H.-P., Blewitt, G., Hammond, W., Kreemer, C., Bar-Sever, Y., (2010). Rapid GPS-based determination of earthquake displacement field and magnitude for tsunami propagation modeling and warning. In Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IEEE, ISBN 978-1-4244-9564-1, pp. 3039-3042.

Li, Z., W.C. Hammond, G. Blewitt, C.W. Kreemer, and H. Plag (2010). InSAR and GPS time series analysis: Crustal deformation in the Yucca Mountain, Nevada region. Abstract G13B-07 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., December, 2010.

Minster, J.B., Z. Altamimi, G. Blewitt, W.E. Carter, A.A. Cazenave, H. Dragert, T. Herring, K.M. Larson, J.C. Ries, D.T. Sandwell, J.M. Wahr, J.L. Davis, D.A. Feary, L.A. Shanle (2010).  Precise Geodetic Infrastructure: National Requirements for a Shared Resource.  Abstract G14B-03 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., December, 2010.

Blewitt, G., and C.W. Kreemer (2010). A System to Produce Precise Global GPS Network Solutions for all Geodetic GPS Stations in the World. Abstract G22A-02 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., December, 2010.

Boler, F.M., G. Blewitt, C.W. Kreemer, Y. Bock, C.E. Noll, J. McWhirter, P. Jamason, and M.B. Squibb (2010). Geodetic Seamless Archive Centers Modernization – Information Technology for Exploiting the Data Explosion.  Abstract G23B-0827 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., December, 2010.

Boler, F.M., Y. Bock, P. Jamason, M.B. Squibb, C.E. Noll, G. Blewitt, C.W. Kreemer, and J. McWhirter(2010). The Geodetic Seamless Archive Centers Service Layer: A System Architecture for Federating Geodesy Data Repositories. Abstract IN11B-1085. presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., December, 2010.

Bormann, J.M., W.C. Hammond, C.W. Kreemer, G. Blewitt, and S.G. Wesnousky (2010). Crustal Deformation of the Central Walker Lane from GPS velocities: Block Rotations and Slip Rates. Abstract T33A-2214 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., December, 2010.

Kreemer, C.W., G. Blewitt, R.A. Bennett (2010).  Present-Day Crustal Deformation in the Intermountain West Measured by GPS,  Invited Abstract T42C-01 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., December, 2010.

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, Z. Li, C.W. Kreemer, and H.-P. Plag (2010). GPS and InSAR Observations of Active Mountain Growth Across the Sierra Nevada/Great Basin Transition.  Abstract T42C-03 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., December, 2010.

Blewitt, G., W.I. Bertiger, and J.P. Weiss (2010).  GPS Carrier Range: The Development of a New Data Type for Millimeter-Level Precise Point Positioning (Invited). Eos Trans. AGU 91(26), Meet. Am. Suppl., Abstract G12A-07.

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, and C. W. Kreemer (2010). Using Geodesy to Reveal Deformation Partitioning and to Probe the Lower Crust Beneath the Northern Walker Lane. Abstracts of the Geological Society of America Meeting, Denver, 2010.

Plag, H.-P., G. Blewitt, W.C. Hammond, C. Kreemer, and Y. Bar-Sever (2010).  Rapid GPS-based determination of earthquake displacement field and magnitude for tsunami propagation modeling and warning.   Abstracts of the 2010 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2010.

Blewitt, G., C.W. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, and H.-P. Plag (2010). Separating tectonic, magmatic, hydrological, and landslide signals in GPS measurements near Lake Tahoe, Nevada-California, Abstracts of  the IGCP 2010 Meeting, Reno, 2010.

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, H.-P. Plag, and C.W. Kreemer (2010). Towards Geodetic Observation of Active Mountain Growth in the Sierra Nevada/Great Basin Transition.  Abstracts of the IGCP 2010 Meeting, Reno, 2010.

Blewitt, G., W.I. Bertiger, and J.P. Weiss (2010). Ambizap3 and GPS carrier range: A new data type with IGS applications. Abstracts of the IGS Workshop, Newcastle, UK, 2010.

Blewitt, G., Y. Bar-Sever, R. Gross, W.C. Hammond, V. Hsu, K. Hudnut, R. Khachikyan, C.W. Kreemer, R. Meyer, H.-P. Plag, M. Simons, T. Song, J. Sundstrom, and F. Webb (2010).  GPS-aided real-time earthquake and tsunami (GREAT) alert system, Abstracts of the IGS Workshop, Newcastle, UK, 2010.

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt; C.W. Kreemer; J. Bormann, and S. Jha (2010), Highlights of geodetic measurement of rifting of continental lithosphere in the Walker Lane, western Great Basin, United States, Abstracts of the MARGINS Meeting, 2010.

Plag, H.-P., G. Blewitt, W.C. Hammond, and C.W. Kreemer (2010),The Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS): Building the link from global to local,  Abstracts of the NGIS Meeting, 2010.

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, C.W. Kreemer, H.-P. Plag, Block Modeling in the Vertical Dimension Constrained by Three-Component GPS Measurements, Abstracts of the UNAVCO Meeting, 2010.

Hammond, W.C., Z. Li, H.-P. Plag, C. Kreemer, and G. Blewitt (2010). Integrated InSAR and GPS studies of crustal deformation in the western Great Basin, western United States (2010). The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing, and Spatial Information Sciences. Volume XXXVIII, Part 8, Kyoto, Japan, ISSN 1682-1777. [pdf]

Plag., H.-P., G. Blewitt, W.C. Hammond, and C. Kreemer (2010). The Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS): Building the link from global to local (2010). Abstracts of the 20th Annual Nevada Geographic Information Society (NGIS) Workshop, Las Vegas, NV., June 23-25, 2010.

Blewitt, G., W.I. Bertiger, and J.P. Weiss (2009). GPS carrier range: The development of a new data type for millimeter-level precise point positioning (invited). Eos. Trans. AGU 91(26), Meet. Am. Suppl., Abstract G12A-07

Blewitt, G., Ambizap2, Gd2p_zap, Ambizap3 and carrier range for GIPSY OASIS II (2009). Class presented December 13, 2009, at the GIPSY Users Class, San Francisco, CA.

Blewitt, G., W.C. Hammond, C. Kreemer, and H.-P. Plag (2009), GPS geodesy at Yucca Mountain. Presented at Great Basin Science Sample and Records Library, August 25, 2009.

Blewitt, G. (2009), Carrier Range: A new GPS data type. Seminar presented at Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Rome, Italy, July 7, 2009.

Blewitt, G. (2009). GPS and InSAR monitoring of the Mogul swarm: Evidence for mainly aseismic fault creep. Seminar presented at Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Rome, Italy, July 8, 2009.

Blewitt, G., J. Bell, W.C. Hammond, C. Kreemer, H.-P. Plag, and C. DePolo (2009). GPS and InSAR monitoring of the mogul swarm: Evidence for mainly aseismic fault creep, with implications for seismic hazard. Presented at the Brown Bag Seminar Series, UNR, Feb 4, 2009.

Blewitt, G. (2009). Global-scale ambiguity resolution on high-rate precise point positioning using carrier range, presented at the third GREAT workshop, held in Hawaii, August 12, 2009.

Blewitt G., W. Bertiger, J.P. Weiss (2009). GPS Carrier Range: A new geodetic data type from Ambizap3 for improved high-rate global positioning and seismo-tectonic applications. Eos Trans. AGU 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G23A-0667.

Blewitt G., W. Bertiger, J.P. Weiss (2009). GPS Carrier Range: A new geodetic data type from Ambizap3 for improved high-rate global positioning and seismo-tectonic applications. Eos Trans. AGU 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G23A-0667.

Bar-Sever, Y., G. Blewitt, R.S. Gross, W.C. Hammond, V. Hsu, K.W. Hudnut, R. Khachikyan, C.W. Kreemer, R. Meyer, H.-P. Plag, M. Simons, J. Sundstrom, Y. Song, F. Webb (2009). A GPS real time earthquake and tsunami (GREAT) alert system (Invited). Eos Trans. AGU 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G21A-02.

Hammond W.C., G. Blewitt, H. Plag, C.W. Kreemer, Z. Li (2009). Effects of the troposphere on GPS and InSAR point target analysis for measurement of crustal deformation and vertical motion near Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Eos Trans. AGU 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G23A-0666.

Kreemer C.W., W.C. Hammond, G. Blewitt (2009). Geodetic constraints on the rigidity and eastern boundary of the Sierra Nevada micro-plate, from Mohawk Valley to southern Walker Lane. Eos Trans. AGU 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G23D-06.

Jha S., W.C. Hammond, C.W. Kreemer, G. Blewitt (2009). New GPS constraints On Owens Valley fault slip rates. Eos Trans. AGU 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G23D-07.

D'Anastasio E., G. Blewitt, N. D'Agostino, A. Avallone, D. Cheloni, M. Marzario (2009). The 2009 L'Aquila Earthquake: Postseismic deformation with high temporal resolution using the new GPS "carrier range" data type. Eos Trans. AGU 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G31A-05.

Bormann J.M., W.C. Hammond; C.W. Kreemer, G. Blewitt, S.G. Wesnousky (2009), GPS constraints on shear accommodation in the northern Walker Lane, western Nevada, USA. Eos Trans. AGU 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G33B-0651.

Minster J.H., Z. Altamimi, G. Blewitt, W.E. Carter, A.A. Cazenave, J.L. Davis, H. Dragert, D.A. Feary, T. Herring, K.M. Larson, J.C. Ries, D.T. Sandwell, J.M. Wahr (2009). High-precision global geodetic systems: Revolution And revelation in fluid and 'solid' Earth tracking (Invited). Eos Trans. AGU 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G33E-01.

Boler F.M., C.M. Meertens, C.W. Kreemer, G. Blewitt (2009). Research enabled through eighteen years of geodesy data sharing by the UNAVCO Data Center. Eos Trans. AGU 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract U51C-0023.

Sundstrom, J., and G. Blewitt (2009), Quantitative assessment of JPL's real-time GPS data stream for the GREAT Project: (1) The stream itself, Technical Memorandum Ref: GREAT-UNR#1, University of Nevada, Reno, submitted to NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, June 24, 2009.

Sundstrom, J., and G. Blewitt (2009), Quantitative assessment of JPL's real-time GPS data stream for the GREAT Project: (2) The data series, Technical Memorandum Ref: GREAT-UNR#2, University of Nevada, Reno, submitted to NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, June 26, 2009.

Sundstrom, J., and G. Blewitt (2009), Quantitative assessment of JPL's real-time GPS data stream for the GREAT Project: (3) Autocorrelation, Technical Memorandum Ref: GREAT-UNR#3, University of Nevada, Reno, submitted to NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, July 11, 2009.

Kreemer, C., W.C. Hammond, G. Blewitt, and H.-P. Plag (2009), Strain-rate model of contemporary deformation in California and the Great Basin (2009). One pager solicited by UNAVCO Inc. (www.unavco.org). [pdf]

Blewitt, G., and W.I. Bertiger, Carrier Range: A New GPS Data Type for Global Geodynamics (2009), Abstracts of the VII Hotine-Marussi Symposium, held in Rome, July 6-10, 2009.

Blewitt, G., W.C. Hammond, C. Kreemer, and H.-P. Plag (2009), The 2008 Mogul, Nevada earthquake swarm: Geodetic evidence for largely aseismic afterslip equivalent to ~Mw 5.0, Abstracts of the the 2009 EarthScope National Meeting, held in Boise, ID, May 12-15.

Kreemer, C., G. Blewitt, W.C. Hammond, and H.-P. Plag (2009), A high-resolution strain rate tensor model for the western U.S., Abstracts of the the 2009 EarthScope National Meeting, held in Boise, ID, May 12-15.

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, and C. Kreemer (2009), Deformation of the eastern Nevada Basin and Range Province measured with continuous GPS, Abstracts of the the 2009 EarthScope National Meeting, held in Boise, ID, May 12-15.

Blewitt, G. (2009), Carrier Range: A new GPS data type, presented at the second GREAT workshop, held in Reno, NV, March 11, 2009.

Blewitt, G., J. Bell, W.C. Hammond, C. Kreemer, H.-P. Plag, and C. DePolo (2009), GPS and InSAR monitoring of the mogul swarm: Evidence for mainly aseismic fault creep, with implications for seismic hazard, presented at the Brown Bag Seminar Series, UNR, Feb 4, 2009.

Hammond, W.C., C. Kreemer, and G. Blewitt (2009). New geodetic constraints on the location and style of eastern and northern Sierra Nevada crustal deformation, Abstracts of the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists, 52nd Annual Meeting, held at Stateline NV, Sept 21-16, 2009.

Blewitt, G., J.M. Dow, and C. Rizos (2008), Preparing the IGS Strategic Plan 2008-2012: Solicitation of Ideas on the Future Needs of Scientific and other Users, in "The International GNSS Service: Perspectives and Visions for 2010 and Beyond", Eds. Springer T., G. Gendt and J. Dow, Darmstadt, Germany.

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W. C. Hammond, H.-P. Plag, S. Stein, and E. Okal (2008), Rapid Determination of Earthquake Magnitude using GPS for Tsunami Warning Systems: An Opportunity for IGS to Make a Difference, "The International GNSS Service: Perspectives and Visions for 2010 and Beyond", Eds. Springer T., G. Gendt and J. Dow, Darmstadt, Germany.

Blewitt, G. (2008), Ambizap Version 2.1, class presented December 14, 2008, at the GIPSY Users Class, San Francisco, CA.

D'Anastasio, E., N. D'Agostino, A. Avallone, and G. Blewitt (2008), Present-day kinematics of the central Mediterranean plate boundary region from large GPS network analysis using the Ambizap algorithm, Eos Trans. AGU 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G21A-0673.

Jha, S., W.C. Hammond, C. Kreemer, and G. Blewitt (2008), Constraints from GPS on block kinematics of the transition between the southern Walker Lane and the Basin and Range Province, Eos Trans. AGU 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G21A-0662.

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, and C. Kreemer (2008), GPS constraints on eastern Nevada Basin and Range crustal deformation before and during the February 21, 2008 M6.0 Wells, NV earthquake, Eos Trans. AGU 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S51B-1747.

Kreemer, C., G. Blewitt, W.C. Hammond, and R.A. Bennett (2008), Geodetic constraints on strain transfer between the Colorado Plateau and the Basin and Range Province, southwestern United States, Eos Trans. AGU 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G34A-06.

Blewitt, G., J. Bell, W.C. Hammond, C. Kreemer, H.-P. Plag, and C. DePolo, GPS and InSAR monitoring of the mogul swarm: Evidence for mainly aseismic fault creep, with implications for seismic hazard, Eos Trans. AGU 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S53C-03.

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, and H.-P. Plag, GPS velocity and strain fields in the Great Basin and California, Eos Trans. AGU 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G21A-0658.

Herring, T., M. Craymer, G. Sella, R. Snay, G. Blewitt, D. Argus, Y. Bock, E. Calais, J. Davis, and M. Tamisiea (2008), SNARF 2.0: A regional reference frame for North America, Eos Trans. AGU 89(23), Jt. Assemb. Suppl., Abstract G31B-01.

Hammond, W.C., C. Kreemer, and G. Blewitt (2008), Geodetic vs. geologic measures of fault slip rates in the Northern Walker Lane, Basin and Range Province, western United States, Eos Trans. AGU 89(23), Jt. Assemb. Suppl., Abstract G31A-02.

Shevenell et al., (2008), Geothermal research at the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy, presented at the Geothermal Resources Council Meeting, Sept. 2008, Reno, NV,

Kreemer, C., W.C. Hammond, and G. Blewitt (2008), GPS velocity constraints on the kinematics of active tectonics in greater southern Nevada, abstract presented March 20, 2008, at the Cordilleran and Rocky Mountain Section Joint Meeting, Geological Society of America, Las Vegas, NV.

Hammond, W.C., C. Kreemer, G. Blewitt (2008), Contemporary deformation of the Basin and Range lithosphere from GPS Observations, and what they imply for continental dynamics, abstract presented October 7, 2008 at GSA Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Houston, TX.

Kreemer, C., W.C. Hammond, and G. Blewitt (2008), GPS velocity constraints on the kinematics of active tectonics in greater southern Nevada, GSA meeting ???

Blewitt, G., S. Stein, E. Okal, Y. Bar-Sever, R. Gross, T. Song, F. Webb, V. Hsu, K. Hudnut, and M. Simons (2008), Toward real-time GPS for tsunami warning systems and post-earthquake damage assessment and emergency response, abstract in Proc. of the International Symposium on Gravity, Geoid, and Earth Observation, June 23-27, 2008, Chania, Greece.

Song, Y.T., and G. Blewitt, Real-time GPS detection of tsunamis and requirements, abstract in Proc. of the IGS Analysis Center Workshop 2008, held June 2-6, 2008, in Miami Beach, FL.

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W. Hammond, H.-P. Plag, S. Stein, E. Okal, Y. Bar-Sever, R. Gross, V. Hsu, K. Hudnut, M. Simons, T. Song, and F. Webb (2008), Toward real-time GPS for tsunami warning systems and post-earthquake damage assessment and emergency response, invited abstract, presented at the 2008 UNAVCO Science Workshop, March 11-13, 2008, Boulder, CO.

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, C. W. Kreemer, and H.-P. Plag (2008), Walker Lane tectonic deformation and fault slip rates constrained by GPS data, abstract presented March 11, 2008 at the 2008 UNAVCO Science Workshop, UNAVCO, Boulder, CO.

Blewitt, G. (2008), Overview of the SNARF Working Group, its activities and accomplishments, presented at the 9th SNARF Working Group Workshop, March 13, 2008, Boulder, CO.

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, and H.-P. Plag (2008), Mogul swarm: Preliminary GPS results, presented at NBMG Meeting, April 29, 2008, Reno, NV.

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, and H.-P. Plag (2008), GPS monitoring of the Mogul swarm: Evidence for mainly non-seismic fault slip, presented at Nevada Earthquake Safety Council Meeting, August 6, 2008, Reno, NV.

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, H.-P. Plag, and C. DePolo (2008), GPS and InSAR monitoring of the Mogul swarm: Evidence for mainly aseismic fault creep, presented at a public information meeting August 13, 2008, at The Joe, UNR, Reno, NV.

Blewitt, G., and C. Kreemer (2007), Mega-network GPS solutions: Producing a consistent, global-scale, and high-resolution view of plate tectonic stability, rotation, and deformation, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 88, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract.

Kreemer, C., and G. Blewitt (2007), Finding and defining the edges of stable North America: Reference frame effects versus real tectonics, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 88, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract (invited).

Hammond, W.C., H.-P. Plag, G. Blewitt, and C. Kreemer, Postseismic relaxation at the Central Nevada Seismic Belt observed with vertical GPS time series, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 88, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract (invited).

Blewitt, G., and Z. Altamimi (2007), Providing a stable reference frame for observing the effect of global climate change on sea level, presented at The Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS) Workshop (abstract, invited), Frascati, Italy.

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, and H.-P. Plag (2007) Realizing the potential of GGOS for geohazard prediction and early warning, presented at The Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS) Workshop (abstract, invited), Frascati, Italy.

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, H.-P. Plag, S. Stein, E. Okal, Y. Bar-Sever, R. Gross, V. Hsu, K. Hudnut, M. Simons, T. Song, and F. Webb (2007), Toward real-time GPS for tsunami warning systems and post-earthquake damage assessment and emergency response, presented at The 3rd International Geohazards Workshop (abstract, invited), Frascati, Italy.

Gross, R.S., D.A. Lavall‚e, G. Blewitt, and P.J. Clarke (2007), Consistency of Earth rotation, gravity, and shape measurements, Abstracts of IUGG 2007, Perugia, Italy.

Plag, H.P., W. Hammond, C. Kreemer, and G. Blewitt (2007), Integrating Point and Image Geodesy: Mutual Benefits and Requirements, poster presented at The NRC Decadal Study DESDynI Science Workshop, held July 17-19, 2007, Champions Gate Florida.

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, and H.-P. Plag (2007), Toward broadband exploration of tectonic-magmatic Interactions: Demonstration of self-consistent, "all-in-one" rapid analysis of GPS mega-networks using the ambizap algorithm, Abstracts of IUGG 2007, Perugia, Italy.

Hammond, W.C., C. Kreemer, and G. Blewitt (2007), Block modeling of crustal deformation in the Northern Walker Lane, western Basin and Range, to improve estimates of seismic hazard, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 88, Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract G43B-07.

Gross, R., G. Blewitt, P.J. Clarke, and D. Lavallée (2007). Low-degree surface mass loads estimated from geodetic measurements and geophysical models, Geophys. Res. Abstracts, Vol. 9, 04506.

Blewitt, G. (2007). Plate Boundary Observatory analysis using the ambizap GPS processing algorithm, EarthScope National Meeting Abstracts, p. 17, Monterey, CA.

Hammond, W.C., C. Kreemer, and G. Blewitt (2007). The Walker Lane: How complex is it? Geodetic and geologic strain in the western Basin and Range using enhanced block modeling algorithms, EarthScope National Meeting Abstracts, p. 86, Monterey, CA.

Plag, H.-P., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, and Blewitt, G. (2007). Vertical motion observed with GPS: What can we learn about regional geophysical signals, Earth structure, and rheology? EarthScope National Meeting Abstracts, p. 165, Monterey, CA.

Blewitt, G., J. Price, W. Hammond, C. Kreemer, H.-P. Plag, B. Wernicke, K. Mahan, B. Guest, N. Niemi, J. Davis, S. Bisnath, and E. Malikowski, Geodetic monitoring of the Yucca Mountain region using continuous GPS measurements, NSHE Coorperative Agreement Interim Progress Briefings, Desert Research Institute, Reno (January 2007).

Blewitt, G., Z. Altamimi, J. Davis, R. Gross, C. Kuo, F. Lemoine, R. Neilan, H.P. Plag, M. Rothacher, C.K. Shum, M.G. Sideris, T. Schöne, P. Tregoning, and S. Zerbini (2006). Geodetic observations and global reference frame contributions to understanding sea level rise and variability (pp. 127-143). Paris: Understanding Sea-level Rise and Variability, A World Climate Research Programme Workshop and a WCRP contribution to the Global Earth Observation System of Systems, World Climate Research Program.

Clarke, P., D.A. Lavallée, G. Blewitt, and T.M. Van Dam (2006). Consistent and Accurate Representation of Surface Mass Loading Using Modified Basis Functions, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G33B-0056.

Kreemer, C., W.C. Hammond, G. Blewitt (2006). On the motion and geometry of the Sierra Nevada – Great Valley micro-plate: Implications for Walker Lane tectonics, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G42A-05 INVITED.

Kreemer, C., D.A. Lavallée, G. Blewitt, and W.E. Holt (2006). On the stability of a geodetic no-net rotation frame, effects of frame translation, and implications for the ITRF, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G33C-04 INVITED.

Hammond, W.C., Z. Li, H.-P. Plag, G. Blewitt, and C. Kreemer (2006). Results of InSAR and GPS measurement of tectonic deformation of the Eastern California Shear Zone and Yucca Mountain, Nevada", Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G53D-0931.

Blewitt, G. (2006). The fixed point theorem of ambiguity resolution for precise point positioning of GPS networks: Theory and applications, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G43A-0977.

Plag, H.P., W.C. Hammond, G. Blewitt, and C. Kreemer (2006). Vertical motion observed With GPS and InSAR in Nevada: What can we learn about geophysical signals, Earth Structure, and Rheology?, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G21A-06.

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, H.-P. Plag, Rapid determination of earthquake magnitude using GPS for tsunami warning systems: An opportunity for IGS to make a difference", United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, Tokyo, Japan. (November 2006).

Kreemer, C., D. Lavallée, G. Blewitt, and W.C. Holt. Constraining no-net rotation of the Terrestrial Reference Frame, International Association of Geodesy, Geodetic Reference Frames 2006 Symposium, Munich (October 2006).

Plag, H.-P., C. Kreemer, D. Lavallée and G. Blewitt, Geodetic Reference Frames 2006 Symposium, Academic, Reducing global reference frame uncertainties by geophysical models, International Association of Geodesy, Geodetic Reference Frames 2006 Symposium, Munich (October 2006).

Craymer, M., G. Blewitt, D. Argus, Y. Bock, E. Calais, J. Davis, M. Tamisiea, T. Herring, G. Sella, and R. Snay, SNARF 1.0: An ITRF-based regional reference frame for North America, International Association of Geodesy, Geodetic Reference Frames 2006 Symposium, Munich (October 2006).

Shevenell, L., M. Coolbaugh, J. Faulds, G. Oppliger, J. Louie, G. Blewitt, C. Kratt, J. Bell, Update of Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy activities, Geothermal Resources Council, San Diego. (September 2006).

Kreemer, C., G. Blewitt, and W.C. Hammond, Using geodesy to explore correlations between crustal deformation characteristics and geothermal resources, Geothermal Resources Council, San Diego. (September 2006).

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, H.-P. Plag, Rapid determination of earthquake magnitude using GPS for tsunami warning systems: Required accuracy of real-time GPS satellite orbits, COSPAR meeting, Beijing, China. (July 2006).

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, H.-P. Plag, S. Stein, and E. Okal (2006). Rapid determination of earthquake magnitude using GPS for tsunami warning systems, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36) West Pac. Geophys. Meet. Suppl., Abstract U22A-05.

Shevenell, L.A., M. Coolbaugh, J. Faulds, G. Oppliger, J. Louie, G. Blewitt, C. Kratt, J. Bell, Update of the activities of the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy, American Chemical Society, Sparks. (June 2006).

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, H.-P. Plag, S. Stein, and E. Okal, Rapid determination of earthquake magnitude using GPS: A role for space geodesy in tsunami warning, GEO SE Asia Geohazards Workshop, Kuala Lumpur. (June 2006).

Shevenell, L.A., M. Coolbaugh, J. Faulds, G. Oppliger, J. Louie, G. Blewitt, C. Kratt, J. Bell, Summary of research projects at the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy, Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists, South Lake Tahoe. (June 2006).

Blewitt, G., Yucca GPS Analysis, DOE Yucca Mountain Project, Summerlin. (June 2006).

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, H.-P. Plag, S. Stein, and E. Okal, Rapid Determination of Earthquake Magnitude using GPS for Tsunami Warning Systems, poster presented at Understanding Sea Level Rise and Variability, UNESCO, Paris. (June 2006).

Blewitt, G. and Z. Altamimi, Regional and global measurements: The reference frame for understanding observations, presented at Understanding Sea Level Rise and Variability, UNESCO, Paris. (June 2006).

Blewitt, G., J. Dow, and C. Rizos, Preparing the IGS strategic plan 2008-2012: Solicitation of ideas on the future needs of scientific and other users, International GPS Service Workshop, European Space Agency, Darmstadt, Germany. (May 2006).

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, H.-P. Plag, S. Stein, and E. Okal, Rapid determination of earthquake magnitude using GPS for tsunami warning systems: An opportunity for IGS to make a difference, International GPS Service Workshop, European Space Agency, Darmstadt, Germany. (May 2006).

Blewitt, G., Rapid determination of earthquake magnitude using GPS for tsunami warning systems, seminar presented at University College, London, UK. (April 2006).

Blewitt, G., Rapid determination of earthquake magnitude using GPS for tsunami warning systems, seminar presented at California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. (April 2006).

Blewitt, G., Rapid determination of earthquake magnitude using GPS for tsunami warning systems, seminar presented at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, JPL, Pasadena. (April 2006).

Blewitt, G., Rapid determination of earthquake magnitude using GPS for tsunami warning systems, seminar presented at University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. (April 2006).

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, H.-P. Plag, S. Stein, and E. Okal, Rapid determination of earthquake magnitude using GPS for tsunami warning systems, USGS Tsunami Sources Workshop, Menlo Park. (April 2006).

Lavallée, D., G. Blewitt, P. Clarke, P. Moore, T. van Dam, and Q. Zhang, (2006). The terrestrial reference frame and surface mass loading, Geophys. Res. Abs., Vol. 8, 07154.

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W. Hammond, H.-P. Plag, S. Stein, and E. Okal (2006), Rapid determination of earthquake magnitude using GPS for tsunami warning systems, Geophys. Res. Abstracts, Vol. 8, 09528.

Blewitt, G., Hammond, W.C., Kreemer, C.W., and Plag, H.P., GPS at Slide Mountain, EarthScope's Plate Boundary Observatory Extension Working Group Meeting, Reno. (March 2006).

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, H.-P. Plag, S. Stein, and E. Okal, Rapid determination of earthquake magnitude using GPS for tsunami warning systems", UNAVCO Science Meeting, Denver. (March 2006).

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, C. Kreemer, H.-P. Plag, J.G. Anderson, K. Smith, Recent seismicity and surface deformation at Lake Tahoe: An update on lower crustal magma movement, UNAVCO Science Meeting, Denver. (March 2006).

Blewitt, G., W.C. Hammond, C. Kreemer, and H.-P. Plag, Nevada Earthquake Response GPS Network (NEARNET), Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G11A-1182, 2005.

Blewitt, G., H.-P. Plag, C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, and V.V. Titov, Effects of the Mw 9.0 Sumatra earthquake and tsunami on Earth's shape, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(18), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract U52A-01 INVITED, 2005.

Blewitt, G., W.C. Hammond, C. Kreemer, and H.-P. Plag, From Yucca Mountain local stability to global quaking: GPS point-positioning strategies spanning the spatio-temporal spectrum, COMET- Advances in GPS Data Processing and Modeling for Geodynamics, University of London, KEYNOTE ADDRESS, 9-10 November, 2005.

Blewitt, G., W.C. Hammond, and C. Kreemer Targeting of Potential Geothermal Resources in the Great Basin from Relationships between Geodetic Strain and Geological Structures, DOE Geothermal Technologies Program Peer Review Meeting, July 26-28, 2005.

Blewitt, G., The Great Sumatra Earthquakes of 26 December 2004 and 28 March 2005: Results from GPS Geodesy, Center for Observation and Modeling of Earthquakes and Tectonics Seminar Series, University College London, INVITED, 17 June 2005.

Blewitt, G., The Great Sumatra Earthquakes of 26 December 2004 and 28 March 2005: Results from GPS Geodesy, Center for Observation and Modeling of Earthquakes and Tectonics Seminar Series, Geomatics Seminar Series, University of Newcastle, INVITED, 17 June 2005.

Blewitt, G., Yucca GPS analysis update, presented at Department of Energy Yucca Mountain Project Meeting, Summerlin, NV, May 2005.

Blewitt, G., Workshops for Establishing a Stable North American Reference Frame (SNARF) to Enable Geophysical and Geodetic Studies with EarthScope: Annual Report 2004-2005, Abstracts of the 2005 EarthScope National Meeting, p. 81, 2005.

Coolbaugh, M.F., G. Blewitt, J.E. Faulds, and C. Kreemer, Regional and Local Controls on the Distribution of Geothermal Systems in the Great Basin, Western United States, os Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T22A-01, INVITED, 2005.

Lavallee, D.A., T. Van Dam, G. Blewitt, P.J. Clarke, P. Moore, and Q. Zhang, Geocenter Motions From Satellite Geodesy; A Unified Observation Model, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G31A-01, INVITED, 2005.

Kreemer, C., G. Blewitt, W.C. Hammond, and H.-P. Plag, Constraints on Postseismic Deformation Processes After the December 2004 and March 2005 Sumatra Earthquakes From Continuous GPS Observations, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract U11A-0825, 2005.

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, and C. Kreemer, The edges of extension: Boundaries of the Basin and Range Province as natural laboratories for studying tectonic and structural processes, Geological Society of America Meeting, Abstract T144, Utah, Oct. 2005.

Blewitt, G., W.C. Hammond, C. Kreemer, Relating Geothermal Resources to Great Basin Tectonics using GPS, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 29 (2005)

Shevenell, L., M. Coolbaugh, J. Faulds, G. Oppliger, W. Calvin, J. Louie, G. Blewitt, C. Kratt, L. Garside, G. Arehart, C. Sladek, and P. Lechler, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 29 (2005)

Blewitt G., D. Argus, R. Bennett, Y. Bock, E. Calais, M. Craymer, J. Davis, T. Dixon, J. Freymueller, T. Herring, D. Johnson, K. Larson, M. Miller, G. Sella, R. Snay, and M. Tamisiea, A Stable North American Reference Frame (SNARF): First Release, Abstracts of the 2005 IRIS/UNAVCO Joint Workshop, 2005.

Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, H.-P. Plag, and W. Hammond, GPS Strong Motion at a Various Time Scales from the Great Sumatra Earthquakes: Clues to Puzzling Phenomena, Abstracts of the 2005 IRIS/UNAVCO Joint Workshop, 2005.

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, and C. Kreemer, First MAGNET Results: Site and Network Performance Assessment and Future Prospects for Estimating Slip Rates on Western Basin and Range Faults, Abstracts of the 2005 IRIS/UNAVCO Joint Workshop, 2005.

Blewitt, G., H.-P. Plag, C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, and V.V. Titov, Effects of the Mw 9.0 Sumatra earthquake and tsunami on Earth's shape, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(18), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract U52A-01 INVITED, 2005.

Blewitt G., H.-P. Plag, C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, R. Gross, P. Clarke, D. Lavallée, and T. van Dam, Monitoring Sea Level Change: Reference Frames, Earth’s Changing Shape & Gravity Field, NASA Sea Level Workshop, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Apr. 11-12, 2005.

Blewitt, G., H.-P. Plag, C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, Effects of the Mw 9.0 Sumatra earthquake and tsunami on Earth's shape, Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts, 2005.

Hammond, W.C., G. Blewitt, and C. Kreemer, Geodetic contraints on the rate and style of contemporary deformation in the northern Walker Lane, Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts, 2005.

Smith, K.D., G. Blewitt, D. Von Seggern, L. Preston, and J. Anderson, Sierran uplift and lower crustal earthquake swarm: Evidence for magma injection beneath north Lake Tahoe, Nevada-California in late 2003, Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts, 2005.

Blewitt, G., How to catch geology in action using GPS, Geological Society of Nevada Newsletter, Vol. 20 (3), p. 3, 2005. [abstract pdf].

Plag, H.-P., T. van Dam, G. Blewitt, H.P. Kierulf, A proposal for a consistent model of air pressure loading as part of the International Terrestrial Reference System (ITRS) Conventions, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 7, 10113, 2005 [abstract pdf].

Plag, H.-P., G. Blewitt, G., C. Kreemer, W.C. Hammond, V. Titov, Effects of the Mw 9.0 Sumatra earthquake and tsunami on Earth's shape, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 7, 10129, 2005 [abstract pdf]

Kreemer, C., G. Blewitt, G., H.-P. Plag, and W.E. Holt, On the stability of the no-net-rotation frame realization, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 7, 10006, INVITED, 2005 [abstract pdf]

Blewitt, G., Workshops for Establishing a Stable North American Reference Frame (SNARF) to Enable Geophysical and Geodetic Studies with EarthScope: Annual Report 2004-2005, Abstracts of the 2005 EarthScope National Meeting, p. 81, 2005. [abstract pdf]. [presentation ppt].

Hammond, W.C., C. Kreemer, and G. Blewitt. Understanding Northwest Basin and Range Tectonics, from the Northern Walker Lane to the Central Nevada Seismic Belt, Using EarthScope Data, Abstracts of the 2005 EarthScope National Meeting, p. 138, 2005. [abstract pdf]

Kreemer, C., W.C. Hammond, and G. Blewitt. A Pre-PBO Strain Rate Model for the Great Basin, Abstracts of the 2005 EarthScope National Meeting, p. 172, 2005. [abstract pdf].

Blewitt, G., Lower crustal transients and surface mass transport: Time series filtering for signal detection at two spatial extremes, Eos Trans., AGU 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G51D-02 INVITED, 2004.

Gross, R. S., G. Blewitt, P. Clarke, and D. Lavallee, Degree-2 Harmonics of the Earth’s Mass Load Estimated from GRACE, GPS, and Earth Rotation Data, Joint CHAMP/GRACE Science Meeting, Potsdam, Germany, 2004.

Blewitt, G., K.D. Smith, and D. von Seggern, Moving mountains and deep crustal earthquakes: Evidence for deep magma injection beneath Lake Tahoe, Nevada-California, Eos Trans., AGU 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G43C-01 INVITED, 2004.

Clarke, P.J., D.A. Lavallee, G. Blewitt, and T. van Dam, Choice of basis functions for the representation of seasonal surface loading signals in geodetic time series, Eos Trans., AGU 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G53A-0121, 2004.

Lavallee, D.A., T. van Dam, G. Blewitt, and P.J. Clarke, Estimating geocenter motions from GPS measurements, Eos Trans., AGU 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G34A-02, 2004.

Hammond, W.C., W. Thatcher, and G. Blewitt, Crustal deformation across the Sierra Nevada-northern Walker Lane, Basin and Range transition, Western United States measured with GPS, 2000-2004, Eos Trans., AGU 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G31D-07, 2004.

Haakonsen, T.A., H. Plag, H. P. Kierulf, and G. Blewitt, Improving reference frame stability by modeling common modes of surface displacements using empirical orthogonal functions, Eos Trans., AGU 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G21B-03, 2004.

Kreemer, C., G. Blewitt, W.C. Hammond, and M.F. Coolbaugh, A new strain rate model for the Great Basin and its application to tectonic and geodynamic studies, Eos Trans., AGU 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G31D-06 INVITED, 2004.

Hill, E., and G. Blewitt, Spatial variations in strain inferred by GPS across the Yucca Mountain region, southern Nevada, Eos Trans., AGU 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G21A-0124, 2004.

Faulds, J.E., M. Coolbaugh, G. Blewitt, and C.D. Henry, Why is Nevada in hot water? Structural controls and tectonic model of geothermal systems in the northwestern Great Basin: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, p. 649-654., 2004. [abstract]

Shevenell, L., M. Coolbaugh, J. Faulds, G. Oppliger, W. Calvin, J. Louie, G. Blewitt, C. Kratt, G. Arehart, C. Sladek, P. Lechler, and L. Garside, Accomplishments at the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 28: 47-52, 2004.

Bell, J.W., F. Amelung, T.J. Burbey, and G. Blewitt, INSAR and GPS applications in aquifer deformation and subsidence studies, Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.36, No. 5, p. 299, 2004.

Blewitt, G., M. Coolbaugh, W. Holt, R. Bennett, J. Davis, A map of current tensor strain rate in the Basin and Range from GPS, EarthScope GreatBREAK Workshop Abstracts, Tahoe City, California, held June 21-23, 2004. [link]

Coolbaugh, M.F., J. Faulds, G. Blewitt, C. Henry, Geothermal Activity: Another clude for unraveling recent Great Basin tectonics, EarthScope GreatBREAK Workshop Abstracts, Tahoe City, California, held June 21-23, 2004. [link]

Faulds, J., C. Henry, G. Blewitt, M. Coolbaugh, The northern Walker Lane, northwestern Great Basin: A youthful part of the North American-Pacific transform margin, EarthScope GreatBREAK Workshop Abstracts, Tahoe City, California, held June 21-23, 2004. [link]

Blewitt, G., P. Clarke, D. Lavallee, R. Gross, K. Nurutdinov, T. van Dam, GPS as a global sensor of system Earth: Status and future prospects, Eos Trans. AGU, 85(17), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract G43C-03 INVITED, 2004.

Blewitt, G., R. Bennett, E. Calais, T. Herring, K. Larson, M. Miller, G. Sella, R. Snay, and M. Tamisiea, First report of the Stable North America Reference Frame (SNARF) Working Group, Eos Trans. AGU, 85(17), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract G21C-01, 2004.

Blewitt, G., P. Clarke, D. Lavallée, R. Gross, K. Nurutdinov, and T. van Dam, Relationahips between surface mass, station position, geocenter, & Earth rotation: IGS GNAAC results, IGS Workshop & Symposium Abstracts, p. 38, University of Berne, Switzerland, held March 01-05, 2004.

Blewitt G., K. Larson K, R. Bennett, E. Calais, M. Craymer, T. Herring, M. Miller, G. Sella, R. Snay, and M. Tamisiea, First report of the Stable North America Reference Frame (SNARF) Working Group, Abstracts of the UNAVCO 2004 Annual Meeting, p. 21, Boulder, Colorado, held Feb 25-27,2004.

Blewitt G., Loading effects and reference frame definition, Abstracts of the UNAVCO 2004 Annual Meeting, (invited plenary talk) p. 22, Boulder, Colorado, held Feb 25-27,2004.

Blewitt G., Semi-permanent GPS station design for high resolution, high accuracy strain monitoring in the Basin and Range, Abstracts of the UNAVCO 2004 Annual Meeting, p. 23, Boulder, Colorado, held Feb 25-27,2004.

Blewitt, G., A reference frame for PBO: What do we have; what do we need? Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G32B-02 INVITED, 2003

Blewitt, G., T. Burbey, J. Bell, S. Warner, E. Hill, Aquifer deformation in the Virgin River Valley, Nevada: GPS sensitivity to deformation over various time and distance scales, Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G42A- 41, 2003

Lavallee, D., G. Blewitt, P. Clarke, and T. van Dam, Seasonal variation in the spatial distribution of surface mass estimated using GPS, Eos Trans. AGU, 84 (46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G51C-02 INVITED, 2003

Warner, S., T. Burbey, G. Blewitt, J. Bell, E. Hill, and M. Johnson, Using GPS to quantify three dimensional storage and aquifer deformation in the Virgin River Valley, Nevada, Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G41A- 03, 2003

Gross, R, G. Blewitt, P. Clarke, and D. Lavallee, Mass loads, surface deformation, and the Earth's Rotation, Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G51C-05 INVITED, 2003

Clarke, P. G. Blewitt, D. Lavallee, E. Pavlis, Comparison of geometric and gravimetric estimates of surface mass tranfer: Constraints on geocenter motion and low-degree Love numbers, Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G21A-04 INVITED, 2003

Clarke, P. G. Blewitt, D. Lavallee, T. van Dam, and J. Wahr, Applying surface load models to GPS coordinates: The effects of mass conservation and gravitational consistency, Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G41C-02 INVITED, 2003

Blewitt, G., M. Coolbaugh, W. Holt, C. Kreemer, J. Davis, and R. Bennett, 2003, Targeting of potential geothermal resources in the Great Basin from regional- to basin-scale relationships between geodetic strain and geological structures, Transactions Geothermal Resources Council, Vol. 27, p. 3-7, 2003.

Coolbaugh, M., D. Sawatsky, G. Oppliger, T. Minor, G. Raines, L. Shevenell, G. Blewitt, and J. Louie, Geothermal GIS coverage of the Great Basin, USA: Defining regional controls and favorable exploration terrains, Department of Energy Geothermal Program Review Reports, Vol. 27, p. 9-14, 2003.

Blewitt, G., M. Coolbaugh, W. Holt, C. Kreemer, J. Davis, and R. Bennett, Targeting of potential geothermal resources in the Great Basin from regional- to basin-scale relationships between geodetic strain and geological structures, Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Program Peer Review Reports, Golden, Colorado, July 2003.

Price, J., G. Blewitt, B. Wernicke, J. Davis, Geodetic monitoring of the Yucca Mountain Region, Department of Energy Yucca Mountain Project Final Report, 2003.

Bell, J.W., and G. Blewitt, Annual Report, 5 March-31 December 2002, NASA Research Grant 13-02017, Development and Transfer of InSAR and GPS Applications to Local Government in Nevada: Groundwater Management and Land Subsidence Mitigation, 2003.

Blewitt, G., J. Louie, M. Coolbaugh, D. Sawatsky, W. Holt, J.Davis, and R. Bennett, Potential for geothermal exploration using EarthScope seismic and GPS data, Joint IRIS-UNAVCO Workshop Abstracts, 2003.

Blewitt, G., Fundamental ambiguity in the definition of vertical motion, Abstract, European Center for Geodynamics and Seismology Workshop "The State of GPS Vertical Positioning Precision: Separation of Earth Processes by Space Geodesy, held in Luxembourg, March 31-April 4, 2003.

Blewitt, G., Clarke, P.J., D. Lavallee, and K. Nurutdinov, Toward grand unified geodesy: Aspects of self-consistency between surface loading deformation, reference frames, geocenter motion, Earth rotation, the time-variable geoid, and sea level, Geophys. Res. Abstracts (invited), Vol. 5, 004458, Eur. Geophys. Soc., held in Nice, France, April 6-11, 2003.

Blewitt, G., Clarke, P.J., D. Lavallee, and K. Nurutdinov, Earth's changing shape and the seasonal water cycle: Direct estimation of low-degree spherical harmonic loading coefficients, Geophys. Res. Abstracts (invited), Vol. 5, 004475, Eur. Geophys. Soc., held in Nice, France, April 6-11, 2003.

Blewitt, G., Clarke, P.J., D. Lavallee, and K. Nurutdinov, Application of Clebsch-Gordan coefficients and isomorphic frame transformations to invert Earth's changing geometrical shape for continental hydrological loading and sea level's passive response, Abstract, International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics General Assembly, "State of the Planet: Frontiers and Challenges", held in Sapporo, Japan, 30 June - 11 July, 2003.

Blewitt, G., GPS, the interdisciplinary chameleon: how does it do that? Eos, Trans. AGU, Vol. 83(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Invited Abstract U11A-03 (also webcast by agu.org), p.1, 2002 [movie] (requires QuickTime in browser)

Blewitt, G., and P. Clarke, Inversion of solid Earth's varying shape 2: Using self-consistency to infer static ocean topography, Eos. Trans. AGU, Vol. 83(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G11A-02, p.370, 2002.

Simpson, D., G. Blewitt, G. Ekstrom, W. Prescott, T. Henyey, M. Zoback, 2002, Moving closer to EarthScope: A major new initiative for the Earth sciences, Eos. Trans. AGU, Vol. 83(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract T72E-01, p.1328, 2002.

Clarke, P., and G. Blewitt, Inversion of solid Earth's varying shape 1: Global mean sea level variations, Eos. Trans. AGU, Vol. 83(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G11A-01, p.370, 2002.

Lavallee, D., and G. Blewitt, Degree-1 Earth deformation from very long baseline interferometry, Eos. Trans. AGU, Vol. 83(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G11A-03, p.371, 2002.

Hill, E., R. Bennett, G. Blewitt, J. Davis, and B. Wernicke, Sub-millimeter signal detection by GPS: Cross validation using GIPSY and GAMIT solutions for the Yucca Mountain network, Eos. Trans. AGU, Vol. 83(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G22A-13, p.381, 2002.

Blewitt, G., M. Coolbaugh, W. Holt, C. Kreemer, J. Davis, and R. Bennett, Targeting of potential geothermal resources in the Great Basin from regional relationships between geodetic strain and geological structures, Transactions Geothermal Resources Council, Vol. 26, p. 523-526, 2002. [pdf]

Blewitt, G., and D. Lavallee, Bias in Geodetic Site Velocity due to Annual Signals: Theory and Assessment, Symposia Proceedings, International Association of Geodesy, held in Budapest, Sept. 2001.

Lavallee, D., G. Blewitt, P.J. Clarke, K. Nurutdinov, W.E. Holt, C. Kreemer, C.M. Meertens, W.S. Shiver, Seth Stein, Susanna Zerbini, Luisa Bastos, H-G. Kahle, GPSVEL Project: Towards a Dense Global GPS Velocity Field, Extended Abstracts of the International Assocation of Geodesy, held in Budapest, Sept. 2001.

Bell, J., G. Blewitt, and F. Amelung, Las Vegas Valley Subsidence Report, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 01-5, 45 pp. plus color plates, 2001.

Blewitt G., D. Lavallee, P.J. Clarke, K. Nurutdinov, Earth's shape reveals seasonal pattern of surface mass circulation, Abstracts of the International Assocation of Geodesy, held in Budapest, Sept. 2001.

Blewitt G., Optimizing geodetic network design for deformation model parameters, Abstracts of the International Assocation of Geodesy, held in Budapest, Sept. 2001.

Blewitt G., D. Lavallee, P.J. Clarke, K. Nurutdinov, W.E. Holt, C. Kreemer, C.M. Meertens, W.S. Shiver, Seth Stein, Susanna Zerbini, Luisa Bastos, H-G. Kahle, GPSVEL Project: Towards a Dense Global GPS Velocity Field, Abstracts of the International Assocation of Geodesy, held in Budapest, Sept. 2001.

Blewitt, G., D. Lavallee, P. Clarke, and K. Nurutdinov, A new global mode of Earth deformation: Reference frame implications, Eos Trans., AGU, Vol. 82(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Invited Abstract G32A-07, p. 277, 2001

Blewitt, G., D. Lavallee, P. Clarke, and K. Nurutdinov, A new global mode of Earth deformation forced by seasonal mass redistribution, Eos Trans., AGU, Vol. 82(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G42A-04, p. 288, 2001.

Edwards, S., P. Clarke, G. Blewitt, G. Wadge, P. Webley, R. Bingley, A. Dodson, and S. Waugh, GPS tropospheric modeling for SAR interferometry: are small GPS networks useful? Eos Trans., AGU, Vol. 82(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G22C-0232, p. 261, 2001.

Blewitt G., D. Lavallee, P. Clarke, and K. Nurutdinov, Degree one harmonic deformations weight interhemispheric mass transport: a new method for determining geocenter variations, Eos Trans., AGU, Vol. 82(20), Spring Meeting Suppl., Abstract U52A-04, p. 19, 2001.

Holt, W., Haines, A..J., and Blewitt, G., "Global Strain Rate Map, in International Lithosphere Program Annual Report - 1999," Report 24, pub. by ILP Secretariat, Potsdam, Germany, pp. 20-21., 2000.

Blewitt, G., Clarke, P., and Lavallee D., Spatially coherent oscillations in longitude and latitude linked to seasonal variation in Earth's shape, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 81(48), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G11C-05, p. 332, 2000.

Briggs, R., Wesnousky, S., and Blewitt, G., 2000, A geologic and geodetic investigation of the Pyramid Lake and Olinghouse Fault zones, Northern Walker Lane, Nevada, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 81(48), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract T22A-09, p.1230, 2000.

Lavallee, D., and G. Blewitt, Constraints on integrated deformation across major plate boundaries from the IGS Densification Project, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 81(19), Spring Meeting Suppl., Abstract T21A-03, p. 406, 2000.

Anderson, J., G. Blewitt, S. Wesnousky, J. Brune, J. Faulds, C. Henry, J. Louie, W. Holt, and W. Thatcher, "Tectonics of the Northern Walker Lane," in The Plate Boundary Observatory: Creating a Four-Dimensional Image of the Deformation of Western North America, held in Palm Springs, Calif., Oct. 29-Nov. 1 2000, pp. 4-1 to 4-5 (2000).

G. Blewitt, and R. Bennett, Measurement of rates of deformation across the Rio Grande Rift and rotation of the Colorado plateau," in The Plate Boundary Obseratory: Creating a Four-Dimensional Image of the Deformation of Western North America, held in Palm Springs, Calif., Oct. 29-Nov. 1 2000, pp. 4-25 to 4-30 (2000).

Davis, J.L., R.A. Bennett, and G. Blewitt, "A distributed organizational structure for PBO network operations and data analyses," in The Plate Boundary Obseratory: Creating a Four-Dimensional Image of the Deformation of Western North America, held in Palm Springs, Calif., Oct. 29-Nov. 1 2000, pp. OA-2 to OA-6 (2000).

Blewitt, G., D. Lavallee, P. Clarke, D. Nurutdinov, W. Holt, C. Kreemer, C. Meertens, W. Shiver, and S. Stein, "GPSVEL Project: Towards a dense global GPS velocity field," Bulletin of the Royal Naval Observatory, San Fernando, Spain, No. 3/2000 ISSN 1131-5040 (2000).

Blewitt, G., and D. Lavallee, "Effect of annually repeating signals on velocity estimates," Bulletin of the Royal Naval Observatory, San Fernando, Spain, No. 3/2000 ISSN 1131-5040 (2000).

vanDam, T., J. Wahr, C. Milly, A Smakin, G. Blewitt, and D. Lavallee, "Long wavelength hydrological loading: Predicted effects on GPS vertical measurements," Bulletin of the Royal Naval Observatory, San Fernando, Spain, No. 3/2000 ISSN 1131-5040 (2000).

Sanli, D.U., and G. Blewitt, "Geocentric sea level trend using GPS and a >100-yr tide gauge record on a post glacial rebound nodal line," Bulletin of the Royal Naval Observatory, San Fernando, Spain, No. 3/2000 ISSN 1131-5040 (2000).

Taylor, G., and Blewitt, G., Road Reduction Filtering using GPS, Proceedings of 3rd AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, Helsinki, Finland, pp 114-120. (2000)

Van Dam, T.M., Blewitt, G., Larson, K., Lavallee, D., Wahr, J., Milley, C., Shmakin, A., Investigating the elastic load response of the Earth using environmental loading forcing and GPS data, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 80(46), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G12B-14, p. 249, 1999.

Blewitt, G., van Dam, T., Lavallee, D., and Brondeel, M., Atmospheric loading signals detected by IGS densification project, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 80(17), Spring Meeting Suppl., Abstract G31A-06, p. 79, 1999.

Blewitt, G., and Lavallee, D., Constraints on integrated deformation across major plate boundaries from the IGS Densification Project, Abstracts of the International Symposium on GPS: Application to Earth Sciences and Interaction with other Space Geodetic Techniques, Tsukuba, Japan, 1999.

Kreemer, C. Holt, W.E., Blewitt, G., and Haines, J., A self-consistent global strain rate field inferred from space geodetic techniques and seismic moment tensors, Abstracts of the International Symposium on GPS: Application to Earth Sciences and Interaction with other Space Geodetic Techniques, Tsukuba, Japan, 1999.

Blewitt, G., R. Kawar, M. Pearlman, and P. Wilson, Report on the Working Group for Geodynamics Studies of the Greater Middle East, in WEGENER 98 Book of Extended Abstracts, p. 51-54, Ed. Plag H.P., Statens Kartverk, Honnefoss, Norway, ISBN 82-90408-76-5 (1998)

Sanli, U.D., and G. Blewitt, Testing the stability of a 100-yr tide gauge using absolute and relative GPS to separate regional versus local effects, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 79(45), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G71B-08, p. 182, 1998.

Blewitt, G., and D. Lavallee, GPS investigation of plate motions: results from the IGS ITRF densification project, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 79(45), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G42A-06, p. 217, 1998.

Kouba, J., G. Blewitt, C. Meertens, and F. Webb, IGS combined products, their use and IGS realization of International Terrestrial Reference Frame (ITRF), in WEGENER 98 Book of Extended Abstracts, p. 121-125, Ed. Plag H.P., Statens Kartverk, Honnefoss, Norway, ISBN 82-90408-76-5 (1998).

Blewitt, G., R.S. Kawar and P.B.H. Davies, Globally consistent rigid plate motion: fiducial-free Euler vector estimation, in Proc. of IGS Analysis Center Workshop, Ed. John Dow, ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany (1998)

Sanli, D.U. and G. Blewitt, Monitoring tide gauges using different GPS strategies and experiment designs, in Methods for Monitoring Sea Level, GPS and Tide Gauge Benchmark Monitoring, GPS Altimeter Calibration, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. USA (1998)

Blewitt, G., P.B.H. Davies, T.Gregorius, R.S. Kawar, and D.U. Sanli, Sustainable geodetic monitoring of the natural environment using the IGS, in Methods for Monitoring Sea Level, GPS and Tide Gauge Benchmark Monitoring, GPS Altimeter Calibration, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. USA (1998)

Blewitt, G., 1998, IGS densification program, in IGS Annual Report 1997, p. 24-25, IGS Central Bureau, Pasadena, California.

Davies, P.B.H. and G. Blewitt, Newcastle upon Tyne Global Network Associate Analysis Centre Annual Report 1996, IGS Annual Report, p. 237-252, IGS Central Bureau, Pasadena, Calif. USA (1997)

Blewitt, G., and P.B.H. Davies, Current plate motions: kinematic analysis techniques and GPS results, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 78(46), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G41B-15, p. 160, 1997.

Gregorius, T.L.H., and G. Blewitt, Modeling weather fronts to improve GPS heights - a new tool for GPS meterology?, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 78(46), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G12A-07, p. 145, 1997.

Blewitt, G., International GPS Service for Geodynamics: Turning the key to precise positioning, in Proc. of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Land and Hydrographic Surveyors Division Biennial Conference, 6-8 September 1996, Univ. of Nottingham (1996)

Davies P. and G. Blewitt, Type two associate analysis at Newcastle upon Tyne, in Proceedings of the IGS Workshop, May 15-18 1995, GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam, Germany, p.183-198 (1996)

Davies P. and G. Blewitt, Newcastle upon Tyne IGS Global Network Associate Analysis Centre Annual Report 1995, IGS Annual Report 1995, IGS Central Bureau, Jet Propulsion Lab. (1996)

Davies, P.B.H., and G. Blewitt, Combining global and regional GPS free networks, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 77(46), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G72A-02, p. 130, 1996.

Blewitt, G., R.S. Kawar, and J. Handgraaf, Neolithic technology lessons for space geodesy, Eos. Trans. AGU, Vol. 77, Spring Meeting Suppl., Abstract G21A-06, 1996.

Kawar, R., J. Handgraaf and G. Blewitt, MORP: a new GPS station for continuous monitoring in the North East of England: case study for high stability permanent GPS stations site selection. Joint Association of the Geological Society, pp. 27-29, 1996.

Van Dam, T., G. Blewitt, and M. Heflin, Monitoring global change in Earth's shape, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 76, Spring Meeting Suppl., Invited Abstract G21C-04, p. 84, 1995.

Blewitt, G., and P.B.H. Davies, The contribution of GPS to the densification of ITRF, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 76, Spring Meeting Suppl., Invited Abstract G32A-04, p. 88, 1995.

Manurung, P., G. Blewitt, P. Cross, and P. Denys, Connecting Bangalore (India) station to the IGS network, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 76, Spring Meeting Suppl., Abstract G32A-13, p. 89, 1995.

Blewitt, G., T. Van Dam, M. Heflin, and D. Argus, Monitoring change in Earth's shape, Abstract of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics Meeting, Boulder, Colorado, 1995.

Blewitt G., T. Van Dam, and M.B. Heflin, Atmospheric loading effects and GPS time averaged positions, in Proceedings of the 1st Turkish International Symposium on Deformations, Istanbul, Turkey, p. 408-415 (1995)

Blewitt, G., Y. Bock, and J. Kouba, "Constructing the IGS polyhedron by distributed processing," in Proc. of the IGS Workshop, ed. by J. Zumberge, IGS Central Bureau, Pasadena, Calif., USA, p. 21-36 (1995) [pdf]

Berry, P., and G. Blewitt, "Space science in geodesy," Geoscientist, Vol. 4, No. 4, p. 14-15 (1994)

Blewitt, G., "GPS Technology Status Report: The Global Positioning System," in Report on the Surrey Workshop of the IAPSO Committee on Tide-Gauge Benchmark Fixing Committee, Ed. by Bill Carter, p. 17-26, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD, USA. (1994)

Blewitt, G., and Y. Bock, Global GPS network densification: a distributed processing approach, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 75(44), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G42B-01, p. 182, 1994.

Tsuji, H., Y. Hatanaka, G. Blewitt, M. Heflin, K. Hurst, D. Jefferson, F. Webb, J. Zumberge, Detection of tectonic movements around Japan based on continuous GPS measurements from 1992 to 1993, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 74(43), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G41B-07, p.191, 1993.

Heflin, M., G. Blewitt, D. Jefferson, Y. Vigue, F. Webb, J. Zummberge, and D. Argus, Global positions and velocities from one year of GPS data, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 74(43), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G42A-20, p. 194, 1993.

Van Dam, T., G. Blewitt, and M. Heflin, GPS detects vertical surface displacements caused by atmospheric pressure loading, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 74(43), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract G21A-09, p.182, 1993.

Blewitt, G., M. Heflin, K. Hurst, D. Jefferson, Y. Vigue, F. Webb, and J. Zumberge, Viewing the Earth as a rotating, deforming polyhedron, using the Global Positioning System, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 74(16), Spring Meeting Suppl., Abstract U11A-08, p.48, 1993.

Heflin, M., G. Blewitt, Y. Vigue, P. Rongshi, J.L. Davis, A.E. Neill, J Mitrovica, T. Clark, J. Gipson, and C. Ma, Comparison of global GPS position estimates with VLBI and ITRF91, Eos Trans. AGU, Vol. 75(16), Spring Meeting Suppl., Abstract G12B-03, p.96, 1993.

Blewitt, G., Y. Bock, and G. Gendt, "Regional clusters and distributed processing," in Proc. of the IGS Analysis Center Workshop, Ed. by J. Kouba, p. 62-91, Ottawa, Canada (1993).

Blewitt, G., M.B. Heflin, Y. Vigue, J.F. Zumberge, D. Jefferson, and F.H. Webb, "Continuous monitoring on a global scale using GPS," in Proc. of the iRiS Conference, Kanazawa, Japan (1993).

Blewitt, G., M.B. Heflin, Y. Vigue, J.F. Zumberge, D. Jefferson, and F.H. Webb, "The Earth viewed as a deforming polyhedron: Method and results," in Proc. of the 1993 IGS Workshop, Ed. by G. Beutler and E. Brockmann, p. 165-174, Univ. of Berne, Switzerland (1993).

Blewitt, G., M.B. Heflin, Y. Vigue, F.H. Webb, J.F. Zumberge, and D. Jefferson, "Geocentric site coordinates from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory using GPS," in IERS Technical Note 14: "Earth orientation, reference frames and atmospheric excitation functions submitted for the 1992 IERS Annual Report,", p. 39-40, Ed. by P. Charlot, Paris Observatory, France (1993).

Blewitt, G., and S.M. Lichten, "Carrier phase ambiguity resolution up to 12000 km: Results from the GIG'91 experiment," in Proc. of the Sixth Int. Symp. on Satellite Positioning, Columbus, Ohio State University, USA (1992)

Statistics of other publications not listed above

Pre-1993 geodesy abstracts in Eos Trans. AGU: 42
Pre-1988 physics conference proceedings: 20

Web Sites

Blewitt, G. Ambizap Version 2.1 ftp://gneiss.nbmg.unr.edu/ambizap. This is used by ~20 institutions worldwide, including USGS (Menlo Park), NASA (JPL), and INGV (Rome), Delft Technical University (Netherlands), and various other universities.

Blewitt G. (chair), K. Larson K, R. Bennett, E. Calais, M. Craymer, T. Herring, M. Miller, G. Sella, R. Snay, and M. Tamisiea, Stable North America Reference Frame Working Group, http://www.unavco.org/research_science/workinggroups_projects/snarf/snarf.html

Blewitt, G., W. C. Hammond, C. Kreemer, H.-P. Plag, Nevada Geodetic Laboratory, 2005, http://geodesy.unr.edu/

Tahoe Researchers and Educators http://www.tahoe.unr.edu/profiles

Blewitt, G., W. C. Hammond, C. Kreemer, H.-P. Plag, Monitoring Tectonic Monitoring Tectonic Extension and Lake Loading of the Tahoe Basin with GPS, http://www.tahoe.unr.edu/projects

Blewitt, G., et al., GPSVEL Working Group http://sps.unavco.org/crustal_motion/dxdt/gpsvel/

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Member, College of Science Personnel Committee (2004-2007; 2008-; Chair 2009-)

Convenor for Fall AGU 2010

Member, Program Committee of the IGS Workshop, held at Newcastle, UK (2010)

Member, Program Committee of the Third Annual Workshop of the IGCP 565 Project, held at Reno, NV (2010)

Member, International Association of Geodesy Sub-Commission 1.2 on Global Reference Frames (2007-2010)

International GPS Governing Board, official representative of the International Association of Geodesy (2003 - present)

Chair, EarthScope Stable North America Reference Frame (SNARF) Working Group (2004-present) [link]
  -   1st SNARF Workshop, Boulder, CO, Jan. 2004 [link]
  -   - 2nd SNARF Workshop, Montreal, Canada, May 2004 [link]
  -   - 3rd SNARF Workshop, Santa Ana Pueblo, NM, Mar. 2005 [link]
  -   - 4th SNARF Workshop, Stevenson, WA, Jun. 2005 [link]
  -   - 5th SNARF Workshop, Denver, CO, Mar. 2006 [link]
  -   - 6th SNARF Workshop, Ottawa, Canada, Nov. 2006 [link]
  -   - 7th SNARF Workshop, Monterey, CA, Mar. 2007 [link]
  -   - 8th SNARF Workshop, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 2007

Member, AGU Fellows Committee (2006-present)

Member, AGU Geodesy Award Committee (2006-present)

Member, IGS Elections Committee (2007)

Member, IGS Strategic Planning Committee (2006-2007)

Special Session Convenor, "Developing a Stable North America Reference Frame," Fall 2007 AGU Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 2007

Special Session Convenor, "JGS003 Earthquake and Volcano Geodesy," XXIV Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Perugia, Italy, July 2007.

Scientific Organizing Committee, "The International GNSS Service (IGS): Perspectives and Visions for 2010 and beyond", Darmstadt, Germany, May 2006.

Science Advisory Team Member, for JPL NASA REASoN project “Inter-Service Data Integration for Geodetic Operations (INDIGO),” 2004-2007.

Member, UNAVCO elections committee (2003-2005).

Chair, UNAVCO membership committee (2001-present).

Founding Member of Special Bureau for Loading, Global Geophysical Fluids Center, International Earth Rotation Service (2002-2007).

Special Session Convenor, "Earth Rotation and Geocenter," Fall 2005 Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 2005.

Special Session Chair, "Natural Hazards and Coastal Processes: Monitoring and Mitigation," Fall 2005 Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 2005.

Organizing Committee, EarthScope GreatBREAK Workshop (held June 2004).

Chair, EarthScope Stable North America Reference Frame Working Group (Workshops held Jan. 2004, May 2004, March 2005, June 2005).

Member, EarthScope Plate Boundary Observatory GPS Extension Siting Working Group (2004-present).

International GPS Governing Board, official representative of the International Association of Geodesy (2003 - present)

Proposal Review Panel, NSF EarthScope (2003, 2004)

Special Session Convener, "Toward a Stable North America-Fixed Reference Frame," American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly, Montreal (May 2004).

Special Session Convener, "Advancing the Cutting Edge of Geodesy II: Dynamics of the Earth," American Geophysical Union, San Francisco (Dec. 2003).

Special Session Convener, "Seasonal Signals in Space Geodetic Solutions," American Geophysical Union, San Francisco (Dec. 2003).

Special Session Convener, "Signal Versus Noise in GPS Height Time Series," American Geophysical Union, San Francisco (Dec. 2003).

Scientific Organizing Committee, Workshop on the State of GPS Vertical Positioning Precision: Separation of Earth Processes by Space Geodesy, Sponsored by the European Center for Geodynamics and Seismology, Luxembourg (April 2003).

Proposal Review Panel, NASA Solid Earth and Natural Hazards Applications (2002).

Joint Council, IRIS and UNAVCO, 2002-2003.

Special Session Convener, "Interaction Between Solid Earth and Its Fluid Envelope: Insights via Earth Rotation and Mass Redistribution Studies," American Geophysical Union, San Francisco (Dec. 2001).

Chairman of the Board, UNAVCO Inc. (2001-2003)

Governing Board, International Association of Geodesy Commission XIV, "Crustal Deformation" (2000-2003).

Steering Committee, University NAVSTAR Consortium (UNAVCO) (1999-2002)

Vice Chair, Global Strain Rate Map, International Lithosphere Program (under Int. Council for Science), (1999-2004).

Chair of Rotation Datum Sub-Group, International Earth Rotation Service (IERS) Working Group on ITRF Datum (1999-2003)

Governing Board, International GPS Service (1996-2001)

Governing Board, International Association of Geodesy Special Commission VI, "Working Group of European Geo-scientists for the Establishment of Networks for Earth-Science Research (WEGENER)" (1995-2004).

Chairman, International Association of Geodesy Special Study Group "Advanced GPS Analysis for Precise Positioning." (1995-1999)

Director of Studies, British Council International Seminars in Britain, "GPS Geodetic Infrastructure in the Greater Middle East Region," Newcastle, UK (March 1998)

Chairman of the Scientific Organizing Committee, "Ninth International Symposium on Recent Crustal Movements," International Association of Geodesy workshop, Cairo, Egypt (November 1998).

Session Convenor, "Symposium on Atmospheric Sounding with GPS," European Geophysical Society, Nice, France (May 1998).

Invited Lecturer, postdoctoral short-course in GPS Geodesy, Nordic Geodetic Commission, Bastad, Sweden (1996)

Invited Lecturer, postdoctoral short-course in GPS Geodesy, Netherlands Geodetic Commission, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands (1997)

Invited Lecturer, postdoctoral short-course in GPS Geodesy, Italian Space Agency, Matera, Italy (1998)

Secretary, American Geophysical Union Geodesy Section, 1994-1996