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2016 Mw 6.0 Petermann Ranges earthquake, Australia: Pre- and post-earthquake digital elevation models


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Gold, R.D., and Barnhart, W.D., 2019, 2016 Mw 6.0 Petermann Ranges earthquake, Australia: Pre- and post-earthquake digital elevation models: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


We generated digital elevation models (DEMs) using pre- and post-event in-track stereo 0.5 m resolution panchromatic Worldview 1 and 2 images (©2019, DigitalGlobe) using the Surface Extraction from TIN-based Searchspace Minimization (SETSM) software [Noh and Howat, 2015] running on the University of Iowa Argon supercomputer (Table S1). The post-event DEMs exhibit along-track striping artifacts common to the Worldview 2 sensor. While de-striping tools, for example within NASAs Ames Stereo Pipeline [Shean et al., 2016], are commonly applied to resolve this issue, a de-striping correction has not been developed for this latitude. Noh, M.-J., and I. M. Howat (2015), Automated stereo-photogrammetric DEM generation at high latitudes: Surface [...]


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The DEMs were generated to compare pre- and post-earthquake topography resulting from the 20 May 2016 Mw 6.0 Petermann Ranges earthquake, Northern Territory, Australia.

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DOI doi:10.5066/P9353101

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