Paradox Resolved?

Calculating Topography and Continental Drift
Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar
The Scripps Orbit and Permanent Array Center

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If you have successfully completed the readings and problems in this unit, you are now ready to resolve the paradox with some authority.  Write a short essay responding to the following questions:  How can the it be that the interferometry data and SOPAC data give differing accounts as to whether the elevation of the Palm Desert area is rising or falling?   What are the implications for planning infrastructure and other government functions?