volume 193, issue 3, P1353-1369 2013
DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggt085
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Aline Déprez, Cécile Doubre, Frédéric Masson, Patrice Ulrich

Abstract: The improvement of the geodetic coverage within the African Plate over the last decade together with an extended GPS position time-series allows improved accuracy in determining the velocity field than prior geodetic studies. Using this new velocity field of the whole African continent, the best model proposed here remains consistent with previous studies including the existence of two small plates along the East African Rift System (EARS, Victoria and Rovuma). We focus specifically on the velocities along thi…

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