Geodesy on the Move: Gravity, Geoid, Geodynamics and Antarctica

Geodesy on the Move: Gravity, Geoid, Geodynamics and Antarctica

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ISBN-13: 9783642722479
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/14/2011
Series: International Association of Geodesy Symposia , #119
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1998
Pages: 549
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Gravity and Geoid.- Developments in static and kinematic gravimetry Convenor.- The changing role of gravity reference networks.- Improving accuracy and reliability of airborne gravimetry by multiple system configurations.- Combining airborne and ground gravity using collocation.- Comparisons between absolute (AG) and superconducting (SG) gravimeters.- An airborne geoid mapping system for regional sea-surface topography: application to the Skagerrak and Azores areas.- The German gravity base net 1994 (DSGN 1994).- SAR Interferometry for improved terrain corrections in surface and airborne gravimetry.- National gravimetric network of Uruguay.- Global gravity field from gravimetry and satellite altimetry Convenors.- Past and future developments in geopotential modelling.- The world of gravity according to Rapp.- Gravity field improvement activities at NASA GSFC.- The development by the National Imagery and Mapping Agency of a global surface gravity anomaly database for the EGM96 geopotential model and future applications.- On the possibility to estimate ocean bottom topography from marine gravity and satellite altimeter data using collocation.- Generating orthometric heights from the ERS-1 altimeter geodetic mission dataset: results from an expert systems approach.- Use of ERS-1 land altimetry to validate the Globe global digital elevation model.- Geodetic application of ERS-1 altimeter data over land.- Global marine gravity and mean sea surface from multimission satellite altimetry.- Sea level variations measured by TOPEX/POSEIDON and by tide gauges: a validation study in the southern Baltic Sea.- Observed inconsistencies between satellite-only and surface gravity-only geopotential models.- A comparison of satellite altimetry methods for the recovery of gravity field quantities.- Gravity determination in ice covered regions by altimetry.- The geoid — theory and methods Convenor.- A priori estimates of the solution of the geodetic boundary value problem.- Application of multiresolution filtering in geoid determination.- Geoid computation by collocation in scaling spaces.- An efficient technique for the computation of the gravimetric quantities from geopotential earth models.- Modified kernels in spectral geoid determination — first results from Western Australia.- Geoids and cap sizes.- The effects of varying cap sizes on geoid computations — experiences with FFT and ring integration.- A comparison of techniques for the integration of satellite altimeter and surface gravity data for geoid determination.- Application of spherical wavelets for regional gravity field recovery — a comparative study.- Comments on two dimensional convolutions of the geodetic problems in planar and spherical coordinates.- Overdetermined gravity gradiometry boundary value problem: theory and simulation.- Investigations on the earth’s relativistic gravity field.- Geoid and mass density — why and how?.- Operational merging of satellite, airborne and surface gravity data by draping techniques.- Regional geoids and the gravity field of South America Convenors.- The European gravimetric quasigeoid EGG97 — an IAG supported continental enterprise.- A preliminary geoid model for Argentina.- The gravimetric geoid in Algeria: first results.- Geoid studies in the north-east Atlantic (Azores-Portugal).- The gravimetric geoid for Libya.- Comparison between altimetric and gravimetric geoid in the south-west Meditterranean basin.- Data, processing for a geoid model in Argentina.- Decimetric geoid for Buenos Aires province based on GPS and global models.- Towards a regional geoid determination in western Venezuela.- Improved gravimetric geoid AGG97 of Austria.- Geodynamics.- Earth rotation and variations of the geopotential Convenors.- Metrology of the Earth’s rotation over 1988–1997.- Earth orientation parameter analysis from VLBI data.- Tempo: determining, combining, and predicting earth orientation parameters for space craft navigation.- Possible temporal variations of the free core nutation and forced nutations.- Excitation of nutation as deduced from results of the recent atmospheric reanalysis project.- Regional atmospheric angular momentum contributions to the polar motion excitation.- Time-frequency characteristics of the pressure term of the EAAM excitation functions in some geographic regions.- The spacetime gravitational field of a deformable body.- Temporal variation of the geopotential: processes and interactions among the Earth’s subsystems.- Monitoring geoidal potential on the basis of Topex/Poseidon altimeter data and EGM96.- Reference frames and global deformations Convenor.- Absolute positioning, tectonic plate motions and polar motion determination with the DORIS system.- Geodetic baseline adjustment by VLBI technique.- Adjustment of a European combined GPS-SLR-VLBI fundamental network.- Combination of VLBI, SLR and GPS determined station velocities for actual plate kinematic and crustal deformation models.- Geodesy demonstration experiment (GEDEX) for space VLBI: state of the art and software development.- An integrated crustal movement monitoring network in China.- VLBI, SLR and GPS observations in the Key Stone Project.- Cooperation of the sixteen CEI (Central European Initiative) countries in geodesy and geodynamics.- No relative movements between South America and Scotia plates in Tierra del Fuego.- A numerical model for the study of the load effect of the water in the area of the river Plate.- Crustal deformation along the Caribbean-South American plate boundary derived from the CASA GPS project.- The Aqaba earthquake of November 22, 1995 and co-seismic deformation in Sinai Peninsula, deduced from repeated GPS measurements.- Fault model of the 1995 north Sakhalin earthquake based on SAR interferogram.- Integration of GPS Algerian sites in west Mediterranean geodynamical studies — case of TYRGEONET project.- Combination of space observations with other observations of deformations Convenors.- Multi-parametric experiment for observing crustal deformations in southern Brazil.- The determination of motion rates of blocks in Qinghai-Tibet plateau by GPS measurements.- Detection of crustal deformations by SAR interferometry in combination with dense GPS array.- Modelling vertical crustal deformation in time and position domains, inferred from GPS levelling.- Comparison of crustal deformations observed with GPS and strainmeters/tiltmeters.- Present-day kinematics of central Asia derived by joint inversion of geological and geodetic data.- Application of the anomaly of astrometric observations to earthquke prediction study.- Interdisciplinary studies of astronomical factors and earthquakes in China.- Geodesy in Antarctica.- Geodesy in Antarctica Convenor.- The ice-age geodynamics of Antarctica.- Elevation changes in Antarctica 1992–1996: implications for ice sheet mass balances.- The SCAR GPS campaigns: accurate geodetic reference in Antarctica.- Uruguayan contribution to the Antarctic geodesy.- GPS for ice sheet movement monitoring and grounding line detection.- Comparison of altimetric and shipborne marine gravity over ice-free and ice-covered polar seas.- Italian geodetic network as reference frame for geodynamics purposes (Terra Nova Bay — Victoria Land — Antarctica).- Ice-ocean-solid earth interactions in Dronning Maud Land/Antarctica: a geodetic approach to solve open questions.- The contribution of the geodetic observatory O’Higgins to the realization of a geodetic reference frame in Antarctica.- Towards a new free air anomaly map of the Antarctic Peninsula.- Regional geoid improvement based on surface gravity data.- SAR data acquisitions at Syowa station in Antarctica.- Crustal uplift around Syowa station, Antarctica.- Geodetical and geophysical observations at Syowa station, Antarctica.- Author Index.

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