Zenith tropospheric delay of GLONASS/GPS signals on the basis of ATOVS satellite data

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The technique for infrared and microwave space atmospheric sounding with the ATOVS instrument is discussed. The sounding results are vertical profiles of the atmosphere. A zenith tropospheric delay was estimated from the profiles and with the Saastamoinen and Hopfield delay models that use ground-based measurements. Shifts of the model-derived estimations are −0.0186 m for the Saastamoinen model and −0.0135 m for the Hopfield model during the all 2012. The results are valid for Krasnoyarsk (midlatitudes of Siberia).

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Original Russian Text © V.B. Kashkin, V.M. Vladimirov, A.O. Klykov, 2014, published in Optika Atmosfery i Okeana.

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Kashkin, V.B., Vladimirov, V.M. & Klykov, A.O. Zenith tropospheric delay of GLONASS/GPS signals on the basis of ATOVS satellite data. Atmos Ocean Opt 28, 68–73 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1024856015010066

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Keywords

  • global navigation satellite systems
  • vertical profiles of troposphere
  • stratosphere
  • tropospheric delay of GLONASS/GPS signals
  • barometric formulas