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Gyroscopy and Navigation

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 275–282 | Cite as

Comparison of global Earth’s gravity field models with the aerogravimetric data obtained during a transcontinental flight

  • V. N. KoneshovEmail author
  • V. B. Nepoklonov
  • V. N. Solov’ev
Article

Abstract

Some methodological features of the airborne gravity surveys of Russia’s territory at the latitude of 60° from Arkhangelsk to Kamchatka are described. The results of these surveys are presented. The data obtained from gravimeters installed aboard an aircraft laboratory are compared with EGM2008 and EIGEN-6C3, the state-of-the-art global Earth gravity field models. It is shown that the present-day models have the highest errors near the coastal tectonic structures of the Kamchatka Peninsula.

Keywords

Gravity Anomaly Geoid Height GOCE Gravity Field Model Flight Height 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. N. Koneshov
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. B. Nepoklonov
    • 1
  • V. N. Solov’ev
    • 1
  1. 1.Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth (IFZ)Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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