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GGOS-D Consistent and Combined Time Series of Geodetic/Geophyical Parameters

  • A. NothnagelEmail author
  • T. Artz
  • S. Böckmann
  • N. Panafidina
  • M. Rothacher
  • M. Seitz
  • P. Steigenberger
  • V. Tesmer
  • D. Thaller
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Part of the Advanced Technologies in Earth Sciences book series (ATES)

Abstract

The generation of the GGOS-D global terrestrial reference frame is based on VLBI, SLR, and GPS observations. The respective observation blocks, analysed as individual units, depend on the technique and cover either full weeks, full days (GPS and SLR) or observing sessions of 24 h duration (VLBI). From these observation units, time series of parameters have been inferred and studies of the quality of the results have been carried out for the identification of deficits in the analyses. In this paper, we describe examples of time series of site coordinates, Earth orientation, and atmosphere parameters as well as peculiarities in the behaviour of these parameters.

Keywords

Space geodesy GGOS-D Time series 

Notes

Acknowledgments

We are grateful for the use of observation data from IGS (Dow et al., 2005), ILRS (Pearlman et al., 2002), and IVS (Schlüter et al., 2002). This is publication no. GEOTECH-1258 of the programme GEOTECHNOLOGIEN of the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The work has been carried out in part with support of grants 03F0425A, 03F0425C, 03F0425D of BMBF.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Nothnagel
    • 1
    Email author
  • T. Artz
    • 1
  • S. Böckmann
    • 1
  • N. Panafidina
    • 2
  • M. Rothacher
    • 3
  • M. Seitz
    • 4
  • P. Steigenberger
    • 5
  • V. Tesmer
    • 4
  • D. Thaller
    • 6
    • 7
  1. 1.Institut für Geodäsie und GeoinformationUniversität BonnBonnGermany
  2. 2.ETH Zürich, Institute of Geodesy and PhotogrammetryZurichSwitzerland
  3. 3.ETH Zürich, Institute of Geodesy and PhotogrammetryZürichSwitzerland
  4. 4.Deutsches Geodätisches ForschungsinstitutMünchenGermany
  5. 5.Institute of Astronomical and Physical Geodesy, Technische Universität MünchenMünchenGermany
  6. 6.Department of 1 ‘Geodesy and Remote Sensing’Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam, Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum (GFZ)PotsdamGermany
  7. 7.University of Bern, Astronomical InstituteBernSwitzerland

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