Global Station Coordinates and Earth Rotation Parameters from LAGEOS Laser Ranging

  • H. Hauck
  • K. Herzberger
Conference paper
Part of the International Association of Geodesy Symposia book series (IAG SYMPOSIA, volume 105)


In order to monitor the earth rotation behaviour and to define and maintain a terrestrial reference system with high accuracy, coordinates of globally distributed laser ranging stations and Earth Rotation Parameters were derived from LAGEOS laser range data. The computations are based on the orbit processor program UTOPIA developed at the University of Texas in Austin/USA and on an adjustment program system created at the Institut für Angewandte Geodäsie/F.R.G.


Earth Rotation Satellite Laser Range Polar Motion Annual Solution Baseline Length 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Hauck
    • 1
  • K. Herzberger
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Angewandte GeodäsieFrankfurt am MainGermany

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