Reanalysis of GPS Data at Tide Gauges and the Combination for the IGS TIGA Pilot Project

  • Sergei RudenkoEmail author
  • Daniela Thaller
  • Gerd Gendt
  • Michael Dähnn
  • Tilo Schöne
Part of the Advanced Technologies in Earth Sciences book series (ATES)


The purposes and algorithms of the reanalysis of GPS data at tide gauge benchmarks are described. GPS data from the global network of 403 stations from March 1998 till December 2007 have been reprocessed at GFZ to derive a weekly time series of station coordinates within the IGS GPS Tide Gauge Benchmark Monitoring Pilot Project (TIGA). The combination procedure and some results of the combination and comparison of the solutions derived at six TIGA analysis centres are provided.


Global Positioning System GPS data analysis Tide gauge benchmark Reference frame Combination 



Use of GPS data from IGS (Dow et al., 2005) and TIGA stations is acknowledged. We are grateful to F. Zhang, M. Ge, Th. Nischan and A. Brandt for useful discussions and some help and to the anonymous reviewer for the comments improved the paper. This publication no. GEOTECH-1250 of the programme GEOTECHNOLOGIEN of the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), grant 03F0434A.

TAC solutions are available at TIGA web page


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergei Rudenko
    • 1
    Email author
  • Daniela Thaller
    • 2
    • 3
  • Gerd Gendt
    • 1
  • Michael Dähnn
    • 1
    • 4
  • Tilo Schöne
    • 1
  1. 1.Department 1: Geodesy and Remote SensingHelmholtz Centre Potsdam, GFZ German Research Centre for GeosciencesPotsdamGermany
  2. 2.Department of 1 ‘Geodesy and Remote Sensing’Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam, Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum (GFZ)PotsdamGermany
  3. 3.University of Bern, Astronomical InstituteBernSwitzerland
  4. 4.Norwegian Mapping AuthorityHønefossNorway

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