An Efficient Technique for the Computation of the Gravimetric Quantities from Geopotential Earth Models
This paper presents an efficient computer technique for computing the gravimetric quantities from high degree global geopotential earth models. The developed technique is designed to compute the gravimetric quantities for an equally spaced grid in the longitude direction. It can be used to compute the gravimetric quantities either for a local region or for the whole globe. Computational timing tests have been carried out and the results prove that the developed technique saves significant computer time.
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