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Combined Use of Altimetry and in Situ Gravity Data for Coastal Dynamics Studies

  • K. Haines
  • R. Hipkin
  • C. Beggan
  • R. Bingley
  • F. Hernandez
  • J. Holt
  • T. Baker
  • R. J. Bingham
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Part of the Space Sciences Series of ISSI book series (SSSI, volume 17)

Abstract

Accurate local geoids derived from in situ gravity data will be valuable fn the validation of GOCE results. In addition it will be a challenge to use GOCE data in an optimal way. in combination with in situ gravity, to produce better local geoid solutions. This paper discusses the derivation of a new geoid over the NW European shelf, and its comparison with both tide gauge and altimetric sea level data, and with data from ocean models. It is hoped that over ihe next lew years local geoid methods such as these can be extended to cover larger areas and to incorporate both in situ and satellite measured gravity data.

Keywords

Gravity Data Tide Gauge Geoid Model Universal Transverse Mercator British Geological Survey 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Haines
    • 1
  • R. Hipkin
    • 2
  • C. Beggan
    • 3
  • R. Bingley
    • 4
  • F. Hernandez
    • 5
  • J. Holt
    • 6
  • T. Baker
  • R. J. Bingham
    • 1
  1. 1.Environmental Systems Science CentreUniversity of ReadingUK
  2. 2.Department of Geology & GeophysicsUniversity of EdinburghUK
  3. 3.Formerly at Department of MeteorologyUniversity of EdinburghUK
  4. 4.Institute of Engineering Geology & Space GeodesyUniversity of NottinghamUK
  5. 5.Collecte Localisation SatellitesAgneFrance
  6. 6.Proudman Oceanographic LaboratoryBidston ObservatoryUK

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