The proposed International DORIS Service

  • Pascal Willis
  • Gilles Tavernier
  • Martine Feissel-Vernier
  • Frank Lemoine
  • Carey Noll
  • John Ries
  • Laurent Soudarin
Conference paper
Part of the International Association of Geodesy Symposia book series (IAG SYMPOSIA, volume 128)


In 1999, an International DORIS Experiment was initiated under the aegis of the International Association of Geodesy. Since then, 3 new DORIS satellites have been launched carrying improved Doppler receivers. In addition, the DORIS tracking network has also been steadily improved. In 2001, a DORIS analysis campaign was launched. Several groups participated using different software and providing weekly and monthly time series of results, making them available on Internet. The goal of this paper is to discuss the status of the DORIS Pilot experiment, to analyze the progress made during the past 2 years and to propose the official creation within the IAG of an International DORIS Service (IDS). Such a service would operate in conjunction with the already existing IGS, IVS and ILRS as part of the proposed International Global Geodetic Observing System (IGGOS).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pascal Willis
    • 1
    • 2
  • Gilles Tavernier
    • 3
  • Martine Feissel-Vernier
    • 4
    • 5
  • Frank Lemoine
    • 6
  • Carey Noll
    • 6
  • John Ries
    • 7
  • Laurent Soudarin
    • 8
  1. 1.Direction TechniqueInstitute Géographique NationalSaint-MandéFrance
  2. 2.Jet Propulsion LaboratoryPasadenaUSA
  3. 3.Centre National d’Etudes SpatialesToulouse Cedex 9France
  4. 4.Observatoire de ParisParisFrance
  5. 5.Institute Géographique NationalMarne-la-ValléeFrance
  6. 6.Laboratory for Terrestrial PhysicsNASA Goddard Space Flight Center Code 920GreenbeltUSA
  7. 7.CSRThe Univ. of Texas at AustinAustinUSA
  8. 8.CLSRamonville CedexFrance

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