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A BVP Approach to the Reduction of Spaceborne GPS and Accelerometric Observations

  • M. Bassanino
  • F. Migliaccio
  • F. Sacerdote
Conference paper
Part of the International Association of Geodesy Symposia book series (IAG SYMPOSIA, volume 110)

Abstract

The idea of using a combination of GPS and accelerometric spaceborne observations, to produce a set of estimated vector gravity disturbances along the orbit, has been recently proposed. These data could be block averaged and used as input for an overdetermined BVP to find global gravity models. In this paper the theory is reviewed and relevant simulations are presented.

Keywords

Gravity Field Harmonic Component Polar Orbit Orthogonal Acceleration Global Gravity Model 
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References

  1. Colombo, O.L. (1981) Numerical Methods for Harmonic Analysis on the Sphere, OSU Rep. 310.Google Scholar
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  4. Sanso, F. (1991) An Approach to the Reduction of GPS and Accelerometric Measurements, submitted to Man. Geod.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Bassanino
    • 1
  • F. Migliaccio
    • 1
  • F. Sacerdote
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento I.I.A.RPolitecnico di MilanoItaly

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