Modified Kernels in Spectral Geoid Determination: First Results from Western Australia

  • W. E. Featherstone
  • M. G. Sideris
Part of the International Association of Geodesy Symposia book series (IAG SYMPOSIA, volume 119)


The deterministic kernel modifications proposed by Wong and Gore (1969), Meissl (1971), and Vanicek and Kleusberg (1987) have been used in the one-dimensional fast Fourier transform (1D-FFT) implementation of Stokes’s integral. Geoid results over Western Australia are compared with Global Positioning System and Australian Height Datum data to illustrate improvements made upon the spherical Stokes kernel.


Global Position System Gravity Anomaly Truncation Error Geoid Height Geoid Determination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. E. Featherstone
    • 1
  • M. G. Sideris
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Spatial SciencesCurtin University of TechnologyPerthAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Geomatics EngineeringThe University of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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