Detail publikace

An Experimental Accuracy Assessment of the Disturbing Gravity Potential and its First and Higher order Derivatives

SIMEK, J., MACHOTKA, R., KOSTELECKY, J., NOVAK, P.

Originální název

An Experimental Accuracy Assessment of the Disturbing Gravity Potential and its First and Higher order Derivatives

Český název

An Experimental Accuracy Assessment of the Disturbing Gravity Potential and its First and Higher order Derivatives

Typ

abstrakt

Jazyk

cs

Originální abstrakt

The disturbing gravity potential and its derivatives play an important role in geodesy as characteristics of the Earth0s gravity field but they can also significantly contribute to structural interpretations of geodynamic phenomena. Nowadays, the determination of the disturbing gravity potential benefits from high degree/order harmonic expansions of Earth gravitational models (EGMs)as well as from combination of GNSS and spirit levelling measurements while its derivatives can be determined either from EGMs or from precise terrestrial gravity or astronomical measurements. For many subsequent interpretations their accuracy is the crucial issue. Contrary to GNSS, levelling and, in spite of certain technological advances, astronomical observations are still somewhat awkward and time-consuming observation techniques. Therefore, a question arises about an optimal combination of different observables to get a sufficient number and satisfactory quality of required characteristics. Using an extremely detailed anomalous gravity field description for a small „laboratory“ test area, the Earth Gravitational Model 2008 (EGM08) complete up to the degree/order 2160/2160 (selected degrees up to 2190) and taking a large number of directly observed pairs of natural (astronomical) coordinates along with GNSS/levelling height anomalies as a reference, the accuracy of gravimetric height anomalies and height anomaly differences and of deflections of the vertical is investigated by means of different numerical experiments. Investigations towards near-field and far-field contributions of the terrestrial gravity data are concluded by reflections on optimal spatial distribution of observed deflections of the vertical.

Český abstrakt

The disturbing gravity potential and its derivatives play an important role in geodesy as characteristics of the Earth0s gravity field but they can also significantly contribute to structural interpretations of geodynamic phenomena. Nowadays, the determination of the disturbing gravity potential benefits from high degree/order harmonic expansions of Earth gravitational models (EGMs)as well as from combination of GNSS and spirit levelling measurements while its derivatives can be determined either from EGMs or from precise terrestrial gravity or astronomical measurements. For many subsequent interpretations their accuracy is the crucial issue. Contrary to GNSS, levelling and, in spite of certain technological advances, astronomical observations are still somewhat awkward and time-consuming observation techniques. Therefore, a question arises about an optimal combination of different observables to get a sufficient number and satisfactory quality of required characteristics. Using an extremely detailed anomalous gravity field description for a small „laboratory“ test area, the Earth Gravitational Model 2008 (EGM08) complete up to the degree/order 2160/2160 (selected degrees up to 2190) and taking a large number of directly observed pairs of natural (astronomical) coordinates along with GNSS/levelling height anomalies as a reference, the accuracy of gravimetric height anomalies and height anomaly differences and of deflections of the vertical is investigated by means of different numerical experiments. Investigations towards near-field and far-field contributions of the terrestrial gravity data are concluded by reflections on optimal spatial distribution of observed deflections of the vertical.

Klíčová slova

gravity field, astronomical positioning

Vydáno

22.04.2011

Místo

EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria

Strany od

1

Strany do

1

Strany počet

1

URL

BibTex


@misc{BUT97404,
  author="Radovan {Machotka}",
  title="An Experimental Accuracy Assessment of the Disturbing Gravity Potential and its First and Higher order Derivatives",
  annote="The disturbing gravity potential and its derivatives play an important role in geodesy as characteristics of the
Earth0s gravity field but they can also significantly contribute to structural interpretations of geodynamic phenomena.
Nowadays, the determination of the disturbing gravity potential benefits from high degree/order harmonic
expansions of Earth gravitational models (EGMs)as well as from combination of GNSS and spirit levelling measurements
while its derivatives can be determined either from EGMs or from precise terrestrial gravity or astronomical
measurements. For many subsequent interpretations their accuracy is the crucial issue. Contrary to GNSS,
levelling and, in spite of certain technological advances, astronomical observations are still somewhat awkward
and time-consuming observation techniques. Therefore, a question arises about an optimal combination of different
observables to get a sufficient number and satisfactory quality of required characteristics. Using an extremely
detailed anomalous gravity field description for a small „laboratory“ test area, the Earth Gravitational Model 2008
(EGM08) complete up to the degree/order 2160/2160 (selected degrees up to 2190) and taking a large number
of directly observed pairs of natural (astronomical) coordinates along with GNSS/levelling height anomalies as a
reference, the accuracy of gravimetric height anomalies and height anomaly differences and of deflections of the
vertical is investigated by means of different numerical experiments. Investigations towards near-field and far-field
contributions of the terrestrial gravity data are concluded by reflections on optimal spatial distribution of observed
deflections of the vertical.",
  booktitle="Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 13,",
  chapter="97404",
  year="2011",
  month="april",
  pages="1--1",
  type="abstract"
}