1st Joint Commission 2 and IGFS Meeting
International Symposium on
Gravity, Geoid and Height Systems 2016

September 19-23, 2016
Thessaloniki, Greece

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Opening - Welcome by LOC, Com. 2, IGFS, GGOS

08:30 - 10:00
08:30Welcome by the LOCGeorge S. Vergos
08:45Welcome by the Vice Rector of the AUTHProf. Nikolaos Ch. Varsakelis
Welcome by the Dean of the Faculty of EngineeringProf. Konstantinos-Evaggelos Katsampalos
Welcome by the Head of RSE/AUTHProf. Dimitrios Tsoulis
09:15Welcome and opening by IAG Commission 2 President Roland Pail
09:30Welcome and opening by IGFS PresidentRiccardo Barzaghi
09:45Welcome and opening by GGOS Focus Area 1Laura Sanchez

Coffee Break

10:00 - 10:30

Session 1 - Data processing strategies in satellite gravimetry

Chairs: Thomas Gruber- David Wiese 10:30 - 12:00
TimeTitleAuthors
10:30Insights into the ITSG-Grace2016 processingTorsten Mayer-Gürr, Beate Klinger, Andreas Kvas, Norbert Zehentner, Matthias Ellmer and Saniya Behzadpour
10:45Re-assessment of GRACE sensor observation models and impact on gravity field parameter estimationJakob Flury, Santoshkumar Burla, Sujata Goswami, Henry Wegener and Saniya Behzadpour
11:00The new GRACE AOD1B Product Release 06: Product Details and Initial ValidationHenryk Dobslaw, Inga Bergmann-Wolf, Lea Poropat and Frank Flechtner
11:15European Gravity Service for Improved Emergency Management – Status and Project HighlightsAdrian Jäggi, Ulrich Meyer, Yoomin Jean, Andreja Susnik, Rolf Dach, Matthias Weigelt, Tonie van Dam, Zhao Li, Qiang Chen, Frank Flechtner, Christian Gruber, Lea Poropat, Andreas Güntner, Ben Gouweleeuw, Torsten Mayer-Gürr, Andreas Kvas, Beate Klinger, Sandro Martinis, Hendrik Zwenzer, Sean Bruinsma, Jean-Michele Lemoine, Richard Biancale, Jakob Flury, Tamara Bandikova, Stephane Bourgogne, Holger Steffen, Joao de Teixeira Da Encarnacao and Martin Horwath
11:30Combination on normal equation level of monthly GRACE GPS- and SWARM gravity fieldsUlrich Meyer, Christoph Dahle, Daniel Arnold and Adrian Jäggi
11:45Detecting large-scale landslide and earthquake mass transfer using the next generation of gravity missions: simulations and case studiesAthina Peidou and Georgia Fotopoulos

Lunch Break

12:00 - 14:00

Session 1 - Future gravity field mission concepts and performance

Chairs: Thomas Gruber- David Wiese 14:00 - 16:00
TimeTitleAuthors
14:00Earth Mass Transport Mission 2 – Proposal For An Earth Explorer 9 MissionThomas Gruber and Isabelle Panet
14:15Assessing Mass Transport in the Earth System with the Next Generation Gravity Mission ConceptLuca Massotti, Roger Haagmans, Christian Siemes and Pierluigi Silvestrin
14:30Scoping requirements for the measurement of non-conservative forces for next generation gravity field missionsDavid Wiese, Srinivas Bettadpur and Michael Watkins
14:45Ocean tide aliasing in spaceborne gravimetry: a data-driven determination of the tidal alias spectrumWei Liu, Nico Sneeuw, Siavash Iran Pour, Weiping Jiang, Mohammad Tourian and Tilo Reubelt
15:00Mitigation of temporal aliasing effects in the context of a next generation gravity missionIlias Daras, Markus Hauk, Roland Pail and Anna Purkauser
15:15Gravity field recovery and treatment of temporal aliasing in the framework of a Geodesy and Time Reference in Space (GETRIS)Markus Hauk, Anja Schlicht, Roland Pail and Michael Murböck
15:30A first performance assessment of two new concepts of satellite gravitational gradiometersKarim Douch, Hu Wu, Akbar Shabanloui, Phillip Brieden, Jürgen Müller and Gerhard Heinzel
15:45Ultrasensitive Ultra Cold Atom Gradiometer, from capability demonstrations in laboratory to space missionsSébastien Merlet, Mehdi Langlois, Azer Trimeche, Carlos Garrido Alzar and Franck Pereira Dos Santos

Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:30

Short orals of poster presentations

16:30 - 18:00
TimeTitleAuthors
16:30Validation of time-variable gravity field products with globally distributed in situ ocean bottom pressure observations (OB04-01) Lea Poropat, Inga Bergmann-Wolf, Henryk Dobslaw and Frank Flechtner
Regional temporal gravity field variations from GRACE products with a special look on to Turkey (OB04-02) Nevin Betul Avsar, Bihter Erol and Senol Hakan Kutoglu
Computation and assessment of the fifth release of the GOCE-only space-wise solution (OB04-03) Andrea Gatti, Mirko Reguzzoni, Federica Migliaccio and Fernando Sansò
Quality assessment of GOCE gradients by in-orbit comparison (OB04-04) Phillip Brieden and Jürgen Müller
GOCE User Toolbox and Tutorial (OB04-05) Per Knudsen
16:45Analyses of GOCE Accelerometer Data During Geomagnetically Active Days (OB04-07) E. Sinem Ince, Spiros Pagiatakis, Oleg Martynenko, Victor Fomichev, Anja Schlicht and Rune Floberghagen
Data analysis of GOCE sensors in different frequency bands (OB04-08) Elisabeth Reußner, Anja Schlicht and Peter Schack
Interpretation of Level 2 GOCE SGG data over limited geographical regions: a case study for Greece (OB04-09) Christos Moukoulis and Dimitrios Tsoulis
Spectral, spatial and in-orbit validation procedures for current satellite-only and combined gravity field models (OB04-10) Dimitrios Tsoulis, Konstantinos Patlakis and Thomas Papanikolaou
GRACE Follow-On Ranging Instrument Analysis (Microwave and Laser Interferometry) (OB04-11)Santoshkumar Burla, Henry Wegener, Jakob Flury and Gerhard Heinzel
17:00GRACE Follow-On mock data challenge project (OB04-13)Neda Darbeheshti, Vitali Mueller, Henry Wegener, Jakob Flury and Majid Naeimi
Gravity Field Error Assessment for the Cartwheel Formation via the Semi-Analytical Approach (OB04-14)Huishu Li, Markus Antoni, Tilo Reubelt, Nico Sneeuw, Min Zhong and Zebing Zhou
Co-estimation of ocean tide parameters in the context of a next generation gravity field mission (OB04-15) Markus Hauk, Ilias Daras, Roland Pail and Michael Murböck
Measuring the Earth's Gravity Field with Cold Atom Interferometers (OB04-17) Olivier Carraz, Christian Siemes, Luca Massotti, Roger Haagmans and Pierluigi Silvestrin
The IfE global gravity field model from GOCE-only observations (OB04-19) Hu Wu, Jürgen Müller and Phillip Brieden
17:15The 1 arc-min resolution Earth2014 global topography model (OB04-20) Christian Hirt and Moritz Rexer
Examination of approximation errors caused by Rock-Equivalent Topography (RET) for the topographic gravitational potential and its first and second derivatives. (OB04-21) Michael Kuhn and Christian Hirt
Spectral and Spatial Assessment of recent Satellite-based Gravity Field Models (OB04-22) Konstantinos Patlakis and Dimitrios Tsoulis
Rigorous evaluation of satellite-only gravitational models (OB04-25) Michael Sheng, Petr Vanicek, Robert Kingdon and Ismael Foroughi
Wavelet Analysis and Reconstruction of GOCE/GRACE Geopotential Models Using GPS/leveling Data in Turkey (OB04-26) Serdar Erol, Bihter Erol and Mustafa Serkan Işık
17:30Setting data acquisition priorities for fused gravity-field models (OB04-27) Dimitrios Bolkas, Georgia Fotopoulos and Alexander Braun
Comparison of methods for high-degree spherical harmonic analysis of a function given on a spheroid (OB04-28) Sten Claessens
Optimal Geoid Modelling to determine the Mean Ocean Circulation – Project Overview and early Results (OB04-31) Thomas Fecher, Per Knudsen, Srinivas Bettadpur, Thomas Gruber, Nikolai Maximenko, Nadege Pie, Frank Siegismund and Detlef Stammer
Mediterranean gravity field from the recent Satellite altimetry using Least Square collocation : analysis of analytical covariance functions (OB04-32) Adili Abulaitijiang, Ole Baltazar Andersen and Per Knudsen
Investigation of Tectonic Elements in Western Anatolia Using EIGEN-6C4 gravity field model (OB04-33) Fikret Dogru, Oya Pamukcu, Hasan Yildiz, Tolga Gonenc and Mehmet Simav
Detection an analysis of SLR station measurement biases (OB04-34) Franck Reinquin, Sean Bruinsma and Alexandre Couhert

Poster Sessions 1, 2, 3

18:00 - 19:30

Conference Welcome Reception

19:30 - 22:00

Poster Session 1, 2, 3

18:00 - 19:30
Poster NumberTitleAuthors
OB04-01Validation of time-variable gravity field products with globally distributed in situ ocean bottom pressure observations Lea Poropat, Inga Bergmann-Wolf, Henryk Dobslaw and Frank Flechtner
OB04-02Regional temporal gravity field variations from GRACE products with a special look on to TurkeyNevin Betul Avsar, Bihter Erol and Senol Hakan Kutoglu
OB04-03Computation and assessment of the fifth release of the GOCE-only space-wise solutionAndrea Gatti, Mirko Reguzzoni, Federica Migliaccio and Fernando Sansò
OB04-04Quality assessment of GOCE gradients by in-orbit comparison Phillip Brieden and Jürgen Müller
OB04-05GOCE User Toolbox and TutorialPer Knudsen
OB04-07Analyses of GOCE Accelerometer Data During Geomagnetically Active Days E. Sinem Ince, Spiros Pagiatakis, Oleg Martynenko, Victor Fomichev, Anja Schlicht and Rune Floberghagen
OB04-08Data analysis of GOCE sensors in different frequency bandsElisabeth Reußner, Anja Schlicht and Peter Schack
OB04-09Interpretation of Level 2 GOCE SGG data over limited geographical regions: a case study for Greece Christos Moukoulis and Dimitrios Tsoulis
OB04-10Spectral, spatial and in-orbit validation procedures for current satellite-only and combined gravity field modelsDimitrios Tsoulis, Konstantinos Patlakis and Thomas Papanikolaou
OB04-11GRACE Follow-On Ranging Instrument Analysis (Microwave and Laser Interferometry)Santoshkumar Burla, Henry Wegener, Jakob Flury and Gerhard Heinzel
OB04-13GRACE Follow-On mock data challenge projectNeda Darbeheshti, Vitali Mueller, Henry Wegener, Jakob Flury and Majid Naeimi
OB04-14Gravity Field Error Assessment for the Cartwheel Formation via the Semi-Analytical ApproachHuishu Li, Markus Antoni, Tilo Reubelt, Nico Sneeuw, Min Zhong and Zebing Zhou
OB04-15Co-estimation of ocean tide parameters in the context of a next generation gravity field mission Markus Hauk, Ilias Daras, Roland Pail and Michael Murböck
OB04-17Measuring the Earth's Gravity Field with Cold Atom Interferometers Olivier Carraz, Christian Siemes, Luca Massotti, Roger Haagmans and Pierluigi Silvestrin
OB04-19The IfE global gravity field model from GOCE-only observations Hu Wu, Jürgen Müller and Phillip Brieden
OB04-20The 1 arc-min resolution Earth2014 global topography modelChristian Hirt and Moritz Rexer
OB04-21Examination of approximation errors caused by Rock-Equivalent Topography (RET) for the topographic gravitational potential and its first and second derivatives. Michael Kuhn and Christian Hirt
OB04-22Spectral and Spatial Assessment of recent Satellite-based Gravity Field Models Konstantinos Patlakis and Dimitrios Tsoulis
OB04-25Rigorous evaluation of satellite-only gravitational models Michael Sheng, Petr Vanicek, Robert Kingdon and Ismael Foroughi
OB04-26Wavelet Analysis and Reconstruction of GOCE/GRACE Geopotential Models Using GPS/leveling Data in Turkey Serdar Erol, Bihter Erol and Mustafa Serkan Işık
OB04-27Setting data acquisition priorities for fused gravity-field models Dimitrios Bolkas, Georgia Fotopoulos and Alexander Braun
OB04-28Comparison of methods for high-degree spherical harmonic analysis of a function given on a spheroid Sten Claessens
OB04-31Optimal Geoid Modelling to determine the Mean Ocean Circulation – Project Overview and early Results Thomas Fecher, Per Knudsen, Srinivas Bettadpur, Thomas Gruber, Nikolai Maximenko, Nadege Pie, Frank Siegismund and Detlef Stammer
OB04-32Mediterranean gravity field from the recent Satellite altimetry using Least Square collocation : analysis of analytical covariance functions Adili Abulaitijiang, Ole Baltazar Andersen and Per Knudsen
OB04-33Investigation of Tectonic Elements in Western Anatolia Using EIGEN-6C4 gravity field model Fikret Dogru, Oya Pamukcu, Hasan Yildiz, Tolga Gonenc and Mehmet Simav
OB04-34Detection an analysis of SLR station measurement biases Franck Reinquin, Sean Bruinsma and Alexandre Couhert
OB08-01Evaluation and improvement of the most recent geopotential models in the south-west of Tierra del FuegoMaria Eugenia Gomez, Raul Perdomo and Daniel Del Cogliano
OB08-02Local geoid determination using RBF method and GPS/gravity data: a case study in ShenZhen(China)Chanfang Shu and Zhuoran Ji
OB08-03An improved geoid model for Algeria as support to geodynamical applicationsBenahmed Daho Sid Ahmed and Ghougali Maamar
OB08-04Quality Test of Interpolation Methods on Different Topography Regions, Trabzon And Gümüşhane (Turkey), for Geoid Heights ModellingEmine Tanır Kayıkçı and Özge Karaaslan
OB08-05MAP-LAB: A MATLAB Graphical User Interface for generating maps for geodetic and oceanographic applicationsDimitrios Piretzidis and Michael Sideris
OB08-06Triangles, squares and rings: computation of terrain correction close to ground stationsMartina Capponi and Daniele Sampietro
OB08-07Regional quasi-geoid modelling beyond remove-compute-restoreRoland Klees, Cornelis Slobbe and Hassan Hashemi Farahani
OB08-08Self-organizing Maps (SOM) applied to prediction of free air anomalies obtained by aero and terrestrial gravityAna Cristina Oliveira Cancoro de Matos, Denizar Blitzkow, Cleyton de Carvalho Carneiro, Stephen Fraser, Ilce de Oliveira Campos and Gabriel Do Nascimento Guimaraes
OB08-09Hybrid Geoid Models in Brazil: Development and EvaluationDaniel Arana, Paulo De Oliveira Camargo and Gabriel Do Nascimento Guimarães
OB08-10Multi - parametric evaluation of Back Propagation Artificial Neural Network in the Geoid Undulations determinationGeorge Pantazis
OB08-11Enrichment of EGM08 by using the precise local geoid of the Nisyros volcanic island in GreeceEvangelia Lambrou
OB08-12Evaluation of the African Gravity Database AFRGDB_V1.0Hussein Abd-Elmotaal, Kurt Seitz, Norbert Kühtreiber and Bernhard Heck
OB08-13Effect of DHM resolution on gravity reduction and geoid determination: case study for EgyptHussein Abd-Elmotaal, Atef Makhloof and Mostafa Ashry
OB08-14Local gravimetric geoid model in the city of Porto Alegre, BrazilElen De Lima, Sergio Florencio de Souza and Roosevelt De Lara Jr
OB08-15The effect of noise on geoid heights in Stokes-Helmert methodYosra Afrasteh, Abdolreza Safari, Ismael Foroughi, Michael Sheng and Robert William Kingdon
OB08-16RTM calculation from a high resolution DSMRoosevelt De Lara Jr and Sergio F. De Souza
OB08-17Combination of gravity datasets for geoid computation in New ZealandRachelle Winefield and Euan Smith
OB08-18Gravity terrain corrections in improvement of (quasi)geoid computation over test area in BulgariaLyubka Pashova and Stanislava Valcheva
OB08-19Spherical gravitational curvature boundary-value problemMichal Šprlák and Pavel Novák
OB08-20Accuracy of regional geoid modelling with GOCEChristian Gerlach and Vegard Ophaug
OB08-21Refined computation strategies for the new German Combined Quasigeoid GCG2016Joachim Schwabe, Gunter Liebsch and Uwe Schirmer
OB08-22A new European Gravimetric (Quasi)Geoid EGG2015Heiner Denker
OB08-23RuDTM2014: New digital terrain model for Russia and its effect on the prediction of mean gravity anomaliesIlya Oshchepkov
OB08-24An Investigation on the Improvement of Regional Geoid Model in Turkey with Contribution of Methodology and Recent Satellite Missions DataMustafa Serkan Işık, Elmas Sinem İnce and Bihter Erol
OB08-25Comparison of various methods for modeling gravitational effects of the topographyMiao Lin and Heiner Denker
OB08-26Towards a repository of available worldwide data used in physical geodesy- PGrepMatej Varga, Marijan Grgić, Olga Bjelotomić and Tomislav Bašić
OB08-27Analysis of the GRAV-D airborne gravity data for geoid modellingJianliang Huang, Detang Zhong, Simon A. Holmes, Xiaopeng Li, John W. Crowley, Marc Véronneau, Yanming Wang and Rene Forsberg
OB08-28Modification of ellipsoidal coordinates and successive approximations in the solution of the linear gravimetric boundary value problemPetr Holota and Otakar Nesvadba
OB08-29Adapting a regional geoid model to national geodetic infrastructure and conventionsTõnis Oja, Silja Märdla, Artu Ellmann and Andres Rüdja
OB08-30Effect of Victoria Lake on Gravity Reduction and Geoid Determination in AfricaHussein Abd-Elmotaal, Atef Makhloof, Ayman Hassan and Mostafa Ashry
OB08-31The African 3" x 3" DHMHussein Abd-Elmotaal, Atef Makhloof, Mostafa Abd-Elbaky and Mostafa Ashry
OB08-32Residual terrain model and its application for testing of gravity field modelsZuzana Ďuríčková, Juraj Janák, Juraj Papčo and Pavol Zahorec
OB08-33Investigation of the contribution of topographic effects on regional geoid modeling within the Geomed2 projectRiccardo Barzaghi, Georgios Vergos, Alberta Albertella, Daniela Carrion, Noemi Emanuela Cazzaniga, Ilias N. Tziavos, Vassilios Grigoriadis, Dimitrios Natsiopoulos, Sean Bruinsma, Sylvain Bonvalot, Lucia Seoane, Franck Reinquin, Marie-Françoise Lequentrec-Lalancette, Corinne Salaun, Pascal Bonnefond, Per Knudsen, Ole Baltazar Andersen, Mehmet Simav, Hasan Yildiz, Tomislav Basic, Matej Varga, Olga Bjelotomic and Antonio J. Gil
OB08-34Development of a precise hybrid geoid model in KoreaDong-Ha Lee, Yoon-Mo Sung, Hyung-Soo Kim, Seong-Chan Kang and He Huang
OB08-35Characteristics of the regional geoid model GGM-CA-2015David Avalos, Peter Vanicek, Marcelo Santos and Jianliang Huang

Splinter Meetings

  • 12.00 – 14.00

Commission 2: Steering Committee meeting – Roland Pail

Tuesday - 20/09/2016

Session 2 - Model Development

Chairs: Nikolaos Pavlis - Shuanggen Jin 08:30 - 10:00
TimeTitleAuthors
08:30Benefit of GOCE gravity gradients at the lowered orbit on the global gravity field modelHu Wu, Jürgen Müller and Phillip Brieden
08:45The Experimental Gravity Field Model XGM2016Roland Pail, Thomas Fecher, Daniel Barnes, John K. Factor, Simon A. Holmes, Thomas Gruber and Philipp Zingerle
09:00Earth Gravitational Model 2020Daniel Barnes, John Factor, Simon Holmes, Sarah Ingalls, Manny Presicci, James Beale
09:15A framework for layer-based spectral forward-modelling of Earth’s gravitational field with respect to a reference sphere or a reference ellipsoidMoritz Rexer, Christian Hirt and Sten Claessens
09:30Characterisation of the gravity field generated by a degree-2160 topography modelElisabeth Reußner, Christian Hirt, Moritz Rexer and Michael Kuhn
09:45Isostatic global gravity fields for geodetic and geophysical applicationsPavel Novak, Robert Tenzer, Mohammad Bagherbandi, Wenjin Chen and Lars Sjöberg

Coffee Break

10:00 - 10:30

Session 2 - Computational Methods

Chairs: Nikolaos Pavlis - Shuanggen Jin 10:30 - 12:00
TimeTitleAuthors
10:30Adaptive filtering of satellite gravity gradiometry data for global gravity field modelingDimitrios Piretzidis and Michael Sideris
10:45Implementation and Comparison of different Computational Methods for Very-High Degree Spherical Harmonic SeriesKonstantinos Patlakis and Dimitrios Tsoulis
11:00High-resolution combined global gravity field modelling: Solving large kite systems using distributed computational algorithmsPhilipp Zingerle, Thomas Fecher, Roland Pail and Thomas Gruber
11:15High-resolution modelling of the altimetry-derived gravity data using FVMRobert Čunderlík, Marek Macák, Zuzana Minarechová and Karol Mikula
11:302D Fourier series representation of gravity quantities on the sphereKhosro Ghobadi-Far, Mohammad Sharifi and Nico Sneeuw
11:45Fast and accurate evaluation of gravimetric quantities at scattered points in spaceKamen Ivanov and Pencho Petrushev

Lunch Break

12:00 - 14:00

Session 2 - Current and Future Data

Chairs: Nikolaos Pavlis - Shuanggen Jin 14:00 - 15:00
TimeTitleAuthors
14:00Airborne geophysical survey of the GOCE polar gap in AntarcticaRene Forsberg, Arne Olesen, Tom Jordan, Fausto Ferracioli and Kenichi Matsuoka
14:15Deriving and evaluating the DTU15 Global high resolution marine gravity fieldOle Baltazar Andersen and Per Knudsen
14:30New concepts for Earth observation based on quantum optics and relativityJürgen Müller and Jakob Flury
14:45Determination of the gravitational potential at GOCE-type satellite position via ground datum stations using ultra-high precise frequency signal transmissionZiyu Shen and Wenbin Shen

Session 4 - Absolute and relative gravimetry: observations and methods

Chairs: Leonid Vituskin - Jakob Flury 15:00 - 16:00
TimeTitleAuthors
15:00Continuous absolute g monitoring of the mobile LNE-SYRTE Cold Atom Gravimeter - a new tool to calibrate superconducting gravimeter -Sébastien Merlet, Pierre Gillot, Bing Cheng and Franck Pereira Dos Santos
15:15The new Absolute Quantum Gravimeter (AQG): first results and perspectivesSylvain Bonvalot, Nicolas Le Moigne, Germinal Gabalda, Sébastien Merlet, Bruno Desruelle, Jean Lautier-Gaud, Vincent Menoret and Pierre Vermeulen
15:30Development of quantum clocks and quantum sensors for geophysics applicationsYeshpal Singh
15:45Has the problem of tilt susceptibility of the Scintrex CG-5 gravimeter been solved ?Rene Reudink, Puck Flikweert and Roland Klees

Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:30

Short orals of poster presentations

16:30 - 18:00
TimeTitleAuthors
16:30Evaluation and improvement of the most recent geopotential models in the south-west of Tierra del Fuego (OB08-01)Maria Eugenia Gomez, Raul Perdomo and Daniel Del Cogliano
Local geoid determination using RBF method and GPS/gravity data: a case study in ShenZhen(China) (OB08-02)Chanfang Shu and Zhuoran Ji
Quality Test of Interpolation Methods on Different Topography Regions, Trabzon And Gümüşhane (Turkey), for Geoid Heights Modelling (OB08-04)Emine Tanır Kayıkçı and Özge Karaaslan
MAP-LAB: A MATLAB Graphical User Interface for generating maps for geodetic and oceanographic applications (OB08-05)Dimitrios Piretzidis and Michael Sideris
Triangles, squares and rings: computation of terrain correction close to ground stations (OB08-06)Martina Capponi and Daniele Sampietro
16:45Regional quasi-geoid modelling beyond remove-compute-restore (OB08-07)Roland Klees, Cornelis Slobbe and Hassan Hashemi Farahani
Self-organizing Maps (SOM) applied to prediction of free air anomalies obtained by aero and terrestrial gravity (OB08-08)Ana Cristina Oliveira Cancoro de Matos, Denizar Blitzkow, Cleyton de Carvalho Carneiro, Stephen Fraser, Ilce de Oliveira Campos and Gabriel Do Nascimento Guimaraes
Hybrid Geoid Models in Brazil: Development and Evaluation (OB08-09)Daniel Arana, Paulo De Oliveira Camargo and Gabriel Do Nascimento Guimarães
Multi - parametric evaluation of Back Propagation Artificial Neural Network in Geoid Undulations determination modeling (OB08-10)George Pantazis
Precise height definition of Nisyros island in Greece (OB08-11)Evangelia Lambrou
Evaluation of the African Gravity Database AFRGDB_V1.0 (OB08-12)Hussein Abd-Elmotaal, Kurt Seitz, Norbert Kühtreiber and Bernhard Heck
17:00Effect of DHM resolution on gravity reduction and geoid determination: case study for Egypt (OB08-13)Hussein Abd-Elmotaal, Atef Makhloof and Mostafa Ashry
Local gravimetric geoid model in the city of Porto Alegre, Brazil (OB08-14)Elen De Lima, Sergio Florencio de Souza and Roosevelt De Lara Jr
The effect of noise on geoid heights in Stokes-Helmert method (OB08-15)Yosra Afrasteh, Abdolreza Safari, Ismael Foroughi, Michael Sheng and Robert William Kingdon
RTM calculation from a high resolution DSM (OB08-16)Roosevelt De Lara Jr and Sergio F. De Souza
Combination of gravity datasets for geoid computation in New Zealand (OB08-17)Rachelle Winefield and Euan Smith
Gravity terrain corrections in improvement of (quasi)geoid computation over test area in Bulgaria (OB08-18)Lyubka Pashova and Stanislava Valcheva
17:15Spherical gravitational curvature boundary-value problem (OB08-19)Michal Šprlák and Pavel Novák
Accuracy of regional geoid modelling with GOCE (OB08-20)Christian Gerlach and Vegard Ophaug
Refined computation strategies for the new German Combined Quasigeoid GCG2016 (OB08-21)Joachim Schwabe, Gunter Liebsch and Uwe Schirmer
A new European Gravimetric (Quasi)Geoid EGG2015 (OB08-22)Heiner Denker
RuDTM2014: New digital terrain model for Russia and its effect on the prediction of mean gravity anomalies (OB08-23)Ilya Oshchepkov
An Investigation on the Improvement of Regional Geoid Model in Turkey with Contribution of Methodology and Recent Satellite Missions Data (OB08-24)Mustafa Serkan Işık, Elmas Sinem İnce and Bihter Erol
17:30Comparison of various methods for modeling gravitational effects of the topography (OB08-25)Miao Lin and Heiner Denker
Towards a repository of available worldwide data used in physical geodesy- PGrep (OB08-26)Matej Varga, Marijan Grgić, Olga Bjelotomić and Tomislav Bašić
Analysis of the GRAV-D airborne gravity data for geoid modelling (OB08-27)Jianliang Huang, Detang Zhong, Simon A. Holmes, Xiaopeng Li, John W. Crowley, Marc Véronneau, Yanming Wang and Rene Forsberg
Modification of ellipsoidal coordinates and successive approximations in the solution of the linear gravimetric boundary value problem (OB08-28)Petr Holota and Otakar Nesvadba
Adapting a regional geoid model to national geodetic infrastructure and conventions (OB08-29)Tõnis Oja, Silja Märdla, Artu Ellmann and Andres Rüdja
Effect of Victoria Lake on Gravity Reduction and Geoid Determination in Africa (OB08-30)Hussein Abd-Elmotaal, Atef Makhloof, Ayman Hassan and Mostafa Ashry
17:45The African 3" x 3" DHM (OB08-31)Hussein Abd-Elmotaal, Atef Makhloof, Mostafa Abd-Elbaky and Mostafa Ashry
Residual terrain model and its application for testing of gravity field models (OB08-32)Zuzana Ďuríčková, Juraj Janák, Juraj Papčo and Pavol Zahorec
Investigation of the contribution of topographic effects on regional geoid modeling within the Geomed2 project (OB08-33)Riccardo Barzaghi, Georgios Vergos, Alberta Albertella, Daniela Carrion, Noemi Emanuela Cazzaniga, Ilias N. Tziavos, Vassilios Grigoriadis, Dimitrios Natsiopoulos, Sean Bruinsma, Sylvain Bonvalot, Lucia Seoane, Franck Reinquin, Marie-Françoise Lequentrec-Lalancette, Corinne Salaun, Pascal Bonnefond, Per Knudsen, Ole Baltazar Andersen, Mehmet Simav, Hasan Yildiz, Tomislav Basic, Matej Varga, Olga Bjelotomic and Antonio J. Gil
Development of a precise hybrid geoid model in Korea (OB08-34)Dong-Ha Lee, Yoon-Mo Sung, Hyung-Soo Kim, Seong-Chan Kang and He Huang
Characteristics of the regional geoid model GGM-CA-2015 (OB08-35)David Avalos, Peter Vanicek, Marcelo Santos and Jianliang Huang

Poster Sessions 1, 2, 3

18:00 - 20:00

Poster Session 1, 2, 3

18:00 - 20:00
Poster NumberTitleAuthors
OB04-01Validation of time-variable gravity field products with globally distributed in situ ocean bottom pressure observations Lea Poropat, Inga Bergmann-Wolf, Henryk Dobslaw and Frank Flechtner
OB04-02Regional temporal gravity field variations from GRACE products with a special look on to TurkeyNevin Betul Avsar, Bihter Erol and Senol Hakan Kutoglu
OB04-03Computation and assessment of the fifth release of the GOCE-only space-wise solutionAndrea Gatti, Mirko Reguzzoni, Federica Migliaccio and Fernando Sansò
OB04-04Quality assessment of GOCE gradients by in-orbit comparison Phillip Brieden and Jürgen Müller
OB04-05GOCE User Toolbox and TutorialPer Knudsen
OB04-07Analyses of GOCE Accelerometer Data During Geomagnetically Active Days E. Sinem Ince, Spiros Pagiatakis, Oleg Martynenko, Victor Fomichev, Anja Schlicht and Rune Floberghagen
OB04-08Data analysis of GOCE sensors in different frequency bandsElisabeth Reußner, Anja Schlicht and Peter Schack
OB04-09Interpretation of Level 2 GOCE SGG data over limited geographical regions: a case study for Greece Christos Moukoulis and Dimitrios Tsoulis
OB04-10Spectral, spatial and in-orbit validation procedures for current satellite-only and combined gravity field modelsDimitrios Tsoulis, Konstantinos Patlakis and Thomas Papanikolaou
OB04-11GRACE Follow-On Ranging Instrument Analysis (Microwave and Laser Interferometry)Santoshkumar Burla, Henry Wegener, Jakob Flury and Gerhard Heinzel
OB04-13GRACE Follow-On mock data challenge projectNeda Darbeheshti, Vitali Mueller, Henry Wegener, Jakob Flury and Majid Naeimi
OB04-14Gravity Field Error Assessment for the Cartwheel Formation via the Semi-Analytical ApproachHuishu Li, Markus Antoni, Tilo Reubelt, Nico Sneeuw, Min Zhong and Zebing Zhou
OB04-15Co-estimation of ocean tide parameters in the context of a next generation gravity field mission Markus Hauk, Ilias Daras, Roland Pail and Michael Murböck
OB04-16Attitude Control for Future Nanosatellite Gravity Field Mission Santoshkumar Burla, Jakob Flury, Henry Wegener and Nemnja Jovanovic
OB04-17Measuring the Earth's Gravity Field with Cold Atom Interferometers Olivier Carraz, Christian Siemes, Luca Massotti, Roger Haagmans and Pierluigi Silvestrin
OB04-19The IfE global gravity field model from GOCE-only observations Hu Wu, Jürgen Müller and Phillip Brieden
OB04-20The 1 arc-min resolution Earth2014 global topography modelChristian Hirt and Moritz Rexer
OB04-21Examination of approximation errors caused by Rock-Equivalent Topography (RET) for the topographic gravitational potential and its first and second derivatives. Michael Kuhn and Christian Hirt
OB04-22Spectral and Spatial Assessment of recent Satellite-based Gravity Field Models Konstantinos Patlakis and Dimitrios Tsoulis
OB04-25Rigorous evaluation of satellite-only gravitational models Michael Sheng, Petr Vanicek, Robert Kingdon and Ismael Foroughi
OB04-26Wavelet Analysis and Reconstruction of GOCE/GRACE Geopotential Models Using GPS/leveling Data in Turkey Serdar Erol, Bihter Erol and Mustafa Serkan Işık
OB04-27Setting data acquisition priorities for fused gravity-field models Dimitrios Bolkas, Georgia Fotopoulos and Alexander Braun
OB04-28Comparison of methods for high-degree spherical harmonic analysis of a function given on a spheroid Sten Claessens
OB04-31Optimal Geoid Modelling to determine the Mean Ocean Circulation – Project Overview and early Results Thomas Fecher, Per Knudsen, Srinivas Bettadpur, Thomas Gruber, Nikolai Maximenko, Nadege Pie, Frank Siegismund and Detlef Stammer
OB04-32Mediterranean gravity field from the recent Satellite altimetry using Least Square collocation : analysis of analytical covariance functions Adili Abulaitijiang, Ole Baltazar Andersen and Per Knudsen
OB04-33Investigation of Tectonic Elements in Western Anatolia Using EIGEN-6C4 gravity field model Fikret Dogru, Oya Pamukcu, Hasan Yildiz, Tolga Gonenc and Mehmet Simav
OB04-34Detection an analysis of SLR station measurement biases Franck Reinquin, Sean Bruinsma and Alexandre Couhert
OB08-01Evaluation and improvement of the most recent geopotential models in the south-west of Tierra del FuegoMaria Eugenia Gomez, Raul Perdomo and Daniel Del Cogliano
OB08-02Local geoid determination using RBF method and GPS/gravity data: a case study in ShenZhen(China)Chanfang Shu and Zhuoran Ji
OB08-04Quality Test of Interpolation Methods on Different Topography Regions, Trabzon And Gümüşhane (Turkey), for Geoid Heights ModellingEmine Tanır Kayıkçı and Özge Karaaslan
OB08-05MAP-LAB: A MATLAB Graphical User Interface for generating maps for geodetic and oceanographic applicationsDimitrios Piretzidis and Michael Sideris
OB08-06Triangles, squares and rings: computation of terrain correction close to ground stationsMartina Capponi and Daniele Sampietro
OB08-07Regional quasi-geoid modelling beyond remove-compute-restoreRoland Klees, Cornelis Slobbe and Hassan Hashemi Farahani
OB08-08Self-organizing Maps (SOM) applied to prediction of free air anomalies obtained by aero and terrestrial gravityAna Cristina Oliveira Cancoro de Matos, Denizar Blitzkow, Cleyton de Carvalho Carneiro, Stephen Fraser, Ilce de Oliveira Campos and Gabriel Do Nascimento Guimaraes
OB08-09Hybrid Geoid Models in Brazil: Development and EvaluationDaniel Arana, Paulo De Oliveira Camargo and Gabriel Do Nascimento Guimarães
OB08-10Multi - parametric evaluation of Back Propagation Artificial Neural Network in Geoid Undulations determination modelingGeorge Pantazis
OB08-11Precise height definition of Nisyros island in GreeceEvangelia Lambrou
OB08-12Evaluation of the African Gravity Database AFRGDB_V1.0Hussein Abd-Elmotaal, Kurt Seitz, Norbert Kühtreiber and Bernhard Heck
OB08-13Effect of DHM resolution on gravity reduction and geoid determination: case study for EgyptHussein Abd-Elmotaal, Atef Makhloof and Mostafa Ashry
OB08-14Local gravimetric geoid model in the city of Porto Alegre, BrazilElen De Lima, Sergio Florencio de Souza and Roosevelt De Lara Jr
OB08-15The effect of noise on geoid heights in Stokes-Helmert methodYosra Afrasteh, Abdolreza Safari, Ismael Foroughi, Michael Sheng and Robert William Kingdon
OB08-16RTM calculation from a high resolution DSMRoosevelt De Lara Jr and Sergio F. De Souza
OB08-17Combination of gravity datasets for geoid computation in New ZealandRachelle Winefield and Euan Smith
OB08-18Gravity terrain corrections in improvement of (quasi)geoid computation over test area in BulgariaLyubka Pashova and Stanislava Valcheva
OB08-19Spherical gravitational curvature boundary-value problemMichal Šprlák and Pavel Novák
OB08-20Accuracy of regional geoid modelling with GOCEChristian Gerlach and Vegard Ophaug
OB08-21Refined computation strategies for the new German Combined Quasigeoid GCG2016Joachim Schwabe, Gunter Liebsch and Uwe Schirmer
OB08-22A new European Gravimetric (Quasi)Geoid EGG2015Heiner Denker
OB08-23RuDTM2014: New digital terrain model for Russia and its effect on the prediction of mean gravity anomaliesIlya Oshchepkov
OB08-24An Investigation on the Improvement of Regional Geoid Model in Turkey with Contribution of Methodology and Recent Satellite Missions DataMustafa Serkan Işık, Elmas Sinem İnce and Bihter Erol
OB08-25Comparison of various methods for modeling gravitational effects of the topographyMiao Lin and Heiner Denker
OB08-26Towards a repository of available worldwide data used in physical geodesy- PGrepMatej Varga, Marijan Grgić, Olga Bjelotomić and Tomislav Bašić
OB08-27Analysis of the GRAV-D airborne gravity data for geoid modellingJianliang Huang, Detang Zhong, Simon A. Holmes, Xiaopeng Li, John W. Crowley, Marc Véronneau, Yanming Wang and Rene Forsberg
OB08-28Modification of ellipsoidal coordinates and successive approximations in the solution of the linear gravimetric boundary value problemPetr Holota and Otakar Nesvadba
OB08-29Adapting a regional geoid model to national geodetic infrastructure and conventionsTõnis Oja, Silja Märdla, Artu Ellmann and Andres Rüdja
OB08-30Effect of Victoria Lake on Gravity Reduction and Geoid Determination in AfricaHussein Abd-Elmotaal, Atef Makhloof, Ayman Hassan and Mostafa Ashry
OB08-31The African 3" x 3" DHMHussein Abd-Elmotaal, Atef Makhloof, Mostafa Abd-Elbaky and Mostafa Ashry
OB08-32Residual terrain model and its application for testing of gravity field modelsZuzana Ďuríčková, Juraj Janák, Juraj Papčo and Pavol Zahorec
OB08-33Investigation of the contribution of topographic effects on regional geoid modeling within the Geomed2 projectRiccardo Barzaghi, Georgios Vergos, Alberta Albertella, Daniela Carrion, Noemi Emanuela Cazzaniga, Ilias N. Tziavos, Vassilios Grigoriadis, Dimitrios Natsiopoulos, Sean Bruinsma, Sylvain Bonvalot, Lucia Seoane, Franck Reinquin, Marie-Françoise Lequentrec-Lalancette, Corinne Salaun, Pascal Bonnefond, Per Knudsen, Ole Baltazar Andersen, Mehmet Simav, Hasan Yildiz, Tomislav Basic, Matej Varga, Olga Bjelotomic and Antonio J. Gil
OB08-34Development of a precise hybrid geoid model in KoreaDong-Ha Lee, Yoon-Mo Sung, Hyung-Soo Kim, Seong-Chan Kang and He Huang
OB08-35Characteristics of the regional geoid model GGM-CA-2015David Avalos, Peter Vanicek, Marcelo Santos and Jianliang Huang

Splinter Meetings

    • 12.00 – 13.00

IGFS meeting – Riccardo Barzaghi

    • 13.00 – 14.00

SC 2.1: Gravimetry and Gravity Networks – Leonid Vitushkin

    • 18.00 – 20.00

GGOS Committee on Satellite Missions – Jürgen Müller

    • 20.00 – 21.00

SC 2.2: Methodology for geoid and height determination – Jonas Ågren

Wednesday - 21/09/2016

Session 4 - On the ground and airborne gravimetry

Chairs: Leonid Vituskin - Jakob Flury 08:30 - 10:00
TimeTitleAuthors
08:30Airborne Gravimetry from Strapdown Inertial Navigation SystemTim Enzlberger Jensen, Arne Vestergaard Olsesen and Rene Forsberg
08:45Advances in Strapdown Airborne Gravimetry for Geodetic ApplicationsDavid Becker, Arne V. Olesen, J. Emil Nielsen, Matthias Becker and Rene Forsberg
09:00Inversion of airborne gravity data to infer bathymetry in the Mediterranean around ItalyTheresa Schaller, Franz Barthelmes and Mirko Scheinert
09:15New absolute gravity measurements in New ZealandYoichi Fukuda, Hiroshi Takiguchi, Takahito Kazama, Jun Nishijima, Sergei Gulyaev, Tim Natusch, Matt Amos, Vaughan Stagpoole and Christopher Pearson
09:30Absolute gravity changes at Polish gravimetric fundamental network and its interpretation in hydrological, hydrogeological and geodynamical and anthropogenic contextsMarcin Barlik, Andrzej Pachuta and Tomasz Olszak
09:45Gravity Calibration Baseline Between Jeddah and Taif in Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaGokhan Arslan, Mehmet Emin Ayhan, Bandar Saleh Abdulkareem Al-Muslmani, Meshal Al-Qulaity and Sultan Falah Al-Shahrani

Coffee Break

10:00 - 10:30

Session 3 - Recent Development in Theory and Modelling

Chairs: Urs Marti - Hussein Abd-Elmotaal 10:30 - 12:00
TimeTitleAuthors
10:30How to deal with the ill-conditioned noise covariance matrix of GRACE/GOCE global gravity models in regional quasi-geoid modelling?Roland Klees, Hassan Hashemi Farahani and Cornelis Slobbe
10:45Accurate least squares collocation with no empirical covariance calculationWojciech Jarmołowski
11:00Joint Bayesian estimation of local covariances and gravity field functionalsMirko Reguzzoni, Martina Capponi, Andrea Gatti, Fernando Sansò, Jan Martin Brockmann and Wolf-Dieter Schuh
11:15New modifications of stokes' integral to reduce the truncation errorLars E. Sjöberg and Mehdi S. Shafiei Joud
11:30On the downward continuation stability in dependence of the topography roughnessOtakar Nesvadba and Petr Holota
11:45Numerical solution of the oblique derivative BVP on the Earth’s surface topography using BEMRobert Čunderlík

Lunch Break

12:00 - 14:00

Session 3 - Regional and Local Geoid Modelling

Chairs: Urs Marti - Hussein Abd-Elmotaal 14:00 - 16:00
TimeTitleAuthors
14:00Gravimetric geoid model development in the Mediterranean Sea within the Geomed2 projectRiccardo Barzaghi, Georgios Vergos, Alberta Albertella, Daniela Carrion, Noemi Emanuela Cazzaniga, Ilias Tziavos, Vassilios Grigoriadis, Dimitrios Natsiopoulos, Sean Bruinsma, Sylvain Bonvalot, Lucia Seoane, Franck Reinquin, Marie-Françoise Lequentrec-Lalancette, Corinne Salaun, Pascal Bonnefond, Per Knudsen, Ole Andersen, Mehmet Simav, Hasan Yildiz, Tomislav Basic, Matej Varga, Olga Bjelotomic and Antonio J. Gil
14:15From discrete gravity survey data to a high-resolution gravity field representation in the Nordic-Baltic regionSilja Märdla, Jonas Ågren, Gabriel Strykowski, Tõnis Oja, Artu Ellmann, René Forsberg, Mirjam Bilker-Koivula, Ove Omang, Eimuntas Paršeliūnas, Ivars Liepinš, Jānis Kaminskis and Lars Erik Sjöberg
14:30GCG2016 – the new height reference surface for GermanyJoachim Schwabe, Gunter Liebsch and Uwe Schirmer
14:45The NKG2015 gravimetric geoid model for the Nordic-Baltic regionJonas Agren, Gabriel Strykowski, Mirjam Bilker-Koivula, Ove Omang, Silja Märdla, Rene Forsberg, Artu Ellmann, Tonis Oja, Ivars Liepins, Eimuntas Parseliunas, Janis Kaminskis, Lars Sjoberg and Gudmundur Valsson
15:00xGeoid16 – what’s new and the resultsSimon Holmes, Xiaopeng Li and Yan Ming Wang
15:15Regional determination of gravity disturbances by inverting satellite gravitational gradientsMartin Pitoňák, Michal Šprlák, Robert Tenzer and Pavel Novák
15:30Optimal combination of satellite and terrestrial gravity data for regional geoid determination using Stokes-Helmert’s methodIsmael Foroughi, Petr Vaníček, Pavel Novak, Robert Kingdon, Michael Sheng and Marcelo Santos
15:45Computation of the millimeter geoid with notable remark on the mandatory assumptions and limitationsOlga Bjelotomic, Danko Markovinovic and Tomislav Basic

Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:30

Short orals of poster presentations

16:30 - 18:00
TimeTitleAuthors
16:30Conceptual design for car based vector gravimetry (OB12-01)Peter Schack, Christian Ackermann, Christian Gerlach, Roland Pail and Thomas Gruber
Experiences from air- and ship-borne gravity missions (OB12-02)Franz Barthelmes, Svetozar Petrovic, Christoph Förste, Biao Lu, Gunter Liebsch and Joachim Schwabe
Initial analysis the iGrav-027 superconducting gravimeter records at Borowa Gora Geodetic-Geophysical Observatory (OB12-03)Przemyslaw Dykowski, Jan Krynski and Marcin Sekowski
First six months of Superconducting Gravimetry in Argentina (OB12-04)Claudia Tocho, Ezequiel Antokoletz and Dr.-Ing. Hartmut Wziontek
Unstable calibration factor of CG-5 relative gravimeter (OB12-05)Tõnis Oja
16:45Collection and processing of New Zealand's airborne gravity dataset (OB12-06)Jack McCubbine, Matt Amos, Rachelle Winefield, Euan Smith and Fabio Caratori Tontini
Gravimetric investigations at Vernagtferner, Austria (OB12-07)Christian Gerlach, Christian Ackermann, Reinhard Falk, Alexander Lotthammer and Andreas Reinhold
First Impressions on Updates of the AGrav Database (OB12-08)Hartmut Wziontek, Reinhard Falk and Sylvain Bonvalot
Monitoring Anthemounta’s active Fault by collocated GNSS and Gravity observations (OB12-09)Konstantinos Christodoulou, George Vergos, Dimitrios Natsiopoulos and Ilias Tziavos
Towards the re-definition of the gravity network in Mexico (OB12-10)David Avalos, Spiros Pagiatakis, Peter Vanicek, Marcelo Santos and Apolo Alvarado
17:00The geocentric sea-level rise in the Hellenic area: The synergy of tide-gauges measurements and collocated GNSS stations (OB12-11)Stylianos Bitharis, Dimitrios Ampatzidis, Christos Pikridas, Aristeidis Fotiou and Harald Schuh
Quality control of height benchmarks in Attica, Greece, combining GOCE/GRACE satellite data, global geopotential models and detailed terrain information (OB12-12)Vassilios D. Andritsanos, Orthodoxia Arabatzi, Vassilios Pagounis and Maria Tsakiri
Estimating Polish vertical datum offsets using GNSS/levelling benchmarks information and global geopotential models (OB12-13)Joanna Kuczynska-Siehien and Adam Lyszkowicz
Physical Heights Realized Through GNSS and Geopotential Models (OB12-14)Daniel Roman and Xiaopeng Li
Assessment of the Greek Vertical Datum – A case study in central Greece (OB12-15)Vassilios Grigoriadis, Evangelia Lambrou, Georgios Vergos and Ilias Tziavos
17:15Ecuadorian Vertical Datum Link to the International Height Reference System (OB12-16)José Carrión, Sílvio Correia de Freitas and Riccardo Barzaghi
Height systems in Greece and its islands – some experimental results (OB12-17)Martin Willberg, Thomas Gruber and Gergios S. Vergos
Computing the elevations/normal heights of the Bulgarian highest mountain peaks in EVRS, realization 2007 (OB12-18)Stanislava Valcheva and Lyubka Pashova
Gravity field modelling with regard to optical clock comparisons (OB12-19)Heiner Denker, Ludger Timmen and Christian Voigt
Tide Gauge Wavelet Multi-resolution Analysis for Mean Sea Level Determination and Vertical Datum Definition of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) (OB12-20)Rossen Grebenitcharsky, Ghokan Arslan, Uthman Al-Rubaia and Othman Al-Kherayef
17:30Satellite Altimetry Data Analysis for Mean Sea Level Determination and Vertical Datum Definition of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) (OB12-21)Georgios Vergos, Rossen Grebenitcharsky, Dimitrios Natsiopoulos and Bandar Al-Muslmani
Realization of the Tidal Standards in European and Global Height Reference Systems (OB12-22)Slaveyko Gospodinov, Elena Peneva and Tatyana Lambeva
The use of GNSS/leveling and gravity data for the Spanish height system unification (OB12-23)Riccardo Barzaghi, Maria Jesús Borque, Daniela Carrion, Antonio José Gil, Maria Clara de Lacy, Mirko Reguzzoni and Giovanna Venuti
Connection of the two segments of the Brazilian Vertical Reference Network (OB12-24)Silvio de Freitas, Andrea Santacruz Jaramillo, Roberto Luz, Vagner Ferreira, Henry Montecino Castro and Jose Luis Carrión Sánchez
17:45Comparison of Different Approaches to Gravity Determination and Their Utilization for Calculation of Geopotential Numbers in the Slovak National Levelling Network (OB012-26)Miroslava Majkrakova, Juraj Papco, Pavol Zahorec, Branislav Droscak and Jan Mikuska
Integrating gravity, levelling, GNSS and tide gauge networks in Spain (OB012-27) Pedro Vaquero, Marcelino Valdés and Sergio Sainz-Maza
Towards international timescales with optical clocks (OB012-28) H.S. Margolis, E. Benkler, D. Calonico, Heiner Denker, P. Delva, R. M. Godun, C. Lisdat, J. Gersl and M. Merimaa
Evaluation of NRTK-based heighting techniques from different operational GNSS networks in Greece (OB012-29) Nikolaos Aslanidis and Christopher Kotsakis
Unification of vertical datum using regional geoid and tidal model in Korea (OB012-30) In-Tae Yang, Jae-Young Roh, Dong-Ha Lee and Yong-Cheol Suh
18:00A Fiducial Reference Measurement Site for Establishing Absolute Heights for Satellite Altimetry in Crete, Greece (OB012-31) Stelios Mertikas, Craig Donlon, Constantin Mavrocordatos, Pierre Féménias, Tommaso Parrinello, Ilias N. Tziavos, Nicolas Picot, Jean-Damien Desjonqueres and Ole Baltazar Andersen

Poster Sessions 4, 5, 6

18:00 - 19:30

GGHS2016 Conference Dinner

20:00

Poster Session 4, 5, 6

18:00 - 20:00
OB12-01Conceptual design for car based vector gravimetryPeter Schack, Christian Ackermann, Christian Gerlach, Roland Pail and Thomas Gruber
OB12-02Experiences from air- and ship-borne gravity missionsFranz Barthelmes, Svetozar Petrovic, Christoph Förste, Biao Lu, Gunter Liebsch and Joachim Schwabe
OB12-03Initial analysis the iGrav-027 superconducting gravimeter records at Borowa Gora Geodetic-Geophysical ObservatoryPrzemyslaw Dykowski, Jan Krynski and Marcin Sekowski
OB12-04First six months of Superconducting Gravimetry in ArgentinaClaudia Tocho, Ezequiel Antokoletz and Dr.-Ing. Hartmut Wziontek
OB12-05Unstable calibration factor of CG-5 relative gravimeterTõnis Oja
OB12-06Collection and processing of New Zealand's airborne gravity datasetJack McCubbine, Matt Amos, Rachelle Winefield, Euan Smith and Fabio Caratori Tontini
OB12-07Gravimetric investigations at Vernagtferner, AustriaChristian Gerlach, Christian Ackermann, Reinhard Falk, Alexander Lotthammer and Andreas Reinhold
OB12-08First Impressions on Updates of the AGrav DatabaseHartmut Wziontek, Reinhard Falk and Sylvain Bonvalot
OB12-09Monitoring Anthemounta’s active Fault by collocated GNSS and Gravity observationsKonstantinos Christodoulou, George Vergos, Dimitrios Natsiopoulos and Ilias Tziavos
OB12-10Towards the re-definition of the gravity network in MexicoDavid Avalos, Spiros Pagiatakis, Peter Vanicek, Marcelo Santos and Apolo Alvarado
OB12-11The geocentric sea-level rise in the Hellenic area: The synergy of tide-gauges measurements and collocated GNSS stationsStylianos Bitharis, Dimitrios Ampatzidis, Christos Pikridas, Aristeidis Fotiou and Harald Schuh
OB12-12Quality control of height benchmarks in Attica, Greece, combining GOCE/GRACE satellite data, global geopotential models and detailed terrain informationVassilios D. Andritsanos, Orthodoxia Arabatzi, Vassilios Pagounis and Maria Tsakiri
OB12-13Estimating Polish vertical datum offsets using GNSS/levelling benchmarks information and global geopotential modelsJoanna Kuczynska-Siehien and Adam Lyszkowicz
OB12-14Physical Heights Realized Through GNSS and Geopotential ModelsDaniel Roman and Xiaopeng Li
OB12-15Assessment of the Greek Vertical Datum – A case study in central GreeceVassilios Grigoriadis, Evangelia Lambrou, Georgios Vergos and Ilias Tziavos
OB12-16Ecuadorian Vertical Datum Link to the International Height Reference SystemJosé Carrión, Sílvio Correia de Freitas and Riccardo Barzaghi
OB12-17Height systems in Greece and its islands – some experimental resultsMartin Willberg, Thomas Gruber and Gergios S. Vergos
OB12-18Computing the elevations/normal heights of the Bulgarian highest mountain peaks in EVRS, realization 2007Stanislava Valcheva and Lyubka Pashova
OB12-19Gravity field modelling with regard to optical clock comparisonsHeiner Denker, Ludger Timmen and Christian Voigt
OB12-20Tide Gauge Wavelet Multi-resolution Analysis for Mean Sea Level Determination and Vertical Datum Definition of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)Rossen Grebenitcharsky, Ghokan Arslan, Uthman Al-Rubaia and Othman Al-Kherayef
OB12-21Satellite Altimetry Data Analysis for Mean Sea Level Determination and Vertical Datum Definition of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)Georgios Vergos, Rossen Grebenitcharsky, Dimitrios Natsiopoulos and Bandar Al-Muslmani
OB12-22Realization of the Tidal Standards in European and Global Height Reference SystemsSlaveyko Gospodinov, Elena Peneva and Tatyana Lambeva
OB12-23The use of GNSS/leveling and gravity data for the Spanish height system unificationRiccardo Barzaghi, Maria Jesús Borque, Daniela Carrion, Antonio José Gil, Maria Clara de Lacy, Mirko Reguzzoni and Giovanna Venuti
OB12-24Connection of the two segments of the Brazilian Vertical Reference NetworkSilvio de Freitas, Andrea Santacruz Jaramillo, Roberto Luz, Vagner Ferreira, Henry Montecino Castro and Jose Luis Carrión Sánchez
OB12-26Comparison of Different Approaches to Gravity Determination and Their Utilization for Calculation of Geopotential Numbers in the Slovak National Levelling NetworkMiroslava Majkrakova, Juraj Papco, Pavol Zahorec, Branislav Droscak and Jan Mikuska
OB12-27Integrating gravity, levelling, GNSS and tide gauge networks in SpainPedro Vaquero, Marcelino Valdés and Sergio Sainz-Maza
OB12-28Towards international timescales with optical clocksH.S. Margolis, E. Benkler, D. Calonico, Heiner Denker, P. Delva, R. M. Godun, C. Lisdat, J. Gersl and M. Merimaa
OB12-29Evaluation of NRTK-based heighting techniques from different operational GNSS networks in GreeceNikolaos Aslanidis and Christopher Kotsakis
OB12-30Unification of vertical datum using regional geoid and tidal model in KoreaIn-Tae Yang, Jae-Young Roh, Dong-Ha Lee and Yong-Cheol Suh
OB12-31A Fiducial Reference Measurement Site for Establishing Absolute Heights for Satellite Altimetry in Crete, GreeceStelios Mertikas, Craig Donlon, Constantin Mavrocordatos, Pierre Féménias, Tommaso Parrinello, Ilias N. Tziavos, Nicolas Picot, Jean-Damien Desjonqueres and Ole Baltazar Andersen
OB16-01Spectral analysis and validation of Multiple Input / Multiple output QSST estimation in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea using oceanographic informationVassilios D. Andritsanos and Ilias N. Tziavos
OB16-03Wavelet and FIR along-track filtering of Cryosat SSHs for DOT modeling in MediterraneanDimitrios A. Natsiopoulos, Georgios S. Vergos and Ilias N. Tziavos
OB16-04Satellite altimetry and tide-gauge data for monitoring sea level changes in the Eastern MediterraneanDimitris Papazachariou, George Zodiatis, Georgios Nikolaidis, Dimitrios Arabelos and Michael Tsimplis
OB16-05Evaluation of GNSS and Gravity Network System MeasurementsAyca Cirmik, Fikret Dogru, Oya Pamukcu, Tolga Gonenc and Muzaffer Kahveci
OB16-06SLA determination in coastal areas using Least-Squares Collocation and Cryosat dataOurania Altiparmaki, Dimitrios Natsiopoulos and George Vergos
OB16-07SPICE: Sentinel-3 Performance Improvement for Ice SheetsMalcolm McMillan, Jerome Benveniste, Monica Roca, Maria Jose Escorihuela, Roger Escola, Pierre Thibaut, Andrew Shepherd, Frederique Remy, Americo Ambrozio and Marco Restano
OB16-08The Norwegian Coastal Current observed by CryoSat-2 SAR altimetryMartina Idžanović, Vegard Ophaug and Ole Baltazar Andersen
OB16-09A new graphical user interface tool for estimation and visualisation of mass variations based on GRACE L2 productsAkbar Shabanloui and Jürgen Müller
OB16-10SAR Altimetry Processing on Demand SERVICE for CryoSat-2 and Sentinel-3 at ESA G-PODJérôme Benveniste, Salvatore Dinardo, Giovanni Sabatino, Americo Ambrozio and Marco Restano
OB16-11Analysis of water level fluctuations in Patagonian lakes using GRACE dataClaudia Tocho, Mariangeles Soldi and Luis Guarracino
OB16-12An Investigation on Sea Level Changes at Blacksea base on Spectral Analyses of Tide-gauge, Satellite Altimetry and GRACE dataMohsen Feizabadi, Serdar Erol and Bihter Erol
OB16-13Analyses on Water Storage Variation in Turkey Basins using GRACE mission, Land Hydrology Models and Satellite Radar AltimetryMohammad Mohseni Aref, Mohsen Feizabadi, Serdar Erol and Bihter Erol
OB16-14Broadview radar altimetry toolboxAmerico Ambrozio, Roger Escolà, Gorka Moyano, Mònica Roca, Miguel Terra-Homem, Ana Friaças, Fernando Martinho, Ernst Schrama, Marc Naeije, Albert Garcia-Mondejar, Marco Restano and Jérôme Benveniste
OB16-15Accurately measuring sea level change from space: an ESA Climate Change Initiative for MSL closure budget studiesJean-Francois Legeais, Anny Cazenave, Ole Andersen, Americo Ambrozio, Marco Restano and Jérôme Benveniste
OB16-17The DTU15 MSS (Mean Sea Surface) and DTU15LAT (Lowest Astronomical Tide) reference surfaceOle Baltazar Andersen, Per Knudsen and Gaia Piccioni
OB16-18Rates of sea level change from the Estonian tide gauges with different noise modelsTõnis Oja
OB16-19Gravity change at Aboa, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, from repeated absolute-gravity measurements 1994-2012Jaakko Mäkinen, Jyri Näränen, Hannu Koivula, Joel Ahola and Markku Poutanen
OB16-20Assimilation of satellite altimetry data in hydrological models for improved inland surface water information: Case studies from the ”Sentinel-3 Hydrologic Altimetry Processor prototypE” project (SHAPE)David Gustafsson, Pierre Fabry, Nicolas Bercher, Mònica Roca, Bernat Martinez, Joana Fernandes, Clara Lázaro, Américo Ambrózio, Marco Restano and Jérôme Benveniste
OB16-21Estimation of underground water in Africa using GRACE and hydrological models: Preliminary resultsHussein Abd-Elmotaal, Atef Makhloof, Ayman Hassan and Hussein Mohasseb

Splinter Meetings

    • 12.00 -14.00

JWG 0.1: Strategy for the Realization of the International Height Reference System (IHRS) – Laura Sanchez

Thursday - 22/09/2016

Session 3 - Airborne Gravity and Geoid Modelling

Chairs: Urs Marti - Hussein Abd-Elmotaal 08:30 - 10:00
TimeTitleAuthors
08:30Airborne gravity data modeling by means of adapted space wise approachMartina Capponi, Daniele Sampietro and Fernando Sansò
08:45Modeling Airborne Gravity Data by Using Radial Basis FunctionsXiaopeng Li
09:00Airborne laser scanning validation of marine geoid modelsArtu Ellmann, Kalev Julge, Anti Gruno and Aive Liibusk
09:15Shipboard GNSS water levels: a new data type in regional quasi-geoid modelingHassan Hashemi Farahani, Cornelis Slobbe, Firmijn Zijl, Martin Verlaan, Jan van den Berg, John Loog, Niels Kinneging, Bas Alberts, Rogier Broekman, Sjoerd van den Brom, Lennard Huisman, Jos Verheijen, Hans Visser, Auke van der Werf and Roland Klees
09:30The impact of noise in a GRACE/GOCE global gravity model on a regional quasi-geoidCornelis Slobbe, Roland Klees and Hassan Hashemi Farahani
09:45Approximation of Local Quasi-geoid Using Point Mass Method Based on Bjerhammar TheoryDongming Zhao, Huan Bao, Shanshan Li and Qingbin Wang

Coffee Break

10:00 - 10:30

Session 5 - IHRS and HSU: Conventions, strategies, new concepts

Chairs: Michael Sideris - Laura Sanchez 10:30 - 12:00
TimeTitleAuthors
10:30Strategy for the Realization of the International Height Reference System (IHRS)Laura Sanchez, Johannes Ihde, Roland Pail, Riccardo Barzaghi, Urs Marti, Jonas Ågren, Michael Sideris and Pavel Novak
10:45Realization aspects of the International Height Reference SystemChristopher Kotsakis
11:00The permanent tide revisitedJaakko Mäkinen
11:15Relativistic Geodesy for the Unification of Vertical DatumsNikolaos Pavlis
11:30Geodetic contributions to the project “International Timescales with Optical Clocks (ITOC)”Heiner Denker, Ludger Timmen and Christian Voigt
11:45GOCE++ Dynamical Coastal Topography and tide gauge unification using altimetry and GOCEOle Baltazar Andersen, Per Knudsen, Michael Kern, Chris Hughes, Phil Woodworth, Rory Bingham, Guy Woppelmann, Mederic Gravelle, Luciana Fenoglio-Marc and Jurgen Kusche

Lunch Break

12:00 - 14:00

Session 5 - Vertical Datum unification and practical realizations

Chairs: Michael Sideris - Laura Sanchez 14:00 - 16:00
TimeTitleAuthors
14:00Height system connection between island and mainland using a hydrodynamic modelCornelis Slobbe, Roland Klees, Martin Verlaan, Firmijn Zijl and Hassan Hashemi Farahani
14:15GOCE variance and covariance contribution to height system unificationVassilios D. Andritsanos, Vassilios Grigoriadis, Georgios Vergos, Thomas Gruber and Thomas Fecher
14:30Offsets between tide gauges estimated from the filtered GOCE-based satellite-only MDTRobert Čunderlík
14:45On the effect of topography-implied gravity signals for satellite-based height system unificationThomas Grombein, Kurt Seitz and Bernhard Heck
15:00On the definition and realisation of the Baltic Sea Chart Datum 2000Jonas Agren, Gunter Liebsch, Jyrki Mononen, Lars Jakobsson, Benjamin Hell, Joachim Schwabe and Wilfried Ellmer
15:15New Zealand Vertical Datum 2016, an improved gravimetric reference frameRachelle Winefield and Matt Amos
15:30GOCE-based Comparison and Unification of the Greek and Turkish Height Systems with special emphasis on the Aegean Sea and the Terrestrial-border TerritoriesGeorgios S. Vergos, Bihter Erol, Dimitrios A. Natsiopoulos, Vassilis N. Grigoriadis, Mustafa Serkan Işık and Ilias N. Tziavos
15:45On the analysis of temporal variations of geoid heights in Poland and the surrounding areas obtained from GRACE-based GGMsWalyeldeen Godah, Malgorzata Szelachowska and Jan Krynski

Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:30

Short orals of poster presentations

16:30 - 18:00
TimeTitleAuthors
16:30Spectral analysis and validation of Multiple Input / Multiple output QSST estimation in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea using oceanographic information (OB16-01)Vassilios D. Andritsanos and Ilias N. Tziavos
Wavelet and FIR along-track filtering of Cryosat SSHs for DOT modeling in Mediterranean (OB16-03)Dimitrios A. Natsiopoulos, Georgios S. Vergos and Ilias N. Tziavos
Satellite altimetry and tide-gauge data for monitoring sea level changes in the Eastern Mediterranean (OB16-04)Dimitris Papazachariou, George Zodiatis, Georgios Nikolaidis, Dimitrios Arabelos and Michael Tsimplis
Evaluation of GNSS and Gravity Network System Measurements (OB16-05)Ayca Cirmik, Fikret Dogru, Oya Pamukcu, Tolga Gonenc and Muzaffer Kahveci
16:45SLA determination in coastal areas using Least-Squares Collocation and Cryosat data (OB16-06)Ourania Altiparmaki, Dimitrios Natsiopoulos and George Vergos
SPICE: Sentinel-3 Performance Improvement for Ice Sheets (OB16-07)Malcolm McMillan, Jerome Benveniste, Monica Roca, Maria Jose Escorihuela, Roger Escola, Pierre Thibaut, Andrew Shepherd, Frederique Remy, Americo Ambrozio and Marco Restano
The Norwegian Coastal Current observed by CryoSat-2 SAR altimetry (OB16-08)Martina Idžanović, Vegard Ophaug and Ole Baltazar Andersen
A new graphical user interface tool for estimation and visualisation of mass variations based on GRACE L2 products (OB16-09)Akbar Shabanloui and Jürgen Müller
17:00SAR Altimetry Processing on Demand SERVICE for CryoSat-2 and Sentinel-3 at ESA G-POD (OB16-10)Jérôme Benveniste, Salvatore Dinardo, Giovanni Sabatino, Americo Ambrozio and Marco Restano
Analysis of water level fluctuations in Patagonian lakes using GRACE data (OB16-11)Claudia Tocho, Mariangeles Soldi and Luis Guarracino
An Investigation on Sea Level Changes at Blacksea base on Spectral Analyses of Tide-gauge, Satellite Altimetry and GRACE data (OB16-12)Mohsen Feizabadi, Serdar Erol and Bihter Erol
Analyses on Water Storage Variation in Turkey Basins using GRACE mission, Land Hydrology Models and Satellite Radar Altimetry (OB16-13)Mohammad Mohseni Aref, Mohsen Feizabadi, Serdar Erol and Bihter Erol
17:15Broadview Radar Altimetry Toolbox (OB16-14)Americo Ambrozio, Roger Escolà, Gorka Moyano, Mònica Roca, Miguel Terra-Homem, Ana Friaças, Fernando Martinho, Ernst Schrama, Marc Naeije, Albert Garcia-Mondejar, Marco Restano and Jérôme Benveniste
Accurately measuring sea level change from space: an ESA Climate Change Initiative for MSL closure budget studies (OB16-15)Jean-Francois Legeais, Anny Cazenave, Ole Andersen, Americo Ambrozio, Marco Restano and Jérôme Benveniste
The DTU15 MSS (Mean Sea Surface) and DTU15LAT (Lowest Astronomical Tide) reference surface (OB16-17)Ole Baltazar Andersen, Per Knudsen and Gaia Piccioni
Rates of sea level change from the Estonian tide gauges with different noise models (OB16-18)Tõnis Oja
17:30Gravity change at Aboa, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, from repeated absolute-gravity measurements 1994-2012 (OB16-19)Jaakko Mäkinen, Jyri Näränen, Hannu Koivula, Joel Ahola and Markku Poutanen
Assimilation of satellite altimetry data in hydrological models for improved inland surface water information: Case studies from the ”Sentinel-3 Hydrologic Altimetry Processor prototypE” project (SHAPE) (OB16-20)David Gustafsson, Pierre Fabry, Nicolas Bercher, Mònica Roca, Bernat Martinez, Joana Fernandes, Clara Lázaro, Américo Ambrózio, Marco Restano and Jérôme Benveniste
Estimation of underground water in Africa using GRACE and hydrological models: Preliminary results (OB16-21)Hussein Abd-Elmotaal, Atef Makhloof, Ayman Hassan and Hussein Mohasseb

Poster Sessions 4, 5, 6

18:00 - 20:00

Poster Session 4, 5, 6

18:00 - 20:00
OB12-01Conceptual design for car based vector gravimetryPeter Schack, Christian Ackermann, Christian Gerlach, Roland Pail and Thomas Gruber
OB12-02Experiences from air- and ship-borne gravity missionsFranz Barthelmes, Svetozar Petrovic, Christoph Förste, Biao Lu, Gunter Liebsch and Joachim Schwabe
OB12-03Initial analysis the iGrav-027 superconducting gravimeter records at Borowa Gora Geodetic-Geophysical ObservatoryPrzemyslaw Dykowski, Jan Krynski and Marcin Sekowski
OB12-04First six months of Superconducting Gravimetry in ArgentinaClaudia Tocho, Ezequiel Antokoletz and Dr.-Ing. Hartmut Wziontek
OB12-05Unstable calibration factor of CG-5 relative gravimeterTõnis Oja
OB12-06Collection and processing of New Zealand's airborne gravity datasetJack McCubbine, Matt Amos, Rachelle Winefield, Euan Smith and Fabio Caratori Tontini
OB12-07Gravimetric investigations at Vernagtferner, AustriaChristian Gerlach, Christian Ackermann, Reinhard Falk, Alexander Lotthammer and Andreas Reinhold
OB12-08First Impressions on Updates of the AGrav DatabaseHartmut Wziontek, Reinhard Falk and Sylvain Bonvalot
OB12-09Monitoring Anthemounta’s active Fault by collocated GNSS and Gravity observationsKonstantinos Christodoulou, George Vergos, Dimitrios Natsiopoulos and Ilias Tziavos
OB12-10Towards the re-definition of the gravity network in MexicoDavid Avalos, Spiros Pagiatakis, Peter Vanicek, Marcelo Santos and Apolo Alvarado
OB12-11The geocentric sea-level rise in the Hellenic area: The synergy of tide-gauges measurements and collocated GNSS stationsStylianos Bitharis, Dimitrios Ampatzidis, Christos Pikridas, Aristeidis Fotiou and Harald Schuh
OB12-12Quality control of height benchmarks in Attica, Greece, combining GOCE/GRACE satellite data, global geopotential models and detailed terrain informationVassilios D. Andritsanos, Orthodoxia Arabatzi, Vassilios Pagounis and Maria Tsakiri
OB12-13Estimating Polish vertical datum offsets using GNSS/levelling benchmarks information and global geopotential modelsJoanna Kuczynska-Siehien and Adam Lyszkowicz
OB12-14Physical Heights Realized Through GNSS and Geopotential ModelsDaniel Roman and Xiaopeng Li
OB12-15Assessment of the Greek Vertical Datum – A case study in central GreeceVassilios Grigoriadis, Evangelia Lambrou, Georgios Vergos and Ilias Tziavos
OB12-16Ecuadorian Vertical Datum Link to the International Height Reference SystemJosé Carrión, Sílvio Correia de Freitas and Riccardo Barzaghi
OB12-17Height systems in Greece and its islands – some experimental resultsMartin Willberg, Thomas Gruber and Gergios S. Vergos
OB12-18Computing the elevations/normal heights of the Bulgarian highest mountain peaks in EVRS, realization 2007Stanislava Valcheva and Lyubka Pashova
OB12-19Gravity field modelling with regard to optical clock comparisonsHeiner Denker, Ludger Timmen and Christian Voigt
OB12-20Tide Gauge Wavelet Multi-resolution Analysis for Mean Sea Level Determination and Vertical Datum Definition of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)Rossen Grebenitcharsky, Ghokan Arslan, Uthman Al-Rubaia and Othman Al-Kherayef
OB12-21Satellite Altimetry Data Analysis for Mean Sea Level Determination and Vertical Datum Definition of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)Georgios Vergos, Rossen Grebenitcharsky, Dimitrios Natsiopoulos and Bandar Al-Muslmani
OB12-22Realization of the Tidal Standards in European and Global Height Reference SystemsSlaveyko Gospodinov, Elena Peneva and Tatyana Lambeva
OB12-23The use of GNSS/leveling and gravity data for the Spanish height system unificationRiccardo Barzaghi, Maria Jesús Borque, Daniela Carrion, Antonio José Gil, Maria Clara de Lacy, Mirko Reguzzoni and Giovanna Venuti
OB12-24Connection of the two segments of the Brazilian Vertical Reference NetworkSilvio de Freitas, Andrea Santacruz Jaramillo, Roberto Luz, Vagner Ferreira, Henry Montecino Castro and Jose Luis Carrión Sánchez
OB12-26Comparison of Different Approaches to Gravity Determination and Their Utilization for Calculation of Geopotential Numbers in the Slovak National Levelling NetworkMiroslava Majkrakova, Juraj Papco, Pavol Zahorec, Branislav Droscak and Jan Mikuska
OB12-27Integrating gravity, levelling, GNSS and tide gauge networks in SpainPedro Vaquero, Marcelino Valdés and Sergio Sainz-Maza
OB12-28Towards international timescales with optical clocksH.S. Margolis, E. Benkler, D. Calonico, Heiner Denker, P. Delva, R. M. Godun, C. Lisdat, J. Gersl and M. Merimaa
OB12-29Evaluation of NRTK-based heighting techniques from different operational GNSS networks in GreeceNikolaos Aslanidis and Christopher Kotsakis
OB12-30Unification of vertical datum using regional geoid and tidal model in KoreaIn-Tae Yang, Jae-Young Roh, Dong-Ha Lee and Yong-Cheol Suh
OB12-31A Fiducial Reference Measurement Site for Establishing Absolute Heights for Satellite Altimetry in Crete, GreeceStelios Mertikas, Craig Donlon, Constantin Mavrocordatos, Pierre Féménias, Tommaso Parrinello, Ilias N. Tziavos, Nicolas Picot, Jean-Damien Desjonqueres and Ole Baltazar Andersen
OB16-01Spectral analysis and validation of Multiple Input / Multiple output QSST estimation in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea using oceanographic informationVassilios D. Andritsanos and Ilias N. Tziavos
OB16-03Wavelet and FIR along-track filtering of Cryosat SSHs for DOT modeling in MediterraneanDimitrios A. Natsiopoulos, Georgios S. Vergos and Ilias N. Tziavos
OB16-04Satellite altimetry and tide-gauge data for monitoring sea level changes in the Eastern MediterraneanDimitris Papazachariou, George Zodiatis, Georgios Nikolaidis, Dimitrios Arabelos and Michael Tsimplis
OB16-05Evaluation of GNSS and Gravity Network System MeasurementsAyca Cirmik, Fikret Dogru, Oya Pamukcu, Tolga Gonenc and Muzaffer Kahveci
OB16-06SLA determination in coastal areas using Least-Squares Collocation and Cryosat dataOurania Altiparmaki, Dimitrios Natsiopoulos and George Vergos
OB16-07SPICE: Sentinel-3 Performance Improvement for Ice SheetsMalcolm McMillan, Jerome Benveniste, Monica Roca, Maria Jose Escorihuela, Roger Escola, Pierre Thibaut, Andrew Shepherd, Frederique Remy, Americo Ambrozio and Marco Restano
OB16-08The Norwegian Coastal Current observed by CryoSat-2 SAR altimetryMartina Idžanović, Vegard Ophaug and Ole Baltazar Andersen
OB16-09A new graphical user interface tool for estimation and visualisation of mass variations based on GRACE L2 productsAkbar Shabanloui and Jürgen Müller
OB16-10SAR Altimetry Processing on Demand SERVICE for CryoSat-2 and Sentinel-3 at ESA G-PODJérôme Benveniste, Salvatore Dinardo, Giovanni Sabatino, Americo Ambrozio and Marco Restano
OB16-11Analysis of water level fluctuations in Patagonian lakes using GRACE dataClaudia Tocho, Mariangeles Soldi and Luis Guarracino
OB16-12An Investigation on Sea Level Changes at Blacksea base on Spectral Analyses of Tide-gauge, Satellite Altimetry and GRACE dataMohsen Feizabadi, Serdar Erol and Bihter Erol
OB16-13Analyses on Water Storage Variation in Turkey Basins using GRACE mission, Land Hydrology Models and Satellite Radar AltimetryMohammad Mohseni Aref, Mohsen Feizabadi, Serdar Erol and Bihter Erol
OB16-14Broadview radar altimetry toolboxAmerico Ambrozio, Roger Escolà, Gorka Moyano, Mònica Roca, Miguel Terra-Homem, Ana Friaças, Fernando Martinho, Ernst Schrama, Marc Naeije, Albert Garcia-Mondejar, Marco Restano and Jérôme Benveniste
OB16-15Accurately measuring sea level change from space: an ESA Climate Change Initiative for MSL closure budget studiesJean-Francois Legeais, Anny Cazenave, Ole Andersen, Americo Ambrozio, Marco Restano and Jérôme Benveniste
OB16-17The DTU15 MSS (Mean Sea Surface) and DTU15LAT (Lowest Astronomical Tide) reference surfaceOle Baltazar Andersen, Per Knudsen and Gaia Piccioni
OB16-18Rates of sea level change from the Estonian tide gauges with different noise modelsTõnis Oja
OB16-19Gravity change at Aboa, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, from repeated absolute-gravity measurements 1994-2012Jaakko Mäkinen, Jyri Näränen, Hannu Koivula, Joel Ahola and Markku Poutanen
OB16-20Assimilation of satellite altimetry data in hydrological models for improved inland surface water information: Case studies from the ”Sentinel-3 Hydrologic Altimetry Processor prototypE” project (SHAPE)David Gustafsson, Pierre Fabry, Nicolas Bercher, Mònica Roca, Bernat Martinez, Joana Fernandes, Clara Lázaro, Américo Ambrózio, Marco Restano and Jérôme Benveniste
OB16-21Estimation of underground water in Africa using GRACE and hydrological models: Preliminary resultsHussein Abd-Elmotaal, Atef Makhloof, Ayman Hassan and Hussein Mohasseb

Splinter Meetings

    • 12.00 – 13.00

SC 2.3: Satellite Gravity Missions – Adrian Jäggi

    • 13.00 – 14.00

SC 2.4: Regional Geoid Determination (with SC2.4a, SC2.4b, SC2.4c, SC2.4d, SC2.4e, SC2.4f)

    • 18.00 – 20.00

GGOS Committee on Establishment of the Global Geodetic Reference frame – Urs Marti

    • 20.00 – 21.00

SC 2.6: Gravity and Mass Transport in Earth System – Shuanggen Jin

Friday - 23/09/2016

Session 6 - Satellite altimetry and climate-relevant processes

Chairs: Ole Andersen - Annette Eicker 08:30 - 10:00
TimeTitleAuthors
08:30The updated geodetic mean dynamic topography model – DTU15MDTPer Knudsen, Ole Andersen and Nikolai Maximenko
08:45Stochastic modeling of altimetric sea surface height measurements – refined AR models from iterative residual analysisJan Martin Brockmann and Wolf-Dieter Schuh
09:00SCOOP: Evaluating the performance of Sentinel-3 SRAL SAR Altimetry in the Coastal and Open Ocean, and developing improved retrieval methods.David Cotton, Jérôme Benveniste, Thomas Moreau, Eduard Makhoul-Varona, Mònica Roca, Paolo Cipollini, Mathilde Cancet, Francisco Martin, Luciana Fenoglio-Marc, Marc Naeije, M Joana Fernandes, Marco Restano and Américo Ambrózio
09:15Monitoring sea level variations in the Mediterranean Sea using satellite altimetry and tide-gauge dataDimitrios Arabelos and Dimitrios Papazachariou
09:30Coastal altimetry improves the understanding of sea level variability at regional scalesMarcello Passaro, Paolo Cipollini, Graham Quartly, Helen Snaith, Salvatore Dinardo, Jerome Benveniste and Bruno Lucas
09:45Estimation of volume/mass changes in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago from ICESat using KrigingIliana Tsalis and Michael G. Sideris

Coffee Break

10:00 - 10:30

Session 6 - GRACE for integrated mass transport interpretation

Chairs: Ole Andersen - Annette Eicker 10:30 - 12:00
TimeTitleAuthors
10:30Mass balance of the polar ice caps from GRACE and CryoSatRene Forsberg, Sebastian Simonsen and Louise Sørensen
10:45Glacier mass variations in Alaska estimated from joint GPS, GRACE and ICESat measurementsShuanggen Jin and Tengyu Zhang
11:00Mass variations in the permafrost region of China based on GRACE and complementary hydrological modelsAkbar Shabanloui, Victoria Kröger and Jürgen Müller
11:15Evaluating hydro-meteorological fluxes using GRACE-derived water storage changesAnnette Eicker, Anne Springer and Jürgen Kusche
11:30The use of GRACE satellite data to validate the global hydrological cycle as simulated by a global climate modelMarie-Estelle Demory and Carmen Boening
11:45Mass variations and surface deformation in the North China Plain from satellite gravimetry and ground-based geodetic observationsWei Feng, Min Zhong, Hou-Tse Hsu and Shi Chen

Lunch Break

12:00 - 14:00

Session 6 - GRACE post-processing for geophysical interpretation

Chairs: Ole Andersen - Annette Eicker 14:00 - 16:00
TimeTitleAuthors
14:00A new inference of the mantle viscosity from isolating the gravity field signal related to the present land uplift in FennoscandiaMehdi S. Shafiei Joud, Mohammad Bagherbandi and Lars E. Sjöberg
14:15Regularization of GRACE mass anomaly time-series and quantifying random noise in itPavel Ditmar, Jiangjun Ran and Roland Klees
14:30Minimizing filtering induced changes to GRACE signal at catchment scaleBramha Dutt Vishwakarma, Laura Balangé, Nico Sneeuw and Balaji Devaraju
14:45Investigating the relation between the geometric properties of river basins and the filtering parameters for regional land hydrology applications using GRACE modelsDimitrios Piretzidis, Michael Sideris and Elena Rangelova
15:00Refining the post-processing strategy and the uncertainty estimation for GRACE-like TWS for hydrological applicationsLiangjing Zhang, Henryk Dobslaw, Christoph Dahle, Karl-Hans Neumayer, Inga Bergmann-Wolf, Andreas Güntner, Frank Flechtner and Maik Thomas
15:15Dedicated post-processing strategies for retrieving geophysical signals from future gravity field missionsAlexander Horvath, Michael Murböck and Roland Pail
15:30Estimation of GRACE-like geopotential models for the determination of terrestrial water storageHussein Abd-Elmotaal and Ayman Hassan

Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:15

Closing

16:15Closing by Commission 2R. Pail
16:30 Closing by IGFS R. Barzaghi
16:45Closing by GGOS Focus Area 1 L. Sanchez
17:00Closing and farewell by LOC

Splinter Meetings

    • 12.00 – 13.00

JSG 0.11: Multi-resolutional aspects of potential field theory – Dimitrios Tsoulis

    • 13.00 – 14.00

GEOMEDII Project Meeting – Riccardo Barzaghi

Splinter Meetings
/ Monday
19/09
Tuesday
20/09
Wednesday
21/09
Thursday
22/09
Friday
23/09
12:00Commission 2
Steering Committee meeting

Roland Pail
IGFS meeting

Riccardo Barzaghi
JWG 0.1: Strategy for the Realization of the International Height Reference System (IHRS)

Laura Sanchez
SC 2.3: Satellite Gravity Missions

Adrian Jäggi
JSG 0.11: Multi-resolutional aspects of potential field theory

Dimitrios Tsoulis
12:30
13:00SC 2.1: Gravimetry and Gravity Networks

Leonid Vitushkin
SC 2.4: Regional Geoid Determination
(with SC2.4a, SC2.4b, SC2.4c, SC2.4d, SC2.4e, SC2.4f)
GEOMEDII Project Meeting

Riccardo Barzaghi
13:30
Evening Meetings
18:00GGOS Committee on Satellite Missions

Jürgen Müller
GGOS Committee on Establishment of the Global Geodetic Reference frame

Urs Marti
18:30
19:00
19:30
20:00SC 2.2: Methodology for geoid and height determination

Jonas Ågren
SC 2.6: Gravity and Mass Transport in Earth System

Shuanggen Jin
20:30

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