GRACE: melting land ice

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Content:

In the context of a presentation for the ESPACE program at TUM, the GRACE mission and its measurement technique, as well as its use for the geoscientific community for melting land ice oberservations is presented and discussed. For this purpose several studies have been analysed and summarized.

Presentation

 

  • GRACE gravity field observations of melting land ice GRACE gravity field observations of melting land ice
  • Outlook Outlook
  • GRACE mission GRACE mission
  • GRACE spacecraft GRACE spacecraft
  • Gravity measurement principle Gravity measurement principle
  • From measurement to model From measurement to model
  • Spherical harmonics model Spherical harmonics model
  • Assumptions and properties of GRACE data Assumptions and properties of GRACE data
  • Computational effort Computational effort
  • GRACE gravity models over time GRACE gravity models over time
  • Gravity models and its applications Gravity models and its applications
  • Melting land ice with contributions from worldwide glaciers Melting land ice with contributions from worldwide glaciers
  • Melting land ice with contributions from Greenland/Antarctica Melting land ice with contributions from Greenland/Antarctica
  • Animation showing melting land ice worldwide Animation showing melting land ice worldwide
  • Melting land ice in Antarctica study Melting land ice in Antarctica study
  • Melting land ice in Greenland study Melting land ice in Greenland study
  • Future missions Future missions
  • References used for the presentation References used for the presentation
  • Predicted lifetime of GRACE Predicted lifetime of GRACE
  • GRACE Level 2 data explanation GRACE Level 2 data explanation
  • Post-glacial rebound explanation Post-glacial rebound explanation
  • Sea-Level Change explanation Sea-Level Change explanation
  • Methods for equivialent water height determination Methods for equivialent water height determination
  • GRACE mass estimate explanation from study GRACE mass estimate explanation from study

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