The European Earth Explorer Mission Goce: Impact for the Geosciences

  1. Jerry X. Mitrovica and
  2. Bert L.A. Vermeersen
  1. P. N. A. M. Visser1,
  2. R. Rummel2,
  3. G. Balmino3,
  4. H. SüNkel4,
  5. J. Johannessen5,
  6. M. Aguirre6,
  7. P. L. Woodworth7,
  8. C. Le Provost8,
  9. G. C. Tscherning9 and
  10. R. Sabadini10

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118670101.ch6

Ice Sheets, Sea Level and the Dynamic Earth

Ice Sheets, Sea Level and the Dynamic Earth

How to Cite

Visser, P. N. A. M., Rummel, R., Balmino, G., SüNkel, H., Johannessen, J., Aguirre, M., Woodworth, P. L., Le Provost, C., Tscherning, G. C. and Sabadini, R. (2002) The European Earth Explorer Mission Goce: Impact for the Geosciences, in Ice Sheets, Sea Level and the Dynamic Earth (eds J. X. Mitrovica and B. L.A. Vermeersen), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118670101.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Delft University of Technology, Delft Institute for Earth Oriented Space Research, Delft, the Netherlands

  2. 2

    R. Rummel, Institut Für Astronomische Und Physikalische GeodäSie, Technische Universität MüNchen, Munich, Germany

  3. 3

    Centre National D'Etudes Spatiales, Toulouse, France

  4. 4

    Technical University Graz, Institute of Theoretical Geodesy, Graz, Austria

  5. 5

    Nansen Environmental & Remote Sensing Centre, Marine Monitoring and Remote Sensing Department, Bergen, Norway

  6. 6

    European Space Research and Technolgy Centre, Noordwijk, the Netherlands

  7. 7

    Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Bidston Observatory, Prenton, U.K.

  8. 8

    Laboratoire D'Etudes En Geophysique Et Oceanographie Spatiales Legos/Grgs, Toulouse, France

  9. 9

    University of Copenhagen, Department of Geophysics, Copenhagen, Denmark

  10. 10

    University of Milan, Department of Earth Sciences, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

Book Series:

  1. Geodynamics Series

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905310

Online ISBN: 9781118670101



  • Glacial isostasy;
  • Sea level;
  • Earth-Crust;
  • Geodynamics


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mission Rationale

  • Mission Concept

  • Mission Performance

  • Mission Products

  • Scientific Use

  • Conclusions