The Consistency of the Scale of the Terrestrial Reference Frames Estimated from SLR and VLBI Data

  1. David E. Smith and
  2. Donald L. Turcotte
  1. W. E. Himwich1,
  2. M. M. Watkins2,
  3. C. Ma3,
  4. D. S. Macmillan1,
  5. T. A. Clark3,
  6. R. J. Eanes2,
  7. J. W. Ryan3,
  8. B. E. Schutz2 and
  9. B. D. Tapley2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GD024p0113

Contributions of Space Geodesy to Geodynamics: Earth Dynamics

Contributions of Space Geodesy to Geodynamics: Earth Dynamics

How to Cite

Himwich, W. E., Watkins, M. M., Ma, C., Macmillan, D. S., Clark, T. A., Eanes, R. J., Ryan, J. W., Schutz, B. E. and Tapley, B. D. (1993) The Consistency of the Scale of the Terrestrial Reference Frames Estimated from SLR and VLBI Data, in Contributions of Space Geodesy to Geodynamics: Earth Dynamics (eds D. E. Smith and D. L. Turcotte), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GD024p0113

Author Information

  1. 1

    Interferometrics Inc., Vienna, Va

  2. 2

    University of Texas, Center for Space Research, Austin, Tx

  3. 3

    Laboratory for Terrestrial Physics, Nasa Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

Book Series:

  1. Geodynamics Series

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905242

Online ISBN: 9781118669723

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Keywords:

  • Coordinates;
  • Geodynamics;
  • Crustal Dynamics Project (U.S.)

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • VLBI Data and Analysis

  • SLR Data and Analysis

  • Comparison Sites

  • Transformation of Frames

  • Comparison to Previous Results

  • Systematic Errors

  • Conclusion