Articles | Volume 6, issue 4
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 1203–1218, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-1203-2018
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 1203–1218, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-1203-2018

Research article 07 Dec 2018

Research article | 07 Dec 2018

Earth's surface mass transport derived from GRACE, evaluated by GPS, ICESat, hydrological modeling and altimetry satellite orbits

Christian Gruber et al.

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ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (14 Nov 2018) by David Lundbek Egholm
ED: Publish as is (19 Nov 2018) by Tom Coulthard(Editor)
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By using a set of evaluation methods involving GPS, ICESat, hydrological modelling and altimetry satellite orbits, we show that the novel radial basis function (RBF) processing technique can be used for processing the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) data yielding global gravity field models which fit independent reference values at the same level as commonly accepted global geopotential models based on spherical harmonics.