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Geodesy at the Research School of Earth Sciences


Geodetic and tectonic research undertaken at RSES includes

    * The effects of atmospheric pressure loading
    * Applying atmospheric pressure loading at the observation level in GAMIT
    * Studies of the IMF and VMF mapping functions
    * Present-day tectonic deformation in Papua New Guinea
    * Glacial Isostatic Rebound in Antarctica
    * Monitoring of tide gauges with GPS

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    A full list of publications from geodetic and tectonic studies can be found here

    Publications in 2006

    4.The impact of solid Earth tide models on GPS time series analysis,
    C. Watson, P. Tregoning, R. Coleman
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 33(8), L08306, 10.1029/2005GL025538, 2006.

    3. Deformation in the Jura Mountains (France): First results from GPS measurements,
    Walpersdorf, A., S. Baize, E. Calais, P. Tregoning and J.-M. Nocquet,
    Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. ,245, 365-372, 2006.

    2. The GMF: A new empirical mapping function based on numerical weather model data,
    Boehm, J., A. E. Niell, P. Tregoning, H. Schuh

    1. The impact of tropospheric mapping functions based on numerical weather models on the determination of geodetic parameters,
    Boehm, J., P.J. Mendes Cerveira, H. Schuh, P. Tregoning
    IAG Proceedings, Cairns, Aug. 2005, in press

    Submitted Manuscripts

    Stress triggering of large subduction earthquakes: The November 2000 New Ireland earthquake sequence in eastern Papua New Guinea,
    Micklethwaite, S. and P. Tregoning,
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., submitted August 2006.

    Estimation of earthquake rupture geometry from InSAR: an Australian case study
    J. Dawson and P. Tregoning ,
    J. Geophys. Res., submitted August 2006

    Impact of a priori zenith hydrostatic delay errors on GPS estimates of station heights and zenith total delays,
    Tregoning, P. and T. A. Herring,
    Geophys. Res. Lett., submitted July 2006



    * Ryan Ruddick, 2005, "Geophysical Study of the Triple Junction near Wewak, Papua New Guinea"

    Master of Philosophy

    * Richard Stanaway (2004), "Implementation of a Dynamic Geodetic Datum in Papua New Guinea: A case study"


    * John Dawson, July 2005 -> "Application of Permanent Scatterers to tectonic deformation in the Australasian Region"

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