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5th International GOCE User Workshop

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Day 1 - Tuesday 25 November 2014
Session 0 - Opening
Welcome address by UNESCO W. Watson-Wright, IOC/UNESCO
Welcome address by ESA N. Hanowski, ESA
Workshop Objectives J. Benveniste, ESA
Session 1: Mission accomplished - Exploitation continues
GOCE: 1700 days of flight operations - and science for a lifetime R. Floberghagen, ESA
Keynote Oceanography I: The 'OC' in 'GOCE': an overview M.H.Rio, ISAC-CNR, IT
Keynote Solid Earth: Imaging Earth's interior dynamics from GOCE and beyond I.Panet, IGN, FR
Keynote Geodesy: GOCE & Antarctica R. Forsberg, National Space Institute, DK
Keynote Aeronomy: GOCE's contribution to upper atmospheric research E. Doornbos, Delft University of Technology
Keynote Oceanography II: Beyond Currents - The Next Phase in GOCE Oceanographic Research R. Bingham, Bristol University
Session 2: The new GOCE science products, gravity field models and gravity gradient data
Session Introduction and Seed Questions Chairs: H. Sünkel, P. Visser
Remembering Christian Tscherning F. Sanso, Politecnico di Milano, IT.
Release 5 of the direct approach gravity field model based on all GOCE data S. Bruinsma, CNES, FR.
A gravity field model from the entire GOCE mission: EGM_TIM_RL05 J.M. Brockmann, Univ. of Bonn, DE.
GOCE Contributions to the GGM05 Suite of Mean Earth Gravity Models S. Bettadpur, Univ. of Texas at Austin, USA.
Evaluation of the Release 3, 4 and 5 GOCE-based Global Geopotential Models in North America M. Sideris, Univ. of Calgary, CA.
GOCE gravity field models - Overview and performance analysis T. Gruber, TU München, DE.
EIGEN-6C4 - The latest combined global gravity field model including GOCE data up to degree and order 2190 of GFZ Potsdam and GRGS Toulouse C. Förste, GFZ Potsdam, DE.
Space-wise grids of gravity gradients from GOCE data at nominal satellite altitude A. Gatti, Politecnico di Milano, IT
High-resolution grids of GOCE-only gravitational gradients for geophysics J. Sebera, Univ. of West Bohemia, CZ
A mascon adjustment of the Earth's gravity field using GOCE gradiometer data E. Mysen, Norwegian Mapping Authority, NO.
Contribution of GOCE RL05 models to height system unification in North America B. Amjadiparvar, Univ. of Calgary, CA.
GOCE Precise Science Orbits for the Entire Mission A.Jäggi, Univ. of Bern, CH.
Day 2 - Wednesday 26 November 2014
Session 3 - Oceanography
Session Introduction and Seed Questions Chairs: M-H. Rio, P.Knudsen
An oceanographic assessment of the GOCE geoid models accuracy S. Mulet, CLS, FR.
GOCE geoids and derived Mean Dynamic Topography in the Arctic Ocean O. Andersen, DTU Space, DK.
Uncertainties of MDT and geostrophic currents estimated from GOCE and satellite altimetry: A case study in China's Marginal Seas J, Shuanggen, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN.
The MEGG-C project: Mean dynamic topography in the Mediterranean Sea based on GOCE data and Wiener filters M. Gilardoni, Politecnico di Milano, IT.
Assessing GOCE Gravity Models using Altimetry and In-situ OceanCurrent Observation P. Knudsen, DTU Space, DK.
Nonlinear diffusion filtering of the GOCE-based satellite-only mean dynamic topography R. Cunderlik, Slovak University of Technology, SK.
Determination of the Mean Dynamic Topography at the Coast using the Geodetic and Ocean Approaches and Consequences for the Worldwide Height System Unification P. Woodworth, Natinoal Geographic Centre, UK.
Session 4 - Solid Earth
Introduction and Seed Questions Chairs: M.van der Meijde, J. Ebbing
Gravity gradient grids at satellite altitude for lithospheric modelling J. Ebbing, Univ of Kiel, DE.
GOCE Gradient Tensor Characterization of the Coupled Paraná (South America) and Etendeka (Africa) Magmatic Provinces P. Mariani, Univ. of Trieste (IT)
Moho depth inversion from gravity and gravity gradient data Z. Ye, Institute of Geodesy
Estimates of the elastic thickness of the continents from GOCE gravity models R.Rummel, Technische Universität München
High resolution crustal thickness map of Botswana using satellite gravity and receiver function I.Fadel, Univ of Twente, NL.
Error analysis of GOCE data for solid Earth applications M.van der Meijde, Univ of Twente - ITC
Utilisation of high-resolution GOCE gravity data for mapping the structures of the Western offshore, India T.J. Majumdar, SAC (ISRO)
Western Balkans Moho depth and crustal structure exploiting GOCE data D. Sanpietro, Politecnico di Milano, IT.
Modelling the lithospheric structure of the Arabian peninsula with satellite gravity gradients N. Holzrichter, Univ of Kiel, DE.
Use of topography in the context of the GOCE satellite mission - some examples C. Hirt, Curtin Univ.
Geological implications from complete Gondwana reconstructions of GOCE products C. Braitenberg, Univ. of Trieste, IT.
GOCE gravity gradients: Probing Earth's mantle mass distribution I.Panet, IGN, Paris, FR. NOTE: not in original Program
Geophysics from GOCE. (Movie) (Data from: DGFI, Kiel, DE).
Day 3 - Thursday 27 November 2014
Session 5 - Geodesy
Session Introduction and Seed Questions Chairs: G. Balmino, F. Sanso
Quality analysis of the GOCE gravity gradients from the low orbit operation campaign W.-D. Schuh University of Bonn, DE.
GOCE gravity gradients for a new Austrian geoid solution D. Rieser TU Graz, AT.
Upward continuation of Dome-C airborne gravity and comparison to GOCE gradients at orbit altitude in Antarctica H. Yildiz General Command of Mapping, TR
GOCE and airborne gravity - A perfect match for geoid determination R. Forsberg National Space Institute, DK.
Scientific roadmap towards height system unification with GOCE T. Gruber Technische Universität München, DE.
The use of absolute gravity data for validation of GOCE-based GGMs - A case study of Central Europe W. Godah Institute of Geodesy and Cartography, Warsaw, PL.
GOCE/GRACE GGM evaluation over Greece with GPS/Levelling and gravity data G. Vergos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR.
On the combination of terrestrial data and GOCE based models in Earth's gravity field studies: compatibility and spectral weighted optimisation P. Holota, Research Institute of Geodesy, Topography and Cartography, CZ.
Session 6 - Aeronomy / Novel applications
Session Introduction and Seed Questions Chairs: S. Bruinsma, M. Kern
The contribution of GOCE densities to the semi-empirical thermosphere model DTM S. Bruinsma, CNES, FR.
Thermosphere density and wind data resulting from the GOCE+ Theme 3 project E. Doornbos Delft University of Technology, NL.
Thermospheric density variations due to space weather T. Laitinen, Finnish Meteorological Institute, FI.
Wave Coupling between the Lower and Middle Thermosphere from TIMED and GOCE F. Gasperini, University of Colorado, USA.
Test of GOCE EGG Data for Spacecraft Positioning X. Sun Beihang University, CN
Combining GOCE and GRACE Data Towards Improved Temporal Gravity Solutions C.K. Shum, Ohio State University, USA.
Session 7 - Science and engineering lessons from the de-orbiting and re-entry phase
Session Introduction and Seed Questions Chairs: C. Pardini, H. Krag
The Deorbiting of GOCE - A Spacecraft Operations Perspective C. Steiger ESA/ESOC, DE.
GOCE re-entry campaign B. Bastida Virgili, IMS Space Consultancy
Precise Orbit Determination of the GOCE re-entry phase F. Gini, ESA/ESOC
GOCE Reentry Predictions for the Italian Civil Protection Authorities C. Pardini, ISTI/CNR
Calibration of radar based re-entry predictions S. Lemmens, IMS Space Consultancy
Day 4 - Friday 28 November 2014
Session 8 - Future gravity field missions
Session Introduction and Seed Questions Chairs: N. Sneeuw, R. Haagmans
Consolidated science requirements for a next generation gravity field mission R. Pail, TU München, DE.
Next generation satellite gravimetry mission study (NGGM-D) M. Murböck, Technische Universität München, DE.
From GOCE to Next Generation Gravity Mission S. Cesare Thales Alenia Space Italia, IT.
Search strategy for optimal double pair scenarios for future gravity satellite missions - Experience from the ESA SC4MGV project S. Iran Pour, University of Stuttgart, DE.
Measuring the Earth's gravity field with cold atom interferometers O. Carraz, European Space Agency
ESA's Studies of Next Generation Gravity Mission Concepts for Monitoring Mass Transport in the Earth System L. Massotti RHEA for European Space Agency
Observing Mass Distribution and Transport in the Earth System from an ESA Perspective R. Haagmans, European Space Agency
Closing Session. Chairs: R. Floberghagen, J. Benveniste


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