Construction of the altimeter-gravimetric geoid by least squares collocation with additional conditions

Department of Geodesy, Institute of Geodesy, Lviv Polytechnic National University

The solution was proposed for the problem of geodetic data processing by least squares collocation with additional conditions. Corresponding expressions were derived for the disturbance potential. They may be transformed easily tor any derivative of the potential. Results of numerical testing of the proposed method are discussed for the construction of altimeter-gravimetric geoid in the Black Sea area from satellite altimeter data and absolute gravity.

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