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Strategies for GPS-Based Estimates of Troposphere Delay

Show simple item record Bar-Sever, Yoaz E. en_US 2004-10-01T05:21:37Z 2004-10-01T05:21:37Z 1996-09-18 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Kansas City, MO en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 96-1463 en_US
dc.description.abstract Traditionally used for high precision geodesy, the GPS system has recently emerged as an equally powerful tool in atmospheric studies, in particular, climatology and meteorology. There are several products of GPS-based systems that are of interest to climatologists and meteorologists. One of the most important is the GPS-based estimate of the amount of Precipitable Water Vapor (PWV) in the troposphere. Water vapor is an important variable in the study of climate changes and atmospheric convection, and is of crucial importance for severe weather forecasting and operational numerical weather prediction. In this paper we discuss various aspects of the process by which Zenith Wet Delay (ZWD) are estimated from GPS data and we describe a very simple estimation stratagy for near real time applications. en_US
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dc.subject.other GPS water vapor weather prediction precipitable water vapor (PWV) zenith wet delay (ZWD) climatology meteorology en_US
dc.title Strategies for GPS-Based Estimates of Troposphere Delay en_US

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