GPS Observational Campaign in the Geodynamics Test Area "SIMEIZ-KATSIVELI": Data Processing and Results

1Bolotin, S, 1Gaiovitch, I, 1Khoda, OA, 1Samoilenko, A, 1Yatskiv, Ya.S
1Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 1995, 1 ;(Suppl. 2):03-16
Publication Language: English
A network in the local scale geodynamics test area "SIMEIZ—KATSIVELI" was designed and GPS observational campaign was conducted. The preprocessing with the purpose to determine the precision, consistency, and cycle slips of GPS data was performed by the BERNESE version 3.5 GPS software (Astronomical Institute, University of Berne. In the final adjustment the geocentric coordinates of GPS points were estimated with a precision of 1—3 mm. Based on the eccenters from GPS markers to the reference points of two SLR stations and VLBI antenna, the geocentric coordinates derived by three different techniques — GPS, SLR, and VLBI — were compared. The possible error of equipment calibration of SLR stations in Simeiz (12337S003) and in Katsiveli (12337S006) is concluded.
Keywords: GPS, local test area, SLR, VLBI
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