Mass Transport and Mass Distribution in the Earth System I

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Chairs:  Juergen Kusche, University of Bonn, Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Bonn, Germany and Tonie M van Dam, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Primary Conveners:  Juergen Kusche, Bonn Umiversity, Bonn, Germany
Co-conveners:  Annette Eicker, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, Martin Horwath, Technische Universität Munchen, München, Germany; Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany and Tonie M van Dam, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
OSPA Liaisons:  Tonie M van Dam, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

8:00 AM
Mass balance of Greenland from combined GRACE and satellite altimetry inversion
Rene Forsberg, Louise Sandberg Sørensen, Johan Nilsson and Sebastian B. Simonsen, DTU Space, Lyngby, Denmark
8:15 AM
Two decades of ice melt reconstruction in Greenland and Antarctica from time-variable gravity
Matthieu Talpe1, R Steven Nerem1 and Frank G Lemoine2, (1)CU Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)NASA Goddard SFC, Greenbelt, MD, United States
8:30 AM
Monitoring Atlantic Overturning Variability with Satellite Gravimetry
Katrin Bentel, Felix W Landerer and Carmen Boening, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
8:45 AM
Ocean Contribution to Seismic Gravity Changes: the Sea Level Equation for Seismic Perturbations Revisited
Taco Broerse1, Riccardo Riva2 and Bert L A Vermeersen2, (1)Delft University of Technology, Delft, 5612, Netherlands, (2)Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
9:00 AM
Discharge Estimation Using Hydro-Geodetic Approaches
Mohammad J. Tourian1, Christof Lorenz2, Balaji Devaraju1, Johannes M. Riegger3, Harald Kunstmann2,4 and Nico J Sneeuw1, (1)University of Stuttgart, Institute of Geodesy, Stuttgart, Germany, (2)Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, (3)University of Stuttgart, Institute for Modelling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems, Stuttgart, Germany, (4)University of Augsburg, Institute of Geography, Augsburg, Germany
9:15 AM
The use of GRACE satellite data to validate the global hydrological cycle as simulated by a global climate mode
Carmen Boening1, Marie-Estelle Demory2, Pier Luigi Vidale2, David N Wiese1, Malcolm Roberts3, Reinhard Schiemann4, Matthew Mizielinski3 and Michael M Watkins1, (1)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)NCAS Climate, Reading, United Kingdom, (3)Met Office Hadley center for Climate Change, Exeter, United Kingdom, (4)National Centre for Atmospheric Science, Leeds, United Kingdom
9:30 AM
Synergies Between Grace and Regional Atmospheric Modeling Efforts
Juergen Kusche1, Anne Springer1, Christian Ohlwein2, Kerstin Hartung3, Laurent Longuevergne4, Stefan J Kollet5, Jessica Keune2, Henryk Dobslaw6, Ehsan Forootan1 and Annette Eicker1, (1)University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, (2)University of Bonn, Meteorological Institute, Bonn, Germany, (3)Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, (4)CNRS - Géosciences Rennes, Rennes, France, (5)Forschungszentrum Julich GmbH, Jülich, Germany, (6)Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany
9:45 AM
Surface mass variation monitoring from orbit information of GPS-tracked low-Earth orbiters
Matthias Luigi Bruno Weigelt1, Oliver Baur2, Norbert Zehentner3, Torsten Mayer-Gürr3 and Tonie M van Dam1, (1)University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, (2)Austrian Academy of Sciences, Graz, Austria, (3)Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria
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