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Italy (ITALGEO05)


  Author: Politecnico di Milano     Created: 2005    Resp: R. Barzaghi  
      Status: PRIVATE    
Description:
Italian Quasi-Geoid computed at Politecnico di Milano. The area covered by the estimate is 35° < lat < 48°, 5° < lon < 20° with grid spacing of 2' both in latitude and in longitude. The computation is based on remove-restore technique and fast collocation; the solution was obtained in one step only over the whole area. The gravimetric geoid, integrated with GPS/levelling data, has an overall precision of around 3 cm over the entire Italian area.

References:
R. Barzaghi, A. Borghi, D. Carrion, G. Sona (2007). Refining the estimate of the Italian quasi-geoid. Bollettino di Geodesia e Scienze Affini, 66(3), pp. 145-159.
A. Albertella, R. Barzaghi, D. Carrion, A. Maggi (2008). The joint use of gravity data and GPS/levelling undulations in geoid estimation procedures. Bollettino di Geodesia e Scienze Affini, 67(1), pp. 49-59.


Italy