User Workshops

GRAS SAF Open Loop Workshop Program

Elsinore, 6th-8th of June, 2005

Monday June 6, 2005
13.00 - 17.00 Registration
17.00 - 18.00 Session 1: Opening and Welcome
Chairman: Kent B. Lauritsen
15mThe GRAS SAF Project and Aim of the Workshop
by Kent B. Lauritsen (GRAS SAF Project Manager, DMI)
15mSatellite and Space Research Activities at DMI
by Georg B. Larsen (head of Atmosphere Space Research Division, DMI)
30mGRAS SAF Open Loop Status and Plans
by Antonio Rius (GRAS SAF team, IEEC)
18.00 - 19.00Reception

Tuesday June 7, 2005
7.30 - 9.00 Breakfast
9.00 - 10.40Session 2
Chairman: Kent B. Lauritsen
40mGeneral GRAS Receiver Overview
by Magnus Bonnedal (SES)
60mGRAS Open Loop Tracking
by Jacob Christensen (SES)
10.40 - 11.00Coffee break
11.00 - 12.00Session 3
Chairman: Georg B. Larsen
30mOpen Loop and GRAS Ground Processing Prototype
by Marc Loiselet (ESA)
30mOn-Ground Demodulation of Navigation Data Bits in GRAS Open Loop Data
by Carmelo Carrascosa (GMV)
12.00 - 13.30Lunch
13.30 - 15.10Session 4
Chairman: Antonio Rius
40mGRAS Test Results, including Maui Mission Results
by Anders Carlström (SES)
30mOcean Reflection Interference in Low Elevation GPS Measurements
by Laust Olsen (AAU)
30mInterferometry with GPS Low Earth Orbiters Occultations
by Estel Cardellach (GRAS SAF Team, IEEC)
15.10 - 15.40Coffee break
15.40 - 17.50Session 5
Chairman: Frans Rubek
40mAtmospheric Multipath Tests
by Magnus Bonnedal (SES)
30mRadio Holographic Filtering and Error Estimation of Radio Occultation Data
by Michael Gorbunov (IAP, GRAS SAF visiting scientist)
30mTracking GPS Radio Occultation Signals in the Lower Troposphere: CHAMP Observations and Simulation Studies
by Georg Beyerle (GFZ, GRAS SAF visiting scientist)
30mInformation Content of Radio Occultation Soundings in the Troposphere: Results and Implications for Data Processing
by Christian Marquardt (GRAS SAF Team, Met Office)

Wednesday June 8, 2005
7.30 - 9.00Breakfast
9.00 - 10.00Session 6
Chairman: Christian Marquardt
30mRemoval of the Navigation Signal using GOLD_RTR
by Antonio Rius (GRAS SAF team, IEEC)
30mThe OAT Software and the Experimental Open Loop Processing of CHAMP and SAC-C Data
by Josep Aparicio (GRAS SAF associate, IEEC)
10.00 - 10.20Coffee break
10.20 - 12.00Session 7
Chairman: Georg B. Larsen
20mGRAS In-Orbit Verification
by Marc Loiselet (ESA)
20mEUMETSAT Plans for GRAS Raw Sampling (Open Loop) Data
by Juha-Pekka Luntama (GRAS Mission Scientist, EUMETSAT)
20mMATH: Monitoring Atmosphere Turbulence and Humidity
by Per Høeg (AAU)
40mDiscussion and future plans, end of workshop

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