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On a possible new approach for investigating the secular variations of the low-degree geopotential coefficients

@article{Iorio2004OnAP,
  title={On a possible new approach for investigating the secular variations of the low-degree geopotential coefficients},
  author={Lorenzo Iorio},
  journal={arXiv: Geophysics},
  year={2004}
}
  • L. Iorio
  • Published 19 November 2004
  • Physics, Geology
  • arXiv: Geophysics
In this paper we try to suggest a possible novel method to determine some selected even zonal harmonics J_l of the Earth's geopotential. Time series many years long of suitably linearly combined residuals of some Keplerian orbital elements of certain existing geodetic SLR satellites would be examined. A CHAMP/GRACE-only background reference model should be used for the part of the geopotential which we are not interested in. The retrieved values for the even zonal harmonics of interest would be… 
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