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The publications below provide technical details regarding the procedures.

USNO proposal to the IERS for the Rapid Service/Prediction Center

(postscript format)

USNO proposal for Conventions Center

(Word document)

 

 Combination procedure

  • McCarthy, D. D. and Luzum, B. J., 1991, "Combination of precise observations of the orientation of the Earth," Bull. Geod., Vol. 65, pp. 22-27.
  • Luzum, B. J., Ray, J. R., Carter, M. S., and Josties, F. J., 2001, "Recent Improvements to IERS Bulletin A Combination and Prediction," GPS Solutions, Vol. 4(3), pp. 34-40.

      Pre-print of paper (postscript format)

  • Wooden, W. H., Johnson, T. J., Carter, M. S., and Myers, A. E., 2004, "Near Real-Time IERS Products," Journées Systèmes de Reférénce Spatio-Temporels 2003, pp. 160-163.

 

 Prediction procedure

  • Brockett, G., Luzum, B., and Stamatakos, N., 2007, "Preliminary Statistical Analysis of AAM Contributions to the IERS RS/PC Predictions," EOS Trans. AGU, Fall Meeting Suppl., G42A-07.
  • McCarthy, D. D. and Luzum, B. J., 1991, "Prediction of Earth Orientation," Bull. Geod., Vol. 65, pp. 18-22.
  • Luzum, B. J., Ray, J. R., Carter, M. S., and Josties, F. J., 2001, "Recent Improvements to IERS Bulletin A Combination and Prediction," GPS Solutions, Vol. 4(3), pp. 34-40.
  • Johnson, T. J., Luzum, B. J., Ray, J. R., 2005, "Improved near-term Earth rotation predictions using atmospheric angular momentum analysis and forecasts," J. Geodyn., Vol. 39, pp. 209-221.
  • Stamatakos, N., Luzum, B., Wooden, W., (2008) “Recent Improvements in IERS Rapid Service/Prediction Center Products,” Proceedings of the Journées 2007 “Systèmes de Référence Spatio-Temporels,” N. Capitaine (ed.), Observatoire de Paris, pp. 163—166.
  • Stamatakos, N., Luzum, B., Stetzler, B., Wooden, W., Schultz, E. (2009) "Recent Improvements in IERS Rapid Service/Prediction Center Products" Proceedings of the Journées 2008 “Systèmes de Référence Spatio-Temporels,” N. Capitaine (ed.), Observatoire de Paris, pp. 160—163.

 

GPS Publications

  • Kammeyer, P. (2000), “A UT1—like Quantity from Analysis of GPS Orbit Planes”, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy 77: pp. 241-272, 2000.
  • Tracey, J., Kammeyer, P., Stamatakos, N., (2008) “Usage of the UT1-like Quantity at the USNO”, International GNSS Service, Analysis Center Workshop, 2-6 June 2008, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
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