Presentations and Publications


Gruber, Th.: Geodetic SAR for Sea Level and Height System Unification in the Baltic. Baltic from Space - ESA Workshop, 2017,


Gruber, Thomas; Ågren, Jonas; Angermann, Detlef; Ellmann, Artu; Engfeldt, Andreas; Gisinger, Christoph; Jaworski, Leszek; Marila, Simo; Nastula, Jolanta; Nilfouroushan, Faramarz; Oikonomidou, Xanthi; Poutanen, Markku; Saari, Timo; Schlaak, Marius; Światek, Anna; Varbla, Sander; Zdunek, Ryszard: Geodetic SAR for Height System Unification and Sea Level Research—Observation Concept and Preliminary Results in the Baltic Sea. Remote Sensing 12 (22), 2020, 3747;

Project related References

Angermann D., Gruber T., Gerstl M., Heinkelmann R., Hugentobler U., Sánchez L., Steigenberger P. (2016): GGOS Bureau of Products and Standards: Inventory of standards and conventions used for the generation of IAG products. In: Drewes H., Kuglitsch F., Adám J. (Eds.) The Geodesist's Handbook 2016. Journal of Geodesy, 90(10), 1095-1156, 10.1007/s00190-016-0948-z.

Balss, U., Gisinger, C., Eineder, M. (2018), Measurements on the Absolute 2-D and 3-D Localization Accuracy of TerraSAR-X. Remote Sensing 10(4): 1-21, MDPI, doi:10.3390/rs10040656

Bloßfeld, M., Seitz, M., Angermann, D. (2014): Non-linear station motions in epoch and multi-year reference frames. Journal of Geodesy 88(1): 45-63, Springer, 10.1007/s00190-013-0668-6.

Bloßfeld M., Müller H., Gerstl M., Stefka V., Bouman J., Göttl F., Horwath M. (2015): Second degree Stokes coefficients from multi-satellite SLR. Journal of Geodesy, 10.1007/s00190-015-0819-z

Brooks B.A., Merrifield M.A., Foster J., Werner C.L., Gomez F., Bevis M., Gill S. (2007), Space geodetic determination of spatial variability in relative sea level change, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 34, L01611, doi: 10.1029/2006GL028171

Collilieux X., G. Wöppelmann (2011), Global sea-level rise and its relation to the terrestrial reference frame, Journal of Geodesy, vol. 85, number 1, page 9-22, doi:10.1007/s00190-010-0412-4

Gisinger C., Balss U., Pail R., Zhu X.X., Montazeri S., Gernhardt S., Eineder M. (2015), Precise Three-Dimensional Stereo Localization of Corner Reflectors and Persistent Scatterers with TerraSAR-X, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 53, No. 4, April 2015.

Gisinger C., Willberg, M., Balss, U., Klügel T., Mähler S., Pail R., Eineder M. (2018), Differential geodetic stereo SAR with TerraSAR-X by exploiting small multi-directional radar reflectors, J Geod (2017) 91:53–67, DOI 10.1007/s00190-016-0937-2

Gruber, T., Gerlach, C. & Haagmans, R. H. N. (2013) Intercontinental height datum connection with GOCE and GNSS-levelling data. In Journal of Geodetic Science, 2(4), pp.270–280, DOI: 10.2478/v10156-012-0001-y

Gruber, Th., Rummel, R., Ihde, J., Liebsch G., Rülke A., Schäfer U., Sideris M., Rangelova E., Woodworth P., Gerlach C. (2015), STSE – GOCE+ Height System Unification with GOCE, Summary and Final Report, Issue 2.0, 16.1.2015,

Mahapatra P.S., Samiei-Esfahany S., van der Marel H., Hanssen R.F. (2014), On the use of transponders as coherent radar targets for SAR interferometry, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 52, No. 3, March 2014

Meyssignac, B., and A. Cazenave (2012), Sea level: A review of present-day and recent-past changes and variability, J. Geodyn., 58, 96–109, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2012.03.005

Rummel R., Gruber, Th., Ihde, J., Liebsch G., Rülke A., Schäfer U., Sideris M., Rangelova E., Woodworth P., Gerlach C. (2015), STSE – GOCE+ Height System Unification with GOCE, Scientific Roadmap (SR), Issue 3.0, 16.1.2015,

Santamaría Álvaro, M. Gravelle, X. Collilieux, M. Guichard, B. Martín Míguez, P. Tiphaneau, G. Wöppelmann (2012), Mitigating the effects of vertical land motion in tide gauge records using a state-of-the-art GPS velocity field, Global and Planetary Change, vol. 98-99, page 6-7, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2012.07.007

Wöppelmann, G., and M. Marcos (2012), Coastal sea level rise in southern Europe and the non-climate contribution of vertical land motion, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C01007, doi:10.1029/2011JC007469

Wöppelmann, G., M. Marcos, A. Santamaría-Gómez, B. Martín-Míguez, M.-N. Bouin, and M. Gravelle (2014), Evidence for a differential sea level rise between hemispheres over the twentieth century, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41,1639–1643, doi:10.1002/2013GL059039

Woodworth, P. L., Hughes, C. W., Bingham, R. J. & Gruber, T. (2012) Towards Worldwide Height System Unification using Ocean Information. In Journal of Geodetic Science, 2(4), pp. 302–318, DOI: 10.2478/v10156-012-0004-8

Wu, X., Ray, J., vanDam, T. (2012): Geocenter motion and its geodetic and geophysical implications. Journal of Geodynamics 58, 10.1016/j.jog.2012.01.007