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Instrument type
Instrument
Mission
Operators:
ESA
Date of Launch:
17 March 2009
Mission Status:
Mission ended on 11 November 2013
Orbit Height:
250 km
Orbit type:
Polar, Sun-synchronous 
GOCE Global Gravity Field Models and Grids
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Last update: 18/12/2019

This collection contains gravity gradient and gravity anomalies grids at ground level, at satellite height. In addition it contains the GOCE gravity field models (EGM_GOC_2,EGM_GCF_2) and their covariance matrices (EGM_GVC_2):

GOCE Gravity solution GRIDS

Gridded Gravity gradients and anomalies at ground level:

  • GO_CONS_GRC_SPW_2__20091101T000000_20111231T235959_0001.TGZ
  • GO_CONS_GRC_SPW_2__20091101T055147_20120731T222822_0001.TGZ
  • GO_CONS_GRC_SPW_2__20091101T055226_20131020T033415_0002.TGZ

Gridded Gravity gradients and anomalies at satellite height:

  • GO_CONS_GRD_SPW_2__20091101T055147_20100630T180254_0001.TGZ
  • GO_CONS_GRD_SPW_2__20091101T055147_20120731T222822_0001.TGZ
  • GO_CONS_GRD_SPW_2__20091101T055226_20131020T033415_0002.TGZ

Direct solution

First Generation 

Product:

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091101T000000_20100110T235959_0002.TGZ

Variance/Covariance matrix:

GO_CONS_EGM_GVC_2__20091101T000000_20100110T235959_0002.TGZ

Second Generation

Product:

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091101T000000_20100630T235959_0002.TGZ

Variance/Covariance matrix:

GO_CONS_EGM_GVC_2__20091101T000000_20100630T235959_0001.TGZ

Third Generation

Product:

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091101T000000_20110419T235959_0001.TGZ

Variance/Covariance matrix:

GO_CONS_EGM_GVC_2__20091101T000000_20110419T235959_0001.TGZ

Coefficients (ICGEM format):

GO_CONS_EGM_GCF_2__20091101T000000_20110419T235959_0001.IDF

Fourth Generation

Product:

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091101T000000_20120801T060000_0001.TGZ

Variance/Covariance matrix:

GO_CONS_EGM_GVC_2__20091101T000000_20120801T060000_0002.TGZ

Fifth Generation

Product:

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091101T000000_20131020T235959_0002.TGZ

Variance/Covariance matrix:

GO_CONS_EGM_GVC_2__20091101T000000_20131020T235959_0001.TGZ

Coefficients (ICGEM format):

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091101T000000_20131020T235959_0001.IDF

Sixth Generation

Product:

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091009T000000_20131020T235959_0201.TGZ

Variance/Covariance matrix:

GO_CONS_EGM_GVC_2__20091009T000000_20131020T235959_0201.TGZ

Coefficients (ICGEM format):

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091009T000000_20131020T235959_0201.IDF

Release 6 gravity model validation report

GO-TN-HPF-GS-0337_1.0 - Rel6_Validation_Report.pdf

Time-Wise solution

First Generation

Product:

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091101T000000_20100111T000000_0002.TGZ

Variance/Covariance matrix:

GO_CONS_EGM_GVC_2__20091101T000000_20100111T000000_0002.TGZ

Second Generation

Product:

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091101T000000_20100705T235500_0002.TGZ

Variance/Covariance matrix:

GO_CONS_EGM_GVC_2__20091101T000000_20100705T235500_0001.TGZ

Third Generation

Product:

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091101T000000_20110430T235959_0001.TGZ

Variance/Covariance matrix:

GO_CONS_EGM_GVC_2__20091101T000000_20110430T235959_0001.TGZ

Coefficients (ICGEM format):

GO_CONS_EGM_GCF_2__20091101T000000_20110430T235959_0001.IDF

Fourth Generation

Product:

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091101T000000_20120618T235959_0002.TGZ

Variance/Covariance matrix:

GO_CONS_EGM_GVC_2__20091101T000000_20120618T235959_0001.TGZ

Fifth Generation

Product:

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091101T000000_20131021T000000_0002.TGZ

Variance/Covariance matrix:

GO_CONS_EGM_GVC_2__20091101T000000_20131021T000000_0001.TGZ

Coefficients (ICGEM format):

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091101T000000_20131021T000000_0001.IDF

Sixth Generation Product:

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091009T000000_20131021T000000_0201.TGZ

Variance/Covariance matrix:

GO_CONS_EGM_GVC_2__20091009T000000_20131021T000000_0201.TGZ

Coefficients (ICGEM format):

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091009T000000_20131021T000000_0201.IDF

Combined gravity field GOCE model plus Antarctic and Arctic data (ICGEM format):

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091009T000000_20160119T235959_0201.IDF

Release 6 gravity model validation report

GO-TN-HPF-GS-0337_1.0 - Rel6_Validation_Report.pdf

Space-Wise solution

First Generation

Product:

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091030T005757_20100111T073815_0002.TGZ

Variance/Covariance matrix:

GO_CONS_EGM_GVC_2__20091030T005757_20100111T073815_0002.TGZ

Second Generation

Product:

GO_CONS_EGM_GOC_2__20091031T000000_20100705T235959_0001.TGZ

Variance/Covariance matrix:

GO_CONS_EGM_GVC_2__20091031T000000_20100705T235959_0001.TGZ 

GRIDS

Full Gravity Gradient grids, at 225 and 255 km.

GGG_225_0003

Computed from GOCE/GRACE gradients lower orbit phase February 2010 - October 2013

GGG_255_0003

Computed from GOCE/GRACE gradients lower orbit phase February 2010 - October 2013

TGG_225

Computed from GOCE/GRACE gradients lower orbit phase August 2012 - October 2013 with topographic correction

TGG_255

Computed from GOCE/GRACE gradients lower orbit phase August 2012 - October 2013 with topographic correction

Gradients: along-Orbit Data

Full Gravity Gradients, along-orbit, in GRF and TRF reference frames.

GRF 

Combined gradients from GRACE (long wavelengths) and GOCE (measurement band) in the GRF (Gradiometer Reference Frame)

TRF 

 Combined gradients from GRACE (long wavelengths) and GOCE (measurement band) rotated from GRF to TRF (Terrestrial Reference Frame: North, West, Up)

MAPS:

Maps_225km_with_Topo.zip

Maps of grids from lower orbit phase with topographic correction from ETOPO1

Maps_225km_no_Topo_red.zip

Maps of the original grids from lower orbit phase without topographic correction.

Data Set Specifications
Spatial coverage: 90 N, -90 S, -180 W, 180 E
Temporal coverage: 01/09/2009 - 31/07/2012
Processing level
Level 2
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