GOCE User Toolbox and Tutorial

P. Knudsen, J. Benveniste, E. All

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    Abstract

    The GOCE User Toolbox GUT is a compilation of tools for the utilisation and analysis of GOCE Level 2 products. GUT support applications in Geodesy, Oceanography and Solid Earth Physics. The GUT Tutorial provides information and guidance in how to use the toolbox for a variety of applications. GUT consists of a series of advanced computer routines that carry out the required computations. It may be used on Windows PCs, UNIX/Linux Workstations,and Mac. The toolbox is supported by The GUT Algorithm Description and User Guide and The GUT Install Guide. A set of a-priori data and models are made available as well. Without any doubt the development of the GOCE user toolbox have played a major role in paving the way to successful use of the GOCE data for oceanography. The GUT version 2.2 was released in April 2014 and beside some bug-fixes it adds the capability for the computation of Simple Bouguer Anomaly (Solid-Earth). During this fall a new GUT version 3 has been released. GUTv3 was further developed through a collaborative effort where the scientific communities participate
    aiming on an implementation of remaining functionalities facilitating a wider span of research in the fields of Geodesy, Oceanography and Solid earth studies. Accordingly, the GUT version 3 has:
    - An attractive and easy to use Graphic User Interface
    (GUI) for the toolbox,
    - Enhance the toolbox with some further software
    functionalities such as to facilitate the use of
    gradients,anisotropic diffusive filtering and computation
    of Bouguer and isostatic gravity anomalies.
    - An associated GUT VCM tool for analyzing the GOCE
    variance covariance matrices.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication date2018
    Number of pages1
    Publication statusPublished - 2018
    Event25 years of progress in radar altimetry symposium - , Portugal
    Duration: 24 Sept 201829 Sept 2018

    Conference

    Conference25 years of progress in radar altimetry symposium
    Country/TerritoryPortugal
    Period24/09/201829/09/2018

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