Kaufman’s method of joint processing of data on PVZ

S.L. Pasynok

Al’manac of Modern Metrology № 3 (15) 2018, pages 174–183

On February 14, 2018 all metrological public celebrated the eightieth anniversary since the birth of Kaufman Mark Borisovich — the talented researcher in the field of Earth’s orientation parameters (EOP) evaluation by various methods of space geodesy (astrooptical, very long base-line interferometry, satellite laser ranging and also by results of detection of the global navigation satellite systems signals), the author of algorithms and programs of the combined processing, one of founders of a National Time and EOP service who worked in FSUE “VNIIFTRI” from 1965 to 2014. The method of combined data processing for EOP evaluation was developed by M.B. Kaufman in 2006 and it is used in work of SSTF till now.

Key words: SSTF, EOP, terrestrial pole motion, celestial pole motion, precession, nutation, universal time.

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