609. WE-Heraeus-Seminar: Relativistic Geodesy: Foundations and Applications

Relativistic Geodesy: Foundations and Applications

Su, 13.03.2016 17:00  –   Sa, 19.03.2016 09:30
Dirk Pützfeld und Claus Lämmerzahl (U Bremen)
Physikzentrum Bad Honnef
Hauptstr. 5, 53604 Bad Honnef, Germany

Event partner:
Wilhelm und Else Heraeus-Stiftung
Contact person:
Dirk Puetzfeld,


Scientific Topics

Relativistic foundations of geodesy (fundamental notions and methods)
Relativistic approximation methods
Relativistic definitions of geodetic notions
Methods for clock comparison
Reference systems
Applications (modeling of experiments and missions)
Satellite geodesy
Modeling of positioning systems
Modeling of clocks and clock networks
High-precision models of earth's gravity field
Tests of gravitational theories
Observations (interpretation of current and future experiments)
Realization of a global time scale
Interferometric methods
De-correlation of observational data
Present and future space missions
Technical aspects and future developments of positioning systems


List of confirmed speakers in alphabetical order. Please click on the speakers name to see the title and abstract of the talk.

A. Bauch
I. Ciufolini
B. Coll
P. Delva
J. Flury
C. Gerekos
E.W. Grafarend
G. Grosche
B. Hartmann
A. Hees
A. Heffernan
F.W. Hehl
G. Heinzel
U. Hugentobler
Y. Itin
R. Koenig
S. Kopeikin
C. Le Poncin-Lafitte
C. Laemmerzahl
P. Hogan
T. Mayer-Guerr
T. Mehlstaeubler
J. Mueller
Y.N. Obukhov
V. Perlick
D. Puetzfeld
H. Quevedo
S. Schiller
P. Schmidt
S. Schoen
J.W. van Holten