March 17, 2020

Welcome (09:30 - 10:30)

  1. Balaji Devaraju
  2. Nico Sneeuw
  3. Chairman, Board of Governers, IIT Kanpur
  4. Director, IIT Kanpur
  5. Head, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Kanpur
  6. Chairman, National Centre for Geodesy
  7. Chairman, National Geodesy Programme

Initiatives for future satellite gravimetry

Session 1 (11:00 - 12:30)

11:00 Genesis amd the activities of the National Centre for Geodesy Onkar Dikshit
11:30 ESA's Studies of Next Generation Gravity Mission Concepts Luca Massotti
12:00 European Initiatives and Studies on Mass Change Mission Architectures Thomas Gruber

Session 2 (14:00 - 16:00)

14:00 Science and user needs for observing global mass transport to understand global change and to benefit society Markus Hauk
14:30 Combination Service for Time-variable Gravity Field Solutions (COST-G) – current status Adrian Jäggi
15:00 GRACE/GRACE-FO time variable gravity field products from CSR and possibilities for the future gravity missions Himanshu Save

Mission Design

Session 3 (16:30 - 18:00)

16:30 Designing future constellations for observing Earth's mass change Pieter Visser
17:00 Next generation satellite gravity mission architectures for monitoring the system earth Markus Hauk
17:30 Signal contribution of the polar and the inclined pairs in a Bender configuration Balaji Devaraju
March 18, 2020

Session 4 (9:00 - 10:30)

09:00 Laser interferometry in space Gerhard Heinzel
09:30 Design considerations for primary instruments in NGGM Vitali Müller
10:00 Grace3D - exploring LISA Pathfinder technology for gravity field recovery Matthias Weigelt

Session 5 (11:00 - 12:30)

11:00 Novel sensor concepts for future gravity field satellite missions Manuel Schilling
11:30 A design and correction concept for GNSS sensors for future satellite based gravity field missions Tobias Kersten
12:00 Bridging the gap between GRACE and GRACE-Follow On Matthias Weigelt


Session 6 (14:00 - 15:30)

14:00 Towards low-latency GRACE Follow-On gravimetric observations for studying high-frequency, transient geophysical processes in the Earth system Khosro Ghobadi-Far
14:30 Observation of earthquake co- and post-seismic signals with the Next Generation Gravity Mission (NGGM) Karim Douch
15:00 Backflow and recharge of magma in the island of Hawaii revealed by space gravimetry Nico Sneeuw

Session 7 (16:00 - 18:00)

16:00 Identification of fast periodic hydrological interactions in GRACE data Mohammad Tourian
16:30 Can geodetic sensors help in measuring soil erosion and sediment yield at the basin scale? Shivam Tripathi
17:00 Dynamics of human-natural hydroclimatic system Subimal Ghosh
17:30 Terrestrial water storage change of the Indus basin derived from GRACE spherical harmonics and MASCON solutions RAAJ Ramsankaran

Dinner event - (19:30 onwards)

March 19, 2020

Session 8 (9:00 - 10:30)

Group meetings

Session 9 (11:00 - 12:30)

Final discussion

Session 10 (14:00 - 17:00)

Visit to the facilities - airstrip, gravimetry room, IGS station

March 20, 2020

Splinter group meetings