GRACE-relevante Literatur findet man hier.

Nachfolgend relevante Literatur zu GRACE-FO, die zur Zeit verfügbar ist:


F. Flechtner, K.-H. Neumayer, C. Dahle, H. Dobslaw, E. Fagiolini, J.-C. Raimondo, A. Güntner, (2015 online): What Can be Expected from the GRACE-FO Laser Ranging Interferometer for Earth Science Applications? - Surveys in Geophysics. DOI:


F. Flechtner, P. Morton, M. Watkins, F. Webb, (2014): Status of the GRACE Follow-on Mission. - In: Marti, U. (Ed.), Gravity, Geoid and Height Systems: Proceedings of the IAG Symposium GGHS2012, 9 - 12 October 2012, Venice, Italy, (International Association of Geodesy Symposia; 141).

D. Schütze, D. Farrant, D. Shaddock, B. Sheard, G. Heinzel, K. Danzmann (2014): Measuring coalignment of retroreflectors with large lateral incoming-outgoing beam offset, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 85, 035103, Abstract available at

D. Schütze, V. Müller, G. Stede, B. Sheard, G. Heinzel, K. Danzmann, A. Sutton, D. Shaddock (2014): Retroreflector for GRACE Follow-on: Vertex vs. point of minimal coupling, Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 8, pp. 9324-9333 (2014), PDF available at

D. Schütze, G. Stede, V. Müller, O. Gerberding, Ch. Mahrdt, B. Sheard, G. Heinzel, K. Danzmann (2014): LISA-like Laser Ranging for GRACE Follow-on, Proceedings 9th LISA Symposium, G. Auger, P. Bin ́etruy and E. Plagnol (eds.), Paris, ASP Conference Series, Vol. 467, PDF available at

S. G. Turyshev, M. V. Sazhin, V. T. Toth (2014): General relativistic laser interferometric observables of the GRACE-Follow-On mission, Physical Review D, 89(10):105029, doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.89.105029

D. M. R. Wuchenich, C. Mahrdt, B. S. Sheard, S. P. Francis, R. E. Spero, J. Miller,  C. M. Mow-Lowry, R. L. Ward, W. M. Klipstein, G. Heinzel, K. Danzmann, D. E. McClelland, D. A. Shaddock (2014): Laser link acquisition demonstration for the GRACE Follow-On mission, Optics Express, 22:11351, doi:10.1364/OE.22.011351


G. Heinzel, B. Sheard, N. Brause, K. Danzmann, M. Dehne, O. Gerberding, C. Mahrdt, V. Müller, D. Schütze, G. Stede, W. Klipstein, W. Folkner, R. Speroy, K. Nicklaus, P. Gath, D. Shaddock (2012): Laser Ranging Interferometer for GRACE follow-on, Proceedings of the International Conference on Space Optics (ICSO2012), October 9th-12th 2012, Ajaccio, Corse, available online at

B. D. Loomis, R. S. Nerem, S. B. Luthcke (2012): Simulation study of a follow-on gravity mission to GRACE, Journal of Geodesy, 86:319–335, doi:10.1007/s00190-011-0521-8

K. Numata, J. Camp (2012): Precision laser development for interferometric space missions NGO, SGO, and GRACE Follow-On, Journal of Physics Conference Series, 363(1):012054, doi:10.1088/1742-6596/363/1/012054

B. Sheard, G. Heinzel, K. Danzmann, D. Shaddock, W. Klipstein, W. Folkner (2012): Intersatellite laser ranging instrument for the GRACE follow-on mission, Journal of Geodesy, Volume 86, Issue 12, pp 1083-1095, 10.1007/s00190-012-0566-3


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