Dr. Pierre Sakic

Pierre Sakic
Dr. Pierre Sakic
Scientist
Telegrafenberg
Building A 17, Room 10.22
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1114
pierre.sakic@gfz-potsdam.de

Function and Responsibilities:

Member of the Research Group "GNSS IGS Analysis Center".

In charge of the Galileo orbits analysis and combination facilities at GFZ, in the framework of the GGSP (Galileo Geodetic Service Provider) consortium.

Main developer of the GeodeZYX Toolbox, providing simple but useful Python functions for Geodesy and Geophysics (GitHub repository & Documentation).

Developer of a GNSS/Acoustics processing toolbox (a.k.a. the AcoustYX Toolbox).

Research Interests:

  • Space Geodesy, GNSS, Reference Frames
  • Marine & Off-shore Geodesy : relative ranging & absolute seafloor positioning 
    • Representative work : No significant steady-state creep along the North Anatolian fault offshore Istanbul : results of 6 months of seafloor acoustic ranging. Sakic, P., Piété H., Ballu V., Royer J.-Y., Kopp H., Lange D., Petersen F., Ôzeren S., Ergintav S., Geli L., Henry P., Deschamps A. 2016 (Geophysical Research Letters)
      DOI: 10.1002/2016GL069600

Career:

  • Since 09/2017 : Research scientist at GFZ Space Geodesy section
    Activities within the GFZ's IGS Analysis Center working group are described in:
    GFZ Analysis Center Technical Report 2020, Männel B., Deng Z., Sakic P., Brack A., Nischan T., Brandt A., Bradke M., Ramatschi M. IGS Technical Report 2020 doi:10.48350/156425
    GFZ Analysis Center Technical Report 2019, Männel B., Deng Z., Sakic P., Brack A., Nischan T., Brandt A., Bradke M., Ramatschi M. IGS Technical Report 2019 doi:10.7892/boris.144003
    GFZ Analysis Center Technical Report 2018
    , Männel B., Deng Z., Sakic P., Brack A., Nischan T., Brandt A., Bradke M., Ramatschi M. IGS Technical Report 2018 doi:10.7892/boris.130408

Education:

  • 2016 : PhD Thesis (Solid Earth and Earth Surfaces)
    Université de La Rochelle (FRA)
  • 2013 : Ingénieur (Master degree) Diploma in Geomatics
    École Nationale des Sciences Géographiques, Paris/Marne la Vallée (FRA)

Publications