Dr. Pierre Sakic

Pierre Sakic
Dr. Pierre Sakic
Gebäude A 17, Raum 10.22
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1114

Funktion und Aufgaben:

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

Wissenschaftliche Interessen:

  • 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


  • Since 09/2017 : Research scientist at GFZ Space Geodesy section
  • 2017 : Research fellow, IUEM/Géosciences Océan Lab. – CNRS UMR 6538, Brest/La Rochelle (FRA).
  • 2013 – 2016 : PhD candidate, LIENSs – CNRS UMR 7266, La Rochelle (FRA)
    Conception of an experimental protocol for a submarine precise positioning system off the Guadeloupe archipelago (GNSS/A)
  • 2013 : Engineer, THETA Observatory, Besançon (FRA).
    GPS-JURA project

Werdegang / Ausbildung:

  • 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)