U.S. Terrain Corrected Free Air Anomalies (96)

This 2' gravity anomaly grid for the conterminous United States is NOT the input data set used in development of the GEOID96 model. This gravity grid models the 1.7 million terrestrial and marine gravity data held in the National Geodetic Survey gravity data base in July 1996. The data used in this grid have NOT been augmented by gravity data contributions from NGA (former National Imagery and Mapping Agency (former Defence Mapping Agency)). Please note that the GEOID96 model itself does contain the NGA (former National Imagery and Mapping Agency) contributions. These gravity values are based on the International Gravity Standardization Net 1971 (IGSN71). Terrain corrected, atmospherically corrected, Bouguer anomalies were computed with respect to the Geodetic Reference System 1980 (GRS80) using NAD83 and NAVD88 coordinates. Terrain corrections were computed by FFT integration of 30" digital elevation data throughout the United States. These complete Bouguer anomalies were gridded by splines in tension. The free air anomaly grid was obtained by restoring the Bouguer plate with a 2' mean elevation grid. Additional information is available at http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/GEOID/geoid.html
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gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geophysics:G01444
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Dataset No POCs available for this dataset
Time Period Unknown to Unknown
Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::5715
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 53
S: 24
E: -66
W: -130
Spatial Coverage Map
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 1999-01-01
Edition 1999 Edition
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency Irregular
Purpose To provide easy access to global and regional gravity data and related models for scientific studies.
Dataset Citation
  • Use Constraints: If you use this data, please cite the National Geophysical Data Center and the originator of the data.
Originators
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Publishers
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Theme keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Control Surveys
  • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Gravitational Field
  • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Gravity
  • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Reference Systems
  • EARTH SCIENCE>SOLID EARTH>Geodetics/Gravity>Satellite Orbits
Uncontrolled Keywords
  • Absolute Gravity
  • Bouguer Gravity
  • Free Air Anomaly
  • Gridded Gravity
  • Land Gravity
  • Observed Gravity
Data Center keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Place keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • Continent>North America>United States of America
Project keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Project Keywords
  • ICSU-WDS > International Council for Science - World Data System
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Processing Steps
  • All data were processed by the source before being forwarded to the National Geophysical Data Center
Source Datasets
  • U.S. Terrain Corrected Free Air Anomalies (96)
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