CHAMP Rapid Science Orbit
Entry ID: CH-OG-3-RSO

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Abstract: This data set features the CHAMP Rapid Science Orbit (RSO).
Related URL
Description: The CHAMP Rapid Science Orbit dataset are available via the ISDC

Description: GFZ Potsdam, Section 1.2., Gravity Missions and Analysis home page.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Rothacher, Markus
Dataset Title: CHAMP Science Orbit for GPS and CHAMP
Dataset Series Name: CHAMP Orbit and Gravity Field Products
Dataset Release Date: 2000 - 2010
Dataset Release Place: Potsdam, Germany
Dataset Publisher: GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Version: 1.0
Data Presentation Form: Table
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-04-18
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.1 m
Longitude Resolution: 0.1 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: < 1 meter
Vertical Resolution: < 10 cm
Vertical Resolution Range: < 1 meter
Temporal Resolution: 1 Minute - < 1 hour
Temporal Resolution Range: Hourly - < Daily
ISO Topic Category
Quality Data sets from this type (Rapid Science orbit) has been in extensive use for
over 6 years by many researchers and has resulted in multiple publications.
Access Constraints Registration is required to access the data.
Use Constraints Data may not be used for commercial applications.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Information System and Data Center, GeoForschungszentrum Potsdam, Germany Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: doi:10.1594/GFZ/ISDC/CHAMP/CH-OG-3-RSO

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +49-331-288-1685
Fax: +49-331-288-1703
Email: rit at
Contact Address:
GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Daten- und Rechenzentrum
Telegrafenberg A3
City: Potsdam
Postal Code: 14473
Country: GERMANY
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: 200 KB uncompressed
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: Free
Phone: +49-331-288-1100
Fax: +49-331-288-1111
Email: rothacher at
Contact Address:
GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Telegrafen berg A17
City: Potsdam
Postal Code: 14473
Country: GERMANY
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Michalak, G., Baustert, G., Koenig, R., Reigber, Ch. (2003): CHAMP Rapid
Science Orbit Determination - Status and Future Prospects - In: Reigber, Ch.,
Luehr, H., Schwintzer, P. (Eds.), First CHAMP Mission Results for Gravity,
Magnetic and Atmospheric Studies, Springer, 98-103
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-03-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-05-04
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