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Trend in ground-based GPS sensing of atmospheric water vapour: the Malaysian perspective

Opaluwa, Yusuf Drisu and Mohammed Faiz, Norazmi and Musa, Tajul Ariffin and Othman, Rusli and Eyo, Etim E. (2014) Trend in ground-based GPS sensing of atmospheric water vapour: the Malaysian perspective. Jurnal Teknologi, 71 (4). pp. 35-47. ISSN 0127-9696

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.11113/jt.v71.3824

Abstract

Atmospheric water vapour is the most variable component of the atmosphere. It plays a crucial role in Earth‘s energy balance and hydrological cycles. Because of its temporal and spatial variability, accurate measurement of atmospheric water vapour has been very challenging in meteorology. However, the Global Positioning System (GPS) offers detailed coverage, all weather and continuous observations. Therefore, exploring this potential to deliver atmospheric information is now termed 'GPS meteorology'. This paper presents a brief overview of global trend in GPS meteorology while discussing GPS meteorology research efforts in Malaysia. A summary of the current research activity towards realisation of operational use of GPS meteorology in Malaysia is also highlighted.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:slant path delay, zenith path delay
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions:Geoinformation and Real Estate
ID Code:63125
Deposited By: Siti Nor Hashidah Zakaria
Deposited On:15 Jun 2017 09:43
Last Modified:15 Jun 2017 09:43

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