Gravity gradiometer system for Earth Exploration

R. Cuperus, F.F. Flokstra, H. Droogendijk, Remco J. Wiegerink, Jakob Flokstra, Jan Flokstra

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Abstract

We develop a gravity gradiometer (GG) for use on planetary missions to planets like Mars and Jupiter. With some modifications this development is extended to include (airborne) applications for the Dutch exploratory industry. We adapt key technology of the space based GG for the use in an environment with considerable acceleration noise. The major benefit is the considerable decrease in weight and size with the presently used gradiometer systems.
Original languageUndefined
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2009
EventNetherlands MicroNanoConference 2009 - Delft, Netherlands
Duration: 5 Nov 20096 Nov 2009

Conference

ConferenceNetherlands MicroNanoConference 2009
CountryNetherlands
CityDelft
Period5/11/096/11/09

Keywords

  • IR-75121
  • EWI-19021
  • TST-SENSORS

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Cuperus, R., Flokstra, F. F., Droogendijk, H., Wiegerink, R. J., Flokstra, J., & Flokstra, J. (2009). Gravity gradiometer system for Earth Exploration. Paper presented at Netherlands MicroNanoConference 2009, Delft, Netherlands.