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Dr.-Ing. Anno Löcher


Dr.-Ing. Anno Löcher

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Scientific Staff Member

  • Email:

loecher [at] geod [dot] uni-bonn [dot] de

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+49 228 73-6496

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+49 228 73-3029

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Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformation

Nussallee 15

D-53115 Bonn

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  • Zeitler, L., Corbin, A., Vielberg, K., Rudenko, S., Löcher, A., Blossfeld, M., Schmidt, M., Kusche, J. (2021). Scale Factors of the Thermospheric Density: A Comparison of Satellite Laser Ranging and Accelerometer Solutions. Journal of Geophysical research-Space Physics, 126(12),Number: e2021JA029708,

  • Löcher, A., Kusche, J. (2021) A hybrid approach for recovering high-resolution temporal gravity fields from satellite laser ranging. Journal of Geodesy 95(6),

  • Löcher, A., Kusche, J. (2019) Assessment of the impact of one-way laser ranging on orbit determination of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, Journal of Geodesy, 93, pp. 2421–2428,

  • Löcher, A., Kusche, J. (2018) Precise orbits of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter from radiometric tracking data, Journal of Geodesy, 92(9), pp 989–1001,

  • Löcher, A., Hofmann, F., Gläser, P., Haase, I., Müller, J., Kusche, J., Oberst, J. (2017) Towards improved lunar reference frames: LRO orbit determination. In: T. van Dam (ed.), REFAG 2014, IAG Symposia, 146, pp. 201–207,

  • Forootan, E., Didova, O., Kusche, J., Löcher, A. (2013) Comparisons of Atmospheric Data and Reduction Methods for the Analysis of Satellite Gravimetry Observations. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, 118(5), pp. 2382–2396, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50160.
  • Löcher, A. (2010) Möglichkeiten der Nutzung kinematischer Satellitenbahnen zur Bestimmung des Gravitationsfeldes der Erde. Dissertation, Universität Bonn.

  • Ilk, K.-H., Löcher, A., Mayer-Gürr, T. (2008) Do we need new gravity field recovery techniques for the new gravity field satellites? In: Xu, Peiliang, Liu, Jingnan, Dermanis, Athanasios (Hg.): VI Hotine-Marussi Symposium on Theoretical and Computational Geodesy. pp. 3–9,

  • Löcher, A., Ilk, K.-H. (2007) A Validation Procedure for Satellite Orbits and Force Function Models Based on a New Balance Equation Approach. In: Tregoning, Paul, Rizos, Chris (Hg.): Dynamic Planet: Monitoring and Understanding a Dynamic Planet with Geodetic and Oceanographic Tools, IAG Symposium Cairns, Australia. pp. 280–287,

  • Löcher, A., Ilk, K.-H. (2005) Energy balance relations for validation of gravity field models and orbit determinations applied to the CHAMP mission. In: Reigber, Christoph, Lühr, H., Schwintzer, Peter, Wickert, J. (Hg.): Earth Observation with CHAMP - Results from Three Years in Orbit, pp. 53–58,

  • Ilk, K.-H., Löcher, A. (2005) The Use of Energy Balance Relations for Validation of Gravity Field Models and Orbit Determination Results. In: Sanso, Fernando (Hg.): A Window on the Future of Geodesy, Proceedings of the International Association of Geodesy IAG General Assembly Sapporo, Japan June 30 – July 11, 2003. p. 494-499,

  • Mayer-Gürr, T., Ilk, K.-H., Löcher, A., Feuchtinger, M. (2003) Gravity Field Recovery and Validation by Analysis of Short Arcs of CHAMP. In: Meurers, B., Pail, Roland (Hg.): Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on International Gravity Field Research, Graz, Wien 2003, pp. 1–6.


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