Dr Elizabeth Petrie

  • Lecturer (School of Geographical and Earth Sciences)

telephone: 0141 330 4789
email: Elizabeth.Petrie@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Research interests

My research interests relate to understanding the movement of water around the world, particularly changes that affect sea-level. This very complex issue requires a huge joint effort by scientists around the world using a wide range of techniques. My contribution falls into two parts:

  • striving to improve measurement of land motion by improving the capabilities of precise GPS processing and our understanding of the errors
  • performing precise GPS processing for applications of interest and interpreting the results. Vertical movement is particularly challenging and is very important for understanding sea level change and glacial isostatic adjustment.

Applications

My main current project is working with Antarctic GPS data to produce vertical rates and assess their errors as part of the RATES and REGINA projects.  I am working with two international teams headed by Jonathan Bamber (Bristol) and Ingo Sasgen (GFZ).

Processing improvements

Interests include:

  • non-ideal timeseries (campaign data, metadata)
  • non-gravitational force effects on GPS orbits (with Marek Ziebart and Stuart Grey at UCL)
  • higher order ionospheric effects on GPS

Teaching

I primarily teach on modules which form part of the Geomatics Masters level provision (Geospatial and Mapping Sciences/Geoinformation Technology and Cartography/Geomatics & Management)

I teach Fundamentals of Geomatics in Semester 1, and Geodesy & GNSS in Semester 2. I also lead the Introduction to Python programming sessions in induction week, and contribute to the Earth Sciences undergraduate Honours module Digital Geoscience.

Additional information

Memberships

American Geophysical Union, Royal Astronomical Society (British Geophysical Association

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

 

Prizes and awards

International Association of Geodesy Young Authors Award 2010

Young Scientist Outstanding Poster Paper Award at EGU 2008

Publications

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2017

Sasgen, I. et al. (2017) Joint inversion estimate of regional glacial isostatic adjustment in Antarctica considering a lateral varying Earth structure (ESA STSE Project REGINA). Geophysical Journal International, (doi:10.1093/gji/ggx368) (Early Online Publication)

2016

Stockamp, J., Bishop, P., Li, Z., Petrie, E. J. , Hansom, J. and Rennie, A. (2016) State-of-the-art in studies of glacial isostatic adjustment for the British Isles: a literature review. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 106(3), pp. 145-170. (doi:10.1017/S1755691016000074)

Martin-Espanol, A. et al. (2016) Spatial and temporal Antarctic ice sheet mass trends, glacio-isostatic adjustment, and surface processes from a joint inversion of satellite altimeter, gravity, and GPS data. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 121(2), pp. 182-200. (doi:10.1002/2015JF003550)

2013

Gazeaux, J. et al. (2013) Detecting offsets in GPS time series: First results from the detection of offsets in GPS experiment. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 118(5), pp. 2397-2407. (doi:10.1002/jgrb.50152)

2011

Petrie, E. J., Hernández-Pajares, M., Spalla, P., Moore, P. and King, M. A. (2011) A review of higher order ionospheric refraction effects on dual frequency GPS. Surveys in Geophysics, 32(3), pp. 197-253. (doi:10.1007/s10712-010-9105-z)

2010

Lavallée, D.A., Moore, P., Clarke, P.J., Petrie, E.J., van Dam, T. and King, M.A. (2010) J2: An evaluation of new estimates from GPS, GRACE, and load models compared to SLR. Geophysical Research Letters, 37(22), (doi:10.1029/2010GL045229)

Petrie, E. J., King, M. A., Moore, P. and Lavallée, D. A. (2010) A first look at the effects of ionospheric signal bending on a globally processed GPS network. Journal of Geodesy, 84(8), pp. 491-499. (doi:10.1007/s00190-010-0386-2)

Petrie, E. J., King, M. A., Moore, P. and Lavallée, D. A. (2010) Higher-order ionospheric effects on the GPS reference frame and velocities. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(B3), (doi:10.1029/2009JB006677)

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Number of items: 8.

Articles

Sasgen, I. et al. (2017) Joint inversion estimate of regional glacial isostatic adjustment in Antarctica considering a lateral varying Earth structure (ESA STSE Project REGINA). Geophysical Journal International, (doi:10.1093/gji/ggx368) (Early Online Publication)

Stockamp, J., Bishop, P., Li, Z., Petrie, E. J. , Hansom, J. and Rennie, A. (2016) State-of-the-art in studies of glacial isostatic adjustment for the British Isles: a literature review. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 106(3), pp. 145-170. (doi:10.1017/S1755691016000074)

Martin-Espanol, A. et al. (2016) Spatial and temporal Antarctic ice sheet mass trends, glacio-isostatic adjustment, and surface processes from a joint inversion of satellite altimeter, gravity, and GPS data. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 121(2), pp. 182-200. (doi:10.1002/2015JF003550)

Gazeaux, J. et al. (2013) Detecting offsets in GPS time series: First results from the detection of offsets in GPS experiment. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 118(5), pp. 2397-2407. (doi:10.1002/jgrb.50152)

Petrie, E. J., Hernández-Pajares, M., Spalla, P., Moore, P. and King, M. A. (2011) A review of higher order ionospheric refraction effects on dual frequency GPS. Surveys in Geophysics, 32(3), pp. 197-253. (doi:10.1007/s10712-010-9105-z)

Lavallée, D.A., Moore, P., Clarke, P.J., Petrie, E.J., van Dam, T. and King, M.A. (2010) J2: An evaluation of new estimates from GPS, GRACE, and load models compared to SLR. Geophysical Research Letters, 37(22), (doi:10.1029/2010GL045229)

Petrie, E. J., King, M. A., Moore, P. and Lavallée, D. A. (2010) A first look at the effects of ionospheric signal bending on a globally processed GPS network. Journal of Geodesy, 84(8), pp. 491-499. (doi:10.1007/s00190-010-0386-2)

Petrie, E. J., King, M. A., Moore, P. and Lavallée, D. A. (2010) Higher-order ionospheric effects on the GPS reference frame and velocities. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(B3), (doi:10.1029/2009JB006677)

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