Sciences and Exploration Directorate

Nikita P Zelensky


Org Code: 61A

Mail Code: 61A
Greenbelt, MD 20771


Selected Publications


Zelensky, N. P., F. G. Lemoine, B. D. Beckley, D. S. Chinn, and D. Pavlis. 2018. Impact of ITRS 2014 Realizations on Altimeter Satellite Precise Orbit Determination Advances in Space Research 61 (1): 45-73 [10.1016/j.asr.2017.07.044]

Lemoine, F., D. Chinn, N. Zelensky, J. Beall, and K. Le Bail. 2016. The Development of the GSFC DORIS Contribution to ITRF2014 Advances in Space Research 58 (12): 2520-2542 [10.1016/j.asr.2015.12.043]

Zelensky, N. P., F. G. Lemoine, D. S. Chinn, et al. B. D. Beckley, O. Bordyugov, X. Yang, J. T. Wimert, and D. E. Pavlis. 2016. Towards the 1-cm SARAL orbit Advances in Space Research 58 (12): 2651-2676 [10.1016/j.asr.2015.12.011]

Willis, P., N. P. Zelensky, J. Ries, et al. L. Soudarin, L. Cerri, G. Moreaux, F. G. Lemoine, M. Otten, D. F. Argus, and M. B. Heflin. 2015. DPOD2008: A DORIS-Oriented Terrestrial Reference Frame for Precise Orbit Determination International Association of Geodesy Symposia 143 1-7 [10.1007/1345_2015_125]

Zelensky, N. P., F. G. Lemoine, D. S. Chinn, et al. S. Melachroinos, B. D. Beckley, J. L. Beall, and O. Bordyugov. 2014. Estimated SLR station position and network frame sensitivity to time-varying gravity J. Geodesy 88 (6): 517-537 [10.1007/s00190-014-0701-4]

Melachroinos, S., F. G. Lemoine, N. P. Zelensky, et al. D. D. Rowlands, S. B. Luthcke, and O. Bordyugov. 2013. The effect of geocenter motion on Jason-2 orbits and the mean sea level Adv. Space Res. 51 (8): 1323—1334 [10.1016/j.asr.2012.06.004]

Lemoine, F. G., N. P. Zelensky, D. S. Chinn, et al. D. E. Pavlis, D. D. Rowlands, B. D. Beckley, S. B. Luthcke, P. Willis, M. Ziebart, A. Sibthorpe, J. P. Boy, and V. Luceri. 2010. Towards development of a consistent orbit series for TOPEX/Poseidon Jason-1 and Jason-2 Adv. Space Res. 46 1513-1540 [10.1016/j.asr.2010.05.007]

Zelensky, N. P., F. G. Lemoine, M. Ziebart, et al. A. Sibthorpe, P. Willis, B. D. Beckley, S. M. Klosko, D. S. Chinn, D. D. Rowlands, S. B. Luthcke, D. E. Pavlis, and V. Luceri. 2010. DORIS/SLR POD modeling improvements for Jason-1 and Jason-2 Adv. Space Res. 46 (12): 1541-1558 [10.1016/j.asr.2010.05.008]

Beckley, B. D., N. P. Zelensky, S. A. Holmes, et al. F. G. Lemoine, R. D. Ray, G. Mitchum, S. Desai, and S. Brown. 2010. Assessment of the Jason-2 Extension to the TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason-1 Sea-Surface Height Time Series for Global Mean Sea Level Monitoring Marine Geodesy 33 447-471 [10.1080/01490419.2010.491029]

Beckley, B. D., F. G. Lemoine, S. B. Luthcke, R. D. Ray, and N. P. Zelensky. 2007. A reassessment of global and regional mean sea-level trends from TOPEX and Jason-1 altimetry based on revised reference frame and orbits Geophys. Res. Lett. 34 L14608 [10.1029/2007GL030002]

Zelensky, N. P., J.-P. Berthias, and F. G. Lemoine. 2006. DORIS time bias estimated using Jason-1, TOPEX/Poseidon and ENVISAT orbits J. Geodesy 80 (8-11): 497-506 [10.1007/s00190-006-0075-3]

Luthcke, S. B., N. P. Zelensky, D. D. Rowlands, F. G. Lemoine, and T. A. Williams. 2003. The 1-centimeter Orbit: Jason-1 Precision Orbit Determination Using GPS, SLR, DORIS and Altimeter data Marine Geodesy 26 (3-4): 399-421 [10.1080/01490410390256727]