2018 - NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal
1987 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For exceptional contributions to orbit determination theory, significant applications to satellite geodesy and oceanography, and leadership in engineering education.
1984 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)
1968 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
His scientific interests lie mostly in Geodesy, Satellite, Climatology, Altimeter and Gravitational field. The Geodesy study combines topics in areas such as Remote sensing, Geoid and Satellite laser ranging. His Satellite research integrates issues from Earth's rotation and Radio occultation.
The various areas that Byron D. Tapley examines in his Climatology study include Drainage basin and Precipitation. Byron D. Tapley interconnects Oceanography, Sea level, Calibration and Atmospheric models in the investigation of issues within Altimeter. His Gravitational field research includes elements of Gravity and Perturbation.
His primary areas of investigation include Geodesy, Remote sensing, Satellite, Orbit determination and Altimeter. His research integrates issues of Orbit, Gravitational field, Global Positioning System and Satellite laser ranging in his study of Geodesy. His research in Gravitational field intersects with topics in Gravimetry and Geophysics.
His Remote sensing research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Spacecraft, Ranging, Ground track and Accelerometer. His study looks at the relationship between Satellite and topics such as Gravity, which overlap with Meteorology. His Altimeter research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Climatology, Ocean surface topography, Ocean current, Geoid and Sea level.
His primary areas of study are Geodesy, Gravity, Meteorology, Climatology and Satellite. He is interested in Altimeter, which is a field of Geodesy. The study incorporates disciplines such as Hydrology, Space research, Degree, Term and Measure in addition to Gravity.
His Meteorology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Grid, Residual, Geoid and Development. His Climatology research incorporates themes from Sea level change, Ocean bottom, Precipitation and Ice sheet. His Satellite study which covers Remote sensing that intersects with Accelerometer, Ranging, Gravitational field and Path.
Byron D. Tapley focuses on Climatology, Geodesy, Ice sheet, Satellite laser ranging and Geodetic datum. His studies deal with areas such as Altimeter, Sea level change, Sea level and Ocean bottom as well as Climatology. His study in Altimeter is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Term, Magnitude and Satellite.
His work deals with themes such as Geophysics, Gravity, Space research, Seismology and Geophysical inversion, which intersect with Geodesy. He has researched Ice sheet in several fields, including Arctic ice pack, Antarctic sea ice, Sea ice thickness, Future sea level and Glacier. While the research belongs to areas of Satellite laser ranging, Byron D. Tapley spends his time largely on the problem of Earth system science, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Geoid, International Terrestrial Reference System, Inversion and Global Positioning System.
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The gravity recovery and climate experiment: Mission overview and early results
Byron D Tapley;Srinivas V Bettadpur;M. Watkins;C. Reigber.
Geophysical Research Letters (2004)
GRACE measurements of mass variability in the Earth system.
Byron D. Tapley;Srinivas Bettadpur;John C. Ries;Paul F. Thompson.
Statistical Orbit Determination
Byron D. Tapley;Bob E. Schutz;George H. Born.
GGM02 - An Improved Earth Gravity Field Model from GRACE
B. D. Tapley;J. C. Ries;S. Bettadpur;Don P. Chambers.
Journal of Geodesy (2005)
Variations in the Earth's oblateness during the past 28 years
Minkang Cheng;Byron D. Tapley.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2004)
Adaptive sequential estimation with unknown noise statistics
K. Myers;B. Tapley.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (1976)
High-resolution CSR GRACE RL05 mascons
Himanshu Save;Srinivas Bettadpur;Byron D. Tapley.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2016)
Satellite Gravity Measurements Confirm Accelerated Melting of Greenland Ice Sheet
J. L. Chen;C. R. Wilson;B. D. Tapley.
The Joint Gravity Model 3
B. D. Tapley;M. M. Watkins;M. M. Watkins;J. C. Ries;G. W. Davis;G. W. Davis.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1996)
Eshbach's handbook of engineering fundamentals
Ovid W. Eshbach;Byron D. Tapley;Thurman R. Poston.
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