Ana Paula C. Larocca

Professor
Topography and Geodesy Laboratory
University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
E-mail: larocca.ana@usp.br
Page: http://buscatextual.cnpq.br/buscatextual/busca.do

Fields of interest

  • Applications of GNSS on monitoring oscillations of structures (bridges, dams, buildings)
  • Applications of GNSS on monitoring dynamic/periodical events on Engineering
  • Filtering techniques of Signals
  • Engineering Surveying

Recent publications

A.P.C. Larocca, R.E. Schaal and A. Barbosa:
Low-Frequency Vibrations Detection with High-Rate Data and Filtering,
GPS WORLD, 21, 28-35 (2010).

A.P.C. Larocca, R.E. Schaal, M.C. Santos, F. Walter and A.B. Oliveira:
GPS Award Brazil,
Rio de Janeiro: SDTP, 1, 75 (2010).

A.P.C. Larocca and R.E. Schaal:
Filtering Techniques Applied on Raw Carrier Phase for GPS Detecting Small Dynamic Displacements,
Boletim de Ciências Geodésicas, 16, 177-188 (2010).

A.P.C. Larocca and R.E. Schaal:
Measuring Dynamic Oscillations of a Small Span Cable-Stayed Footbridge: Case Study Using L1 GPS Receivers.
Journal of Surveying Engineering, 135, 33 (2009).

A.P.C. Larocca, R.E. Schaal and A. Barbosa:
Improving Detection of Low Frequency Vibrations using High Rate Data and Filtering Techniques in Time Series of GPS Baseline,
ION GNSS 2009.

R.E. Schaal and A.P.C. Larocca:
Filtering Techniques to Detect Millimetric-scale Dynamic Displacements,
8th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of The Institute of Navigation – ION GNSS 2007.

A.P.C. Larocca, R.E. Schaal, M.C. Santos, F. Walter and R.B. Langley:
Analyzing the Dynamic Behavior o Suspension Bridge Towers Using GPS,
In: The 19th International Technical Meeting of The ION Satellite Division – ION GNSS 2006.

A.P.C. Larocca, R.E. Schaal and M.C. Santos:
Using GPS to Monitor Movement of a Cable-Stayed Bridge,
Professional Surveyor Magazine, 24,12-18 (2005).

A.P.C. Larocca, R.E. Schaal, M.C. Santos, R.B. Langley and D. Kin:

Dynamic Monitoring of Structures at the Millimeter Level: GPS versus Displacement Transducers and Accelerometers – A Summary,
18th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of The Institute of Navigation – ION GNSS 2005.

A.P.C. Larocca, R.E. Schaal, M.C. Santos and R.B. Langley:

Monitoring the Deflection of the Pierre-Laporte Suspension Bridge with the Phase Residual Method,
18th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of The Institute of Navigation – ION GNSS 2005.

A.P.C. Larocca:
Using High-Rate GPS Data to Monitor the Dynamic Behavior of a Cable-Stayed Bridge,
In: The 17th International Technical Meeting of The ION Satellite Division – ION GNSS 2004.

A.P.C. Larocca and R.E. Schaal:
Millimeters in Motion – Dynamic Response Precisely Measured,
GPS WORLD, 16, 16-24 (2005).

R.E. Schaal and A.P.C. Larocca:
A Methodology for Monitoring Vertical Dynamic Sub-Centimeter Displacements with GPS,
GPS Solutions, 5, 15-18 (2002).