Richard Rapp

Professor Emeritus
Civil & Environmental Engineering & Geodetic Science
Ohio State University, Columbus
E-mail: rapp.1@osu.edu

Fields of interest

  • Satellite geodesy
  • Gravimetric and geometric geodesy

Recent publications

R. Rapp:
Comparison of altimeter-derived and ship gravity anomalies in the vicinity of the Gulf of California,
Marine Geodesy, 21, 245–259 (1998).

R. Rapp:
Use of potential coefficient models for geoid undulation determinations using a spherical harmonic representation of the height anomaly/geoid undulation difference,
Journal of Geodesy, 71, 282-289 (1997).

R. Rapp, C. Zhang and Y. Yi:
Analysis of dynamic ocean topography using TOPEX data and orthonormal functions,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 101, C10, doi:10.1029/96JC01987 (1996).

R. Rapp:
Separation between reference surfaces of selected vertical datums,
Journal of Geodesy, 69, 26-31 (1994).

R. Rapp and D. Smith
Preliminary estimates of Gulf Stream characteristics from TOPEX data and a precise gravimetric geoid  
Journal of Geophysical Research, 99, C12, doi:10.1029/94JC01969 (1994).

R. Rapp, Y. Yi and Y. Wang
Mean sea surface and geoid gradient comparisons with TOPEX altimeter data,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 99, C12, doi:10.1029/94JC00918 (1994).

Y.M. Wang and R. Rapp:
The determination of a one year mean sea surface height track from Geosat altimeter data and ocean variability implications,
Journal of Geodesy, 66, 336-345 (1992).

R. Rapp and T. Bašić:
Oceanwide gravity anomalies from GEOS‐3, Seasat and Geosat altimeter data,
Geophysical Research Letters, 19, doi:10.1029/92GL02247 (1992).

H. Denker and R. Rapp
Geodetic and Oceanographic Results From the Analysis of 1 Year of Geosat Data,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 95, C8, doi:10.1029/JC095iC08p13151 (1990).