Articles | Volume 11, issue 3
Solid Earth, 11, 1121–1144, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-11-1121-2020
Solid Earth, 11, 1121–1144, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-11-1121-2020

Research article 01 Jul 2020

Research article | 01 Jul 2020

Sequential inversion of GOCE satellite gravity gradient data and terrestrial gravity data for the lithospheric density structure in the North China Craton

Yu Tian and Yong Wang

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Given the inconsistency of the plane height and also the effects of the initial density model on the inversion results, the sequential inversion of on-orbit GOCE satellite gravity gradient and terrestrial gravity are divided into two integrated processes. Some new findings are discovered through the reliable and effective inversion results in the North China Craton.