Articles | Volume 9, issue 3
Solid Earth, 9, 777–795, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-9-777-2018
Solid Earth, 9, 777–795, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-9-777-2018

Research article 15 Jun 2018

Research article | 15 Jun 2018

The glacial isostatic adjustment signal at present day in northern Europe and the British Isles estimated from geodetic observations and geophysical models

Karen M. Simon et al.

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Data for "The glacial isostatic adjustment signal at present-day in northern Europe and the British Isles estimated from geodetic observations and geophysical models" K. M. Simon, R. E. M. Riva, M. Kleinherenbrink, and T. Frederikse https://doi.org/10.4121/uuid:4a495bbc-0478-483a-baef-19ff34103dd2

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This study constrains the post-glacial rebound signal in Scandinavia and northern Europe via the combined inversion of prior forward model information with GPS-measured vertical land motion data and GRACE gravity data. The best-fit model for vertical motion rates has a χ2 value of ~ 1 and a maximum uncertainty of 0.3–0.4 mm yr−1. An advantage of inverse models relative to forward models is their ability to estimate formal uncertainties associated with the post-glacial rebound process.