Improvement of the accuracy of the quasigeoid model VIGAC2017


  • Ha Minh Hoa Vietnam Institute of Geodesy and Cartography (VIGAC)



National spatial reference system, national quasigeoid height, least squares collocation, covariance matrix, semivariogram, semivariance function


As mentioned in (Ha Minh Hoa, 2017), a national spatial reference system will be constructed based on a highly accurate national quasigeoid model with accuracy more than 4 cm. In Vietnam at the present stage there isn’t a detailed gravimetric measurement in mountainous regions and marine area. So with the purpose of improvement of accuracy of the national quasigeoid model VIGAC2017, we only can solve the task of fitting this model to national quasigeoid heights obtained from heights GPS/first, second orders levelling quasigeoid heights through least squares collocation.

This scientific article will introduce a first research result for improvement of accuracy of the quasigeoid model VIGAC2017 on the base of it’s fitting to 194 national quasigeoid heights by the least squares collocation. Research results show that accuracy of the quasigeoid model VIGAC2017 will be obtained at level of ±0.058 m and increased to 20.69 %.


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Hoa, H. M. (2018). Improvement of the accuracy of the quasigeoid model VIGAC2017. Vietnam Journal of Earth Sciences, 40(1), 39–46.