Investigation of changes of the kinematic parameters of Antarctic tectonic plate using data observations of permanent GNSS stations

Kornyliy Tretyak, Al-Alusi Forat, Holubinka Yuriy


The paper describes a modified algorithm of determination of the Euler pole coordinates and angular velocity of the tectonic plate, considering the continuous and uneven distribution of daily measurements of GNSS permanent stations. Using developed algorithm were determined the mean position of Euler pole and angular velocity of Antarctic tectonic plate and their annual changes. As the input data, we used the results of observations, collected on 28 permanent stations of the Antarctic region, within the period from 1996 to 2014.


GNSS; the Euler pole; Antarctic tectonic plate

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