Refereed journal articles

List of refereed journal articles in the SPACE research centre.


  • Li Y, Kirchengast G, Scherllin-Pirscher B, Wu S, Schwaerz M, Fritzer J, Zhang S, Carter BA, and Zhang K (2013) A new dynamic approach for statistical optimization of GNSS radio occultation bending angles for optimal climate monitoring utility, J. Geophys. Res.,(in press).
  • Rohm W., Zhang K. and Bosy J. (2013) Unconstrained, robust Kalman filtering for GNSS troposphere tomography, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 6, 9133-9162, doi:10.5194/amtd-6-9133-2013 [SCI, 5yr IF=3.2].
  • Choy S., Wang C., Zhang K. and Kuleshova Y (2013) GPS sensing of precipitable water vapour during the March 2010 Melbourne storm, Advances in Space Research, Vol 52, Issue 9, Pages 1688–1699 [SCI, 5yr IF=1.121][ERA=B].
  • Tingay SJ, Kaplan DL, McKinley B, Briggs F, Zhang K, Wayth RB, Hurley-Walker N, Kennewell J, Smith C, Arcus W., Bhat R., Emrich D., Herne D., Kudryavtseva N., Lynch M., Ord S.M., Waterson M., Barnes D., Bell M., Gaensler B.M., Lenc E., Bernardi G., Greenhill L.J., Kasper J.C., Bowman J. D., Jacobs D., Bunton J. D., deSouza L., Koenig R., Pathikulangara J., Stevens J., Cappallo R. J., Corey B. E., Kincaid B. B., Kratzenberg E., Lonsdale C. J., McWhirter S. R., Rogers A. E. E., Salah J. E., Whitney A. R., Deshpande A., Prabu T., Udaya Shankar N., Srivani K. S., Subrahmanyan R., Ewall-Wice A., Feng L., Goeke R., Hewitt J. N., Morgan E., Remillard R. A., Williams C. L., Hazelton B. J., Morales M. F., Johnston-Hollitt M., Mitchell D. A., Procopio P., Riding J., Webster R. L., Wyithe J. S. B., Oberoi D., Roshi A., Sault R. J. and Williams A. (2013) On the detection and tracking of space debris using the Murchison Widefield Array. I. Simulations and test observations demonstrate feasibility, The Astronomical Journal, Vol.146, N.4 (103), DOI:10.1088/0004-6256/146/4/103.
  • Bennett, JC, Sang J., Smith CH and Zhang K (2013) Accurate orbit predictions for debris orbit manoeuvre using ground-based lasers, Advances in Space Research [SCI, 5yr IF=0.957][ERA=C].
  • Liu C.; Zhang K. and Tian Z. (2013) Simulation Study of the First and Second Order Residual Ionospheric Errors in Bending Angles, J of Wuhan University (in Chinese) (accepted 30/08/2013).
  • Carter B.; Adam C Kellerman, PhD; Tom A Kane; Peter L Dyson; Robert Norman and Kefei Zhang (2013) Ionospheric precursors to large earthquakes: A case study of the 2011 Japanese Tohoku Earthquake, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Vol.102, pp290-97, [SCI 5yr IF = 1.671].
  • Pavelyev AG, Zhang K, Liou YA, Pavelyev AA, Wang CS, Wickert J, Schmidt T, and Kuleshov Y (2013) Principle of Locality and Analysis of Radio Occultation Data, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience & Remote Sensing, 51(6):3240-9. [SCI, 5yr IF = 3.013][ERA = A].
  • Liu C., Kirchengast G., Zhang K., Norman R., Li Y., Zhang S., Carter B., Fritzer J., Schwaerz M., Choy S., Wu S., and Tan Z. (2013) Characterisation of Residual Ionospheric Errors Using GNSS RO End-to-end Simulations, Advanced in Space Research, Vol.52, Issue 5, pp821-836 [SCI, 5yr IF=0.957][ERA=C].
  • Tseng T., Zhang K., Hwang C., Hugentobler U., Wang C., Choy S. and Li Y. (2013) Assessing antenna field of view, receiver clock error and geocenter estimation capability of COSMIC and GRACE satellites: lessons for COSMIC-2, GPS Solutions, DOI: 10.1007/s10291-013-0323-y, [SCI, IF=1.667] [ERA=B].
  • Norman RJ, Bennett JA, Dyson PL, Le Marshall J and Zhang K (2013) A ray-tracing technique for determining ray tubes in anisotropic media, IEEE Transactions on Antennas & Propagation, Vol.61, No.5, pp.2664-75, DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2013.2240647, [SCI, IF=2.45] [ERA=A].
  • Carter, B. A., Zhang, K., Norman, R., V. V. Kumar and S. Kumar (2013) On the occurrence of equatorial plasma bubbles during solar minimum using radio occultation measurements, J. Geophysical Research, Vol. 118, pp892-904 [SCI, IF= 3.021] ][ERA = A].
  • Manning T., Zhang K., Rohm W., Choy S. and Hurter F. (2013) Detecting severe weather in Australia using GPS tomography, J of GPS, Vol.11, No.1, pp.58-70 [ERA=A)


  • Pavelyev AG, Zhang K, Wang CS, Liou YA, Kuleshov Y., (2012) Analytical method for determining the location of ionospheric and atmospheric layers from radio occultation data, Radiophysics and Quantum Electronics, Vol.55, No.3.pp.186-194, translated from Izvestiya Vysshikh Uchebnykh Zavedenii, Radiofizika [SCI, IF=0.715]
  • Pavelyev AG, Zhang K, Liou YA, Pavelyev AA, Wang CS, Wickert J, Schmidt T, and Kuleshov Y (2013) Principle of Locality and Analysis of Radio Occultation Data, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 51(6), 3240 – 3249, [5yr IF = 3.013][ERA = A].
  • Norman R.J., Le Marshall J., Carter, B. A., Wang, C., Gordon, S., and Zhang, K. (2012) A new pseudo three-dimensional Segment Method Analytical Ray Tracing (3-D SMART) Technique, IEEE Transactions on Antennas & Propagation, Vol. 60, 12, [5yr IF=2.324] [ERA = A]
  • Peng J., Wu F., Zhu M. and Zhang K. (2012) An Improved GPS/RFID Integration Method Based on Sequential Iterated Reduced Sigma Point Kalman Filter, IEICE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 95, 7, pp.2433 - 2441 [5yr IF = 0.30]
  • Le Marshall J., Xiao Y., Norman R., Zhang K. and Steinle P. (2013) Use of Radio Occultation Observations for Climate Monitoring and Numerical Weather Prediction in the Australian Region, Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Journal. 62, 323–334 [SCI, IF=1.65] ][ERA = B].
  • Zhu M., Retscher G. and Zhang K. (2012) Integrated Algorithms for RFID-based Multi-sensor Indoor/Outdoor Positioning solutions, Archives of Photogrammetry, Cartography and Remote Sensing, Vol. 22, pp. 451-465
  • Yeh Ta-Kang, Chung Yi-Da, Wu Chien-Ting, Wang Chuan-Sheng, Zhang Kefei and Chen Chieh-Hung (2012) Identifying the relationship between GPS data quality and positioning precision: a case study on IGS tracking stations, Journal of Surveying Engineering, Vol. 138, 3, pp. 136 - 142 [5yr IF = 0.690] [ERA = C].
  • Sang J., Smith C. and Zhang K. (2012) Towards accurate atmospheric mass density determination Using precise positional information of space objects, Advances in Space Research, Vol.49, 6, pp 1088 - 1096 [5yr IF = 0.957][ERA = B].
  • Norman RJ, Dyson PL, Yizengaw E, Le Marshall J, Wang C, Carter B, Wen D and Zhang K (2012) Radio Occultation Measurements from the Australian Micro Satellite FedSat, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol.50, Iss 11, pp.4832-4839 [5yr IF = 3.013][ ERA = A].
  • Pavelyev, A.G., Zhang, K., Wickert, J., Schmidt, T., Liou, Y.-A., Gubenko, V.N., Pavelyev, A.A., Salimzjanov, R.R., Kuleshov, Y. (2012) Identification and localization of layers in the ionosphere using the eikonal and amplitude of radio occultation signals, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, Vol. 5, pp 1 - 16 [5yr IF = 3.335] [ERA = A]
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