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NAUKA I TEKHNOLOGICHESKIE RAZRABOTKI (SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS), ISSN: 2079-5165, eISSN: 2410-7948, DOI: 10.21455/std;; The journal was founded in 1992.






© 2017 Е.А. Spiridonov1, V.D. Yushkin2,3, О.Yu. Vinogradova1, L.V. Afanasyeva1

1Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

2Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

3Center of Geodesy, Cartography and SDI (ex. TsNIIGAiK), Moscow, Russia

Corresponding author: E.A. Spiridonov, e_mail:




Functionality and short user guide of the ATLANTIDA3.1_2014 program are given

Theoretical foundations underlying in the development of the program are discussed

Differences of the current version of the program from the previous one are shown

Amplitude factors for the Earth without the ocean are compared with other works

Degree of coincidence of the calculations with the observational data is estimated


Abstract. First of all, in the paper some of the distinctive features of the first domestic program for Earth tides prediction ATLANTIDA3.1._2014 in comparison with similar programs of foreign authors are discussed, as well as some examples of practical application of the program by some researchers are given. Further, the main functionality of the program is listed. Among them, the possibilities for calculating the amplitude delta factors of tidal waves for the Earth without the ocean, as well as amplitude delta factors and phase shifts for the Earth with the ocean, time series of the tide, amplitudes and phases of the oceanic gravimetric effect are highlighted. A brief description of the theoretical developments included in the program is given. In this regard, the main differences of the latest version of the program are highlighted. The theoretical values of the amplitude delta factors for an inelastic self-gravitating rotating Earth, calculated taking into account the action of relative and Coriolis accelerations, as well as dissipation, are considered in detail. In total, 12 variants of models are considered, differing from each other by the turning on or turning 0ff of separate factors affecting the result. Evaluation of proximity of the results of the program and observations made on European superconducting gravimeters of the Global Geodynamic Project (GGP) is given. It is shown that by this criterion our program surpasses the most well-known analogs in the world practice. In the conclusion of the paper, a list of tasks is given, the solution of which will further expand the functionality of the program and lead to refinement of the results already obtained so far.

Keywords: Earth tides forecast program ATLANTIDA3.1_2014, tidal amplitude delta factors, tidal time series, oceanic loading effect, Earth tidal theory, global positioning systems (GNSS)

Cite this article as: Spiridonov Е.А., Yushkin V.D., Vinogradova О.Yu., Afanasyeva L.V. ATLANTIDA3.1_2014, a software for Earth tide prediction: new version, Nauka i Tekhnologicheskie Razrabotki (Science and Technological Developments). 2017. Vol. 96. No. 4. pp. 19–36. [Special issue “Applied Geophysics: New Developments and Results. Part. 2. Navigation and Space Research”]. [in Russian]. DOI: 10.21455/std2017.4-2




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About the authors


SPIRIDONOV Evgeny Alexandrovich  Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Leading Researcher, Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 123242, Moscow, ul. Bolshaya Gruzinskaya 10, stroenie 1. Tel.: (915) 141-78-76.


YUSHKIN Viktor Dmitrievich — Research Associate, Lomonosov Moscow State University. 119991, Moscow, Leninskie gory,1; Center for Geodesy, Cartography and IPD, Moscow, Russia. 109316, Moscow, Volgogradsky prospect, 45, stroenie 1. E-mail:


VINOGRADOVA Olga Yuryevna — Research Associate Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 123242, Moscow, ul. Bolshaya Gruzinskaya 10, stroenie 1. E-mail:


AFANASYEVA Larisa Vitalievna — Senior Researcher, Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 123242, Moscow, ul. Bolshaya Gruzinskaya 10, stroenie 1.