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Mohammad Bagherbandi

Research presentation

Mohammad Bagherbandi


Research subject: Land surveying
Research domain: Geospatial Information Science

He received B.Sc. in Land Surveying Engineering (2000), and then the M.Sc. degree in Geodesy from K.N.Toosi University,Tehran, Iran in 2002, the Ph.D. degree from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden, in 2011. He promoted to Docent in Geodesy (2013). He is working as Professor at University of Gävle and Senior Researcher at KTH.


  • “Stomnät i luften (Project Adapted Network-RTK for road construction projects)” supported by Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) (2019-2022).
  • Satellite monitoring of railways using InSAR (Trafikverket) (2020-2021).
  • Spatial Data Innovation a research project supported by The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket) (2018-2021).
  • Improvement in 3D mapping and accuracy assessment using aerial photogrammetry data supported by Lars E. Lundberg’s foundation (2018-2020).
  • Cost-effective data capturing using satellite images for subsidence monitoring in urban regions supported by SWECO and J. Gust. Richert foundation (2019-2020).


Scholarly articles, refereed

Dashtbazi, A., Voosoghi, B., Bagherbandi, M. & Tenzer, R. (2023). A High-Resolution Global Moho Model from Combining Gravimetric and Seismic Data by Using Spectral Combination Methods. Remote Sensing, 15 (6). 10.3390/rs15061562 [More information]
Gholamrezaee, S., Bagherbandi, M., Parvazi, K. & Farzaneh, S. (2023). A study on the quality of GNSS signals for extracting the sea level height and tidal frequencies utilizing the GNSS-IR approach. GPS Solutions, 27 (2). 10.1007/s10291-023-01416-6 [More information]
Jouybari, A., Bagherbandi, M. & Nilfouroushan, F. (2023). Numerical Analysis of GNSS Signal Outage Effect on EOPs Solutions Using Tightly Coupled GNSS/IMU Integration: A Simulated Case Study in Sweden. Sensors, 23 (14). 10.3390/s23146361 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M., Shirazian, M., Ågren, J. & Horemuz, M. (2023). Physical and Geometric Effects on the Classical Geodetic Observations in Small-Scale Control Networks. Journal of Surveying Engineering, 149 (1). 10.1061/(asce)su.1943-5428.0000407 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M., Shirazian, M., Amin, H. & Horemuz, M. (2023). Time transfer and significance of vertical land motion in relativistic geodesy applications: a review paper. Frontiers in Earth Science, 11. 10.3389/feart.2023.1139211 [More information]
Jouybari, A., Bagherbandi, M. & Nilfouroushan, F. (2022). Comparison of the strip- and block-wise aerial triangulation using different exterior orientation parameters weights. Journal of Spatial Science, 67 (3), 377-394. 10.1080/14498596.2020.1871086 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M., Jouybari, A., Nilfouroushan, F. & Ågren, J. (2022). Deflection of Vertical Effect on Direct Georeferencing in Aerial Mobile Mapping Systems: A Case Study in Sweden. Photogrammetric Record, 37 (179), 285-305. 10.1111/phor.12421 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M. & Shirazian, M. (2022). Geodetic Control Networks: Challenges and Solutions : Essesntial Tools for Deformation and Environmental Monitoring. GIM International - The Worldwide Magazine for Geomatics, 36 (7), 31-33. External link [More information]
Bagherbandi, M., Amin, H., Wang, L. & Shirazian, M. (2022). Mantle Viscosity Derived From Geoid and Different Land Uplift Data in Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, 127 (8). 10.1029/2021jb023351 [More information]
Shirazian, M., Jazireeyan, I. & Bagherbandi, M. (2022). Reality measure of the published GPS satellite ephemeris uncertainties. Journal of Spatial Science, 67 (2), 287-295. 10.1080/14498596.2020.1746702 [More information]
Agha Karimi, A., Bagherbandi, M. & Huremuz, M. (2021). Multidecadal sea level variability in the Baltic sea and its impact on acceleration estimations. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8. 10.3389/fmars.2021.702512 [More information]
Shirazian, M., Bagherbandi, M. & Karimi, H. (2021). Network-Aided Reduction of Slope Distances in Small-Scale Geodetic Control Networks. Journal of Surveying Engineering, 147 (4). 10.1061/(ASCE)SU.1943-5428.0000375 [More information]
Maciuk, K., Kudrys, J., Bagherbandi, M. & Bezmenov, I. (2020). A new method for quantitative and qualitative representation of the noises type in Allan (and related) variances. Earth Planets and Space, 72 (1). 10.1186/s40623-020-01328-6 [More information]
Gido, N., Bagherbandi, M. & Nilfouroushan, F. (2020). Localized subsidence zones in Gävle city detected by Sentinel-1 PSI and leveling data. Remote Sensing, 12 (16). 10.3390/rs12162629 [More information]
Amin, H., Bagherbandi, M. & Sjöberg, L. (2020). Quantifying barystatic sea-level change from satellite altimetry, GRACE and Argo observations over 2005–2016. Advances in Space Research, 65 (8), 1922-1940. 10.1016/j.asr.2020.01.029 [More information]
Gido, N., Amin, H., Bagherbandi, M. & Nilfouroushan, F. (2020). Satellite Monitoring of Mass Changes and Ground Subsidence in Sudan’s Oil Fields Using GRACE and Sentinel-1 Data. Remote Sensing, 12 (11). 10.3390/rs12111792 [More information]
Sjöberg, L. & Bagherbandi, M. (2020). Upper mantle density and surface gravity change in Fennoscandia, determined from GRACE monthly data. Tectonophysics, 782. 10.1016/j.tecto.2020.228428 [More information]
Amin, H., Sjöberg, L. & Bagherbandi, M. (2019). A global vertical datum defined by the conventional geoid potential and the Earth ellipsoid parameters. Journal of Geodesy, 93 (10), 1943-1961. 10.1007/s00190-019-01293-3 [More information]
Gido, N., Bagherbandi, M. & Sjöberg, L. (2019). A gravimetric method to determine horizontal stress field due to flow in the mantle in Fennoscandia. Geosciences Journal, 23 (3), 377-389. 10.1007/s12303-018-0046-8 [More information]
Gido, N., Bagherbandi, M., Sjöberg, L. & Tenzer, R. (2019). Studying permafrost by integrating satellite and in situ data in the northern high-latitude regions. Acta Geophysica, 67 (2), 721-734. 10.1007/s11600-019-00276-4 [More information]
Baranov, A., Tenzer, R. & Bagherbandi, M. (2018). Combined Gravimetric–Seismic Crustal Model for Antarctica. Surveys in geophysics, 39 (1), 23-56. 10.1007/s10712-017-9423-5 [More information]
Baranov, A., Bagherbandi, M. & Tenzer, R. (2018). Combined Gravimetric-Seismic Moho Model of Tibet. Geosciences, 8 (12). 10.3390/geosciences8120461 [More information]
Tenzer, R., Foroughi, I., Sjöberg, L., Bagherbandi, M., Hirt, C. & Pitoňák, M. (2018). Definition of Physical Height Systems for Telluric Planets and Moons. Surveys in geophysics, 39 (3), 313-335. 10.1007/s10712-017-9457-8 [More information]
Tenzer, R., Chen, W., Baranov, A. & Bagherbandi, M. (2018). Gravity maps of Antarctic lithospheric structure from remote-sensing and seismic data. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 175 (6), 2181-2203. 10.1007/s00024-018-1795-z [More information]
Bagherbandi, M., Bai, Y., Sjöberg, L., Tenzer, R., Abrehdary, M., Miranda, S. & Sanchez, J. (2017). Effect of the lithospheric thermal state on the Moho interface : a case study in South America. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 76, 198-207. 10.1016/j.jsames.2017.02.010 [More information]
Tenzer, R., Bagherbandi, M., Chen, W. & Sjöberg, L. (2017). Global Isostatic Gravity Maps From Satellite Missions and Their Applications in the Lithospheric Structure Studies. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 10 (2), 549-561. 10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2556219 [More information]
Abrehdary, M., Lars, S., Bagherbandi, M. & Sampietro, D. (2017). Towards the Moho depth and Moho density contrast along with their uncertainties from seismic and satellite gravity observations. Journal of Applied Geodesy, 11 (4), 231-247. 10.1515/jag-2017-0019 [More information]
Joud S., M., Sjöberg, L. & Bagherbandi, M. (2017). Use of GRACE Data to Detect the Present Land Uplift Rate in Fennoscandia. Geophysical Journal International, 209 (2), 909-922. 10.1093/gji/ggx063 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M. (2016). Deformation monitoring using different least squares adjustment methods : a simulated study. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 20 (2), 855-862. 10.1007/s12205-015-0454-5 [More information]
Abrehdary, M., Sjöberg, L. & Bagherbandi, M. (2016). Modelling Moho depth in ocean areas based on satellite altimetry using Vening Meinesz-Moritz' method. Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica, 51 (2), 137-149. 10.1007/s40328-015-0116-6 [More information]
Abrehdary, M., Sjöberg, L. & Bagherbandi, M. (2016). The spherical terrain correction and its effect on the gravimetric-isostatic Moho determination. International Journal of Geophysics, 204 (1), 262-273. 10.1093/gji/ggv450 [More information]
Tenzer, R. & Bagherbandi, M. (2016). Theoretical deficiencies of isostatic schemes in modeling the crustal thickness along the convergent continental tectonic plate boundaries. Journal of Earth Science, 27 (6), 1045-1053. 10.1007/s12583-015-0608-x [More information]
Bagherbandi, M., Sjöberg, L., Tenzer, R. & Abrehdary, M. (2015). A new Fennoscandian crustal thickness model based on CRUST1.0 and a gravimetric-isostatic approach. Earth-Science Reviews, 145, 132-145. 10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.03.003 [More information]
Tenzer, R., Chen, W., Tsoulis, D., Bagherbandi, M., Sjöberg, L., Novák, P. & Jin, S. (2015). Analysis of the Refined CRUST1.0 Crustal Model and its Gravity Field. Surveys in geophysics, 36 (1), 139-165. 10.1007/s10712-014-9299-6 [More information]
Abrehdary, M., Sjöberg, L. & Bagherbandi, M. (2015). Combined Moho parameters determination using CRUST1.0 and Vening Meinesz-Moritz model. Journal of Earth Science, 26 (4), 607-616. 10.1007/s12583-015-0571-6 [More information]
Tenzer, R., Bagherbandi, M. & Sjöberg, L. (2015). Comparison of various isostatic marine gravity disturbances. Journal of Earth System Science, 124 (6), 1235-1245. 10.1007/s12040-015-0610-9 [More information]
Tenzer, R., Bagherbandi, M., Sjöberg, L. & Novak, P. (2015). Isostatic crustal thickness under the Tibetan Plateau and Himalayas from satellite gravity gradiometry data. Earth Sciences Research Journal, 19 (2). 10.15446/esrj.v19n2.44574 [More information]
Sjöberg, L., Bagherbandi, M. & Tenzer, R. (2015). On Gravity Inversion by No-Topography and Rigorous Isostatic Gravity Anomalies. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 172 (10), 2669-2680. 10.1007/s00024-015-1032-y [More information]
Bagherbandi, M., Tenzer, R., Sjöberg, L. & Abrehdary, M. (2015). On the residual isostatic topography effect in the gravimetric Moho determination. Journal of Geodynamics, 83, 28-36. 10.1016/j.jog.2014.11.002 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M., Tenzer, R. & Sjöberg, L. (2014). Moho depth uncertainties in the Vening-Meinesz Moritz inverse problem of isostasy. Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica, 58 (2), 227-248. 10.1007/s11200-013-1258-z [More information]
Sjöberg, L., Abrehdary, M. & Bagherbandi, M. (2014). The observed geoid height versus Airy's and Pratt's isostatic models using matched asymptotic expansions. Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica Hungarica, 49 (4), 473-490. 10.1007/s40328-014-0064-6 [More information]
Sjöberg, L. & Bagherbandi, M. (2013). A study on the Fennoscandian post-glacial rebound as observed by present-day uplift rates and gravity field model GOCO02S. Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica Hungarica, 48 (3), 317-331. 10.1007/s40328-013-0025-5 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M. & Tenzer, R. (2013). Comparative analysis of Vening-Meinesz Moritz isostatic models using the constant and variable crust-mantle density contrast – a case study of Zealandia. Journal of Earth System Science, 122 (2), 339-348. 10.1007/s12040-013-0279-x [More information]
Novák, P., Tenzer, R., Eshagh, M. & Bagherbandi, M. (2013). Evaluation of gravitational gradients generated by Earth's crustal structures. Computers & Geosciences, 51, 22-33. 10.1016/j.cageo.2012.08.006 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M. & Tenzer, R. (2013). Geoid-to-Quasigeoid Separation Computed Using the GRACE/GOCE Global Geopotential Model GOCO02S : A Case Study of Himalayas and Tibet. Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, 24 (1), 59-68. 10.3319/TAO.2012.09.17.02(TT) [More information]
Tenzer, R., Bagherbandi, M. & Vajda, P. (2013). Global model of the upper mantle lateral density structure based on combining seismic and isostatic models. Geosciences Journal, 17 (1), 65-73. 10.1007/s12303-013-0009-z [More information]
Bagherbandi, M., Tenzer, R., Sjöberg, L. & Novak, P. (2013). Improved global crustal thickness modeling based on the VMM isostatic model and non-isostatic gravity correction. Journal of Geodynamics, 66, 25-37. 10.1016/j.jog.2013.01.002 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M. & Sjöberg, L. (2013). Improving gravimetric–isostatic models of crustal depth by correcting for non-isostatic effects and using CRUST2.0. Earth-Science Reviews, 117, 29-39. 10.1016/j.earscirev.2012.12.002 [More information]
Tenzer, R., Bagherbandi, M., Cheinway, H. & Chang, E. (2013). Moho Interface Modeling Beneath the Himalayas, Tibet and Central Siberia Using GOCO02S and DTM2006.0. Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, 24 (4), 581-590. 10.3319/TAO.2012.11.01.02(TibXS) [More information]
Tenzer, R. & Bagherbandi, M. (2013). Reference crust-mantle density contrast beneath Antarctica based  on the Vening Meinesz-Moritz isostatic inverse problem and CRUST2.0 seismic model. Earth Science Research, 17 (1), 7-12. [More information]
Bagherbandi, M. & Sjöberg, L. (2012). A synthetic Earth gravity model based on a topographic-isostatic model. Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica, 56 (4), 935-955. 10.1007/s11200-011-9045-1 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M. (2012). Combination of seismic and an isostatic crustal thickness models using Butterworth filter in a spectral approach. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 59, 240-248. 10.1016/j.jseaes.2012.08.008 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M. & Eshagh, M. (2012). Crustal thickness recovery using an isostatic model and GOCE data. Earth Planets and Space, 64 (11), 1053-1057. 10.5047/eps.2012.04.009 [More information]
Tenzer, R., Bagherbandi, M. & Vajda, P. (2012). Depth-dependent density change within the continental upper mantle. Slovak Academy of Sciences. Geophysical Institute. Contributions to Geophysics and Geodesy, 42 (1), 1-13. 10.2478/v10126-012-0001-z [More information]
Bagherbandi, M. (2012). Global earth isostatic model using smoothed Airy-Heiskanen and Vening Meinesz hypotheses. Earth Science Informatics, 5 (2), 93-104. 10.1007/s12145-012-0099-6 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M. (2012). Impact of compensating mass on the topographic mass : A study using isostatic and non-isostatic Earth crustal models. Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica Hungarica, 47 (1), 29-51. 10.1556/AGeod.47.2012.1.3 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M. & Sjöberg, L. (2012). Modelling the density contrast and depth of the Moho discontinuity by seismic and gravimetric–isostatic methods with an application to Africa. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 68, 111-120. 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2012.04.003 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M. & Sjöberg, L. (2012). Non-isostatic effects on crustal thickness : A study using CRUST2.0 in Fennoscandia. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 200, 37-44. 10.1016/j.pepi.2012.04.001 [More information]
Eshagh, M. & Bagherbandi, M. (2012). Quality description for gravimetric and seismic moho models of Fennoscandia through a combined adjustment. Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica Hungarica, 47 (4), 388-401. 10.1556/AGeod.47.2012.4.2 [More information]
Bagherbandi, M. & Eshagh, M. (2012). Recovery of Moho’s undulations based on the Vening Meinesz–Moritz theory from satellite gravity gradiometry data : A simulation study. Advances in Space Research, 49 (6), 1097-1111. 10.1016/j.asr.2011.12.033 [More information]
Tenzer, R. & Bagherbandi, M. (2012). Reformulation of the Vening-Meinesz Moritz Inverse Problem of Isostasy for Isostatic Gravity Disturbances. International Journal of Geosciences, 3 (5A), 918-929. 10.4236/ijg.2012.325094 [More information]
Tenzer, R., Bagherbandi, M. & Gladkikh, V. (2012). Signature of the upper mantle density structure in the refined gravity data. Computational Geosciences, 16 (4), 975-986. 10.1007/s10596-012-9298-y [More information]

Other articles (popular science, debate etc.)

Bagherbandi, M. & Eshagh, M. (2014). Combined Moho Estimators. Geodynamics : Research International Bulletin, 1 (3), 1-11. [More information]
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