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Introduction to Geodesy,The History & Concepts of Modern Geodesy
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Introduction to Geodesy,The History & Concepts of Modern Geodesy

Author: James R. Smith
Item# 1450

A revised edition of the author's Basic Geodesy. This book avoids complex formulas and equations and provides a basic understanding of geodesy. 224 pages, softcover. View Full Description

Category: Geodesy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Manufacturer Number:  0-471-16660-x
 


 
 
 
 

Introduction to Geodesy, The History & Concepts of Modern Geodesy

James R. Smith

Geodesy made easy--an accessible introduction to a rapidly changing field

Geodesy is the science that deals with the earth's figure and the interrelationship of selected points on its surface. This user-friendly introduction presents what might be called "geodesy without mathematics." A revised edition of the author's Basic Geodesy, Introduction to Geodesy avoids complex formulas and equations and provides a broad overview for students and professionals who require a basic understanding of the subject.

Topics include:

  • Traditional survey positioning techniques
  • Geodetic systems, including horizontal and vertical geodetic datums
  • Physical geodesy
  • The world geodetic system
  • Satellite geodesy
  • The Global Positioning System
  • Gravity measures
  • Electromagnetic distance measurement
  • Projections
  • Examples of modern projects.


Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
Copyright: 1997
Pages: 224
Language: English
ISBN-10: 047116660X
ISBN-13: 978-0471166603