Basic Geodesy

Credit: 4 PDH

Course Fee: $60.00

44 Pages


Course Summary

This course is intended to present a concise overview of the various interrelated topics dealt with in modern geodesy. It explains the significance and impact of geodetic concepts using general theory approach. It is hoped that this initiation into the mysteries of Geodetic Concepts will be welcomed by newcomers to the field before they delve into technical textbooks and also by those who do not intend to become geodesists but wish to develop a general understanding of what geodesists are talking about.

Learning Objectives

  • Shape and size of the earth
  • Gravity field of the earth
  • Point positioning

Course Author

NOAA, US Department of Commerce



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