Geodetic Sciences: Observations, Modeling and Applications
by Shuanggen Jin
Publisher: InTech 2013
Number of pages: 344
This book is devoted to presenting recent results and development in space geodetic techniques and sciences, including GNSS, VLBI, gravimetry, geoid, geodetic atmosphere, geodetic geophysics and geodetic mass transport associated with the ocean, hydrology, cryosphere and solid-Earth.
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