The Use of Artificial Satellites for Geodesy

The Use of Artificial Satellites for Geodesy

Editor(s): Soren W. Henriksen, Armando Mancini, Bernard H. Chovitz

Published Online: 15 MAR 2013

Print ISBN: 9780875900155

Online ISBN: 9781118663646

DOI: 10.1029/GM015

About this Book

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 15.

This monograph contains 34 communications presented at the Third International Symposium on the Use of Artificial Satellites for Geodesy in 1971, and 4 invited papers on subjects that complement the others and provide continuity. All contributions represent the most recent findings in the theoretical and applied fields of satellite geodesy, including new instrumentation (satellite sensors and ground equipment) of potential use in satellite geodesy.

The two preceding symposiums were held at Washington, D.C., in 1962 and at Athens, Greece, in 1965. The Proceedings of the first were published by North-Holland Publishing Company, Amsterdam, in 1963, and the Proceedings of the second by the National Technical University, Athens, in 1967. The prime mover behind both was George Veis, and his continuing dedication to this subject was in large measure responsible for scheduling this third symposium.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Geometric Geodesy: Theory

  2. Part 2: Geometric Geodesy: Results

  3. Part 3: Physical Geodesy: Theory

  4. Part 4: Physical Geodesy: Results

  5. Part 5: Instrumentation and Environment

  6. Part 6: Extraterrestrial Geodesy

    1. Geodesy Results Obtainable with Lunar Retroreflectors (pages 261–264)

      J. E. Faller, P. L. Bender, C. O. Alley, D. G. Currie, R. H. Dicke, W. M. Kaula, G. J. F. Macdonald, J. D. Mulholland, H. H. Plotkin, E. C. Silverberg and D. T. Wilkinson

  7. Part 7: Data Management

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