External Gravity Field of the Earth

  1. Hyman Orlin
  1. Ivan I. Mueller

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM009p0115

Gravity Anomalies: Unsurveyed Areas

Gravity Anomalies: Unsurveyed Areas

How to Cite

Mueller, I. I. (1966) External Gravity Field of the Earth, in Gravity Anomalies: Unsurveyed Areas (ed H. Orlin), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C.. doi: 10.1029/GM009p0115

Author Information

  1. Department of Geodetic Science, Ohio State University, Columbus

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1966

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900094

Online ISBN: 9781118664018



  • Cartesian coordinate;
  • Computation of gravity distrubances;
  • External gravity field of earth;
  • Gravity anamolies;
  • Undulations and deflections


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Computation of the Normal Gravity Field

  • Computation of Gravity Disturbances

  • Computation of Gravity Anomalies

  • Undulations and Deflections

  • Practical Considerations