GeodesyPaperback de Gruyter Textbook
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- Publisher: Walter de Gruyter & Co
- Format: Paperback | 444 pages
- Dimensions: 170mm x 240mm x 24mm | 739g
- Publication date: 30 May 2012
- Publication City/Country: Berlin
- ISBN 10: 3110207184
- ISBN 13: 9783110207187
- Edition: 4, Revised
- Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
- Illustrations note: 111 black & white illustrations, 80 colour illustrations, 111 schw.-w. u. 80 farb. Abb.
- Sales rank: 280,714
The fourth edition of this textbook has been thoroughly revised in order to reflect the central role which geodesy has achieved in the past ten years. It follows the principal directions of geodesy, providing the theoretical background as well as the principles of measurement and evaluation methods.
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Wolfgang Torge and Jurgen Muller, University of Hannover, Germany.
"The book is thoroughly revised and extended with the important results achieved in the years since the last edition (2001). The section on Satellite Observations has been extended with descriptions of the current missions like GRACE and GOCE. Geodynamics is well treated in an extended chapter on Structure and Dynamics of the Earth . The book contains an extensive bibliography with 500 references added since the edition of 2001.[..] But what is extremely important is the index, which makes the book useful as a handbook for everyone. The book also includes many fine figures and illustrations, now also in color. [..] It is a wonderful book with so much important information covering all of modern geodesy."Carl Christian Tscherning in: Journal of Geodesy, 86, p.786(2012)"