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1. Theory of Satellite Geodesy: Applications of Satellites to Geodesy by William M. Kaula | |
Paperback: 140
Pages
(2000-11-27)
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Dover reprint of Theory of Satellite Geodesy by W.M. Kaula
A Classic in the Field The book begins with a concise description of the earth's gravity field in terms of potential theory.After a quick refresher on matrices and orbital elements, Kaula proceeds to describe the motion of an artificial satellite.In particular, he provides a detailed analysis of gravity field perturbations upon the evolution of the orbital elements including secular effects and resonance effects.The final chapters are concerned with modeling observations used to track satellites, using the observations to estimate the true motion of the satellite, and estimating geodetic information from the motion of the satellite. Although first published in 1966, this book remains one of the best volumes available on satellite theory and geodesy.It is still used as a reference and textbook by many if not most experts in the field.However, the work is certainly not perfect.Kaula gives a concise and complete coverage of the subject, but it comes at the cost of loads of equations with little explanatory text.This can make it somewhat difficult to follow.It is certainly not written as a popular guide for the general public.Nevertheless, many astrodynamicists are delighted to have this volume available from the good folks at Dover. ... Read more |
2. Introduction to Geometrical and Physical Geodesy: Foundations of Geomatics by Thomas H Meyer | |
Hardcover: 260
Pages
(2010-07-01)
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Editorial Review Product Description Introduction to Geometrical and Physical Geodesy: Foundations of Geomatics explores geodesy, the discipline dealing with the measurement and representation of the earth. Establishing GIS as a coordinate-based system, and building on this concept, the book culminates in the reader's applied knowledge of geodesy. To simplify presentation, mathematics in this book are discussed without origin or proof, and all formulas have detailed examples illustrating their use. Intended for the classroom or professional reference, this book simplifies the geodesic formulas related to surveying, making it a practical approach to geodesy and GIS. Customer Reviews (2)
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A vital science course text |
3. Geodesy by Wolfgang Torge | |
Paperback: 400
Pages
(2001-04)
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4. Physical Geodesy by Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof, Helmut Moritz | |
Paperback: 403
Pages
(2006-09-27)
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Physical Geodesy-Hofman,Wellenhof,Moritz |
5. Satellite Geodesy by Gunter Seeber | |
Hardcover: 589
Pages
(2003-09)
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Satellite Geodesy : Foundations, Methods, and Applications. |
6. Introduction to Geodesy: The History and Concepts of Modern Geodesy (Wiley Series in Surveying and Boundary Control) by James R. Smith | |
Paperback: 240
Pages
(1997-05-06)
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this is a very overpriced general introduction book..
Good but needs works
Good background for people interested in GIS and cartography This subject by its nature requires a mathematical treatment, so although the book does not go deeply into the math, it's sometimes heavy reading.Many of the illustrations deserve careful study, too.It's not light bedtime reading.I carried this book around for several days during and after a large GIS conference and periodically dipped into it.It works well in small doses.
Only partly successful in illuminating a tough subject. I found the lack of a glossary frustrating,as was Mr. Smith's habit of using concepts chapters ahead of theirdefintion. The difficult subject matter was further obscured by numerouserrors in the figures and text (such as refering to velocity as the secondintegral of acceleration.) In the end, the book did give me a goodqualitative feel for the issues germane to geodesy, but I had to work veryhard to extract that information and found myself immediately looking for amore perspicuous text.
An overall coverage of the history of modern geodesy |
7. Advances in Positioning and Reference Frames (International Association of Geodesy Symposia) | |
Paperback: 396
Pages
(2010-11-02)
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8. Spherical and Practical Astronomy: As Applied to Geodesy by Ivan I. Mueller | |
Hardcover: 615
Pages
(1969-06)
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9. Linear Algebra, Geodesy, and Gps by K. Borre Gilbert Strang | |
Hardcover: 624
Pages
(1997-10-01)
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Editorial Review Product Description Part I: Linear Algebra.Chapter 1: Vectors and Matrices; Chapter 2: Solving Linear Equations; Chapter 3: Vector Spaces and Subspaces; Chapter 4: Orthogonality; Chapter 5: Determinants; Chapter 6: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors;Chapter 7: Linear Transformations. Part II:Geodesy.Chapter 8:Leveling Networks; Chapter 9:Random Variables and Covariance Matrices; Chapter 10: Nonlinear Problems; Chapter 11: Linear Algebra for Weighted Least Squares; Chapter 12: Constraints for Singular Normal Equations; Chapter 13: Problems with Explicit Solutions. Part III: Global Positioning System (GPS).Chapter 14: Global Positioning System; Chapter 15: Processing of GPS Data; Chapter 16: Random Processes; Chapter 17: Kalman Filters. Customer Reviews (2)
strang interprets the meaning of the math
Strang and Borre's 'LINEAR ALGEBRA, GEODESY AND GPS' |
10. Practical Geodesy by J Butler Williams | |
Paperback: 304
Pages
(2010-02-24)
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11. Geodesy: The Concepts by P. Vanícek, E.J. Krakiwsky | |
Paperback: 697
Pages
(1986-11-01)
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12. Geodesy for the Layman by R.K. Burkard | |
Paperback:
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(1985-07)
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13. Geometrical Geodesy: Using Information and Computer Technology by Maarten Hooijberg | |
Hardcover: 440
Pages
(2007-11-20)
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Editorial Review Product Description The book has evolved through the author's 25 years of advising and writing on geodetic methods in which the aspect of learning by doing is stressed, including analyses of quality. Consequently, it covers practical aspects of geometrical geodesy and particulars of fundamental constants, horizontal and vertical datums, geoids, bi-axial ellipsoids and reference systems, units of frequencies and time, conformal projections, similarity transformations and spatial developments in electronic and acoustic positioning frames. The impact of information, communication and parallel computer technology with an ability to store and retrieve huge amounts of data is discussed up to the point where the compilation of relevant data is completely automated using comprehensive analyses on a worldwide distribution network. All Fortran computer subroutines described in the book can also be found on the enclosed CD-ROM, including compiled ready-to-run Fortran programs. A computer of modest capacity can cope with the algorithms. |
14. A Treatise on Spherical Trigonometry, and Its Application to Geodesy and Astronomy, with Numerous Examples by John Casey | |
Paperback: 80
Pages
(2010-03)
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15. Geodesy - the Challenge of the 3rd Millennium | |
Paperback: 473
Pages
(2010-11-02)
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16. Geodesy (Classic Reprint) by James Howard Gore | |
Paperback: 240
Pages
(2010-04-22)
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17. Geodesy by Wolfgang Torge | |
Paperback:
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(2011-01-15)
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Not an easy text |
18. Mathematical Foundation of Geodesy: Selected Papers of Torben Krarup | |
Paperback: 416
Pages
(2010-11-30)
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Editorial Review Product Description This volume contains selected papers by Torben Krarup, one of the most important geodesists of the 20th century. The collection includes the famous booklet "A Contribution to the Mathematical Foundation of Physical Geodesy" from 1969, the unpublished "Molodenskij letters" from 1973, the final version of "Integrated Geodesy" from 1978, "Foundation of a Theory of Elasticity for Geodetic Networks" from 1974, as well as trend-setting papers on the theory of adjustment. |
19. Wavelets in Geodesy and Geodynamics by Wolfgang Keller | |
Hardcover: 279
Pages
(2004-04)
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20. GPS for Geodesy (Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences) | |
Paperback: 407
Pages
(1996-03-18)
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