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LE/ESSE 4620 3.00   Physical and Space Geodesy


Course Description:

Local treatment of the Earth's gravity field. Boundary value problems. Normal and disturbing potential, the normal gravity formula. Geoid, geoidal undulations, deflections of the vertical. Stokes and Vening Meinesz formulae. Gravimetry and gravity reductions. Height systems. Tides. Gravity space missions. Three lecture hours weekly and three hours of laboratory exercises every other week. One term. Three credits. Prerequisites: LE/ESSE 3020 3.00; LE/ESSE 3610 3.00; LE/ESSE 3620 3.00; LE/ESSE 4610 3.00. Prior to Fall 2014: Prerequisites: LE/EATS 3020 3.00; LE/EATS 3610 4.00 or LE/ENG 3110 4.00; LE/EATS 3620 4.00 or LE/ENG 3120 4.00; LE/EATS 4610 3.00 or LE/ENG 4110 3.00. Prior to Summer 2013: Prerequisites: SC/EATS 3020 3.00; SC/EATS 3610 4.00 or SC/ENG 3110 4.00; SC/EATS 3620 4.00 or SC/ENG 3120 4.00; SC/EATS 4610 3.00 or SC/ENG 4110 3.00.

Language of Instruction:

English

Course Schedule:

Fall/Winter 2017-2018 Schedule


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