Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering

GGE5222Gravity Field in Geomatics4 ch (2C 3L)

Review of Potential Theory. Theory of Earth’s gravity field. Space, airborne and terrestrial observational methods. Gravity field parameter transformations. Temporal variations. Applications (e.g., gravimetry, geoid determination, heights, mass transfer) Mathematical models, observational methods, and uncertainties associated with absolute, relative and moving-base gravimetry, and gravity networks.

Prerequisites: GGE 3122, GGE 4211.