2 edition of **Adjustment of mean earth ellipsoid parameters** found in the catalog.

Adjustment of mean earth ellipsoid parameters

D. P. Hajela

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Published
**1974**
by Ohio State University, Dept. of Geodetic Science in Columbus
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Written in English

- Ellipsoid.,
- Earth -- Mathematical models.

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 20.

Statement | by D. P. Hajela. |

Series | Reports of the Department of Geodetic Science -- Report no. 215, Report (Ohio State University. Dept. of Geodetic Science) -- no. 215. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | iii leaves, 20 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 20 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL22272247M |

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Fig. Bathymetric prediction from satellite radar altimetry: (A) A pulse-limited satellite radar altimeter measures the distance h between its antenna and the sea surface by recording the travel time of a pulse. The height of the altimeter above the reference ellipsoid, h*, is estimated from a global tracking network and orbit calculation based on a gravity model. geometrical ellipsoid parameters a (equatorial radius) and f (fl attening), and the geophysical parameters GM (total mass), J 2 (dynamic fl attening), and ω (angular ve-locity of rotation) (Torge , –16). A reference ellipsoid does not describe the real earth precisely, but rather is an approximation, or idealiza-.

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