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Development of geodesy and geophysics in Switzerland

Development of geodesy and geophysics in Switzerland

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Published by Commission-agent: Berichthaus in Zurich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Switzerland
    • Subjects:
    • Earth sciences -- Switzerland -- History.,
    • Geodesy -- Switzerland -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcommemorative book presented to the participants in the XIVth General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics by the Swiss Academy of Natural Sciences. Edited by J. C. Thams.
      ContributionsThams, Johann Christian, ed., International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics., Schweizerische Naturforschende Gesellschaft.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE13.S9 D48
      The Physical Object
      Pagination98 p.
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5101019M
      LC Control Number74173056

      International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics - IUGG, Potsdam, Germany. K likes. The International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) is the international organization dedicated to /5(7). Geophysical Geodesy: The Slow Deformations of the Earth (Oxford Science Publications) by Kurt Lambeck (Author) › Visit Amazon's Kurt Lambeck Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Cited by:

      Geology - Geology - Study of the structure of the Earth: The scientific objective of geodesy is to determine the size and shape of the Earth. The practical role of geodesy is to provide a network of accurately surveyed points on the Earth’s surface, the vertical elevations and geographic positions of which are precisely known and, in turn, may be incorporated in maps. When two geographic. A study of the method of triangulation measurements, the development of geodetic devices, the state politics of the Russian Empire in the 17th&#;19th centuries in the field of geodesy, and the development of triangulation during this period are presented in the article.

      from book Sciences of geodesy - I: Sciences of Geodesy - I. Airborne measurement of gravity has long been a goal for geodesy and geophysics, both to serve geodetic needs (such as geoid. Geophysics is taught and researched at the Swiss universities (e.g. ETHZ, University of Lausanne). Commissions of the Geosciences Platform (SCNAT) carry out the national surveys in the field of geophysics and geodesy (SGPK, SGC) on behalf of the federal government.


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