2017-18 University Catalog 
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2017-18 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GME 451 - Geodesy

Lecture Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 4

Size and shape of the earth. Geometry of the reference ellipsoid. Spherical, ellipsoidal and local coordinate systems. Coordinate transformations in 2-D and 3-D. Datums and datum conversion. Reduction of field observations to the ellipsoid. The geoid, orthometric heights, and leveling.

Prerequisite: MATH 254N  or instructor consent