Electromagnetic Distance Measurement

Electromagnetic Distance Measurement

by International Association of Geodesy


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Electromagnetic distance measurement, by using light and microwaves for direct linear measurements and thus circumventing the need for traditional methods of triangulation, may well introduce a new era in surveying. This book brings together the work of forty-eight geodesists from twenty-five countries. They discuss various new EDM instruments-among them the Tellurometer, Geodimeter, and air- and satellite-borne systems-and investigate the complex sources of error. The book is therefore a unique and comprehensive source on the subject. UNESCO and R.I.C.S. have assisted financially in its production.

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ISBN-13: 9781487598327
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Pages: 466
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

The International Association of Geodesy (IAG) is a scientific organization in the field of geodesy. It promotes scientific cooperation and research in geodesy on a global scale and contributes to it through its various research bodies. It is an active member of the International Association of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) which itself is a member of the International Council for Science (ICSU).

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