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Geodetic Features of the Ocean Surface and their Implications

  • G. Seeber
  • J. R. Apel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Robert E. Cheney, Bruce C. Douglas, David T. Sandwell, James G. Marsh, Thomas V. Martin, John J. McCarthy
    Pages 17-32
  3. B. Keating, N. Z. Cherkis, P. W. Fell, D. Handschmacher, R. N. Hey, A. Lazarewicz et al.
    Pages 69-71
  4. P. Melchior, B. Ducarme, M. Van Ruymbeke, C. Poitevin, M. De Becker
    Pages 77-91
  5. W. Torge, G. Weber, H.-G. Wenzel
    Pages 93-111
  6. M. E. Artemjev, T. M. Babaeva, V. O. Mikhailo, I. E. Voydetsky
    Pages 129-148
  7. Nils-Axel Mörner
    Pages 205-208
  8. Hiromi Fujimoto, Yoshibumi Tomoda, Hayato Shoji
    Pages 209-214
  9. Guohong Fang, Jingfei Yang, Yucai Thao
    Pages 267-276
  10. Hans-Peter Plag
    Pages 283-297
  11. Wenzhen Zheng, Xucai Zhao
    Pages 299-306
  12. Baocan Wang, Qingxiang Jin, Zhisheng Lao
    Pages 307-317
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 323-332

About this book

Introduction

This volume contains most of the papers which were presented at the Interdisciplinary Symposium No. 4 "Geodetic Features of the Ocean Surface and their Implications" during the XVIII. General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) in Hamburg, August 1983. The symposium was jointly sponsored by the International Associ­ ation of Geodesy (lAG) and the International Association for the Physi­ cal Sciences of the Ocean (IAPSO), and was as such one further step in animpQrtant line of international and interdisciplinary symposia, re­ lated to the field of Marine Geodesy. Originally the term "Marine Geodesy" was widely understood as "Geodesy in the Marine Environment" and dealt primarily with two as­ pects: precise position determination at sea and determination of a fine structured marine geoid. However, mainly with the impact of satel­ lite radar altimeter measurements, a new understanding began to develop: it became evident that the field of Marine Geodesy could not be treated adequately from geodesists alone but that it needed close cooperation with related disciplines such as oceanography and marine geophysics. Symposium No. 4 at Hamburg could demonstrate that this coopera­ tion has already become a lively reality. The "geodetic features of the ocean surface" don't only reflect oceanographical but also marine geo­ physical aspects. As such scientists from geodesy, oceanography, marine geology and geophysics came together to present their ideas and to dis­ cuss questions of mutual interest.

Keywords

Gravimetrie geophysics lithosphere modelling satellite

Editors and affiliations

  • G. Seeber
    • 1
  • J. R. Apel
    • 2
  1. 1.University of HanoverGermany
  2. 2.Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-1673-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1984
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-8405-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-1673-4
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