The Detection of Rotations by Surveying Techniques

  • P. A. Cross
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 254)


Classical and modern space geodetic observing techniques are reviewed and their potential for detecting crustal rotations is assessed. Special emphasis is placed on the Global Positioning System and its geodynamic applications. Methods for estimating rotations from geodetic observables are given and rigorous methods for measuring the quality of estimated rotaions are explained. A brief discussion of the associated computer aided design problem is also included.


Observation Equation Satellite Position Integer Ambiguity Optimal Design Problem Data Message 
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  • P. A. Cross
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  1. 1.Department of SurveyingUniversity of Newcastle upon TyneEngland

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