Airborne Vector Gravimetry with an Aided Inertial Survey System

  • J. R. Huddle
Conference paper
Part of the International Association of Geodesy Symposia book series (IAG SYMPOSIA, volume 110)


The purpose of this paper is to define the fundamental problem of airborne vector gravimetry using an inertial survey system and explore the role that different augmenting sensors such as GPS and a star tracker can play in this process. Different system architectures that are potential candidates for obtaining measurement accuracies required by the geodesy and geophysics community and the exploration geophysics community are reviewed and their suitability for providing a technical solution is assessed.


Inertial Navigation System Gravity Vector Inertial System Star Tracker Optical Gyro 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. R. Huddle
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  1. 1.Litton Guidance And Control Systems DivisionWoodland HillsUSA

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