Towards a Regional Geoid Determination in Western Venezuela

  • E. Wildermann
  • M. Hoyer
  • G. Acuña
Conference paper
Part of the International Association of Geodesy Symposia book series (IAG SYMPOSIA, volume 119)

Abstract

An effort for regional geoid determination has been established at the Zulia University for the area between geographic latitude 7° to 12° North and longitude 68° to 73° West. Data collection, observation and validation is under progress. The creation of a digital height model, a combined geoid traverse crossing the Andes mountain chain, some first results of a GPS — levelling project around Maracaibo Lake and future plans will be considered.

Keywords

Petroleum Colombia Venezuela Bravo 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Wildermann
    • 1
  • M. Hoyer
    • 1
  • G. Acuña
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratorio de Geodesia Física y Satelital Escuela de Ingeniería GeodésicaUniversidad del ZuliaMaracaiboVenezuela

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