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A Quick Look on the Sea Surface Topography of the Mediterranean from the Geomed Geoid and the ERS1 Geodetic Mission

  • B. Crippa
  • F. Sansò
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 365)

Abstract

The purpose of this work is to verify the potential tools offer by GIS (Geographic Information Systems) for storage, analysis and representation of geodetic data. For this experiment two basic data set have been used: the first one is the Geoid on the Mediterranean sea, the second is a new altirnetric datum from the ERS1 geodetic mission.

The results obtained are interesting from a geodetic point of view, moreover the use of GIS for the treatment of geodetic data has showed only a little, but meaningful, part of the GIS potential use in the field of geodesy.

Keywords

Gravity Field Digital Terrain Model Altimetric Data Geodetic Data Orthometric Height 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Crippa
    • 1
  • F. Sansò
    • 1
  1. 1.Polytechnic of MilanMilanItaly

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