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- BRILL 2005; US$ 245.00
'This is the first investigation of one of the main interests of astronomy in Islamic civilization, namely, timekeeping by the sun and stars and the regulation of the astronomically-defined times of Muslim prayer. The study is based on over 500 medieval astronomical manuscripts first identified by the author, now preserved in libraries all over the... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 294.89
The lAG International Symposium on Gravity, Geoid, and Space Missions 2004 (GGSM2004) was lield in the beautiful city of Porto, Portugal, from 30 August to 3 September 2004. This symposium encompassed the themes of Commission 2 (Gravity Field) of the newly structured lAG, as well as interdisciplinary topics related to geoid and gravity modeling, with... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 105.69
While preparing and teaching ?Introduction to Geodesy I and II? to - dergraduate students at Stuttgart University, we noticed a gap which motivated the writing of the present book: Almost every topic that we taughtrequiredsomeskillsinalgebra,andinparticular,computeral- bra! From positioning to transformation problems inherent in geodesy and geoinformatics,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 200.81
This volume contains selected papers by Torben Krarup, one of the most important geodesists of the 20th century. The collection includes the famous booklet "A Contribution to the Mathematical Foundation of Physical Geodesy" from 1969, the unpublished "Molodenskij letters" from 1973, the final version of "Integrated Geodesy" from 1978, "Foundation... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 284.32
This volume of proceedings is a collection of refereed papers resulting from the VI Hotine-Marussi Symposium on Theoretical and Computational Geodesy. The papers cover almost every topic of geodesy, including satellite gravity modeling, geodynamics, GPS data processing, statistical estimation and prediction theory, and geodetic inverse problem theory.... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 190.24
This book is a collection of papers on various aspects of the geodetic and geophysical investigation and observation techniques. It includes material from the Arctic and Antarctica, as well as covering work from both temporary and permanent observatories. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 41.95
Time in Antiquity explores the different perceptions of time from Classical antiquity, principally through the technology designed to measure, mark or tell time. The material discussed ranges from the sixth century BC in archaic Greece to the 3rd century AD in the Roman Empire, and offers fascinating insights into ordinary people?s perceptions of... more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 18.96
The Paris Observatory was founded, in part, to determine and measure the Paris Meridian. In the 17 th and 19 th centuries, the French government employed astronomers and geodesists for the job, and this history chronicles what those scientists did and why. more...