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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 249.00
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includes the famous booklet "A Contribution to the Mathematical Foundation of Physical Geodesy" from 1969, the unpublished "Molodenskij letters" from 1973, the final version of "Integrated Geodesy" from 1978, "Foundation...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 New York 2007; US$ 199.00
Currently, a first generation of dedicated satellite missions for the precise mapping of the Earth?s gravity field is in orbit (CHAMP, GRACE, and soon GOCE). The gravity data from these satellite missions provide us with very new information on the dynamics of planet Earth. In particular, on the mass distribution in the Earth?s interior, the entire... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 349.00
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; Not Available
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...
- Springer Milan 2007; US$ 19.99
L?astronomia a Roma c?è sempre stata, ma un po? nascosta: era nei palazzi, nelle chiese o, meglio, sopra le chiese, specole disseminate lungo un percorso che oramai conoscono in pochi. I romani hanno assistito, incuriositi ed impauriti, al rogo di Giordano Bruno in un angolo di Campo de' Fiori a loro familiare, ma probabilmente non capirono bene... more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 27.50
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...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 14.99
Weighing the World is a revealing behind-the-scenes look at the scientific events leading to modern map making written by one of the world's master surveyor. Danson presents the stories of the scientists and scholars that had to scale the Andes, cut through tropical forests and how they handled the hardships they faced in the attempt to revolutionize... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 179.95
This volume arises from the conference Sediment Transport and Deposition by Particulate Gravity Currents held in the UK in 1998. The field of particulate gravity currents ranges from turbidity currents in the oceans, lakes and reservoirs to pyroclastic density currents and avalanches, debris flows and lahars, grainflows, powder snow avalanches, effluent... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; Not Available
Careers in astronomy for women were a rarity in Britain and Ireland until well into the twentieth century. This book investigates the place of women in astronomy before that era, recounted in the form of biographies of women born between 1650 and 1900. more...