Definition Edit

Geodesy is

(a) the science concerned with the determination of the size and shape of the Earth and the precise location of points on its surface; (b) the determination of the gravitational field of the Earth and the study of temporal variations such as Earth tides, polar motion, and rotation of the Earth.[1]

References Edit

  1. Georeferencing: The Geographic Associations of Information, Glossary, at 229.

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