THE GRAVITY FIELD AND GPS/ LEVELING

Course Information
TitleΠΕΔΙΟ ΒΑΡΥΤΗΤΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΧΩΡΟΣΤΑΘΜΗΣΗ ΜΕ GPS / THE GRAVITY FIELD AND GPS/ LEVELING
CodeΓΠ0217
FacultyEngineering
SchoolRural and Surveying Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000083

Programme of Study: PPS Geoinformatics (2014-2015)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Modern Geodetic ApplicationsCompulsory Course217.5

Programme of Study: PPS Geoinformatics (2006-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Contemporary Geodacy ApplicationsCompulsory Course215

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600128838
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction)
Learning Outcomes
Analysis of gravity observation and their reduction to a boundary surface. Use of gravity data for geoid approximation. Development of algorithms for the optimal combination of heterogeneous height data.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
Boundary value problems in physical geodesy, stochastic and spectral treatment of Stokes’ integral. Level surfaces of the geoid and the reference ellipsoid. Spectral analysis of geopotential models from CHAMP, GRACE and GOCE through spherical approximations of the degree variances and error degree variances. Vertical datum unification and determination of a common Wo. The contribution of GRACE data to water mass change modeling and detection.
Keywords
gravity field, GPS, data adjustment, geopotential models, satellite geodesy
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Manuscirpts in peer reviewed journals
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Reading Assigment
Project
Written assigments
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Final exam and research projects.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
  • Report (Formative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
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Last Update
18-02-2014