Accession Number : AD0653778
Title : PROPOSED ESTABLISHMENT OF A FIRST-ORDER HEIGHT SYSTEM IN THE U.S.A.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jul 65-Feb 66,
Corporate Author : OHIO STATE UNIV COLUMBUS DEPT OF GEODETIC SCIENCE
Personal Author(s) : Krakiwaky,Edward J. ; Mueller,Ivan I.
Report Date : SEP 1966
Pagination or Media Count : 86
Abstract : The various types of heights and their numerous methods of computation are presented along with a summary and discussion. Based on theoretical and practical considerations, conclusions are drawn as to which height (along with its corresponding method of computation) is best suited for a specific purpose. (Author)
Descriptors : (*GEODESICS, REPORTS), GRAVITY, HEIGHT FINDING, LEAST SQUARES METHOD, MEASUREMENT, THEORY, MAPS, TABLES(DATA), ERRORS, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, MAPPING
Subject Categories : Geodesy
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE