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