Accession Number : AD0715268

Title :   Probabilistic Error Analysis of Airborne Gravimetry,

Corporate Author : OHIO STATE UNIV COLUMBUS DEPT OF GEODETIC SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Meissl,Peter

Report Date : JUN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 115

Abstract : An error analysis based on second order stochastic process theory is performed for airborne gravimetry. Only gravimetry in the traditional sense is considered as opposed to gravity-gradient methods. Stochastic error models are developed and computer programs for the final formulas have been written. Sample computations indicate that gravity averages over about 100 km may be seriously deviation from the optimal filter due to lack of knowledge about the medium freuquent portion of the power spectra of gravity variation and noise. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GRAVITY, MEASUREMENT), AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT, POWER SPECTRA, ERRORS, SPECIAL FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICAL), COMPUTER PROGRAMS, STOCHASTIC PROCESSES

Subject Categories : Geodesy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE