Accession Number : ADD000251

Title :   Direct Measurement of Earth's Vertical Deflection Using Ship's Inertial Navigation System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Dematteo,John J ; Leonards,Robert A ; Butera,Anthony W

Report Date : 16 Apr 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : This invention relates to a method of determining earth's vertical deflection and more particularly to a direct measurement of earth's vertical deflection at a point using a ship's inertial navigation system, hereinafter called SINS and a continuous geodetic reference apparatus such as a LORAN.

Descriptors :   *Geodesy, *Patents, Inertial navigation, Geodesics, Gravimetry

Subject Categories : Geodesy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE