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