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geodesy

Definition

A subdivision of geophysics which includes determination of the size and shape of the earth, the earth's gravitational field, and the location of points fixed to the earth's crust in an earth-referred coordinate system. (Source: MGH)

Themes
  • natural dynamics
  • research
Groups
  • RESEARCH, SCIENCES
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/3638