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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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SUR 3700 - Geodesy I

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): SUR 2550, PHY 2311, PHY 2321, PHY 2331 and PHY 2341 with grades of “C” or better, or Permission of instructor

Description: This is an introduction into the science of geodesy. The course presents an overview into the theory of surveying in which the size and shape of the earth must be addressed. The history of geodesy and the classical survey procedures to determine latitude, longitude, elevation, and the earth’s gravity field are presented. The underlying theory of instrumentation and the application of physical theory are discussed.

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