RenR201 Lec6 Projections and Models.pdf - Geodetic Models and Projections 1 Geodesy Geodesy \u2014 also known as geodetics geodetic engineering or

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1 Geodetic Models and Projections
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2 Geodesy Geodesy also known as geodetics, geodetic engineering or geodetics engineering a branch of applied mathematics and earth sciences, is the scientific discipline that deals with the measurement and representation of the Earth (or any planet), including its gravitational field, in a three- dimensional time-varying space (wiki).
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3 The Earth Is usually considered to be a sphere and this is OK The earth’s surface area is approximately equal to that of a sphere having a radius of about 6370 km.
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