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Wendell
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According to Wikipedia, the definition of Geodesy is:

Geodesy is the Earth science of accurately measuring and understanding Earth's geometric shape, orientation in space, and gravitational field. The field also incorporates studies of how these properties change over time and equivalent measurements for other planets (known as planetary geodesy). Geodynamical phenomena include crustal motion, tides and polar motion, which can be studied by designing global and national control networks, applying space and terrestrial techniques and relying on datums and coordinate systems.

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Topic starter Posted : October 17, 2021 10:30 am
GeeOddMike
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The IAG Site has lots of information about current initiatives in the science. See: https://www.iag-aig.org

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Posted : October 23, 2021 11:04 am
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