120.069 Introduction to Higher Geodesy
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, UE, 2.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: UE Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to solve exercises regarding astronomical coordinate systems, Earth gravity field, reference ellipsoid and satellite orbits. Examples are coordinate transformations or gravity reductions.

Subject of course

Examples following the contents of the lectures 'Introduction to Higher Geodesy I' and 'Introduction to Higher Geodesy II' will be discussed and solved. They form the mathematical basis of Astronomy and Higher Geodesy.

Teaching methods

During the exercises exampels are solved together and the theoretical backround is recapitulated.

Mode of examination


Additional information

You need a calculator to solve the exercises.



Course dates

Tue10:30 - 12:3010.03.2020Sem.R. DA grün 02 B - mündl. Prüfungsraum GEO Grundzüge der Höheren Geodäsie UE

Examination modalities

Assessment via two written exams and attendance. You need at least 60% attendance to get a positive grade.

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Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
24.02.2020 00:00 17.03.2020 23:59 30.04.2020 23:59


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 221 Geodesy and Geoinformation 4. Semester


There are no lecture notes for this course. Exercise sheets will be handed out during the class.

Accompanying courses


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