Gravimetry: gravitation, Earth rotation, centrifugal force. Gravity, geoid, reference ellipsoid, normal gravity. Reduction of gravity measurements, gravity anomalies. Isostasy: models of Pratt, Airy, Vening Meinesz. Interpretation of gravity anomalies and relationship to dynamic and static features.
The score will be based 10% on in-class questions, 30% on homework exercises and 60% on the final examination.
The recommended course book is:
- Teacher: Paul Tackley