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Precise determination of the Clairaut constant in ellipsoidal geodesy
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Transport and Economics (closed 20110301), Geodesy (closed 20110301).
2007 (English)In: Survey review - Directorate of Overseas Surveys, ISSN 0039-6265, Vol. 39, no 303, 81-86 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The Clairaut constant, the cosine of the maximum latitude of the geodesic, is used in a number of applications in ellipsoidal geodesy. This study provides formulas to precisely determine the Clairaut constant from the coordinates of two given points on the geodesic.

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2007. Vol. 39, no 303, 81-86 p.
Keyword [en]
Clairaut constant, ellipsoidal geodesy, law of the sea
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Civil Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-16384DOI: 10.1179/003962607x165014ISI: 000244184600008ScopusID: 2-s2.0-33847194612OAI: diva2:334426
QC 20100525 QC 20111114Available from: 2010-08-05 Created: 2010-08-05 Last updated: 2011-11-14Bibliographically approved

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