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Theory of Atmospheric Influence on Geodata

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D54TAG ZK 2P Czech
Garant předmětu:
Jiří Pospíšil, Martin Štroner
Lecturer:
Jiří Pospíšil, Martin Štroner
Tutor:
Jiří Pospíšil, Martin Štroner
Supervisor:
Department of Special Geodesy
Synopsis:

Earth's atmosphere, temperature regime of the atmosphere, humidity in the atmosphere, air pressure. Solar radiation. Radiation balance of the Earth's surface. Refractive index of air (phase, group). Atmospheric refraction. Regular and random components of refraction. Astronomical refraction, terrestrial refraction, geodetic refraction (vertical, horizontal refraction), levelling refraction, differential refraction, longitudinal refraction. Geodetic refraction in alpine and flat terrain. Methods of investigating and determining the effect of refraction on geodata.

Requirements:

no prerequisities

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Earth's atmosphere.

2. Temperature regime of the atmosphere, humidity in the atmosphere, air pressure. 3. Solar radiation.

4. Radiation balance of the Earth's surface.

5. Refractive index of air (phase, group).

6. Atmospheric refraction. Regular and random components of refraction.

7.-9. Astronomical refraction, terrestrial refraction, geodetic refraction (vertical, horizontal refraction), levelling refraction, differential refraction, longitudinal refraction.

10. Geodetic refraction in alpine terrain.

11. Geodetic refraction in flat terrain.

12. Methods of investigating and determining the effect of refraction on geodata.

Syllabus of tutorials:

the course has no exercises

Study Objective:

Deep understanding of the influence of the atmosphere on geoedata.

Study materials:

[1] Brunner F. K. – et al: Geodetic Refraction., Springer-Verlag, 1984

[2] Thorne, K. S. – Blandford, R. D.: Modern classical physics: optics, fluids, plasmas, elasticity, relativity, and statistical physics. Princeton University Press, 2017. 1552 s. ISBN 978-0691159027.

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