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Title: What Is the Geoid?
Url: https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/GEOID/geoid_def.html
Publisher: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Description: This reference provides an introduction to the geoid, the equipotential surface of the Earth's gravity field which best fits global mean sea level. There is a narrative of early attempts to describe the geoid, and schematic diagrams showing the geoid and its relationship to Earth's crust, local mean sea level, orthometric heights, and local dynamic ocean topography.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Geodesy -- Addresses, essays, lectures
Science -- Astronomy -- Geodesy -- Mathematical theory of the figure of the earth
Science -- Physics -- Geophysics. Cosmic physics -- Addresses, essays, lectures
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Geology
Science -- Physical sciences
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Geography -- Geodesy
Date Issued: 2001-01-03
Resource Type: Reference Material
Instructional Material
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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