Independent Analysis of Gravity Gradiometer Survey System (GGSS) Development and Deployment: A Synopsis.
Final rept. Feb 83-Feb 86,
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This final report reviews the development and deployment of the Gravity Gradiometer Survey System GGSS. The primary areas addressed during the research effort consisted of specification evaluation, test procedures, definition, optimum survey planning, initialization and calibration procedures review, and data analysis. Particularly important results of the effort include 1 identifying that there was no need to include a master inertial navigation system in the GGSS mechanization, 2 understanding and quantifying the significance of all known error sources on GGSS survey accuracy, and 3 designing and developing a practical algorithm for reducing airborne GGSS data the template algorithm. Keywords Geodesy Gravity Gravity Gradiometry Gravity Surveying.
- Air Navigation and Guidance