544-0115/03 – Space Geodesy (CG)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geodesy and Mine SurveyingCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Jan Kostelecký, DrSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Jan Kostelecký, DrSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOS0259 Ing. Jakub Kostelecký, Ph.D.
KOS10 prof. Ing. Jan Kostelecký, DrSc.
SEB0035 Ing. Josef Sebera
STA73 doc. Ing. Hana Staňková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Combined Credit and Examination 6+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of this course is to acquaint students with space geodesy

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

The subject scope are: celestial and terrestrial coordinate systems used in cosmic geodesy and transformation between them. Temporal systems in astronomy. Basics of undisturbed and disturbed satellite movement. Methods and equipment for astronomical determining of location. Methods of cosmic geodesy.

Compulsory literature:

J. Kabeláč, J. Kostelecký: Geodetická astronomie 10, Vydavatelství ČVUT, Praha, 1998 J. Fixel: Geodetická astronomie I. a základy kosmické geodézie, Nakladatelství VUTIUM, Brno, 2000

Recommended literature:

David Edmund Smith: Contributions of Space Geodesy to Geodynamics: Technology, Vydavatel American Geophysical Union, 1993,ISBN 0875905269, 9780875905266, pgs:213

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Processing of project tasks assigned to the exercises of Space Geodesy subject.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: 1. Keplerian motion 2. Motion of the artificial satellites in real Earth’s force field 3. Observing methods of space geodesy 4. Geodetic satellites 5. Solution of „inverse“ methods of satelite geodesy 6. Earth’s gravitational field models 7. Global coordinate systems ICRS and ITRS 8. Structure of IERS and its results Exercise: 1. Keplerian motion 2. Determination of the Earth’s obliquity from satelite motions 3. Altimetric geoid 4. Tectonic from satellites – motion of Earth’s tectonic plates 5. Determination of GNSS satelite position from broadcast ephemeris Question to examination: 1. Kepler laws, Keplerian motion 2. Motion of Earth’s satellite in real force field – changes of Keplerian elements due to Earth’s gravitational field, atmosphere and solar radiation pressure 3. Observing methods – photography, SLR, GNSS, DORIS, VLBI 4. „Historical“ geodetic satellites, new missions CHAMP, GRACE, GOCE 5. Solution of „inverse“ tasks of satellite geodesy 6. Earth gravitational field models 7. Global coordinates systems ICRS a ITRS – Observing methods, processing, transformation between both systems 8. Structure IERS and its results

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2014/2015 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 34
                Písemka Written test 33  17
                Ústní zkouška Oral examination 34  17
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Combined form (validity from: 2014/2015 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 34
                Písemka Written test 33  17
                Ústní zkouška Oral examination 34  17
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

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2017/2018 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646T007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
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2016/2017 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646T007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646T007) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646T007) Engineering Geodesy P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646T007) Engineering Geodesy K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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