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Modern concerns of geodesy; Roles of modern geodesy in surveying and geospatial engineering, environmental monitoring and climate change studies; Variations of geodetic positions with time; Satellite orbit determination; Introduction to space geodetic methods: Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR), VLBI; DORIS, satellite altimetry; Gravimetric geodesy, air- and space-born gravimetric measurements; the concepts and computations in gravimetry and geoid determination.  Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS); Engineering geodesy and applications.

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