Geodetic Techniques

Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS)

Information on the different types of GNSS and their applications.

Geodetic Gravity

The role that Geoscience Australia plays in the contribution of reports, data and maps to the Australia National Gravity Database.

Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR)

A remote sensing technique that maps ground deformation.

Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR)

The importance of SLR and information on Geoscience Australia's observatories.

Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI)

The history, network and role of VLBI in Australia and around the world.

Doppler Orbitography and Radiopositioning Integrated by Satellite (DORIS)

The French satellite system designed by Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES).

Geodetic Calculation Methods

Downloadable and online resources for calculations and formulae.

Distance Calculation Algorithms

Downloadable and online resources for calculations and formulae.

Topic contact: geodesy@ga.gov.au Last updated: April 14, 2014