Earth's gravity field
Moritz, Helmut Institute of Physical Geodesy, Technical University, Graz, Austria.
- Gravitation and gravity
- Gravity vector
- Classical gravity measurements
- Direction of gravity vector
- Potential differences
- Gravity gradients
- Gravitational Field
- Normal field
- Anomalies of the gravitational field
- Temporal variations
- Relations to Other Research
- Geophysics and geology
- Astronomy and satellite dynamics
- Additional Reading
The field of gravitational attraction of the Earth. Since, at the Earth's surface, the small centrifugal force due to the Earth's rotation is inseparably superimposed on the attraction, the gravity field is usually understood to include also the effect of the centrifugal force.
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