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June
Satellite Geodesy - Günter SeeberCompletely revised and updated edition. The book covers the entire field of satellite geodesy (status spring/break summer 2002). Basic chapters on reference systems, time, signal propagation, and satellite orbits are updated. All currently important observation methods are included and also all newly launched satellites of interest to geodesy. Particular emphasis is given to the current status of the Global Positioning System (GPS), which covers now about one third of the book. A new chapter on Differential GPS and active GPS reference networks is included. The GPS modernization plans, GLONASS,
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Inventing Reality: The Politics of News Media - Michael ParentiTaking a critical perspective on the economics and politics of "presenting" the news, this topical supplement argues that the media systematically distorts news coverage.