The size and shape of the Earth, the Earth’s surface.
Approximations of the Earth’s shape: sphere, rotational ellipsoid, geoid.
Coordinate systems and coordinate compositions in geodesy, types of coordinates used to describe the position of a point in space.
Types of heights in geodesy.
Presentation of the Earth’s surface on plans and maps.
Basic concepts concerning measurement, basic concepts concerning the quality of measurements.
Methods of geodetic measurement.
Horizontal terrestrial geodetic measurement: triangulation, trilateration, polygonometry.
Basics concerning photogrammetry, remote sensing and laser scanning.
Use of GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems) in geodetic measurements.