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altimetry

[al′tim·ə·trē]
(engineering)
The measurement of heights in the atmosphere (altitude), generally by an altimeter.
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In order to obtain certain results with a superior altimetric precision, a digital elevation model will be also generated on the basis of the topographical map at the scale of 1:5.
The French company GTM Construction is developing a complete guidance and control system for construction equipment such as graders and bulldozers by using satellites that can guarantee sub-centimeter altimetric accuracy.
Guidance IIR, GPS, laser gyro Other guidance Altimetric correlation Length no booster [m] 5.