# Interpolation of data on the surface of a sphere

@article{Renka1984InterpolationOD, title={Interpolation of data on the surface of a sphere}, author={Robert J. Renka}, journal={ACM Trans. Math. Softw.}, year={1984}, volume={10}, pages={417-436} }

The problem treated is that of constructing a C ~ interpolant of data values associated with arbitrarily distributed nodes on the surface of a sphere. A local interpolation method that has proved very successful for fitting data on the plane consists of generating a triangulation of the nodes, estimating gradients at the nodes, and constructing a triangle-based mterpolant of the data and gradient estamates Methods and software that extend thas solution procedure to the surface of the sphere are… Expand

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