Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy, Germany
Yüksel Altiner has earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from the Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey and Master and Doctoral Degrees from the University of Bonn, Germany. In 1997, he was named a University Docent in Geodesy by the Turkish Interuniversity Committee. He developed an analytical surface deformation theory, which was published in a book in 1999 and later translated from English into Chinese. Since 1989, he has worked in the Geodesy Division of the Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. From 1980 to 1988 he had an occupation as a Freelance Journalist at the German Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag) in Bonn. He is mainly interested in geodetic study of the earth’s crust movements.