Chapter 8. The Global Positioning System (GPS)

  1. Stephen V. Estopinal

Published Online: 22 DEC 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470432778.ch8

A Guide to Understanding Land Surveys, Third Edition

A Guide to Understanding Land Surveys, Third Edition

How to Cite

Estopinal, S. V. (2008) The Global Positioning System (GPS), in A Guide to Understanding Land Surveys, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470432778.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470230589

Online ISBN: 9780470432778

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Keywords:

  • Global Positioning System (GPS);
  • computations;
  • National Geodetic Survey (NGS);
  • Real Time Kinematic (RTK);
  • elevation

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • OVERVIEW

  • FUNDAMENTALS

  • GPS AND LAND SURVEYS

  • CORS NETWORKS

  • PRACTICAL APPLICATION

  • STRENGTHS

  • WEAKNESSES

  • COPING WITH REALITY