Ten. The Global Positioning System

  1. David P. Paine and
  2. James D. Kiser

Published Online: 28 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118110997.ch10

Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation, Third Edition

Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation, Third Edition

How to Cite

Paine, D. P. and Kiser, J. D. (2012) The Global Positioning System, in Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118110997.ch10

Author Information

  1. Department of Forest Resources, Oregon State University in Corvallis, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 25 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470879382

Online ISBN: 9781118110997

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Keywords:

  • GPS, and mapping grade GPS;
  • GPS, data input to GIS;
  • conceptual GPS model, trilateration;
  • factors affecting GPS accuracy;
  • inherent errors, solutions through DGPS

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objectives

  • The Global Positioning System

  • The Conceptual GPS Model

  • Obtaining Precise Positioning

  • The GPS Signal

  • Factors that Affect GPS Accuracy

  • Signal Error Solution: Differential GPS

  • Applications of GPS for Natural Resources

  • Questions and Problems

  • References

  • Web-Based References