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GPS for Land Surveyors

3rd Edition

By Jan Van Sickle

CRC Press

360 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429149115
pub: 2008-05-05
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Since the last edition of this international bestseller, GPS has grown to become part of a larger international context, the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). Both GPS and GNSS technologies are becoming ever more important in the everyday practice of survey and mappers. With GPS for Land Surveyors, Third Edition, a book written by a land s

Table of Contents

The GPS Signal. Biases and Solutions. The Framework. Receivers and Methods. Coordinates. Planning a Survey. Observing. Postprocessing. RTK and DGPS. GPS Modernization. What Have We Done So Far? GPS Codes Again. New Codes. Block IIF. Control Segment Modernization. Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS).

About the Author

Jan Van Sickle, P.L.S. has more than 40 years of experience as a land surveyor. He was privileged to supervise surveys with the first commercially available GPS receivers in the early 1980s and has worked with GPS since. He received his MEng from the University of Colorado in 2006. He is the author of GPS for Land Surveyors, Basic GIS Coordinates and 1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems. The latter is quoted in the feature Surveying Solutions each month in POB magazine. He taught the Advanced Surveying Program at the Denver Institute of Technology and GPS seminars throughout the United States. He is currently a Senior Lecturer at Penn State University. He is a licensed surveyor in California, Colorado, Oregon and North Dakota.

Subject Categories

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TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems