Kinematic Systems in Geodesy  Surveying  and Remote Sensing Book

Kinematic Systems in Geodesy Surveying and Remote Sensing


  • Author : Klaus-Peter Schwarz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 575
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461231028
  • Total Read : 89
  • File Size : 10,7 Mb

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Kinematic Systems in Geodesy Surveying and Remote Sensing Summary:

Kinematic Systems in Geodesy, Surveying, and Remote Sensing provides a state-of-the-art discussion on the use of the Global Positioning System (GPS) in combination with Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) for detailed sensing of the Earth's surface. Divided into two parts, the book first discusses GPS/INS with respect to theory and modelling, equipment trends, estimation methods and quality control, algorithms, and software trends. It then describes the applications of these kinematic systems to positioning and navigation, modelling and measurement of gravity, gravity gradiometry, and altitude. This collection of 63 presentations documents the symposium of the same name held in Banff, Alberta, September 1990. It is the sixth volume of the International Association of Geodesy Symposia series published by Springer-Verlag New York.

From Mars to Greenland  Charting Gravity With Space and Airborne Instruments Book

From Mars to Greenland Charting Gravity With Space and Airborne Instruments


  • Author : Oscar L. Colombo
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461392552
  • Total Read : 83
  • File Size : 14,5 Mb

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From Mars to Greenland Charting Gravity With Space and Airborne Instruments Summary:

Precise and continuous tracking with multi-satellite systems of aircraft andlow flying satellites, accurate airborne measurement of gravity and gravity gradients, and satellite gradiometry have fundamentally changed our view on the de- termination of the Earth's gravity field. The papers in this volume describe these techniques in detail. The ideas are presentedas complementary, and are used to develop new theoretical concepts of gravity field analysis. Computatio- nal models using these techniques are also discussed and are tested in simulations. The papers presented in this volume are the result of an IAG symposium held during the XX General Assembly of the Inter- national Union of Geodesy and Geophysics in Vienna, Austria, August 11-24, 1991.

Advances in Mobile Mapping Technology Book

Advances in Mobile Mapping Technology


  • Author : C. Vincent Tao
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2007-02-08
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9780203961872
  • Total Read : 64
  • File Size : 18,5 Mb

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Advances in Mobile Mapping Technology Summary:

The growing market penetration of Internet mapping, satellite imaging and personal navigation has opened up great research and business opportunities to geospatial communities. Multi-platform and multi-sensor integrated mapping technology has clearly established a trend towards fast geospatial data acquisition. Sensors can be mounted on various pla

Advances in Positioning and Reference Frames Book

Advances in Positioning and Reference Frames


  • Author : Fritz K. Brunner
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 398
  • ISBN 10 : 9783662037140
  • Total Read : 90
  • File Size : 15,9 Mb

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Advances in Positioning and Reference Frames Summary:

IAG Scientific Assembly, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September, 3-9, 1997

Global Positioning System Book

Global Positioning System


  • Author : Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-17
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 355
  • ISBN 10 : 9783709133118
  • Total Read : 63
  • File Size : 16,6 Mb

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Global Positioning System Summary:

This book is dedicated to Dr. Benjamin William Remondi for many reasons. The project of writing a Global Positioning System (GPS) book was con ceived in April 1988 at a GPS meeting in Darmstadt. Dr. Remondi discussed with me the need for an additional GPS textbook and suggested a possible joint effort. In 1989, I was willing to commit myself to such a project. Un fortunately, the timing was less than ideal for Dr. Remondi. Therefore, I decided to start the project with other coauthors. Dr. Remondi agreed and indicated his willingness to be a reviewer. I selected Dr. Herbert Lichtenegger, my colleague from the University of Technology at Graz, Austria, and Dr. James Collins from the United States. In my opinion, the knowledge of the three authors should cover the wide spectrum of GPS. Dr. Lichtenegger is a geodesist with broad experience in both theory and practice. He has specialized his research to geodetic astron omy including orbital theory and geodynamical phenomena. Since 1986, Dr. Lichtenegger's main interest is dedicated to GPS. Dr. Collins retired from the U.S. National Geodetic Survey in 1980, where he was the Deputy Director. For the past ten years, he has been deeply involved in using GPS technology with an emphasis on surveying. Dr. Collins was the founder and president of Geo/Hydro Inc. My own background is theoretically oriented. My first chief, Prof. Dr. Peter Meissl, was an excellent theoretician; and my former chief, Prof. DDDDr. Helmut Moritz, fortunately, still is.

GPS for Geodesy Book

GPS for Geodesy


  • Author : Peter J.G. Teunissen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 650
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642720116
  • Total Read : 89
  • File Size : 9,9 Mb

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GPS for Geodesy Summary:

An in-depth description of the theory and mathematical models behind the application of the global positioning system in geodesy and geodynamics. The contributions by leading experts in the field ensure a continuous flow of ideas and developments. The mathematical models for GPS measurements are developed in the first half of the book, and these are followed by GPS solutions for geodetic applications on local, regional and global scales.

Applications of Geodesy to Engineering Book

Applications of Geodesy to Engineering


  • Author : Klaus Linkwitz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 431
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642779589
  • Total Read : 82
  • File Size : 10,8 Mb

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Applications of Geodesy to Engineering Summary:

Accuracy requirements of fractions of a millimeter for the positioning of beam-guiding magnets in synchrotons, monitor- ing of speedy sub-seatunnelling with lengths exceeding 25 km, the construction of extremely long bridges of suspension or "cast-and push"-type, but also geometrical industrial quality control and robot calibration in real time, and even the analysis of prestressed cable nets, are few examples of thechallenging new tasks demanding responses from the modern engineering-geodesist. In this volume, a general view of Engineering Geologyis presented, its state of the art and up-to-date information about recent scientific tasks, aims and methods. The contributions focus on Theoretical Aspects, Techniques of Measurements, Techniques of Data Processing and Computing, Reports About Selected Executed Projects, Special Tasks, e.g. Realtime Positioning and Navigation, Industrial Managements,Image Processing. But also the role of geo- desists in collaboration with civil and mechanical engineers, technical designers and architects is outlined. As a reference book, this volume will be useful for researchers, students and practitioners in Engineering Geodesy and neighbouring disciplines.

Position  Navigation  and Timing Technologies in the 21st Century  Volumes 1 and 2 Book

Position Navigation and Timing Technologies in the 21st Century Volumes 1 and 2


  • Author : Y. Jade Morton
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-12-17
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 2064
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119458425
  • Total Read : 82
  • File Size : 17,8 Mb

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Position Navigation and Timing Technologies in the 21st Century Volumes 1 and 2 Summary:

Covers the latest developments in PNT technologies, including integrated satellite navigation, sensor systems, and civil applications Featuring sixty-four chapters that are divided into six parts, this two-volume work provides comprehensive coverage of the state-of-the-art in satellite-based position, navigation, and timing (PNT) technologies and civilian applications. It also examines alternative navigation technologies based on other signals-of-opportunity and sensors and offers a comprehensive treatment on integrated PNT systems for consumer and commercial applications. Volume 1 of Position, Navigation, and Timing Technologies in the 21st Century: Integrated Satellite Navigation, Sensor Systems, and Civil Applications contains three parts and focuses on the satellite navigation systems, technologies, and engineering and scientific applications. It starts with a historical perspective of GPS development and other related PNT development. Current global and regional navigation satellite systems (GNSS and RNSS), their inter-operability, signal quality monitoring, satellite orbit and time synchronization, and ground- and satellite-based augmentation systems are examined. Recent progresses in satellite navigation receiver technologies and challenges for operations in multipath-rich urban environment, in handling spoofing and interference, and in ensuring PNT integrity are addressed. A section on satellite navigation for engineering and scientific applications finishes off the volume. Volume 2 of Position, Navigation, and Timing Technologies in the 21st Century: Integrated Satellite Navigation, Sensor Systems, and Civil Applications consists of three parts and addresses PNT using alternative signals and sensors and integrated PNT technologies for consumer and commercial applications. It looks at PNT using various radio signals-of-opportunity, atomic clock, optical, laser, magnetic field, celestial, MEMS and inertial sensors, as well as the concept of navigation from Lo