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GPS satellite surveying / Alfred Leick

Leick, Alfred.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Publisher: New Jersey : Wiley, 2004Edition: 3rd ed.Description: XXIV, 435 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0-471-05930-7.Subject(s): Satélites artificiales | Topografía
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The revised and updated authoritative volume on GPS use in surveying

Comprehensive and thorough in its coverage, GPS Satellite Surveying , Third Edition is the updated edition of Alfred Leick's classic introduction to the field. Written to help specialists get the most out of GPS surveying techniques and the resulting measurements, this standard industry reference provides the latest fundamental and cutting-edge material for working with GPS today.

A unique volume in the field, this Third Edition offers an unrivaled presentation of procedures that apply to the Russian GLONASS, the forthcoming European GALILEO, and U.S. GPS satellite systems. New coverage addresses emerging precise-point positioning technology, as well as the most current information on:

Geodetic reference systems GPS modernization Least-squares adjustments Pseudoranges and carrier phases The troposphere and ionosphere The LAMBDA technique The ellipsoidal and conformal mapping models

GPS Satellite Surveying , Third Edition is a dependable, up-to-date reference for surveyors, civil engineers, transportation engineers, geologists, geographers, technicians, and students.

This third edition is thoroughly updated to reflect extensive changes in Global Positioning Systems, and is the first GPS book to integrate data from Russian GLONASS and European GALILEO GPS systems into U.S. GPS data and procedures.. New section on emerging Precise-Point Positioning. New Supplement-MathCAD programs for solving GPS problems quickly and efficiently.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Elements of Satellite Surveying
  • The Global Positioning System
  • Adjustment Computations
  • Least-Squares Adjustment Examples
  • Links to Physical Observations
  • The Three-Dimensional Geodetic Model
  • GPS Observables
  • Propagation Media, Multipath, and Phase Center
  • Processing GPS Carrier Phases
  • Network Adjustments
  • Ellipsoidal and Conformal Mapping Models
  • Useful Transformations
  • Datums, Standards, and Specifications
  • Appendices
  • References
  • Abbreviations for Frequently Used References
  • Indexes

Author notes provided by Syndetics

ALFRED LEICK, PhD , is Professor of Spatial Information Science and Engineering at the University of Maine. During his career, he has served on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Geodetic Surveying and authored two previous editions of GPS Satellite Surveying (Wiley).

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