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GPS and GNSS Technology in Geosciences - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128186176

GPS and GNSS Technology in Geosciences

1st Edition

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Editors: George Petropoulos Prashant Srivastava
Paperback ISBN: 9780128186176
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st February 2021
Page Count: 400
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Description

GPS and GNSS Technology in Geosciences offers an interdisciplinary approach to applying advances in GPS/GNSS technology for geoscience research and practice. As GPS/GNSS signals can be used to provide useful information about the Earth’s surface characteristics and land surface composition, GPS equipment and services for commercial purposes continues to grow, thus resulting in new expectations and demands. This book provides case studies for a deeper understanding of the operation and principles of widely applied approaches and the benefits of the technology in everyday research and activities.

Key Features

  • Presents processing, methods and techniques of GPS/GNSS implementation that are utilized in in-situ data collection in design and systems analysis
  • Offers an all-inclusive, critical overview of the state-of-the-art in different algorithms and techniques in GPS/GNSS
  • Addresses both theoretical and applied research contributions on the use of this technology in a variety of geoscience disciplines

Readership

Graduate students and researchers in geosciences, GIS, remote sensing, planetary science, environmental science, agriculture, and big data

Table of Contents

Section I : General--Introduction to GPS/GNSS technology
Section II : GPS/GNSS concept and algorithms
Section III : GPS/GNSS data processing techniques
Section IV : Applications of GPS/GNSS
Transportation
Forestry
Agriculture
Water
Soil
Water
Urban
Atmospheric research
Section V : Challenges and Future Perspectives

Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2021
Published:
1st February 2021
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780128186176

About the Editors

George Petropoulos

George Petropoulos

Dr. George P. Petropoulos (PhD, King’s College London UK) is an Associate Researcher in Remote Sensing & GIS at the Dept. of Soil & Water Resources of the Institute of Industrial & Forage Crops (IIFC) of the Hellenic Agricultural Organization “ELGO DEMETER”, Greece. He also holds a Marie Curie Fellowships with the Dept. of Mineral Resources Engineering of the Technical University of Crete in Greece. Previously (until 02/2018) he was Associate Professor in Remote Sensing & GIS at the Dept. of Geography & Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University, UK. His research is focusing on the exploitation of technologically advanced EO sensors and synergistic multi-sensor EO modelling & GIS geospatial techniques for obtaining spatiotemporal estimates of key state variables characterising land surface processes. He is author/co-author so far of +70 peer-reviewed journal articles, +22 book chapters, and editor/co-editor of 4 books published by Elsevier and Taylor & Francis.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Researcher, Remote Sensing & GIS, Dept. of Soil & Water Resources of the Institute of Industrial & Forage Crops (IIFC), Hellenic Agricultural Organization “ELGO DEMETER”, Greece

Prashant Srivastava

Dr. Srivastava is working in Hydrological Sciences, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center on SMAP satellite soil moisture retrieval algorithm development, instrumentation and simulation for various applications, and affiliated with IESD, Banaras Hindu University as a faculty. He received his PhD degree from Department of Civil Engineering, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK. He has published 100+ papers in peer-reviewed journals, published 4 books with reputed publishing houses and authored several book chapters and conference papers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Hydrological Sciences (Code 617), ESSIC/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA

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