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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.
- 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
Graduate students and researchers in geosciences, GIS, remote sensing, planetary science, environmental science, agriculture, and big data
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
Section V: Challenges and Future Perspectives
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- © Elsevier 2021
- 18th February 2021
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George P. Petropoulos obtained his PhD from King’s College London in the United Kingdom. Currently, he is Assistant Professor of Geoinformatics at the Dept. of Geography, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece. He also holds a Marie Curie Fellowship with the School of Mineral Resources Engineering of the Technical University of Crete, Greece (2018-2021). His research focuses on the use of Earth Observation, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), digital cartography, GPS, simulation process models, ground measurement networks in geographical and environmental applications. His main research interests include the mapping of the natural and man-made environment and monitoring of their changes over time, the study of biotic and abiotic hazards and of their spatiotemporal dynamics, the development of geoinformation software tools and use of operational products and applications of geoinformation.
Assistant Professor of Geoinformatics, Department of Geography, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
Prashant K. Srivastava obtained his PhD from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Bristol in Bristol, UK, and currently serves on the faculty at the Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development at Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi, India. He formerly worked in the Hydrological Sciences Department at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and is currently an investigator for several national and international projects. He has published 100+ papers, many books, and several book chapters. He is also acting as an editorial board member of several reputed journals.
Assistant Professor Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development Banaras Hindu University, India
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