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GPS and GNSS Technology in Geosciences

  • Book

  • February 2021
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 5029531

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.

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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


George P. Petropoulos Assistant Professor of Geoinformatics, Department of Geography, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece. Dr. George P. Petropoulos is Assistant Professor in Geoinformatics at the Department of Geography, Harokopio University of Athens Greece. His research focuses on the exploitation of geoinformation technology & geospatial data analysis techniques in geographical and environmental applications. He is author/co-author of over 110 articles, 40 book chapters, and has edited 6 books. He has developed collaborations with key scientists in his area of specialisation globally and his research & teaching work has received international recognition via several significant awards and research funding. Prashant K. Srivastava Assistant Professor Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development Banaras Hindu University, India. 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.