Global Positioning System Overview

Peter H. Dana
The materials were developed by Peter H. Dana, Department of Geography, University of Texas at Austin, 1994. You may use these materials for education and research, but please cite the Geographer's Craft Project, Department of Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder and the author. If you have comments or suggestions, please contact: k.foote@colorado.edu.  All commercial rights reserved. Copyright © 1999.

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Revised: 12/15/99 (first published in September, 1994)

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User Segment

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Standard Positioning Service (SPS)

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GPS Satellite Signals

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GPS Data

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Position, and Time from GPS

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GPS Error Sources

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Differential GPS (DGPS) Techniques

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GPS Techniques and Project Costs

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Reference List

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