Global Positioning System: An Overview

Symposium No. 102 Edinburgh, Scotland, August 7–8, 1989

  • Yehuda Bock
  • Norman Leppard
Conference proceedings

Part of the International Association of Geodesy Symposia book series (IAG SYMPOSIA, volume 102)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Static and Geodynamic Positioning — IAG Special Study Group 1.104

    1. G. Beutler, W. Gurtner, M. Rothacher, U. Wild, E. Frei
      Pages 1-23
    2. Robert W. King, Geoffrey Blewitt
      Pages 24-39
    3. H. Lichtenegger, B. Hofmann-Wellenhof
      Pages 57-68
    4. Roman Galas, Klaus Deichl
      Pages 69-73
    5. Yola Georgiadou, Alfred Kleusberg
      Pages 82-89
    6. Günter Seeber
      Pages 95-100
    7. Fumiaki Kimata, Yoshio Sumino, Masaru Nakamura, Rikio Miyajima, Takashi Okuda, Mikio Satomura et al.
      Pages 101-105
    8. Jadwiga Piechocinska, Lars E. Sjöberg
      Pages 106-111
    9. B. Coulon, Y. Caristan
      Pages 112-119
    10. Yukio Fujinawa, Seiichi Shimada, Tokuo Kishii, Shoji Sekiguchi, Takao Eguchi, Yoshimitsu Okada et al.
      Pages 120-134
    11. Roderick T. MacLeod, A. H. W. Kearsley, C. Rizos
      Pages 135-145
  3. Orbit Determination — IAG Special Study Group 2.106 & CSTG Subcommission

    1. B. E. Schutz, P. A. M. Abusali, C. S. Ho, B. D. Tapley
      Pages 179-186
    2. V. Ashkenazi, C. Hill, T. Moore, S. Whalley
      Pages 187-194
    3. V. Ashkenazi, T. Moore, G. Ffoulkes-Jones, S. Whalley, M. Aquino
      Pages 195-202
    4. B. W. Remondi, B. Hofmann-Wellenhof
      Pages 203-217
  4. Optimization and Design — IGA Special Study Group 4.117

  5. Dynamic, Kinematic GPS/INS — IAG Special Study Group 1.105

    1. M. Wei, K. P. Schwarz
      Pages 316-327
    2. G. Baustert, E. Cannon, E. Dorrer, G. Hein, H. Krauss, H. Landau et al.
      Pages 328-333
    3. J. M. Westrop, M. E. Napier, V. Ashkenazi
      Pages 334-339
  6. Radio Tracking Systems — IAG Special Study Group 2.54

    1. Thomas P. Yunck, William G. Melbourne
      Pages 351-369
    2. P. Willis, C. Boucher, M. Kasser, R. Biancale, A. Cazenave, M. Dorrer et al.
      Pages 391-399
    3. Herbert Wilmes, Christoph Reigber
      Pages 400-408
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 421-447

About these proceedings


Space geodesy has evolved in the last twenty years into one of the most exciting disciplines in the earth sciences. This development is due to a large extent to the versatility of applications provided by the radio interferometric technique called Global Positioning System or GPS. Appropriately, Symposium 102: Global Positioning System: An Overview was held at the 125th Anniversary Meeting of the International Association of Geodesy in August, 1989. A broad review of GPS geodesy, achievements to date and the prospects for future study and application was presented. Papers included in this volume are grouped as follows: - Static and Geodynamic Positioning; - Orbit Determination Optimization and Design Dynamic; - Kinematic GPS/INS Radio Tracking Systems A useful reference for any researcher or student of space geodesy.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Yehuda Bock
    • 1
  • Norman Leppard
    • 2
  1. 1.IGPP A-025Scripps Institute of OceanographyLa JollaUSA
  2. 2.FelthamUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-97266-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-7111-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0939-9585
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