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GNSS Maps in Environmental Monitoring

  • Joseph L. Awange
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Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Abstract

Traditionally, maps have been produced by plotting features on paper at a given scale, calling upon a variety of cartographic skills. The advent of computers, satellite data, and geographical information system (GIS), however, has revolutionized the art of map production, with the modern day cartographer required to master computer skills for the purpose of not only the production, but also the management of digital maps.

Keywords

Geographical Information System Environmental Monitoring Environmental Impact Assessment Total Station Environmental Impact Assessment 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph L. Awange
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Maseno UniversityMasenoKenya
  2. 2.Curtin UniversityPerthAustralia
  3. 3.Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany
  4. 4.Kyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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