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Modernization of GNSS

  • Joseph L. AwangeEmail author
  • John B. Kyalo Kiema
Chapter
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Abstract

Throughout history, position (location) determination has been one of the fundamental tasks undertaken by humans on a daily basis. Each day, one deals with positioning, be it going to work, the market, sport, church, mosque, temple, school or college, one has to start from a known location and move towards another known destination. Often the start and end locations are known since the surrounding physical features form a reference upon which we navigate ourselves. In the absence of these reference features, for instance in the desert or sea, one then requires some tool that can provide knowledge of position.

Keywords

Global Position System Global Navigation Satellite System Global Navigation Satellite System Very Long Baseline Interferometry Global Position System Satellite 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Spatial SciencesCurtin University of TechnologyPerthAustralia
  2. 2.Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany
  3. 3.Kyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  4. 4.School of EnvironmentMaseno UniversityKisumuKenya
  5. 5.Geospatial and Space TechnologyUniversity of NairobiNairobiKenya

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