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Global Positioning System A Field Guide for the Social Sciences

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ISBN-10: 1405101857

ISBN-13: 9781405101851

Edition: 2003

Authors: John Spencer, Brian G. Frizzelle, Philip H. Page, John B. Vogler

List price: $60.25
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Description:

Guides social scientists with little or no mapping or GPS experience through the process of collecting field data from start to finish. The book takes readers step-by-step through all the key stages of a GPS fieldwork project, covering planning, implementation and data integration.
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Book details

List price: $60.25
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/15/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Understanding GPS
Why Use GPS?
What Is GPS?
Coordinate Systems And Datums
GPS Considerations: Getting Started
Utilizing GPS
Developing A GPS Project
Project Fundamentals
Fieldwork Planning And Preparations: Data And Methods
Fieldwork Planning And Preparations: Field Resources
Fieldwork Planning And Preparations: Data Quality And Logistics
Transitioning To Fieldwork
Post-Fieldwork Processing
Utilizing GPS Data Within Geographic Information Systems
Conclusion.References Cited
GPS Manufacturers
Sample Field Instrument
UTM Zones
Index