Global Positioning System

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a U.S. space-based global navigation satellite system. It provides reliable positioning, navigation, and timing services to worldwide users on a continuous basis in all weather, day and night, anywhere on or near the Earth which has an unobstructed view of four or more GPS satellites.

Councils are increasingly using GPS Equipment for surveying , asset management and many other applications.

Spatial Science is an academic discipline incorporating fields such as surveying, geographic information systems (GIS), hydrography and cartography.

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External Links & References

  1. Wikipedia
  2. Ground Based GPS (Next Big Future)
  3. Locata Corp
  4. IPWEA "GPS tracking of garbage trucks" Discussion
  5. OpenGTS
  6. Gofleet
  7. Google Search
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