Satellite and Inertial Surveying

des Instituts für Geodäsie

Heft 20-1/1985

Satellite and Inertial Surveying:
Trends and Propects

- Review Paper -

University of Calgary / Canada


In: WELSCH, Walter M. / LAPINE, Lewis A. (Hrsg.) [1985]:
International Federation of Surveyors - FIG -
Proceedings Inertial, Doppler and GPS Measurements for National and Engineering Surveys
Joint Meeting of Study Groups 5B and 5C, July 1-3, 1985

Schriftenreihe Universitärer Studiengang Vermessungswesen, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Heft 20-1, Neubiberg, S. 227-240.


The NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (GPS), along with Inertial Surveying System (ISS) and Inertial Navigation System (INS) have revolutionized position determination. The use of these systems is identified within the context of user applications. Present obstacles hindering full implementation of these systems are identified. The future is speculated upn with the identification of the emergence of a "position oriented society".

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