GPS

GPS stands for Global Positioning Systems and it is an important technology for GIS data collection.


GPS

How Can GPS Vehicle Tracking Improve Your Business?

How Can GPS Vehicle Tracking Improve Your Business?

White paper from Fleetmatics From communications and shipping, to productivity and back office procedures, technology has pervaded every aspect if the business world. But small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with vehicle fleets have an additional tool at their fingertips to gain further benefits from the technological revolution. Increased access to […]

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GPS and GIS Technologies Speed Assessment of Historic Sites in Post-Katrina New Orleans

GPS and GIS Technologies Speed Assessment of Historic Sites in Post-Katrina New Orleans

In this case study, FEMA and NPS collaborated on field assessment methodology to meet National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) requirements in post-Katrina New Orleans. 40,000 structures were assessed using Trimble GPS hardware and software integrated with ESRI ArcGIS for collection and management of cultural resource data.  Article by Robert Laudati, […]

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The Perfect Field GPS

The Perfect Field GPS

Leszek Pawlowicz who runs the Free Geography Tools blog, has put together his wish list of the ultimate handheld field GPS unit.  Currently Pawlowicz has found that “there isn’t a single model currently available that does everything I’d like to see in such a unit.” While professional-grade units are available from Trimble and […]

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Real-time GPS Mapping and GIS Solution Aids Efficient Disaster Management

Real-time GPS Mapping and GIS Solution Aids Efficient Disaster Management

Saturday, February 7, 2009 will forever be known as Black Saturday in the state of Victoria, Australia. In the midst of a 10-year drought, a record-breaking heat wave descended upon the state, with temperatures exceeding 45 degrees Celsius (110-120 degrees Fahrenheit), breaking all-time record highs in some cities. Under these […]

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Neat Designs with GPS

Neat Designs with GPS

Lost?  Shine a map on the wall to find where “You are here” is.  Can’t decide where to eat?  Flip and coin and have that coin point the way to your next meal.  These are some of the innovative designs incorporating GPS featured on the Yanko Design blog.  The multitude […]