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  • How Does GPS Work?

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    GPS (global positioning system) plays a very important role in all of our lives. From allowing you to see where you are on the planet, to helping you get to destinations quickly, GPS has evolved the way in which we live our lives.

    Find out how GPS works, some of the roles things such as our own atmosphere has in reducing the accuracy of GPS and also how general relativity effects GPS accuracy too.

    Sources:

    Basics of the GPS technique: Observation Equations by Geoffrey Blewitt
    http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/sta......

    The influence of the ionosphere on GPS operations by Mihail Codrescu
    ftp://ftp.ngdc.noaa.gov/STP/GPS_GNSS/Mihail's.pdf

    GPS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) by USCG Navigation Center
    http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/......

    GPS.gov: Space Segment
    http://www.gps.gov/systems/...

    GPS: Global Positioning System | Niels Bohr Institute - University of Copenhagen
    http://www.nbi.ku.dk/englis......

    GPS and Galileo Satellite Coordinates Computation
    http://www.navipedia.net/in......

    Understanding the Global Positioning System (GPS) by Diana Cooksey
    http://www.montana.edu/gps/...

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