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Research Seminar Presentation: Issues of Coordinate Collection Technologies for Rural Property Boundary Surveys in Queensland

Webb, Robert M. (2000) Research Seminar Presentation: Issues of Coordinate Collection Technologies for Rural Property Boundary Surveys in Queensland. (Unpublished)

Abstract

The use of coordinates as a description and their limitation is analysed given the recent advances and proliferation of GPS measurement technology in the surveying and mapping industry. While the use of coordinates is in essence a representation of the reality at a given point in time, it is shown that they can be used within a well-defined framework for summary purposes. The issues surrounding GPS calibration and traceability are explored as a means of demonstrating conformance to suitably recognised quantities of length and time.

A rural property boundary survey undertaken for subdivision purposes is investigated in some detail to provide comparative discussion on issues of changing methods and evolving technology approaches to a measurement challenge using GPS techniques.

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ID Code: 3950
Item Type: Other
Additional Information: Research Concentration in Design and Construction Studies Research Seminar Presentations
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > GEOMATIC ENGINEERING (090900) > Surveying (incl. Hydrographic Surveying) (090906)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2000 Robert M. Webb
Deposited On: 24 Apr 2006
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:31

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