Kinematic GPS Trends — Equipment, Methodologies and Applications

  • M. E. Cannon
  • G. Lachapelle
Conference paper
Part of the International Association of Geodesy Symposia book series (IAG SYMPOSIA, volume 115)


Developments in the area of kinematic GPS are accelerating as a broader community requires higher levels of accuracies. This paper first reviews developments in receiver technologies and processing algorithms. These include low C/A code noise receiver developments, receiver multipath reduction techniques (e.g., MET and MEDLL), codeless tracking methods (e.g., P-W), and on-the-fly (OTF) ambiguity resolution techniques. The use of kinematic of GPS is illustrated by land and shipborne applications including precision farming, structural monitoring and shipborne water level profiling. The paper concludes with a discussion on the future of kinematic positioning.


Carrier Phase Ambiguity Resolution Precision Farming Integer Ambiguity Orthometric Height 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. E. Cannon
    • 1
  • G. Lachapelle
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Geomatics EngineeringThe University of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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