GPS-Based Control for Space Vehicle Rendezvous
The recent advent of Differential Carrier Phase Global Position System (GPS) sensing has made it possible to determine relative positions of GPS receiver-equipped systems to less than...

URSULA: Design of an Underwater Robot for Nuclear Reactor Vessel Inspection
This paper describes the development of an underwater robotic system that will be used to perform ultrasonic inspections of nuclear reactor vessel weldments. The development effort consists...

Use of GPS for Tethered Satellite Position Determination
This paper provides a description of the potential application of GPS to determine the position of a tethered satellite with respect to the Space Shuttle. Relative positioning is performed...

The Potential for the Department of Defense to Use Space-Based Remote Sensing to Support DOD and Other Government Agencies' Environmental Programs
This paper describes the potential for the Department of Defense (DOD) to support other government agencies in the management of national and worldwide environmental programs. The DOD...

Development of Functional Characteristics of Vehicle Mounted Plastic Scintillation System

Quality of Map Data in Geographic Information Systems
Local government engineers wanting to take advantage of computer aided design (CAD) and geographic information system (GIS) need to understand the quality and accuracy of digital base...

Real-Time Data Collection of Scour at Bridges
The record flood on the Mississippi River during the summer of 1993 provided a rare opportunity to collect data on scour of the streambed at bridges and to test data collection equipment...

Recent Applications of Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers
A Broadband acoustic Doppler current profiler (BB-ADCP) is a new instrument being used by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to measure stream discharge and velocities, and bathymetry....

OTF Kinematic GPS Positioning for Vertical Reference Datum

Data Capture with GPS for Sewer Map Updates
The Cobb County Water System in suburban Atlanta, Georgia selected RJN Environmental Associates, Inc. to provide infiltration and inflow (I/I) source detection and mapping services in...

The Impact of Global Warming on Water Resources: Overview and Implications for Coastal California
In the past two years, impressive evidence has accumulated that global warming is occurring and is related to the increase in greenhouse gasses. The impact of the warming process on water...

Integration of Remote Sensing, GIS, and GPS Techniques for Monitoring Non-hazardous Oilfield Waste (NOW) Pits in Coastal Louisiana
Non-hazardous Oilfield Waste (NOW) pits exist throughout Louisiana's coastal zone. Though labeled 'non-hazardous,' NOW pits are potentially dangerous to human and environmental interests...

Evaluation of Airborne Video Imagery for Distinguishing Intertidal Oyster Reefs
We evaluated the effectiveness of airborne video imagery in distinguishing and mapping oyster (Crassostrea virginica) reefs in Aransas Bay on the southern Texas gulf coast. Imagery obtained...

Women as a Factor of Global Warming and Sustainability of Coastal Resources of West and Central Africa
Global warming and climate change issues have considerably attracted worldwide attention and led to the realization that there is a growing vulnerability of the society to climatic variations...

Issues and Problems in Controlling the Threats of Erosion Along the Nigerian Coastline
Perhaps the most serious problem facing the almost 50% of the world's population which today occupies the coastal zones around the world, is the issue of global warming and the impending...

Global Sea Level in the Past and Future Century
During the past 150 years sea level may have risen globally by, at the most, 1.1 mm/year from about 1850 to 1930-1940. There is no straightforward relation between climate and sea level....

Preliminary Study on Impacts of Sea Level Rise and Response Strategies in Japan
This paper presents the outline of the study carried out by a Japanese committee on the impacts of and response options to the anticipated sea level rise and climate change induced by...

Integrating Advanced Telematics into Urban and Regional Transport Policies—Munich Greater Area Case Study
Before the background of the emerging of advanced transport telecommunication and informatics several traffic information and control systems are under development with a bottom up approach....

Comparative Accuracies of Technologies for Vehicle Location and Navigation
A variety of vehicle location and tracking technologies are under consideration for such IVHS applications as Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL), Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), and vehicle...

European Consensus Formation and Standardisation in the Area of Road Transport and Traffic Telematics
In Europe ATT-implementation projects are run both by PROMETHEUS (EUREKA) and DRIVE (Commission of the European Communities). Many of these projects are urban and inter-urban field trials...

 

 

 

 

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