The Application of Handheld GPS Devices in Geomorphological Mapping

Zeljković, Mirka (2012) The Application of Handheld GPS Devices in Geomorphological Mapping. Diploma thesis, Faculty of Science > Department of Geography.

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the application of GPS handheld devices (Garmin 76CSX) as a tool for mapping in order to create geomorphological maps. GPS is the ideal device for mapping at scales smaller than 1:10 000 because of the ease of handling, reasonable cost, speed and accuracy of measurements that can compete with other surveying instruments. Mapping in the area of Medvednica (Ponikve) we collected data of several morphological profiles and point objects that were later compared with data from the HOK map in the Arc Gis 9.3 software.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma thesis)
Keywords: digital terrain model, GIS, geomofological profiles, GPS, Medvednica, sinkholes
Supervisor: Pahernik, Mladen
Date: 2012
Number of Pages: 38
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Geography
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Geography
Depositing User: Inja Cahun
Date Deposited: 13 May 2014 08:23
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2018 16:29
URI: http://digre.pmf.unizg.hr/id/eprint/1193

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