GPS Projects

GPS at the Smithsonian - Scientific applications of GPS at the Smithsonian range from regional scale mapping to site-specific surveys.

GPS and GLONASS Simulation - Excellent simulation of what GPS looks like in space.

GSA Earthcache - An Earthcache is an educational virtual geocache or physical site that people can visit to view a unique geoscience feature on-the-ground. Visitors to Earthcache sites can experience science in action – its landscape, its formation, its geology or the fossils that have an ancient story to tell.

GPS Drawing workshops are conducted at schools, galleries and musuems to inspire creative activities with satellite navigation technology.

Mountain Peaks.Net - Find mountains and peaks by latitude and longitude in ever state.

Find Your Longitude - Want to understand why it is that having a precise timepiece (also known as a chronometer) helps you determine your longitude?

GPS: The New Navigation - Ever wonder how the Global Positioning System (GPS) works? This extraordinarily complex system is actually based on some simple concepts.

Degree Confluence Project - The goal of the project is to visit each of the latitude and longitude integer degree intersections in the world, and to take pictures at each location. The pictures and stories will then be posted here.

Eyes on Wild Life Program - Eyes on Wildlife is focused on providing authentic research opportunities to students via continued partnering with research organizations such as the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey and Moorhead State University. This on-line project uses both GIS and GPS to track wolves. See the track route of the "Superwolf".

Geocaching - A GPS device and a hunger for adventure are all you need for high tech treasure hunting. Here you can find the latest caches in your area, how to hide your own cache, and information on how to get started in this fun and exciting sport.

Letter Boxing North America - LETTERBOXING is an intriguing pastime combining navigational skills and rubber stamp artistry in a charming "treasure hunt" style outdoor quest. A wide variety of adventures can be found to suit all ages and experience levels.

Trimble Use of GPS - Examples of GPS being used in the world.

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