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Maths in Work: Using GPS Data


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Created on 19 May 2008 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 02 February 2011 by ncetm_administrator

 
Title Using GPS Data
Organisation National Centre for Atomspheric Science (NCAS) - Matt Hobby
 
Overview
Matt Hobby works for the National Centre for Atmospheric Science. His role is to design and develop instrumentation and to build prototypes. During his work he uses the data supplied by GPS (Global Positioning Satellites) signals to pin-point locations in 3-dimensional space. The mathematics involves speed-distance-time equations, plotting loci, ICT modelling, and calculation.
 
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Keywords
Calculations, Equations, ICT Modelling, LOCI
 
Curriculum Category
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