Peter H. Dana, Ph.D.

P.O. Box 1297

Georgetown, Texas  78627

Phone: (512) 869-1450

pdana@pdana.com

 

www.pdana.com

 

Consultant

Electronic Navigation, Precise Positioning, and Geographic Information Systems Research and Development

 

World Wide Web Materials

From:

titleThe Geographer’s Craft Project, Department of Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder

 

Overviews:

GPSMINIThe GPS Overview

 

MPMINIThe Map Projection Overview

 

CSMINIThe Coordinate System Overview

 

gdminiThe Geodetic Datum Overview

 

 

From:

ncgia The National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis

 

Units:

Unit 013 - Coordinate Systems Overview

 

Unit 015 - The Shape of the Earth

 

Unit 017 – Global Positioning System Overview

 

 

 

 

From:

gpsHome2 GPS World

 

Article:

Dana, Peter H. 1998. Nicaragua's "GPSistas" Mapping Their Lands on the Caribbean Coast. GPS World (September).

 

 

Other On-Line Publications:

 

Maps

Mann, Charles C., Peter H. Dana, and William Doolittle 2013. Humanized Landscapes Before 1492.

 

Papers

Dana, Peter H. 2011. GIS Methods and Considerations, Chapter 4 in: Archaeological Field Survey: Bradano to Basento. The Chora of Metaponto 3: Joseph C. Carter and Alberto Prieto, Editors. Austin: University of Texas Press. 93-126.

 

Dana, Peter H. 2011. Cutting Across, Chapter 24 in Mapping Latin America: Space and Society, 1492-2000. Karl Offen and Jordana Dym, Editors. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 135-138.

 

Dana, Peter H. 2010. Entries in The Encyclopedia of Geography. Ed. B. Warf. London: Sage Publications.

 

Dana, Peter H. 2008. Surveys of People and Place. Chapter 28 in The Handbook of Geographic Information Science. Eds. John P. Wilson and Stewart Fotheringham. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing. 494-518.

 

Dana, Peter H. 2004. Incorporating the Advice of Experts in GIS Analysis. In Carter, Joseph C. Ed. The Study of Ancient Territories: Chersoneses and Metaponto:2004 Annual Report. Oxford: Oxbow Books. 77-81.

 

Clarke, Keith C., Peter H. Dana, and Jordan T. Hastings. 2002. A New World Geographic Reference System. Cartography and Geographic Information Science. 29. No. 4. 355-362

 

Dana, Peter H. 1998. Nicaragua’s “GPSistas”: Mapping Their Lands on the Caribbean Coast. GPS World. (September).

 

Dana, Peter H. and S. Lee Hancock. 1997. A User Friendly Location Referencing System. Proceedings of the National Technical Meeting, Santa Monica, CA. Washington, DC: The Institute of Navigation.

 

Dana, Peter H. 1997. Global Positioning System (GPS) Time Dissemination for Real-Time Applications. Real-Time Systems: The International Journal of Time Critical Computing Systems. 12. No. 1 (January) [PDF 215K].

 

Dana, Peter H. 1995. Home on the Web: The University of Texas Builds a GPS Web Site. GPS World (November).

 

Dana, Peter H. 1994. Geographic Information Systems Loran-C Coverage Modeling. Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual Technical Symposium. Bedford, MA: The Wild Goose Association. [PDF 110K]

 

Penrod, Bruce, Richard Funderburk, and Peter H. Dana. 1991. GPS/Loran-C Interoperability for Time and Frequency Applications: A Survey of the Times of Arrival of Loran-C Transmissions Via GPS Common Mode/Common View Satellite Observations. Proceedings of the National Technical Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. Washington DC: The Institute of Navigation.

 

Dana, Peter H. 1990. The Raymondville Ghost: Loran-C Signal Reflections. Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Technical Symposium. Bedford MA: The Wild Goose Association. [PDF 780K]

 

Dana, Peter H. and Bruce M. Penrod. 1990. The Role of GPS in Precise Time and Frequency Dissemination. GPS World (July/August).

 

Dana, Peter H., Walt Fowler and David Hindman. 1989. Automated Animal-Tracking System: Tracking Elk with Retransmitted Loran-C. Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Technical Symposium. Bedford, MA: The Wild Goose Association.

Patents

Hancock, Lee and Peter H. Dana. U.S. Patent #6,473,692. System and Method for Locating Points of Interest. October 29, 2002.

Hancock, Lee and Peter H. Dana. U.S. Patent #6,356,834. Geographic Location Referencing System and Method. March 12, 2002.

Hancock, Lee and Peter H. Dana. U.S. Patent #6,339,744. Geographic Location Referencing System and Method. January 15, 2002.

Hancock, Lee, Peter H. Dana, and S. D. Morrison. US Patent #6,295,502. Method of Identifying Geographical Location Using Hierarchical Grid Address That Includes a Predefined Alpha Code. September 25, 2001.

Hancock, Lee and Peter H. Dana. U.S. Patent #6,223,122. Geographic Location Referencing System and Method. April 24, 2001.

Hancock, Lee, Peter H. Dana, and Scott D. Morrison. U.S. Patent #6,202,023. Internet Based Geographic Location Referencing System and Method. March 13, 2001.

Hancock, Lee and Peter H. Dana. U.S. Patent #6,047,236. Geographic Location Referencing System and Method. April 4, 2000.

Hancock, Lee and Peter H. Dana. U.S. Patent #5,839,088. Geographic Location Referencing System and Method. November 11, 1998.

 

GPS AFiles (Archival purposes only – use with caution):

AF2000

AF99

AF98

AF97

AF96

 

 

Revised: 3/24/2014

 

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