Tuesday, June 28, 2016

GPS Surveys

If you plan GPS surveys (ie. collect geographic coordinates of locations of your interest), read the following:

Livia Montana and John Spencer (2004) "INCORPORATING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION INTO MEASURE SURVEYS: A FIELD GUIDE TO GPS DATA COLLECTION"
The GPS survey manual for Demographic and Health Surveys.

Yale Map Collection (200?) "GPS & GIS: Collecting Spatial Coordinates and Using them in ArcGIS"
This manual is more technical than the above.

UNICEF MICS surveys use Garmin eTrex 30. GPS data collection manuals are downloadable here.

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