3D-Position Determination using GNSS Techniques – A Comparative Analysis


  •   Temitayo A. Adeseye

  •   Gafar Suara


This study was carried out to determine 3D-position of selected points within Obafemi Awolowo University. The points were located at Africa Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology (AFRIGST), Central Technological and Laboratory Workshops (CTLW), main Bus Stop, Religion ground, New Environmental Design and Management (New EDM), and Spider building. China HuaCe Corporation (CHC) GPS and Promark 3 GPS were used to carry out observation on the selected points. The data gotten were post processed using GNSS solution software for Promark3, Compass software for CHC GPS and the result gotten were compared with the known coordinates of those points. The data was analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) to determine the most accurate instrument between the two. The occupation time for the two instruments on each station was 45 minutes. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and Chi square Variance analysis were conducted, the result showed that there is no significant difference between the observations of the two instruments in comparison with the adjusted coordinate. It can be concluded that any of the two instruments can be used for 3D point positioning to obtain accurate result.

Keywords: 3D Point Position, GNSS Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Coordinates


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Adeseye, T.A. and Suara, G. 2021. 3D-Position Determination using GNSS Techniques – A Comparative Analysis. European Journal of Engineering and Technology Research. 6, 4 (May 2021), 1-5. DOI:https://doi.org/10.24018/ejers.2021.6.4.2435.