Global Positioning System

(GPS)

Appears in

Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

  • About

global positioning system (GPS), a satellite-based navigation system which allows detailed mapping of specific vineyard features to a positional accuracy of 1 m/3 ft through the use of differential corrections. Differential GPS (dGPS) is an essential component of precision viticulture.

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