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

 

Publications

Book Chapters

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: Altitude, 1, 67-68. Coordinate Systems, 2, 579-580. Datums, 2, 685-686. Equator, 2, 1008-1009. Global Positioning Systems (GPS), 3, 1342-1344. Latitude, 4, 1762-1763. Longitude, 4, 1802-1803. Participatory Mapping, 4, 2124-2125. Earth’s Coordinate Grid, 2, 815-816. In The Encyclopedia of Geography. Ed. B. Warf. London: Sage Publications.

Dana, Peter H. 2008. Entries: National Map Accuracy Standards (NMAS), 304-305, Projection, 348-351, Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM), 497-498. In Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science. Ed. Karen K. Kemp. Los Angeles: Sage Publications.

Dana, Peter H. 2008. Surveys of People and Place. Chapter 28 in 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.

Dana, Peter H. 1997. The Maps, a chapter on the making of the maps. In Utley, Robert M. 1997. A Life Wild and Perilous: Mountain Men and Paths to the Pacific. New York: Henry Holt.

 

Refereed Journal Articles

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

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).

 

Journal Articles from Publications with Editorial Boards

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

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

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

Professional Organization Conference Proceedings

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

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.

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.

Penrod, Bruce, Richard Funderburk, and Peter H. Dana. 1990. GPS/Loran-C Interoperability for Time and Frequency Applications. Proceedings of the 22nd Precise Time and Time Interval (PTTI) Applications and Planning Meeting, Tyson's Corner, VA. (December).

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

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.

 

Other Publications

Dana, Peter H., Edmund T. Gordon, Galio C. Gurdián, and Charles R. Hale. 1998. Diagnostico General Sobre La Tenencia de la Tierra en las Comunidades Indígenas del la Costa Atlántica. Austin, TX: Central American and Caribbean Research Council.

 

Thesis and Dissertation

Dana, Peter H. 1999. Diversity in Descriptions of a Destroyed Place: Greytown, Nicaragua. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Geography, University of Texas at Austin.

Dana, Peter H. 1991. The Evolution and National Selection of Geodetic Datums. M. A. Thesis, Department of Geography, University of Texas at Austin.

 

Published Maps

Thirteen maps of the southwestern US and northern Mexico to illustrate Utley, Robert M. 2012. Geronimo. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Humanized Landscapes Before 1492, tip-in map (co-authored with Charles C. Mann and William E. Doolittle). In 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, Charles C. Mann 2011. New York: Second Vintage Books Edition.

Map of the Voyages and Adventures of the HMS Virago. 2011.  In Hooker, Douglas. 2011. An American in the Royal Navy During World War II. Georgetown, TX: Southwestern University.

Four shaded relief maps of 20th Century Texas in Utley, Robert M. 2007. Lone Star Lawmen: The Second Century of The Texas Rangers. New York: Oxford University Press.

Twenty-two maps of western exploration routes in Utley, Robert M. 2004. After Lewis and Clark: Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.

Thirty maps of Garifuna and Miskitu communities in Honduras: CCARC 2002. Diagnostic Study on Land Use and Tenancy in the Garifuna and Miskito Communities of Honduras. Austin, Texas: Caribbean Central American Research Council (http://ccarconline.org/Honduraseng.htm).

Eleven shaded relief maps in Utley, Robert M. 2002. Lone Star Justice: The First Century of the Texas Rangers. New York: Oxford University Press.

Creole Communities of Nicaragua, in Gordon, Edmund T. 1998. Disparate Diasporas: Identity and Politics in an African-Nicaraguan Community. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.

Thirty maps of indigenous territories of Nicaragua in Dana, Peter H., Edmund T. Gordon, Galio C. Gurdián, and Charles R. Hale. 1998. Diagnostico General Sobre La Tenencia de la Tierra en las Comunidades Indígenas de la Costa Atlántica. Austin, TX: Central American and Caribbean Research Council.

Seventeen full-color shaded relief and five black and white line maps of western exploration routes in Utley, Robert M. 1997. A Life Wild and Perilous: Mountain Men and Paths to the Pacific. New York: Henry Holt.

 

Peer Reviewed Publications on the World-Wide Web

Dana, Peter H. 1997. Unit 013 - Coordinate Systems Overview. A unit of the Core Curriculum in GIScience. Santa Barbara, CA: National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis. <http://www.ncgia.ucsb.edu/giscc/units/u013/u013_f.html>

Dana, Peter H. 1998. Unit 015 - The Shape of the Earth. A unit of the Core Curriculum in GIScience. Santa Barbara, CA: National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis. <http://www.ncgia.ucsb.edu/education/curricula/giscc/units/u015/u015_f.html>

Dana, Peter H. 1998. Unit 017 - The Global Positioning System. A unit of the Core Curriculum in GIScience. Santa Barbara, CA: National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis. <http://www.ncgia.ucsb.edu/education/curricula/giscc/units/u017/u017_f.html>

Dana, Peter H. 1994-99. GPS Overview, The Geographer’s Craft Project. Department of Geography, University of Texas at Austin. <http://www.utexas.edu/depts/grg/gcraft/notes/gps/gps.html>

Dana, Peter H. 1994-99. Coordinate Systems Overview, The Geographer’s Craft Project. Department of Geography, University of Texas at Austin. <http://www.utexas.edu/depts/grg/gcraft/notes/coordsys/coordsys.html>

Dana, Peter H. 1994-99. Map Projections Overview, The Geographer’s Craft Project. Department of Geography, University of Texas at Austin. <http://www.utexas.edu/depts/grg/gcraft/notes/mapproj/mapproj.html>

 

Revised 12/10/2014