Geography 86
GPS for Geographic Info. Systems


Course Outline

You'll learn the theory and practice of GPS specifically related to GIS through lectures, numerous tutorials and worksheets.  Then we apply this knowledge to hands-on training with the professional Trimble GPS units -- both Junos and GeoXT/XH units.  You will receive a solid introduction to the industry standard software called TerraSync for the data collectors and Pathfinder Office for office work, including post-processing, data transfer and exporting data to GIS maps. By the end of this class, the student should be able to recognize major concept of how GPS works and the technology driving it. 







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