An exploration of Geodesy and world coordinate systems, GPS signals, GPS global framework, code and carrier wave based GPS equipment, GPS errors, and field operations for GIS mapping and cm level positioning. Hands on field use of GPS equipment and lab processing of GPS data into GIS software. Two hours lecture and two hours lab per week.

Prerequisites: CE 253 (C- or higher) or GEOG 378 (C- or higher) or permission of instructor.

3 Credits

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