Applied Global Positioning Systems for Geographic Information Systems

GPS principles, operations, techniques to improve accuracy. Datum, projections, and coordinate systems. Differential correction, accuracy assessments discussed/applied in lab exercises. Code/carrier phase GPS used in exercises. GPS handheld units, PDA based ArcPad/GPS equipment. Transferring field data to/from desktop systems, integrating GPS data with GIS.

Course ID
ESPM 3031
ESPM 5031
Credits
3
Semester Offered
Spring
Course Frequency
every year