GIS Data Capture Using GPS Technology

GIS Data Capture Using GPS Technology

Course Number: ERT X453.6

3 units

Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers and associated software programs are becoming a standard method of collecting data for use in GIS. This intensive and hands-on course provides an introduction to GPS and examines:

  • basic signal structure
  • error and accuracy issues
  • data correction techniques
  • geodesy
  • data collection techniques
  • GPS to GIS applications

For geographers, GIS project managers, field technicians, and others involved in data capture for GIS.


ERT 802.2, Introduction to ArcGIS, or ArcGIS experience and consent of program coordinator.

close [x]

Submit Feedback

Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback about the UCR Extension website. Please be sure to include all relevant information to ensure that we can follow up with your request as soon as possible.

Add Supporting Files