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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. You will utilize various GPS units for collection of data using ESRI ArcPad software with ArcGIS Desktop version 10. 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

Prerequisites

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

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