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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SVT 437 - Practical GPS

Presentation of all types of GPS equipment with their uses and limitations, GPS observation planning based on satellite geometry and obstructions, review of geodetic coordinate systems and datums, the geoid and how it relates to the production of elevations from GPS, execution of all components (planning, field collection, downloading, processing, and adjustment) of a GPS survey where raw data is collected, real time kinematic (RTK) GPS filed execution and adjustment for control work, use of RTK GPS in collection of a topographic survey. Lec 2, Lab 2.

Prerequisites: SVT 341 or equivalent.

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 3