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RSTC/8 - GPS Awareness

This 1-day course is suitable for those who have survey experience and require an appreciation of current and potential applications of Global Positioning Systems.
RSTC/8 - GPS Awareness

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About the Event

This 1-day course is designed for managers, surveyors, engineers and those who are involved in surveying, setting out and establishing survey control. The programme is suitable for those who have survey experience and require an appreciation of current and potential applications of Global Positioning Systems. On completion of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Understand the principle of GPS
  • Be aware of the basics of geodesy and coordinate systems
  • Be aware of the wide range of GPS applications
  • Understand the source of errors applying to GPS
  • Understand the principles and practice of different modes of GPS survey
  • Plan for GPS work
  • Set up and use GPS equipment
  • Use GPS for a static survey
  • Use GPS in Real-time (RTK) mode
  • Record and process results to obtain a set of coordinates

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