Course Description

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.
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