AGRI 155 Introduction to GPS

A survey of basic mapping concepts and global positioning systems (GPS). Topics include modeling the earth's surface, topographic maps, aerial photo interpretation, thematic maps, basics of GPS hardware, GPS theory and function, GPS data collection and organization, differential GPS data correction, and importing and manipulating GPS data in a user-friendly GIS application (ArcView).

Credits

2 Credits

AGRI 155Introduction to GPS

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I. General Information

Department

II. Course Specification

Credit Hours Narrative

2 Credits

III. Catalog Course Description

A survey of basic mapping concepts and global positioning systems (GPS). Topics include modeling the earth's surface, topographic maps, aerial photo interpretation, thematic maps, basics of GPS hardware, GPS theory and function, GPS data collection and organization, differential GPS data correction, and importing and manipulating GPS data in a user-friendly GIS application (ArcView).

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies