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BCET OFFICE FOR SPATIAL CARTOGRAPHY AND INFORMATICS TO HOST GPS WORKSHOP OCT. 27-28

The Office for Spatial Cartography and Informatics at Old Dominion University's Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology will host a global positioning system (GPS) training workshop Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27-28.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in room 206, Kaufman Hall. It is recommended for those interested in GPS for navigation, positioning, surveying, mapping, timing and tracking purposes.

Participants will be introduced to the basic skills involved in using a GPS unit to design, collect and transfer data. They will also learn GPS data post-processing and integrating GPS data into ArcGIS. Attendees will gain a broader understanding of how GPS technology applies to their lives.

Workshop highlights include tackling Static Mode and RTK Modes GPS Surveying, mission planning/equipment configuration, anatomy of a successful GPS field setup, intro to post-processing software and field observation.

For more information call Guoqing Zhou at 683-3619.

This article was posted on: October 21, 2006

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