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GIS 4690 - GPS for GIS

This course is an introduction to GPS (Global Positioning Systems) concepts, techniques, and applications as they relate to GIS data collection. Lectures focus on satellite surveying, GPS technology, error sources, program planning, data collection design, and Quality Control and Quality Assurance issues for data collection programs. Lab exercises include planning a GPS survey, designing a field data collection plan and associated data dictionary, field data collection, and data integration into a GIS.


Autumn 2017 - Combined/Hybrid Methodologies (CRN - 4920)

Schedule Information

  • CRN: 4920
  • Instructor: Hick, Steven
  • Credits: 4
  • Date/Time:
  • Delivery: HYBRID
  • Location: ON CAMPUS / ONLINE

NOTE: This course is being run in an alternative format.

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This is a hybrid course. Course meets online starting October 16 and ends November 17. On-site field trip dates are Friday, November 3, Saturday, November 4 and Sunday, November 5, 2017. Students are required to bring a check for $100 made out to "University of Denver" with them. Cost covers food, lodging and transportation for field trip. Field trip location: Mt. Evans, Colorado.

This course requires ArcGIS software. For ArcGIS license authorization to download the software from ESRI, please email from your DU email address. Include your DU ID# and Number/Title of GIS course you are taking. Incomplete requests will not be answered.

Please check Canvas one week before class begins for any pre-class assignments;

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