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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 432 - Field Geodetic Techniques

Training in field geodetic techniques, including scientific application of two or more precision surveying instruments: geodetic GPS, differential GPS, and electronic distance meter. Three hours a week and field project, or one-week field course. GEOL 432 and GEOL 532 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

Prerequisites: GEOL 202 and GEOL 210.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Set up and operate a geodetic-grade GPS receiver.
  • Download recorded data from a geodetic- grade GPS receiver.
  • Be familiar with the UNIX operating system.
  • Plot GPS vectors.
  • Run canned GPS data processing algorithms.
  • Model GPS data with Mogi and Dike models.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: Ellensburg

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