Precise GPS Positioning - GMAT3700

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Surveying & Geospatial Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Concepts of geodetic positioning, measures of positioning performance, GPS satellite orbit representation and calculation of satellite coordinates, analysis of GPS carrier phase measurement errors and modelling strategies, baseline concept for precise GPS positioning, integer ambiguity resolution, static baseline survey and GPS control network, GPS survey planning, field and office procedures, adjustments of baseline measurements within control networks, height determination using GPS, standards and specifications for GPS geodetic control, legal traceability of GPS positioning, Precise Point Positioning (PPP), online GPS data processing, continuous operating reference stations (CORS), applications of precise GPS positioning techniques in the spatial sciences, field exercises to complement the lectures, tutorials and class discussions for a greater understanding of precise GPS positioning principles and performance using state-of-the-art GPS equipment.


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