NC.SURV-040 - CONTROL SURVEYS USING GNSS - DANIEL B. EISENGART, PLS
|Course:||CONTROL SURVEYS USING GNSS|
|Professor:||DANIEL B. EISENGART, PLS|
This course will teach the basic workflow around the planning, field data collection, and initial processing for the creation of a high precision geodetic control network.
This course will cover the following:
Mission Planning/Site Research:
- Determination of desired network accuracy for planning purposes
- Datum determination
- Determination of existing passive and active control stations for network constraints
- Existing alternate local networks to reference/cross-tie
- Space weather tracking prior to commencement of field work
- Active network health/status
Field Data Collection:
- Equipment types
- Station construction & location
- Multiple base stations
- Occupation times
- Sidereal for redundant occupations
- Station recovery notes/photos
- Ephemeris Data
- Preliminary post-processing to determine re-occupation schedule
- Initial Control Analysis
- SECTOR for analysis
- OPUS for analysis
What to Expect in this Course
This course will be a combination of 3 online lectures and 2 in-person outdoor (Covid conscious) labs. We will be conducting interactive lectures live online where a microphone is required (webcam is not required but preferred). 1 assignment requiring no more than 30 minutes to demonstrate basic competency will be assigned after each lecture and lab.
- Google Earth (free download)
Software preferred (not required):
- Post processing software (i.e. Trimble Business Center, Leica Geomatics Office, etc.)
All field equipment/hardware (data collectors, receivers, etc.) will be provided by the College.
Types of Assessments
- Online discussion board posts
- Field notes
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No text book is required. PDF versions of class materials will be linked or emailed by instructor.
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Last updated: 08/03/2021 Sub#: 449