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Course Agenda | Using kinematic and static GPS in undergraduate field courses


Agenda

  • Dates: Tuesday August 14 - Friday August 17, 2018
  • Location: Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
  • Times: Course will begin at 6 pm on Tuesday August 14th and end at noon on Friday August 17th.
  1. The teaching resources featured in the short course can be found on the GEodesy Tools for Societal Issues (GETSI) website.
    1. The primary module that was presented was High Precision Positioning with Static and Kinematic GPS/GNSS
    2. The other module aimed for undergraduate field courses is Analyzing High Resolution Topography with TLS and SfM.
  2. Most the lectures given during the short course pulled from the presentations available in the High Precision Positioning with Static and Kinematic GPS/GNSS module. A few presentations that were not directly from the module itself, are linked below.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Time Event Presenter
6:00 pm Dinner at Ben's  
7:00 pm

Room 220
- Introductions & Icebreaker
- Short course logistics
- GETSI project background

- Introduction to GPS field methods, applications, and motivation
- Discuss post-program evening options

Beth Pratt-Sitaula / Ben Crosby

Wednesday August 15

Time Event Presenter
  Breakfast at hotel  
7:40 am

Shuttle to campus departs hotel

 
8:00 am
  • Room 220
    - GPS teaching module overview
    - Intro to GPS (see module Unit 1 pptx)
    - Unit 1
        
    - Accuracy and Precision exercise
         - Setting up and using GPS
         - GPS concept sketch
    - Unit 2 Introduction

Ben Crosby / Ian Lauer / Dylan Schmeelk

12:00 pm Lunch at Ben’s house  
1:00 pm

Unit 2.1
   - Using RTK for topographic surveys
   - Processing GPS positions with OPUS
   - Generating topographic surfaces from
     GPS data
Unit 2.2 Introduction

Ben Crosby / Ian Lauer / Dylan Schmeelk
5:30 pm Dinner at Ben’s house  
6:30 pm Community presentations in Room 220 Various participants

Thursday, August 16

Time Event Presenter
  Breakfast at hotel  
7:00 am Depart hotel for Borah field site (stopping by campus for equipment/lunch loading)  
~9:30 am

Unit 2.2 in the field
- Set up Base Station/s
- Survey leveling line stations

Ben Crosby / Ian Lauer / Dylan Schmeelk

  Lunch in the field  
 

Continue field work
Convene at fault scarp - debrief and group photo

Ben Crosby / Ian Lauer / Dylan Schmeelk

~2:00 pm Depart field for Pocatello  
~4:30 pm Break  
5:45 pm

Shuttles depart hotel

 
6:00 pm Dinner at Ben’s house  
7:00 pm

Change detection with GPS in Room 220

Ben Crosby

Friday, August 17, morning

Time Event Presenter
  Breakfast at hotel  
7:40 am

Shuttle to campus departs hotel

 

8:00 am

Room 220
- Wrap up any other elements as needed
- Exploration of other teaching resources

Beth Pratt-Sitaula / Ben Crosby

9:00 am Discussions of teaching implementation and individualized plans Beth Pratt-Sitaula / Ben Crosby
11:30 am Assessment survey Beth Pratt-Sitaula
12:00 pm Packed lunches and first group departs for the airport  

Questions

Please contact Beth Pratt-Sitaula, UNAVCO prattsitaulaunavco.org

 

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