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Summit Camp GPS Survey System - Support and Documentation


Technical support to GPS system users is provided by UNAVCO. Users who intend to use the system for a significant amount of field surveying are strongly encouraged to arrange for training at the UNAVCO Facility in Boulder, Colorado prior to their field season. UNAVCO Field Engineer support may also be available for projects with a significant GPS surveying component. Specific on-line documentation is available below for users familiar with GPS surveying and data processing, including a comprehensive Users Manual. Remote (email and telephone) assistance is also provided by UNAVCO. Upon project completion, GPS data and meta-data archival is available from UNAVCO for permanent safeguarding.

How to Request Support:

  • Schedule GPS training or request field support: Request Support
  • Schedule and reserve GPS equipment: Contact Summit Camp Science Technicians,
  • Technical support questions: Contact UNAVCO Support
  • Data archiving questions: Contact UNAVCO Archive


A comprehensive Users Manual has been written for the Summit Camp GPS system. Instructions for quality checking of GPS survey data are also provided. Comments and suggestions on these documents are welcome.

  • Summit Camp GPS System Users Manual: [doc] [pdf]
  • How to QC GPS data using Trimble Business Center: [pdf]
  • Trimble Business Center Tutorials: [9MB pdf]

Other links which may prove useful:


Last modified: 2024-03-14  11:27:25  America/Denver