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UCR Extension Announces Certificate in GPS Technology

August 28, 2001
UCR program examines the principles, techniques and contemporary applications of GPS.

UCR Extension, Riverside, Calif., is offering a certificate in Global Positioning Systems Technology to GPS systems and devices users. The program examines the principles, techniques and contemporary applications of GPS. Certificate courses provide hands-on field study exercises in GPS positioning techniques and allow students access to the latest equipment. Topics include fundamentals of geodesy, GPS processing, control surveys, leveling, survey data adjustments, map projections and more. Courses offered during the fall session include Principles of GPS Technology, Spatial Reference Systems Seminar (available online via the Internet), and Math Review for Geospatial Applications. A total of 20 units is required for completion of the certificate.

For more information, call 909/787-5804, E-mail sciences@ucx.ucr.edu or visit www.UCRExtension.net/gps.