ESPM5031

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Materials, Organized Chronologically

Week/Dates 

Classroom

Field/Lab

Week 1 -1/17/17,1/18/17     

Course introduction, syllabus-GPS basics 

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Compass, formats, & ArcGIS/GPS exercise; Homework 1 (due after Week 3), Geocaching (on-going), (Intro GIS-LAB “Independent Study” if needed);

Graduate Student Project 

Week 2   - 1/24/17, 1/25/17 GPS basics continued, coordinates, projection & datum (Garmin Lab)  Rec/Grade lab practice and collect points, Start on-going Data collection project (duration 7 weeks)
Week 3 -  1/31/17, 2/1/17 Map Reading, GPS & Maps (Garmin Lab) DNR Software ,NAV exercise,  Tracks/Points collect and transfer exercise   
Week 4 -  2/7/17, 2/8/17  Differential GPS Concepts (Garmin Lab) Recreation /GIS Grade Accuracy Control Exercise; 
Week 5 -  2/14/17, 2/15/17 GIS Grade Equipment basics (Trimble Juno Lab  ) GIS/Grade Lab Practice and collect points, lines and polygons.  Homework 2,  (Home control points; due Week 10)
Week 6 -  2/21/17 2/2217  GIS/Grade Software (Trimble Juno Lab)  Transfer Data and Differential Correction
Week 7 -  2/28/17, 3/1/17

GIS/Grade Software -2

Transfer Data and Differential Correction;Bluetooth Receivers
Week 8 -  3/7/17 3/8/17

Data Dictionaries

(Trimble) 

Create & use data dictionaries- Trimble
Week 9 -  3/13/17-3/16/17 SPRING BREAK
Week 10 - 3/21/17, 3/22/17 Accuracy/NSSDA Field Accuracy Lab
Week 11 - 3/28/17, 3/29/17 Test – Classroom Field Test
Week 12 - 4/4/17, 4/5/17 High accuracy GPS (GCP) UAS Ground Control Points - Basics & Practice (Trimble) Design & implement GCPs; includes geotagging & UAS processing
Week 13 -  4/11/17, 4/12/17

Field Data Form Design &Collection
/ArcGIS Collect

AGO basics & geodatabase development in ArcMap creating & deploying forms for Collect
Week 14 -  4/18/17, 4/19/17

Field Data Form Design & Collection/ Open Data Kit (ODK) Lab

Create & deploy data collection form (ODK)
Week 15 - 4/25/17, 4/26/17

Field Data form design & collection; Trimble Terraflex

Design, create & deploy Terraflex forms for field data collection
Week 16 - 5/2/17, 5/3/17

Final Project due (by 5/5/17)

Use Terrasync, Terraflex, Collect or ODK for Final Project