FNRM5216

Draft Page
Required Text - Geodesy for Geomatics and GIS Professionals, 2nd ed., by J.A. Elithorp, Jr., and D.D. Findorff, ISBN 978-1-58152-658-5, available from XanEdu.com

Turn in assignments via the course Moodle Site

WEEK OF Topic, CHAPTERS CLASS NOTES, Slides SUPPLEMENTS  ASSIGNMENT
1 - Sept. 8 Overview, Course Mechanics, read Chapter 1

Lecture slides, Example Traverse Calculations

Plane trig. formulas

Complete calculations for this spreadsheet
2 - Sept. 15 Spherical Geometry, read Chapters 2 & 3

Lecture slides

   Homework
3 - Sept. 22 Ellipsoidal Geometry, read Chapter 5

 Lecture slides

  Homework
4 - Sept. 29 2D and 3D Coordinate Transformation, read Chapter 7 Lecture slides Gin up some homework - 
5 - Oct. 6 Conversion Between Ellipdoid Models, read Snay papers  Lecture slides Snay TRF1, Snay TRF2, Snay TRF3, Snay TRF4, Snay ITRF2000 to NAD83  Homework
6 - Oct. 13 The Earth's Gravity Field, read Chapter 4, & Meyers papers  Lecture slides  Meyers Height 1, Meyers Height 2 Meyers height 3,  Homework - NGS gravity tool
7 - Oct. 20 The Gravity Field and Geoid, read Chapters 8 and 9, and remaing Meyers papers, view NOAA videos Lecture slides

 Meyers height 4, NOAA videos 1, 2, 3 

Replacing the NAVD88, NGS Webpage (videos above and below also found through this page)

 More gravity field calculations
8 - Oct. 27 Datum Transformation Applications, Geodesy and GPS, Read Chapter 12 Slides continued from last week

 NOAA video 4

 Homework
9 - Nov. 3 Basic Map Projections Lecture slides  PB, excerpt from Chapter 3 Projections exercise in Arc, NGS
10 - Nov. 10  UTM Coordinate System  Lecture slides

Arc Exercise. UTM projections - NAD27, NAD83. Look at 96 vs 2011.

Also look and WGS84/ITRF

11 - Nov. 17 State Plane and County Coordinate Systems  Lecture slides  Arc Exercise
12-Nov. 24 No class, Thanksgiving Thanksgiving, class doesn't meet    
13-Dec. 1 Field Measurement Reduction Lecture slides  Homework
14 - 
Dec. 8

Images, coordinate matching, transformations

  Lecture slides   Excerpt, Transformation, Chapter 4, PB  Homework - from 5131, and old photos
15- Dec. 15 Study day, no class, no final