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ANT 281 - Global Positioning Systems


1 Credits, 3 Contact Hours (3 lab)

Introduction to the technical use of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) receivers in a field setting. Includes review of GPS vocabulary and concepts, comprehensive initialization of handheld GPS receivers, data collection with handheld GPS, the use of mapping software with data from handheld GPS, concepts of differential GPS, operation of and field data collection with precision GPS, and use of software packages for differential correction and map production. Also includes using equipment, resources and facilities of the Archaeology Centre.

Prerequisite(s): ANT 181 /ARC 181 /GIS 181 
Information: Prerequisite may be waived with equivalent experience or consent of instructor. Same as ARC 281 /GIS 281 .