Geodesy Course

What is a projection? 

Can I really wreck a data set with a transformation?  

What is RMSE? 

What is a confidence interval? 

What makes a geoid? 

Why do parcel data not fit into my GIS databse?  

What is a bearing?   

 

Click below for a complete course description:  

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The 15 sessions of this course deal with all that, and more.  This material is not causal, but based on graduate university studies and many years worth of consulting.  Join the 300+ students who have taken this course to increase their effectiveness and confidence. 

 

It is strongly suggested that you take the sessions in numeric order.  

 

Note that each session has a trailer feature that allows you to watch once the first 2 minutes or so for free.  This includes an outline of the session contents.  

 

 

Session 1 - Trigonometry Refresher 

 

Session 2 - Coordinate Systems and Transformations   

 

Session 3 - Least Squares Concepts

 

Session 4 - Geoids

 

Session 5 - Ellipsoids

 

Session 6 - GPS

 

Session 7 - Precision and Accuracy

 

Session 8 - Projections

 

Session 9 - Projections Math

 

Session 10 - Horizontal Datums

 

Session 11 - Vertical Datums

 

Session 12 - PLSS and GIS

 

Session 13 - LiDAR

 

Session 14 - Photogrammetry 1

 

Session 15 - Photogrammetry 2

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