Global Positioning Systems (GPS) have revolutionized everyday life.
This section discusses mapping grade units and available mapping tools. Since most of our students bring Trimble mobile devices to class, this particular brand of units is discussed.
‘Perspective’ art piece by Trey Watkins, Black Rock Desert, 2007. When sitting on a couch from this vantage point, the blocks line up to form a message. The "A" block was only a few inches tall while an "E" block in the distance was 10 feet tall.
Types of Resources
For unknown territory or re-visiting fundamentals
BASICS the essential facts to get the job done with just enough theory
TUTORIALS step-by-step guided directions for common software
Quick start & re-start guides
OFFICE and FIELD GUIDE for quick reference
TOOLS and tricks of the trade earned through experience
LINKS recommended paths for further exploration