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Wednesday, December 2, 2020
9:30 am – 5:00 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)
Development of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Surveying
Development of GNSS technology
Application to surveying
Benefits and drawbacks
GNSS Fundamentals and Real Time Kinematic (RTK) Methods
Understanding GNSS science
Mechanics of GNSS data collection and processing
GNSS Surveying Methods and Best Practices
Data collection process
Accuracy versus precision
Multipath Position dilution of precision (PDOP)
Root-mean square (RMS) Site localizations/calibrations
Latency Signal-to-noise ratio
Float and fixed solutions Elevation mask
Geoid model Understanding errors
Using GNSS Data Successfully
Applying datum transformations Improving field practices
Using Online Positioning User Service (OPUS)
GNSS Surveying Case Studies
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Dr. MeyerUniversity of Connecticut
University of Connecticut
Dr. Meyer is a professor in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at UConn’s College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR). He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, and he is a fellow and current president (2019) and past president (2016) of the American Association for Geodetic Surveying. Dr. Meyer is a past president (2006-2007) of the Geomatics Society of New England (previously known as the New England Section ACSM) and a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Surveying Engineering and Surveying and Land Information Science. Dr. Meyer earned his Ph.D. degree from Texas A&M University (College Station, 1998) where he was a research associate in the Mapping Sciences Laboratory. He was named a UConn Teaching Fellow (2015), and he has taught geomatics courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in geodesy, geographic information science, digital terrain modeling, spatial statistics and global navigation satellite system surveying. Dr. Meyer has authored an undergraduate-level geodesy textbook and numerous peer-reviewed papers about surveying and mapping and he teaches professional education seminars for surveyors throughout New England and the United States.