Using Differential GPS Positioning for Elevation Determination

Credit: 2 PDH Hours
Course Fee: $12.00
Pages: 8

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Course Summary

This course provides technical guidance for using Differential Global positioning System (DGPS) to determine elevations of survey benchmarks for wide area mapping and GIS database development applications.
Learning Objectives

  • Global positioning system ellipsoid heights
  • Orthometric heights and NAVD88 elevations
  • Geoidal Heights
  • Relative vertical positioning with GPS
  • NAVD88 – Transformation techniques
  • Field testing

Course Author

US Army Corps of Engineers

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This online PDH course can also be used as a continuing education course for the following.

Land Surveyors