Global Positioning Systems (GPS) COMP 9516 Online OntarioLearn Email to a Friend OntarioLearn description: This course will start with an overview of GPS, history of GPS and GPS applications. With an emphasis on the principles of GPS and how it works, you will learn about the GPS satellites and the information and signals they transmit, types of receivers and the fundamentals of how they work, and what GPS can be used for. Topics covered include accuracy and positioning, the types of errors associated with using GPS, absolute and differential techniques, different types of signals, considerations when collecting data using GPS, and how to undertake mission planning. An introduction to other global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) is provided. GPS modernization, augmented GPS, and future trends are also discussed. The use of a GPS receiver is not required for this course. Note(s) This is an online course delivered via OntarioLearn. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for OntarioLearn online courses. Teacher support (via email) and technical support (via phone) will be available for this course. Prerequisite(s) You must have completed COMP 9518 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems or an approved equivalent. Recommendation(s) You will have the most success in this course if you already have experience working with shapefiles and an understanding of datums, projections and vector data models before you start this course. Contact Information 416-415-5000, ext. 6543 firstname.lastname@example.org Course Section(s) Available CRN: W51844 Date(s) 16 Jan 2018 – 24 Apr 2018 Hours: 42 Fee: $374 (includes $45 in [non-refundable] materials [online access]) Note: Registration deadline: Jan 20. CRN is Closed CRN: S82825 Date(s) 15 May 2018 – 21 Aug 2018 Hours: 42 Fee: $374 (includes $45 in [non-refundable] materials [online access]) Note: Registration deadline: May 19. Register Now Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.