norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description GEO2111 - Basic Satellite Surveying (2005/2006)

ECTS Credits5

On completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Design, plan and execute simple observing campaigns
- Reduce and post-process observations
- Adjust simple networks of observations
- Assess the quality of results


- General system descriptions, GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
- Use of receiver instruments
- Data file transfer and management
- Position measurement principles
- Observing campaign design and planning
- Practical static surveys
- Post-processing to vectors
- Simple network adjustment using “SKIPRO”
- Data preparation in the setting out process
- Practical kinematic observing techniques
- Quality control aspects
- Documentation in accordance with national land surveying standards

Study MethodsLectures, Group Works, Mandatory Assignments
AssessmentOral Exam, individually (counts 30%)
Exercises (counts 70%)
Each part must be individually approved of.
Exercises are delivered in the form of group reports and are defended by individual oral examination.
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsReport(s) (must have been approved by lecturer and course assistant)