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-Training Program on GNSS-

Overview

Course Out Line:

This short course aims to provide fundamental concepts of GNSS to the participants. It is designed to give a clear explanation of satellite constellations used for Data collection and Processing, Coordinate Systems, navigation, signal structures, system errors, and different types of augmentations and limitations of satellite systems.


Introduction to GNSS and Type of Receivers: Concept of GNSS, Type of GNSS Receivers & Handheld GPS & Software related to Handheld GPS such as OziExplorer, Basecamp & QGIS


Coordinate System & Parameters: Introduction to different terms such as Geoid, Ellipsoid, Datum, Map Projection (Transverse Mercator) & SLD99 Parameters


System Architecture of GNSS: Space, Control, User, Signals, Accuracy & Errors


Measurement & Positioning Types of positioning – RTK, Static, Satellite based augmentation System & Dilution of precision


Application of GNSS: Determining a Location, Navigation, Tracking, Mapping & Timing

Target Group:

Quantity Surveyors, Technical Officers & Engineering Assistants, Engineers & Licensed Surveyors.

Synopsis:

Quantity Surveyors, Technical Officers & Engineering Assistants, Engineers & Licensed Surveyors.

Medium:

English / Sinhala

Course Duration:

5 days

Course fee per candidate Benefits:

Rs. 20,000.00 + Vat (Inclusive of accommodation & meals)

Benefits:

A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the course

Course Evaluation:

Practical tasks will be evaluated to measure performance.

Number of Participants:

Minimum 20 participants and maximum 30

Contact Details:

    057-2229235
    dsgacademic@survey.gov.lk