"The level of practical involvement and the chance to use a range of GIS software ... the range of activities ... were most enjoyable."
Courses in can be delivered at a client's premises. Please contact the Professional Development Unit for details.
Geomatics is the discipline of gathering, storing, processing, and delivering of geographic information, or spatially referred information. This broad term applies both to science and technology, and integrates the more specific disciplines and technologies of geodesy, surveying, mapping, positioning, navigation, cartography, remote sensing, photogrammetry and geographic information systems.
A Geographic Information System (GIS) is an essential tool for many of today's engineers and planners. Institutions and companies in all sectors are recognising the wealth of information and intelligence that GIS can provide, for everything from marketing and logistics to environmental impact assessments and urban planning.
The Global Positioning System is now universally used as a precise survey tool, but many requirements push GPS to its limits in terms of accuracy and precision. Least Squares sits behind much of the analysis software used by surveyors/engineers and interpreting software output requires an understanding of Least Squares.
The professional development courses offered by the Geomatics group provide practical experience along with technical and theoretical understanding of the issues involved in GPS and GIS.
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) can make huge efficiency savings for organisations; consequentially the demands on the skills of a GIS team are often high. Without appropriate resources, projects can be delayed and users don't receive the help that they need to complete GIS tasks, ultimately costing money. Newcastle University is able to provide GIS resources to complement and support your organisation without the expense of a full time employee. Newcastle University is able to offer three types of service:
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