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PHYS 771V - Advanced Topics Remote Sensing of the At

(1 to 3 units)
Maximum units a student may earn: 3

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: X
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate understanding of the physical and engineering principles of precision GPS positioning and timing.
2. demonstrate understanding of the computation of point positioning from first principles.
3. demonstrate understanding of orbit dynamics and astronomical positions as viewed from the Earth’s surface.
4. demonstrate understanding of how atmospheric water vapor is estimated using GPS data.
5. demonstrate understanding of the importance of relativity in a prevalent application.
6. demonstrate understanding of how GPS can be applied to research in a variety of scientific disciplines.


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