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Title: Principles of the Global Positioning System
Url: http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/earth-atmospheric-and-planetary-sciences/1...
Creator: Herring, Thomas
Publisher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Description: MIT continues to amaze and delight educators and the general public with fantastic OpenCourseWare (OCW) offerings. This course, taught by Professor Thomas Herring in spring semester of 2012, allows interested individuals the opportunity to learn about the principles of the global positioning system. The materials here include the syllabus, lecture notes, and assignments. The lecture notes constitute the heart of the offerings and are divided into 23 sections. These include "Coordinate and Time Systems," "GPS satellite orbits," and "Basic antenna operation." Visitors can elect to download all of the course materials at once, or they can select certain items of interest individually. Finally, visitors are encouraged to send feedback on the course and sign up for the OCW newsletter.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Education -- Special disciplines and subjects, A-Z -- Earth sciences
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Study and teaching. Research
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Tables. Distances, geographical positions, etc. -- Global Positioning System
GEM Subject: Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Technology
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Geography -- Global positioning systems (GPS)
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2012
Resource Type: Course Descriptions
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
pdf
txt
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: MIT
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-10-12 12:24:35 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-10-12 11:15:04 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: Internet Scout
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