PDH Engineer     PE PDH
PDH Online

Using Differential GPS Positioning for Elevation Determination

Credit: 4 PDH Hours
Course Fee: $36.00
8 pages

How it Work!

  1. Register first and log into your account. Study and take the quiz for FREE until passed.
  2. After passing the quiz, follow the page, pay for the course and print your certificate.

Course Summary:

This course provides technical guidance for using Differential Global positioning System (DGPS) to determine elevations of survey benchmarks for wide area mapping and GIS database development applications.

Learning Objective:

Upon completion of this course the participant will learn:

  • What is Global positioning system ellipsoid heights.
  • What is Orthometric heights and NAVD88 elevations
  • What is Geoidal Heights
  • Relative vertical positioning with GPS
  • NAVD88 – Transformation techniques
  • Field testing

Review the quiz before studying the course.

Course Content

Course Author: US Army Corps of Engineers

Certificate of completion of the course

This course comes with a multiple-choice quiz. You can view the quiz and take the quiz if you are logged in your account. You can take the quiz for this online PDH course as many times until passed. The passing grade is 70% and above. After you pass the quiz simply follow the page, to pay for the course and print your certificate instantly. A copy of the certificate and receipt for this course will always be in your account.

This online PDH course can also be used as a continuing education course for the following.

Land Surveyors

Acrobat Reader is required to view this document. Click here to download a free copy of Acrobat Reader.