GPS & Mobile Data Collection Workshop
Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)
Come learn about the different options for collecting GPS data available on campus. This free workshop will involve hands-on data collection with a variety of devices. No previous GPS or GIS experience required. Open to all departments.
This workshop will introduce you to the following devices, which range in ease of use and accuracy from simple mobile devices to sophisticated survey-grade technology:
- Android Phones
- Garmin units
- Trimble GeoXT and Juno units
Contact Sara Cina (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Patricia Carbajales (email@example.com) for more information.
When & Where
School of Earth Sciences, Anthropology Department, Google & Stanford Geospatial Center
School of Earth Sciences
The Shared Field Measurement Facility within the School of Earth Sciences exists to provide equipment and training to members of the Stanford community interested in or needing to conduct field based research or teaching.
Stanford Geospatial Center
The Stanford Geospatial Center is housed in the Branner Earth Sciences Library and its mission is to support the Stanford community on geospatial technologies.
Department of Anthropology
Claudia Engel is an Academic Technolgy Specialist with the Stanford Libraries and Lecturer at the Department of Anthropology. She also serves as a Manager of the Academic Technology Specialist Program and the Co-director of the Stanford Sea Island Fieldschool. Claudia holds a doctorate degree in Anthropology. Her work centers around the innovative potential of new technologies for teaching and research and she has been involved in numerous projects alongside Stanford faculty with a focus on mobile technologies, spatial analysis, and GIS.