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Monday, March 03, 2008

Reminder - March 6th & 7th Class on Mobile GIS Using ArcPad 7.0 in Boca Raton

GEOWeb Consult Services currently has limited seats remaining for their March 6th & 7th, 2008 class on "Mobile GIS Using ArcPad 7.0". Please see the information below for details. The class will be offered again on May 8th & 9th, 2008.

Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Building 55, Room 352
Boca Raton, FL 33431

When: March 6th & 7th, 2008
8:30AM – 4:30PM

Cost: $575.00
If you are interested fill out the attached form and fax it to FAU, Dept of Geosciences. Payment can be made by check or online with a credit card.

Payable to:
Florida Atlantic University
Department of Geosciences
Attn: Susan Price
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431

For further information please call (561) 906-4482.

Email: sprince2@fau.edu or kvolarich@geoweb-consult-services.com

Mobile GIS is the expansion of geographic information system (GIS) from the office to the field. A mobile GIS enables field based personnel to capture, store, update, manipulate, analyze, and display geographic information. ESRI ArcPad 7.0 is designed for field tasks that require easy to use geographic tools running on highly mobile computers, such as Pocket PCs, laptops, and tablet PCs. This in-depth 2-day course will explore the basics of the Mobile GIS and Global Positioning System (GPS) using ArcPad 7.0 and GPS Correct software. Students will receive practical theory and hands-on field experience using GPS, GIS and Mobile GIS hardware and software to accurately gather field data and integrate it with ArcGIS software.


- Understand basic GPS and Mobile GIS concepts

- Utilize professional and resource grade GPS devices and mobile CE devices

- Effectively use ESRI Mobile GIS software and Trimble GPS Correct software

- Manage and organize geospatial field data

- Create custom mobile forms for efficient field data entry

- Sync mobile devices with an enterprise system

- Successfully manage Mobile GIS projects

- Integrate field data with ArcGIS for map making and analysis

Topics Covered (Lecture / Exercises)

- Understanding the principles of Mobile GIS and GPS
(Theory of GPS and Mobile GIS)

- Basics of ESRI ArcPad Mobile GIS/GPS
(Introduction to ArcPad)

- Basics of Trimble GPS Correct
(Introduction to GPS Correct)

- Utilizing GPS
(Utilizing profesional and resource grade GPS/Mobile GIS receivers to gather coordinates)

- Creating Data
(Creating real-time GPS based shapefiles using ArcPad)

- Data Integration
(Integrating Mobile GIS/GPS data with ArcGIS software)

- Projects
(Hands-on field data collection)

- Field Work
(Geocaching Exercise)