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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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SUR 3150 - Astronomy for Surveyors

Credits: 2

Prerequisite(s): SUR 2520 with a grade of “C” or better, or Permission of instructor

Description: This is an introductory course on applying astronomical observations to surveying and mapping projects. Students acquire knowledge about positional determination by astronomical observations and determining the direction (azimuth, bearing) of lines on the earth’s surface from astronomic observations. The students compute the azimuth of a line from actual survey observations.

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