It is a freshman advising seminar. The professor of a FAS is the primary 12 months advisor to the (not more than 8) college students within the seminar.
The usage of World Positioning System (GPS) in all kinds of purposes has exploded in the previous couple of years. On this seminar we discover how positions on the Earth had been decided earlier than GPS; how GPS itself works and the vary of purposes during which GPS is now a vital ingredient. This seminar is adopted by a UROP analysis venture within the spring semester the place outcomes from exact GPS measurements will probably be analyzed and displayed on the Net