Course Information
SchoolRural and Surveying Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID20000057

Programme of Study: PPS Geoinformatics (2014-2015)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
High Accuracy Surveying ApplicationsCompulsory Course118
Modern Geodetic ApplicationsCompulsory Course118

Programme of Study: PPS Geoinformatics (2006-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
High Accuracy Surveying ApplicationsCompulsory Course115
Contemporary Geodacy ApplicationsCompulsory Course115

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Recommended undergraduate courses: GPS, Geometric Geodesy and Networks, Reference Systems and Time, Surveying networks and Computations.
Learning Outcomes
Theoretical foundation of models for GPS positioning. Organization, measurement,data processing and adjustment of a GPS network. GPS coordinate transformation to different geodetic datums. Hydrographic applications.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction in GPS. Mathematical models and observation equations. Measurement techniques in static and kinematic methods. Measurement and solution of a GPS baseline.Measurement and adjustment of a GPS network. Reduction of observations and coordinate transformation. Hydrographic applications. Project assignment.
GPS, GPS measurements, GPS observation equations, GPS networks, GPS coordinate transformations, hydrographic GPS appications
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
use software packages for GPS data processing, internet,use of various programming languages and software
Course Organization
Laboratory Work9
Student Assessment
Written final exam. Oral examination including project presentation.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Α. Φωτίου και Χ. Πικριδάς 2012. GPS Γεωδαιτικές Εφαρμογές. 2η έκδοση, Εκδόσεις Ζήτη. ISBN: 978-960-456-346-3. Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 22768688 2. Βιβλίο [11152]: Φωτίου Αριστείδης,2007. Γεωμετρική Γεωδαισία- Θεωρία και Πράξη, Ι., Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη (ISBN : 978-960-456-042-4)
Additional bibliography for study
1. Hoffman-Wellenhof, B., H. Lichteneger and J. Collins, 1997. Global Positioning System. Theory and Practice. Fourth revised edition, Springer Verlag. 2. Misra P. and per Enge, 2006. Global Positioning Systems. Signals Measurements and Performance. Ganga-Jamuna Press, Massachusetts. 3. Leick A., 2004. GPS Satellite Surveying. Third edition, J. Viley and Sons. 4. A. Δερμάνης , 1999. Διαστημική Γεωδαισία και Γεωδυναμική-GPS. Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη.
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