<html><head><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html charset=us-ascii"></head><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space;" class=""><div class=""><h3 class="" style="margin: 1.45em 0px 0.25em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); font-variant-ligatures: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2;"><span class="" style="font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-size: 14px;"><font face="Arial" class="">Using high resolution topography, UAVs, and GPS in undergraduate field education</font></span></h3><div class=""><span class="" style="font-variant-ligatures: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><font face="Arial" size="2" class=""><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-variant-ligatures: normal;" class="">The goal of this short course is to equip instructors of geoscience field courses with the knowledge and skills needed to integrate analysis of high-resolution topography into their courses. Using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and ground-based platforms, participants will learn practical approaches for teaching structure from motion (SfM) photogrammetry and terrestrial laser scanning (TLS). Georeferencing will be done with kinematic GPS. The teaching resources that will be featured can be previewed at the </span><a href="http://serc.carleton.edu/getsi/teaching_materials/high-rez-topo/index.html" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-variant-ligatures: normal;" class="">GEodesy Tools for Societal Issues (GETSI)</a><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-variant-ligatures: normal;" class=""> website. Featured geoscience applications include stratigraphic analysis for parasequences and road cut engineering, fault scarp analysis, and geomorphic change detection. We will also use this workshop as an opportunity to discuss best practices, learn about other uses of these technologies in field education, and to identify needs and recommendations for facility support of geodesy in field education.</span></font></span></div></div><div class=""><span class="" style="font-variant-ligatures: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><font face="Arial" size="2" class=""><br class=""></font></span></div><div class=""><span class="" style="font-variant-ligatures: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><font face="Arial" size="2" class="">Application Deadline: <strong class="" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Monday, April 24, 2017.</strong></font></span></div><div class=""><span class="" style="font-variant-ligatures: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><strong class="" style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;"><font face="Arial" size="2" class=""><br class=""></font></strong></span></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" size="2" class="">Instructors: Beth Pratt-Sitaula and Chris Crosby (UNAVCO)</font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" size="2" class="">Audience: Teaching faculty and instructional staff</font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" size="2" class="">Dates: 15-18 August, 2017</font></div><div class=""><font face="Arial" size="2" class="">Location: UNAVCO Headquarters, Boulder, CO</font></div><div class=""><p class=""><font face="Arial" size="2" class="">For more information please visit the<a href="http://www.unavco.org/education/professional-development/short-courses/2017/field-education/field-education.html" class=""> workshop web page</a>. </font></p><div class=""><font face="Arial" size="2" class="">A list of <a href="http://www.unavco.org/education/professional-development/short-courses/2017/2017.html" class="">all UNAVCO short courses for 2017</a> is available online. </font></div><div class=""><br class=""></div></div><div class="">
__________________<br class="">Beth Pratt-Sitaula, PhD<br class="">UNAVCO Science Education Specialist<br class=""><a href="mailto:pratts...@unavco.org" class="">pratts...@unavco.org</a> | 509-899-3480 | <a href="http://www.unavco.com" class="">www.unavco.com</a>

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