GPS Surveying Facility
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Geoscience
The facility offers a combination of GPS equipment, processing software, and technical help.

Garmin handheld GPS models.
Trimble 4000ssi receiver.
Choke ring antenna.
Zephyr geodetic antenna.
  • 3 Trimble 4600LS single frequency GPS receivers (each with integrated L1 antenna)*
  • 4 antenna bipods*
  • 2 Seco Surlok adjustable tripods*

  • Trimble GPSurvey version 2.35*

    cm level differential static positioning

    cm level differential kinematic positioning (no RTK hardware, post process only)



Technical assistance:  
Neal Lord
Senior Instrumentation Technologist
1215 W. Dayton St.
Madison, WI 53706
(608) 262-6154

Neal Lord will schedule equipment use, check equipment out and in, and offer GPS surveying advice. Please contact him if you are part of the UW-Madison Engineering Department and want to use GPS to survey your field area.

* GPS equipment and Trimble software were transferred from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UW-Madison.

Department of Geoscience     University of Wisconsin-Madison
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