List of GPS equipment

The GPS equipment we have available in SED (School of Environment and Development): Continue reading “List of GPS equipment”

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Magellan MobileMapper 6 GPS – Part 1

SED recently bought a Magellan MobileMapper 6 handheld.  It collects data with 2-5m real time accuracy, which can be improved to 1-2m with post-processing. The other day I tested it in the Peak District, under pretty ideal conditions, and with post-processing I got accuracy well below 1m.  I am very impressed by the GPS positioning accuracy and also by the ease of use of the device, I think it is ideal for the occasional professional user!

The MobileMapper 6  can be borrowed by staff and students. Here are some basic instructions on how to use it:

Continue reading “Magellan MobileMapper 6 GPS – Part 1”

Site licensed software

Need a specific GIS software product? We have various site licensed products, meaning you can just use them and don’t have to buy a license: http://www.applications.itservices.manchester.ac.uk/list_products.php?category=gis&excludeArchived=1

Please check terms and conditions, e.g. some restrict use to on-campus or university-owned PCs only.

Of course you can use any other software you like, but you will need to obtain it yourself.