Teaching CAD / GIS

Geodesy and Cartography Course in Guatemala

gps This will take place from the 22 of September to the 3 of October of 2008 in Antigua, Guatemala, and although there is a lot of time, it is worth applying because there are only 24 places.


The essential objective of the course is the training of technicians responsible for Geodesy and Cartography, especially personnel of the Geographical Institutes of Ibero-American countries members of DIGSA and institutions of countries belonging to the PAIGH.


Two weeks with a total of 80 teaching hours, theoretical and
practices, from September 22 to October 3 from 2008.


1. Basic concepts in Geodesy.
2. Systems of Reference in Geodesy. Weather.
3. Conventional Reference Systems.
4 Concepts about orbits. Kepleriana and disturbed.
5 Introduction to GNSS systems.
6 The signal. Its structure and process.
7 GPS observables.
8 Sources of error in GPS and modeling.
9 Mathematical models for positioning.
10 Observation methods
11 Preparation of campaigns and Geodetic Networks.
12 Transformation between Reference Systems.
13 GPS applications. RTK.
14 Field and cabinet practices.

Although there is not much information, there are usually scholarships for these courses and if you are close ... you would have to pay only the trip; This page has the basics of the course and the contact.

Golgi Alvarez

Writer, researcher, specialist in Land Management Models. He has participated in the conceptualization and implementation of models such as: National Property Administration System SINAP in Honduras, Management Model of Joint Municipalities in Honduras, Integrated Cadastre-Registry Management Model in Nicaragua, Territory Administration System SAT in Colombia . Editor of the Geofumadas knowledge blog since 2007 and creator of the AulaGEO Academy that includes more than 100 courses on GIS - CAD - BIM - Digital Twins topics.

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  1. This course is organized periodically by the National Geographic Institute of Spain, through the Spanish Embassy in Guatemala, Aecid-Training Center.

    For more information visit:

    “By institution” option
    Select "MINFO-National Geographic Institute"

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