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Credit(s):4This course presents the concepts of astronomy and geodesy that are relevant to the practice of geodetic surveying. The concepts include the theory and field techniques used to establish ground coordinate control. The course also includes a basic introduction to the earth’s geometric and physical characteristics as they relate to the datums and coordinate systems used in geodetic surveys.