Simple Tools for Using GPS and GIS in Your Course

Michael Spiess
California State University, Chico

AAAE Poster Abstract


Secondary Activities

Intro to Ag Mechanics Lab

GIS/GPS Course Lab

Forage Course Example

Example Map (Dairy Pasture Points)


Google Maps

DNR Garmin
GPS Babel
Easy GPS

Visit Chico State Ag Ed

Additional Links:

About GPS (Garmin)

About GPS (Trimble)

How GPS Works

Links to Many GPS Sites and Information

GeoCaching (GPS Sport)

Google Map of Farm GPS points

US Government GPS Site

What is Navigation

History of Navigation & History of GPS

A Brief History of GPS

An Introduction to GPS

The GPS Revolution

GPS Timeline

Questions?  Feel free to contact Mike Spiess