Guides for Trimble GPS Units

Helpful Videos

If you are mapping multiple types of features or will be collecting attributes with your features, it is strongly advisable to create a data dictionary in the Lab before going out to the field.

After finishing in the field you will need to transfer the data from the Trimble to a computer.

Once downloaded, it is recommended that you post-process your features using differential correction to get improved positional accuracy.

In newer versions this simple conversion can get a bit tricky. This short video will walk you though creating a shapefile with proper referencing information from collected GPS features in Trimble Pathfinder.

In this video Arnout introduces the department's Trimble Juno GPS handsets. He shows you how to collect basic spatial location data.

With proper preparation, using the Juno's Terrasync software in the field is relatively easy and intuitive.