GPS Special Interest Group

The GPS and Field Data Collection Special Interest Group is a forum for informal training, discussion of techniques, and exchange of ideas for those using GPS receivers and collecting field data. This includes those using ArcPad and other data loggers.

The GPS and Field Data Collection SIG meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 12 noon - 1PM. Bring your own lunch and GPS unit.
  • When: 2nd Wednesday, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
  • Where: BLM Campbell Tract Conference Room located at:
  • 4700 BLM Drive, Anchorage AK 99507
    61 9.358N, -149 47.744W
  • Free Parking!
  • Meeting place is in the main conference room (enter facility on the North side)

  • Joel Cusick is the coordinator for this group. He may be contacted via email.

GPS SIG Upcoming Presentations

March 12, 2014
  • Speaker: Accupoint
  • Title: Getting Your GPS Gear Ready for Summer
  • Abstract: Meet at Accupoint to learn about some of the things you can do to ensure GPS gear is ready for summer.
  • LOCATION: 7125 Old Seward Hwy, Anchorage, AK 99518

GPS SIG Past Presentations

February 12, 2014:
  • The Maturing of GPS by Michael Schoder, Supervisory Land Surveyor, BLM Cadastral Survey Branch (5.00MB)

January 8, 2014:

December 11, 2013:

November 13 , 2013:

September 23, 2009:

March 11, 2009:

September 6, 2006: