GETSI Field Phase 2 Kick-off Meeting Agenda

November 15-17, 2019
UNAVCO Office, Boulder CO

Before Meeting

Complete the pre-meeting tasks on the Participant Checklist.

Meeting Goals

  • Review knowledge of geodesy field methods - GPS and SfM (be able to create a georeferenced point cloud)
  • Review knowledge of GETSI Field Collection teaching resources
  • Review best practices for geoscience field education pedagogy
  • Set up structure for cohort communication and mutual support
  • Work on specific implementation plans for each cohort member's particular teaching situation
  • Finalize (or nearly finalize) implementation schedule for teaching geodesy field methods

Meeting Rooms

  • UNAVCO Classroom - will be the location for all activities involving the entire group
  • Other meeting rooms or outside spaces will also be used for work in smaller groups or with field equipment.

Friday November 15

For Cohort 1 participants, there are no planned project activities Friday Nov 15 besides the travel to Boulder itself. Anyone in the UNAVCO area in time for dinner, is invited to join the PIs at 7 pm for an informal meal at [link 'Element Bistro'], which is across the parking lot from the Hampton Inn.

Saturday November 16

Note: This agenda is still subject to change as we work to achieve the meeting goals within the timeframe we have.

  • 7:40 am - meet in the Hampton foyer to catch a ride with Andy and Ben to the UNAVCO office. OR walk the 0.8 miles Map of UNAVCO area (Acrobat (PDF) 196kB Nov11 19)
  • 8:00 am - start meeting in the UNAVCO classroom
    Field 2 Cohort 1 KickOff Overview (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 15.8MB Nov16 19)
    • Introductions
    • Overview & meeting goals
    • Knowledge & skills - more specifically where different people are at
    • Review of existing GETSI teaching materials
    • Review of SfM and kinematic GPS methods workflow
  • 9:00 am - field work - practicing SfM and GPS methods
    • Practice w Emlid Reach RS2 initiation indoors
    • Model Field Exercise Elements (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 15kB Nov16 19)
    • Time at McCauley Farm working w Emlids, Maverick, and pole SfM
  • 12:00 pm - lunch [actual 12:50]
  • 1:00 pm - Data processing [actual 1:30]
  • 3:00 pm - Implementation planning [actually 3:45 pm]
    • Cohort members - concrete steps needed to prepare for teaching
    • Field Cohort 1 Workspace - for recording implementation plans
    • Leadership - what other steps do we need to do to
  • 5:00 pm - return to hotel
  • 6:00 pm - meet to drive to dinner in downtown Boulder
  • 6:30 pm - dinner at The Kitchen
  • Evening - reflect on the day and sketch out a few priorities for yourself related to implementation planning on Sunday

Sunday November 17 morning

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