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Global Positioning System (GPS)

Global Positioning System (GPS)

About the Utah GPS Web Site

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a fully functional Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). The system has a constellation of at least 24 medium Earth orbit satellites that transmit precise microwave signals, the system enables a GPS receiver to determine its location, speed, direction, and time.

The purpose of this site is to provide support for Global Positioning System (GPS) technology and applications for Utah Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) personnel. This site provides active links to general information, announcements, publications, presentations, and other resources.

Need help?

Before you e-mail, check the topics below to see if they might answer your questions. If you can't find the answers to your question here please e-mail a member of your Utah GPS support team.

Utah GPS Support Team

Area I – Coming Soon
Area IILee Woolsey
Area III – Coming Soon
State OfficeRyan Pierce

Classroom Training - Beginning and refresher training will be offered periodically as needed.

Utah NRCS Help Documents

The following files require Adobe Acrobat.

No. 1 - NRCS DNR User Guide (PDF, 4.73 MB)  Updated 11/01/07