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Career Summary

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of New South Wales, 12/10/1978
  • Bachelor of Surveying (Honours), University of New South Wales, 09/04/1974

Research

Research keywords

  • Engineering
  • Gravity
  • Surveying

Research expertise

Surveying, use of electronic distance meters, geodesy, positioning using satellites, particularly the Global Positioning System (GPS); Use of different coordinate systems and the transformations between them, the calibration and testing of electronic distance meters, the development of testing facilities for these instruments & Gravity measurements on the earths surface can detect and map underground mass anomalies, such as tunnels and mines.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
091599Interdisciplinary Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified100
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Publications

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Conference (1 outputs)

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1998Mitchell HL, Bretreger K, 'Facing The Datum Change: Nuts-And-Bolts Issues for the Practising Surveyor', Southern Exposure, Launceston, Tasmania (1998) [E2]

Co-authors: HARVEY MITCHELL

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Grants and Funding

No funding.

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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

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Dr Karl Bretreger

Work Phone(02) 4921 6051
Fax(02) 4921 6991
Email
PositionSenior Lecturer
School of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaSurveying
Office
EA122,
Engineering A,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/karl-bretreger