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Dr Karl Bretreger

Senior Lecturer

School of Engineering (Surveying)

Career Summary

Biography

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.


Qualifications

  • PhD, University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Surveying (Honours), University of New South Wales

Keywords

  • Engineering
  • Gravity
  • Surveying

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
091599 Interdisciplinary Engineering not elsewhere classified 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Senior Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Engineering
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Conference (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
1998 Mitchell 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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Dr Karl Bretreger

Position

Senior Lecturer
School of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Focus area

Surveying

Contact Details

Email karl.bretreger@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 6051
Fax (02) 4921 6991

Office

Room EA122
Building Engineering A
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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