TAG: geodesy

Innovation: Laser ranging to GNSS satellites

May 24, 2017By

In this article, author Urs Hugentobler looks at the history of laser ranging to navigation satellites, how that ranging has improved the accuracy of the orbits of those satellites, and what the future portends for this important contribution to space geodesy. read more

Septentrio provides low-power embedded GNSS for Xeos autonomous reference receiver

December 14, 2016By

Septentrio’s low-power AsteRx-m OEM GNSS board has been selected by Xeos Technologies for use in its new Resolute reference receivers. Designed for high-precision monitoring in low-power applications, the Resolute systems are aimed at structural monitoring and geodetic research in remote locations. Smaller than a standard credit card, the AsteRx-m board provides centimeter-level dual-frequency L1/L2 GNSS positioning while consuming less than... read more

Intergeo TV: German Association of Surveying (DVW) VP Jens Riecken

August 1, 2016By

Intergeo TV Career interview: Why should young people opt for a career in geodesy and geoinformation? SPONSORED CONTENT read more

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US, Cuba agree to improve maritime navigation safety

March 24, 2016By

President Obama’s trip to Cuba this week marks a historic milestone in the normalization process between the U.S. and Cuba. At the same time, the two countries are working to improve maritime navigation safety and related areas of mutual interest to protect lives and property at sea. Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis, the chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Havana,... read more

NASA helps maintain International Terrestrial Reference Frame with GNSS

February 29, 2016By

News courtesy of NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center The surface of Earth is constantly being reshaped by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, floods, changes in sea levels and ice sheets and other processes. Since some of these changes amount to only millimeters per year, scientists must make very precise measurements of the landscape and ocean in space and time in... read more

UNAVCO Names Septentrio Preferred Vendor for GNSS Reference Stations

September 16, 2015By

UNAVCO has selected Septentrio to be the preferred vendor of next-generation GNSS reference stations for the Geodesy Advancing Geosciences and EarthScope (GAGE) Facility. The Preferred Vendor status is valid through the duration of the GAGE Facility Cooperative Agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF). The selection of Septentrio was made following a rigorous competitive selection process. Under the agreement, Septentrio... read more

INTERGEO 2015

INTERGEO 2015, to be held Sept. 15-17 in Stuttgart, Germany, is the world’s leading conference trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management. read more

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GeoLearn Adds Nine Geodesy Courses by David Doyle

June 17, 2015By

GeoLearn, a company focused on serving the geospatial industry with video-based online learning and continuing education credits, has added nine courses on geodesy topics by retired NGS Chief Geodetic Surveyor and GPS World contributor David Doyle. Doyle is a contributing editor for survey to GPS World’s monthly Survey Scene newsletter. His first column appeared in May. GeoLearn’s new introductory geodesy courses... read more

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