Category Archives: GNSS/Location Tech

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Shifting Ground: USGS on Earth Movement after an Earthquake

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series June 2017Ken Hudnut, science advisor for risk reduction, US Geological Survey, talks GPS and earthquakes. Editor’s note: In many ways, we are all participants in a grand scientific endeavor that’s on the cusp of helping humankind prepare for some of the most destructive natural hazards–earthquakes...

Intergeo Hamburg 2017

Launch of INTERGEO 2017: Topics that get the geo-IT sector noticed

Berlin, 16 May 2017 3, 2, 1 and lift-off. The 2017 INTERGEO season is underway, with a programme fully reflecting its long-standing key focus – “Knowledge and action for planet Earth”. Once again in 2017, the leading international trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management’s hot topics will highlight ground-breaking developments and projects of...

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GEO Business 2017

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series GeobusinessNicholas makes the annual pilgrimage to GEO Business for xyHt This blog is going to start with a short piece about skips. If you are afraid of skips (skips are what you’d call “dumpsters” across the Atlantic), turn away now …. Monday morning and 24...

SWIPOS holds the distinction of being the first real-time GNSS network to cover an entire country. In addition to the 31 stations of the Swisstopo AGNES array, data is used from adjacent networks in Italy, France, Austria, and Germany by data-sharing agreements.

GNSS Network SWIPOS Continues to Lead the Field(s)

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series May 2017One of the oldest and most successful real-time GNSS networks continues to lead in providing precision and reliability for surveying, mapping, geodesy, science, and more. By Gavin Schrock, PLS In the early 2000s, when the first RTN were being introduced in North America, network...

xyHt Heights supplement cover April 2017

Remote Sensing in Yellowstone Park

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Heights april 2017A consortium demonstrates the value of integrated remote-sensing technologies for studying and monitoring the impacts of climate change using the northern range of Yellowstone National Park as a testing area. By Dr. Olaf Niemann,  Dr. Robert Crabtree,  and David Brown   In 2014, a...

Wandering Elf report at xyht by gavin schrock

First Stop for Wandering Elf STEM Education

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Heights april 2017Franklin Community High School, Indiana First Stop: Franklin Community High School, Indiana xyHt, in conjunction with GNSS solutions provider Bad Elf, has kicked off an interesting STEM project that seeks to promote the physics and geodetic science behind GNSS. A Bad Elf GNSS...