EUREF’s Contribution to National, European and Global Geodetic Infrastructures

  • J. Ihde
  • H. Habrich
  • M. Sacher
  • W. Söhne
  • Z. Altamimi
  • E. Brockmann
  • C. Bruyninx
  • A. Caporali
  • J. Dousa
  • R. Fernandes
  • H. Hornik
  • A. Kenyeres
  • M. Lidberg
  • J. Mäkinen
  • M. Poutanen
  • G. Stangl
  • J. A. Torres
  • C. Völksen
Conference paper
Part of the International Association of Geodesy Symposia book series (IAG SYMPOSIA, volume 139)

Abstract

The EUREF key infrastructures are the EUREF Permanent GNSS Network (EPN) and the Unified European Levelling Network (UELN). The EPN runs almost 250 Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) stations in a well organized environment and serves as the backbone of the realization of and access to the European Terrestrial Reference System (ETRS89) and as contribution to the densification of the International Terrestrial Reference Frame (ITRF2008). The upcoming European navigation system Galileo will be a big challenge for the EPN in sense of upgrading the station network.

Almost half of the EPN stations are capable of streaming their data in real-time. To strengthen the robustness of the real-time data and product distribution two additional Ntrip broadcasters were set up at different premises in Europe.

The EVRS and the ETRS89 have been adopted by the European Community as coordinate reference systems in INSPIRE for environmental policies, or policies and activities that have an impact on the environment.

Keywords

ETRS89 EUREF EVRS GNSS IAG 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Ihde
    • 1
  • H. Habrich
    • 1
  • M. Sacher
    • 1
  • W. Söhne
    • 1
  • Z. Altamimi
    • 2
  • E. Brockmann
    • 3
  • C. Bruyninx
    • 4
  • A. Caporali
    • 5
  • J. Dousa
    • 6
  • R. Fernandes
    • 7
  • H. Hornik
    • 8
  • A. Kenyeres
    • 9
  • M. Lidberg
    • 10
  • J. Mäkinen
    • 11
  • M. Poutanen
    • 11
  • G. Stangl
    • 12
  • J. A. Torres
    • 13
  • C. Völksen
    • 14
  1. 1.Bundesamt für Kartographie und GeodäsieFrankfurt MainGermany
  2. 2.Institut National de l’Information Géographique et ForestièreMarne-la-ValléeFrance
  3. 3.Bundesamt für Landestopographie, Abt. SatellitengeodäsieWabernSwitzerland
  4. 4.Royal Observatory of BelgiumBrusselsBelgium
  5. 5.Department of GeosciencesUniversity of PadovaPadovaItaly
  6. 6.Geodetic Observatory PecnyResearch Institute of Geodesy, Topography and CartographyZdiby 98Czech Republic
  7. 7.Department of Computer SciencesUniversity of Beira InteriorCovilhaPortugal
  8. 8.Deutsche Geodätische KommissionMünchenGermany
  9. 9.FOMI Satellite Geodetic ObservatoryBudapestHungary
  10. 10.LantmäterietGävleSweden
  11. 11.Geodeettinen laitos, Finnish Geodetic InstituteMasalaFinland
  12. 12.Institute for Space ResearchGrazAustria
  13. 13.Instituto Geofisico D. LuisLisboaPortugal
  14. 14.Bayerische Kommission für die Internationale ErdmessungMünchenGermany

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