Third UN/USA Workshop on the Use and Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems, for the benefit of Latin America and the Caribbean   

Santiago de Chile, Chile,  1 - 5 April 2002

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Presentations Schedule

Tuesday, 2 April 2002
Session I: Existing and Future GNSS Systems and Their Applications
Chairperson: K. Pseiner (Austria)
09:00-09:30 Status and development of Global Positioning System
D. Turner, (United States)
09:30-10:00 Status and development of Glonass
S. Revnivych, (Russian Federation)
10:00-10:30 Status and development of Galileo
F. Salabert (European Space Agency / European Commission)
11:00-11:30 Status and developments in GPS augmentations
H. Skalski (United States)
11:30-12:00 Overview of GNSS applications
N. Johnson (United States)
Session II:  Use and Applications of GNSS in Civil Aviation
Chairperson: H. Matamoros (Colombia)
14:00-14:30 The use of GNSS in navigation in Chile
L. Rossi Jofre (Chile)
14-30-15:00 CNS/ATM activities in Peru
P. Gamboa, (Peru)
15:00-15:30 GPS augmentation status and challenges of the Southern Hemisphere
C. Fagan (United States)
16:00-16:30 Status and Development of EGNOS
F. Salabert (ESA/EC)
16:30-17:00 GNNS Laboratory: "Human resources formation and research for civil aviation"
F. Walter (Brazil)
17:00-17:30 Inter-operability of GNSS as a solution for navigation in Latin America
J. Riveros (Colombia)
17:30-18:00 An Incremental Approach to Implementation of Certified Augmentation Systems
J. Lewellen (United States)
Wednesday, 3 April 2002
Session III:  GNSS Applications to Promote Sustainable Development and Support Disaster Management
Chairperson: C. Illanes (Peru)
09:30-10:00 Overview of GNSS activities in Brazil
R. Schaal, (Brazil)
10:00-10:30 Identification of landslides and deforestation risks using the GPS system
O. Delgado (Ecuador)
11:00-11:30 Use of orthophotos and GPS in preparing seismic and mudslide vulnerability maps
S. Arreaga (Guatemala)
11:30-12:30 Short Presentations by participants
GNSS and urban transportation
G. Pérez (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean)
Maritime use and applications of GNSS
T. Rice (United States)
Use of GPS in maritime field 
I. Vargas (Chile)
Session IV:  GNSS Applications to Promote Sustainable Development: Management of Natural Resources and Agriculture
Chairperson: C. Vetorazzi (Brazil)
14:00-14:30 The use of GPS in South American precision agriculture
J. P. Molin (Brazil)
14:30-15:00 The use of GPS and mobile mapping for decision-based precision agriculture
M. Rasher (United States)
15:00-15:30 Georeferencing of coffee crops in Costa Rica using GPS 
L. Tort�s (Costa Rica)
16:00 - 16:30  Short presentations by participants
GPS: a tool for agricultural statistics in Haiti
G. Porcena (Haiti)
Teaching geotechnologies in the agricultural sciences careers
C. Vetorazzi (Brazil)
Thursday, 4 April 2002
Session V:  GNSS Applications to Promote Sustainable Development: Geodesy, Surveying, and Mapping
Chairperson: T. Yunck (United States)
9:00 - 9:30 The Geocentric Reference System for the Americas (SIRGAS): Achievements and Prospects 
W. Martinez (Colombia)
9:30 - 10:00 Development of the Transportable Integrated Geodetic Observatory (TIGO)
H. Hayo (Germany) O. Cifuentes (Chile)
10:00 - 10:30  The Active National Geodesic Network of Mexico
A. Hérnandez (Mexico)
11:00-11:30 Unification of global coordinate systems related to navigation safety - precise ground location 
J. Barriga (Chile)
11:30-12:00 Participation of Trinidad and Tobago in the SIRGAS 2000 Project
S. Elder-Alexander T. Leong (Trinidad and Tobago)
Session VI:  GNSS and Precision Timing - Applications to Telecommunications and Earth Sciences
Chairperson: A. E. Garcia Rivero (Cuba)
14:00-14:30 GPS and Precision timing
A. Gifford (United States)
14:30-15:00 GNSS applications in telecommunications 
C. Junqueira (Brazil)
15:00-15:30 Use of GPS in studies of the ionosphere
A. Meza (Argentina)
16:00-16:30 GPS and its applications in Earth sciences
T. P. Yunck (United States)
16:30-17:00 Using GNSS for Earth Sciences in Brazil
J. F. Monico (Brazil)
Friday, 5 April 2002
Session VII:  Expanding the use of GNSS in protecting the environment and managing natural resources
Chairperson: L. E. Molina (Panama)
09:00-09:30 CBERS and GNSS data as cost-effective tools for regional mapping and monitoring 
P. R. Martini (Brazil)
09:30-10:00 Positioning and Point Sampling of Natural Protected Areas in Peru
G. Germana (Perú)
10:00-10:30 The use of GPS and GIS in detecting flow problems in irrigation systems
A.M. Bustamante, (Chile)
11:00-11:30 Integrating GPS into information technologies: applications to rain water drainage
D. Flores (Chile)
11:30-12:00 Use of GPS in the automation of earth moving equipment
C. Lannata (Chile)
12:00-12:30 GPS information Systems
T. Rice (United States)
Session VIII:   Conclusions and recommendations
Chairperson: T. Rice (United States)
14:00-14:30 Report on the Session on GNSS Systems and Reports by Working Groups
H. Skalski (United States) and Chairpersons of the Working Groups
14:30-15:30 Discussion: conclusions and recommendations
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