United Nations/Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics Workshop on the Use of Global Navigation Satellite Systems for Scientific Applications

Trieste, Italy, 1 - 5 December 2014

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Note: The views expressed in the presentations below are those of the authors and do not reflect the policies or views of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. The presentations are provided solely for informational purposes.

Welcome and Opening Remarks  
Prof. Sandro RADICELLA, Head, Telecommunications, ICT for Development Laboratory, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy Introduction
Sharafat GADIMOVA, Office for Outer Space Affairs, United Nations Office at Vienna, Vienna, Austria  
Session 1: Update on Satellite-based Navigation Systems  
Global Positioning System (GPS) - Patricia DOHERTY, Boston College, United States of America Presentation
GLONASS: Current status and plans - Anna DOROFEEVA, Central Research Institute of Machine Building, Russian Federation Presentation
GALILEO program updates - Pieter DE SMET, European Commission, Belgium Presentation
Session 2: Update on Satellite-based Augmentation Systems  
WAAS development - Patricia DOHERTY, Boston College, United States of America Presentation
EGNOS update - Pieter DE SMET, European Commission, Belgium Presentation
International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) - Sharafat GADIMOVA, Office for Outer Space Affairs, United Nations Office at Vienna, Austria Presentation
Session 3: International Initiatives on GNSS Implementation and Uses  
Multi-GNSS benefits to the South-East Asia - Vinh The LA , NAVIS Research Centre, Vietnam Presentation
Expanding EGNOS horizons - Antonella DI FAZIO, Telespazio, Italy Presentation
GNSS reference stations network development in Moldova: Regional cooperation with Romania - Vasile CHIRIAC, Moldova Union of Surveyors, Moldova Presentation
Session 4: GNSS Capacity Building  
The Master in Navigation and related applications: A programme to prepare the future experts in the field of GNSS - Gabriella POVERO, Italy Presentation
TREGA: A joint EC-ICTP project - Sandro RADICELLA , Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy Presentation
Modernization and development of new curricula on GNSS-related geodetic infrastructure, mobile IT and precise navigation technologies at the Technical University of Moldova - Livia NISTOR LOPATENCO , Technical University of Moldova, Moldova Presentation
Capacity Building in the field of GNSS at the Riga Technical University - Janis ZVIRGZDS , Riga Technical University, Latvia Presentation
The status of GNSS technology in Tanzania - Emmanuel Daudi SULUNGU, University of Doduma, Tanzania Presentation
Session 5: GNSS Observation Data for Atmospheric Studies  
GNSS space weather monitoring and study at INGV: An Overview - Lucilla ALFONSI, National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Italy Presentation
Monitoring and modelling of ionosphere irregularities caused by space weather activity on the based of GNSS measurements - Iurii CHERNIAK, WD IZMIRAN, Russian Federation Presentation
NeQuick model: Features and applications - Bruno NAVA, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy Presentation
The NeQuick model - Raul ORUS, European Space Agency, ESA-ESTEC, The Netherlands Presentation
NeQuick model performance analysis for GNSS mass market receivers positioning - Salvatore GAGLIONE, University Napoli Parthenope, Italy Presentation
Characteristics of low latitude total electron content during solar cycle 23 and 24 over Indian longitude sector using 16 years of GIM VTEC - Sunanda SURESH, National Atmospheric Research Laboratory, India  
Study of fog forecast for Sofia airport-based on numerical weather prediction simulation and use of GNSS tropospheric products - Keranka VASSILEVA, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria Presentation
TREGA project results on ionospheric impact on SBAS in Africa - Xurxo OTERO VILLAMIDE , Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy Presentation
Modelling of atmospheric parameters over Nigeria based on GNSS data - Olelakan Adekunle ISIOYE, Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria and University of Pretoria, South Africa Presentation
Session 6: General GNSS Applications  
Use and applications of GNSS in air navigation in Ecuador - Bolivar Enrique DAVALOS CARDENAS, General Civil Aviation, Ecuador Presentation
Radio occultation experiment on-board Kazakhstan's first nano-satellites - Pavel INCHIN, Institute of Space Technique and Technology, Kazakhstan Presentation
Benefits of GNSS software receivers for scientific applications - Nicola Umberto LINTY, Politechnico di Torino, Italy Presentation
Session 7: GNSS Positioning  
A methodology to minimise the operating cost of a water supply network using GNSS and web mapping - Thibaut Aloys EKANI MEBENGA, National Institute of Cartography, Cameroon Presentation
Location-based social applications and crowd sourced efforts future role in disaster management scenarios - Tal DEKEL, Tel Aviv University, Israel Presentation
GNSS scientific applications and related projects in Bangladesh - Mozammel Haque SARKER, Space Research and Remote Sensing Organization, Bangladesh Presentation
Navigation in Azerbaijan - Shamil GASIMZADE, Ministry of Communications and high Technologies, Azerbaijan Presentation
Multipath effect on GNSS positioning - Medzida MILUC, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Presentation
Azerbaijan positioning observations system for real estate cadastre database - Chingiz TANIRVERDIYEV, State Committee on Property Issues, Azerbaijan Presentation
The main geodetic infrastructure contributing to land reform and weather researches in Brazil - Sonia Maria ALVES COSTA, Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, Brazil Presentation
The GEORED project GPS/GNSS geodetic infrastructure in Colombia for multi-purpose research - Hector MORA PAEZ, Colombian Geological Survey, Colombia Presentation
ESTPos: new Estonian GNSS/RTK network - Karin KOLLO, Estonian Land Board, Estonia Presentation
Enabling precise geo-spatial applications by development of multi-GNSS continuously operating reference station (CORS) network in Pakistan - Syed Zahid JAMAL, SUPARCO, Pakistan
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Feasibility study on the implementation of satellite-based technologies in precision agriculture for Mexico - Rafael ORTIZ AGUILERA, Mexican Space Agency, Mexico Presentation
Session 8: GNSS for Monitoring Applications  
Ionospheric anomalies of local earthquakes detected by TEC measurements at Tashkent and Kitab GPS stations - Babomurot AHMEDOV, Ulugh Beg Astronomical Institute, Uzbekistan Presentation
GNSS applications in monitoring the movements of the Earth's crust to assess the seismicity of south-eastern Kazakhstan - Bassylkhan BIBOSSINOV, JSC National Centre of Space and Technologies, Kazakhstan Presentation
Evaluation of the deformation parameter of the northern part of Egypt using GNSS - Esraa Emam HASSAN , National Research Institute of Astronomy and Physics NRIAG, Egypt Presentation
Crustal movements in Bulgaria using GPS - Keranka Slavova VASSILEVA, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria Presentation
Potential use of GNSS in mountain areas - Krishna Prasad BHANDARI, Institute of Engineering, Nepal Presentation
Effect of the ionospheric irregularities occurring before earthquakes on the signal parameters of GNSS - Sergey PULINETS, Space Research Institute, Moscow, Russian Federation Presentation
Development and application of an experimental data server hosting EGNOS and RTCM/RTK correction data for terrestrial navigation - Raffaela CEFALO, GeoSNav Laboratory, University of Trieste, Italy Presentation
Effect of the April 5, 2010 storm on GPS positioning errors at Yamoussoukro - Olivier Kouadio OBROU, University of Cocody, UFR SSMT, Ivory Coast Presentation
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