Presentations of the United Nations/Nepal Workshop on the Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems

Kathmandu, Nepal, 12 - 16 December 2016

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Welcome and Opening Remarks
Krishna RAJ B.C., Director General, Survey Department, Nepal
Niraj MANANDHAR, Survey Department, Nepal
Bikram PANDEY, Minister, Ministry of Land Reform and Management, Nepal
Dinesh MANANDHAR, University of Tokyo, Japan
Sharafat GADIMOVA, Office for Outer Space Affairs, United Nations Office at Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Mohan Krishna SAPKOTA, Secretary, Ministry of Land Reform and Management, Nepal
 Min Bahadur SHRESTHA, Vice-Chairman, National Planning Commission, Nepal
International Cooperation in Promoting a Global Navigation System of Systems, Sharafat GADIMOVA, ICG Executive Secretariat, Office for Outer Space Affairs, Vienna, Austria
Session 1: Overview of Global Navigation Satellite Systems
Global Positioning System (GPS): Status and Development, Jeffrey AUERBACH, Department of State, United States of America
Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS): Status and Development, Tatiyana MIRGORODSKAYA, Roscosmos, Russian Federation
BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS): Status and Development, Changdou MA, China Satellite Navigation Office, China
GALILEO: Status and Development, Dominic HAYES, European Commission
Session 2: GNSS Applications and Technology Development
Technology Transfer and Capacity Building in GNSS for Airspace Modernization in Nepal, Narayan DHITAL, DLR GrRmbH, Galileo Control Centre, Germany
Utilization of GPS/GNSS Big Data from Prob Vehicle for Traffic Management in the Context of Nepal, Saurav RANJIT, University of Tokyo, Japan
Utility of Sensor Fusion GPS and Montion Sensors in Android Devices in GPS Deprived Environment, Suresh SHRESTHA, Amrit KARMACHARYA, and Dipesh SUWAI, Nepal
Initial Results of IRNSS Standalone and Hybrid Operations, Anindya BOSE, University of Burdwan, India
Multi-GNSS: Experience and the Benefits from India in GPS-GLONASS Hybrid Operations Mode, Shreya SARKAR, University of Burdwan, India
Location-based Image Acquisition and Management for Sabo Facility Inspection, Masafumi NAKAGAWA, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
Session 3: Environmental Monitoring and Management Using GNSS
Developing Sustainable Collaboration Model for Implementing Integrated Space-based Geospatial Disaster Management Infrastructure to Strengthen the Resilience in ASEAN Community, Hiroyuki MIYAZAKI, University of Tokyo, Japan
Coupling GNSS with the Web APIs and Remote Sensing Algorithms for Disaster Management: Case for Flood, Shuman BARAL, and Janak PARAJULI, Nepal
Developing a Semi-Dynlic Datum for Nepal April 25 Gorka Earthquake, Christopher PEARSON, University of Otago, New Zealand
On the Spot Identification of Flood Innudation Depth from Gridded Data Using GPS Enabled Smartphone Application, Shahidul ISLAM, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Disaster Management System Using GNSS, Ashok DAHAL, TRibhuvan University, Nepal
Application of Space Technology, Including GNSS in the Healthcare Model of Nepal, Saroj DHITAL, Center for Rural Healthcare and Telemedicine, Nepal
Habitat Suitability Analysis of Tigers in Chitwan District, Bipul NEUPANE, Nepal
Session 4: Seminar on Space Weather and its Effects on GNSS
Introductory Remarks, Patricia DOHERTY, Boston College, United States of America
The United States Space Weaher Strategy Plan, Jeffrey AUERBACH, DEpartment of State, United States of America
The Origins of Space Weather (Events on the Sun), Christine AMORY, LPP, France
Space Weather Effects on GNSS, Keith GROVES, Boston College, United States of America
Space Weather Effects on GNSS Applications, Patricia DOHERTY. Boston College, United States of America
Session 5: Seminar on GNSS Spectrum Protection and Interference Detectionand Mitigation
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Session 6: RTKLIB DEMO Session
Quasi-Zenith Satellite System: Status Update, Dinesh MANANDHAR, University of Tokyo, Japan on behalf of Satoshi KOGURE, National Space Policy Secretariat, Japan
Location Spoofing - A Dangerous Vulnerability for GNSS, Dinesh MANANDHAR, University of Tokyo, Japan
Tomoki HIGUCHI, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Japan
Evaluation of Low Cost RTK GNSS, Akhilesh Kumar KARNA, SoftWel (P) Ltd., Nepal
Session 7: Space Weather
Space Weather at Low-Latitudes and Possibility of its Forecasting, Narayan CHAPAGAIN, Nepal

The Variations of Equatorial Plasma Bubble with Solar and Geomagnetic Activities in Malaysia from 2008 - 2013, Suhaila Binti MBUHARI, University of Technology, Malaysia

Development of the New Ionospheric Disturbance Index for GNSS User, Buldan MUSLIM, Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN), Indoesia
Impacts of Solar Storms on Energy and Communications Technologies, S. GAUTAM, Tribhuvan University, Prithvi Narayan Campus, Pokhara, Nepal
Discussions and Q&A Session
Session 8: GNSS Reference Frames and Reference Station Networks
The Asia Pacific Reference Frame (APREF), Andrick LAL, Fiji presented on behlaf of John DAWSON, Geoscience of Australia, Australia
Analysing the Performance of Permanent GNSS Stations, Maria MEHMOOD, Space and Uper Atmoshere Research Commission (SUPARCO), Pakistan
Modification of the Reference Frame of the Uzbekistan Topographic Maps, Erkin MIRMAKHMUDOV, Uzbekistan
Data Analysis of Permanent GPS Networks, Thomas STANSELL, Erdenezul DANZANSAN, Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics, Mongolia
PGM2016: A new Geoid Model for the Philippines, Ronaldo GATCHALIAN, The Philippines
Potential Use of QZSS Monitoring Station for Future Research, Kavinda HETTIARACHIGE, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
A Pilot GNSS Timing Station in Thailand Geodetic NetworkThayahip THONGTAN, National Institute of Metrology, Thailand
Egyptian Permanent GPS Network (EPGN) and Geodynamic Studies using GPS Data: A case Study of Stationary Network in Egypt, Esraa HASSAN, Egypt
Himalayan Air Borne Gravity and Geoid of Nepal, Niraj MANANDHAR, Nepal
Positioning in Pacific Islands, Andrick LAL, Fiji
Summary of the Reference Frames in Practice Workshops, Christopher PEARSON, University of Otago, New Zealand
Session 9: Real Time Kinematic: Technology and Applications

Comparative Analysis of GNSS Real Time Kinematic Methods for Navigation, Mourad BOUZIANI, Morocco

Capacity Building - GNSS: CRASTE-LF and IAV Hassan 2

LatPos System for Ionospheric Monitoring and RTK Applications, Didzis DOBELIS, Latvia
Verification of GNSS Data in Estonia, Karin KOLLO, Estonian Land Board, Estonia
Augumenting GNSS Precise Point Posioning (PPP) for Improved Performance, Sue Lynn CHOY, RMIT University, Australia
Software-defined GNSS Receiver as a Framework for GNSS-related Research and Education, Renato FILJAR, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Opportunities of Studies inMaster and Doctoral Levels in the Field of GNSS in INPE, Antonio BERTACHINI DEL ALMEIDA PRADO, National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Brazil
Session 10: GNSS Implementation and Uses: Case Studies
Accident Monitoring System Using GNSS, Pratichhya SHARMA, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Space Technology Information Applications in Lao PDR, Sengchanh PHASAYASENG, Ministry of Science and Technology, Lao PDR
Positioning, Timing and Navigation System in Ukraine: European Cooperation Aspects, Sergii CHERNOLEVSKYI, National Space Facilities Control and Test Center (NSFCTC), Ukraine
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