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Virtual RINEX: Science or fiction?


Janssen, V and McElroy, S, Virtual RINEX: Science or fiction?, Position Magazine: the australasian magazine of surveying, mapping and geoinformation, South Pacific Science Press, Australia, October/November, 2013, pp. 38-41. (2013) [Magazine Article]


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Most high-precision Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)users regularly employ and enjoy Network Real Time Kinematic (NRTK) for a wide variety of applications. However, many users often forget that it is also possible to benefit from network-based GNSS corrections for old-fashioned postprocessing applications. This is achieved through the use of Virtual RINEX data. Simply put, Virtual RINEX is a method of archiving NRTK data to a file for post-processing instead of broadcasting the data in real time. In this article we present an initial investigation into the quality of Virtual RINEX data using some classical baseline processing techniques. Our two study areas incorporate a small and a large NRTK cell that are often encountered in urban and rural Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) networks, respectively.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Geophysics
Research Field:Geodesy
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Other environmental management
Objective Field:Other environmental management not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Janssen, V (Dr Volker Janssen)
ID Code:87321
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Geography and Environmental Studies
Deposited On:2013-11-13
Last Modified:2014-05-28
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