2022 EOS Geodesy Short Course: GNSS Interferometric Reflectometry (GNSS-IR)

Event Type: Workshop

Date: 27-29 September 2022

Location: Asian School of the Environment Teaching Lab 1 (N1.1-B2-01B), Nanyang Technological University

 

GNSS short course 2022

 

About the Event

This course is organised by the Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) in collaboration with the University NAVSTAR Consortium (UNAVCO), the International Development Steering Committee (IDSC) of the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS), and the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP).

 

Course description:

This three-day in-person short course will introduce the basic principles of GNSS-IR, demonstrate and discuss its use for measuring water levels, soil moisture and snow accumulation, and teach how to use the open-source GNSS-IR python software gnssrefl for research purposes. This course is designed to be an active learning experience with both lectures and hands-on exercises.

 

Learning goals: 

Participants completing this short course will understand the accuracy, precision, strengths and weaknesses of GNSS-IR, and will be able to measure water levels, soil moisture and snow accumulation using data from the global GNSS network. Participants are also encouraged to use their own GNSS data for analysis during the course.

 

Application process:

Individuals who are interested in attending the short course can apply here. A limited number of travel support is available for participants. Applications will be reviewed and acceptance decisions will be based on responses to prompts in the application. Priority will be given to applicants who come from Southeast Asia and need the training to conduct research. Review of applications begins on 25th July 2022; applicants will be notified of their application status from 1st August 2022.

 

Instructors and expertise: 

  • Prof Kristine Larson (Professor Emerita, University of Bonn) – GNSS, GNSS-IR, gnssrefl software
  • Ms Kelly Enloe (UNAVCO) – Jupyter notebooks, python, gnssrefl software
  • Dr Dongju Peng (EOS) – GNSS, GNSS-IR, sea-level change
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    Computer requirements: 

    Participants are expected to have their own computer with MacOS, Linux, or Windows systems. It is strongly recommended that participants have the gnssrefl software installed on their computer before attending the short course. We will organise online sessions in September before the short course to teach participants how to install the gnssrefl software on their computer.

     

    The gnssrefl software and resources about GNSS-IR are available at the following links:

     

    Questions: 

    Please contact Dr Lujia Feng at lfeng@ntu.edu.sg

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