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First results of the Nordic and Baltic GNSS Analysis Centre

Sonja Lahtinen / Häkli Pasi / Lotti Jivall / Christina Kempe / Karin Kollo / Ksenija Kosenko / Priit Pihlak / Dalia Prizginiene / Oddvar Tangen / Mette Weber / Eimuntas Paršeliūnas / Rimvydas Baniulis / Karolis Galinauskas
Published Online: 2018-03-20 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jogs-2018-0005


The Nordic Geodetic Commission (NKG) has launched a joint NKG GNSS Analysis Centre that aims to routinely produce high qualityGNSS solutions for the common needs of the NKG and the Nordic and Baltic countries. A consistent and densified velocity field is needed for the constraining of the gla-cial isostatic adjustment (GIA) modelling that is a key component of maintaining the national reference frame realisations in the area. We described the methods of the NKG GNSS Analysis Centre including the defined processing setup for the local analysis centres (LAC) and for the combination centres.We analysed the results of the first 2.5 years (2014.5-2016). The results showed that different subnets were consistent with the combined solution within 1-2 mm level. We observed the so called network effect affecting our reference frame alignment. However, the accuracy of the reference frame alignment was on a few millimetre level in the area of the main interest (Nordic and Baltic Countries). TheNKGGNSS AC was declared fully operational in April 2017.

Keywords: Bernese GNSS Software; Combination of GNSS solutions; Glacial isostatic adjustment; Nordic Geodetic Comission


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Received: 2017-08-01

Accepted: 2017-12-21

Published Online: 2018-03-20

Citation Information: Journal of Geodetic Science, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 34–42, ISSN (Online) 2081-9943, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jogs-2018-0005.

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