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Italian GPS permanent station in Antarctica (Terra Nova Bay - Victoria Land)
Entry ID: permanent_GPS_station_at_TNB

Abstract: In the framework of the GPS geodetic network in Terra Nova Bay, the network
reference station (0100) coordinates were determined with high precision in
WGS84 - ITRF system through the data processing made by NOAA, when the
reference station was included in a network of GPS stations during a
cooperative aerophotogrammetic GPS assisted test. In the 1995-96 expedition a
survey with Doris satellite ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -62.83   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Quality First of all, a cohibented box was designed in order to protect the instruments
and it was opportunely locked to the soil through three connecting rods placed
along the wind direction to contrast eventual box movements. The box was
installed near the pilaster where has been put inside the GPS receiver, the
power cable (220 V/AC) and the batteries for ... View entire text
Use Constraints Property of PNRA for 5 years
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Universita di Bologna, Dipartimento di Ingegneria delle Strutture, dei Trasporti, delle Acque, del Rilevamento del Territorio, Italy Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +39-51-2093104
Fax: +39-51-6448073
Email: Alessandro.capra at
Contact Address:
Viale del Risorgimento 2
City: Bologna
Province or State: Emilia-Romagna
Postal Code: 40136
Country: Italy
Distribution Media: CDROM
Distribution Format: PC - DOS - ISO 9660
Fees: Free after 5 years
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-02-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23