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Civil GPS Service Interface Committee
Surveying, Mapping & Geo-Sciences Subcommittee

CORS Users Forum
Long Beach 2005

The Surveying, Mapping & Geo-Sciences (SM&G) Subcommittee of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC) convened the 5th annual Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) Users Forum on September 13, 2005, during the full CGSIC meeting in Long Beach, California.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2005

1:30 Welcome and Opening Presentation
CORS/OPUS: Status and Overview

Richard Snay, NOAA's National Geodetic Survey
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1:45 EarthScope's Plate Boundary Observatory
Greg Anderson, UNAVCO, Inc.
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2:05 Post-Processing Versus Real-Time GNSS
Georg Weber, German Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy
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2:25 The International GNSS Service — Progress Towards Real-Time
Mark Caissy, Natural Resources Canada
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2:45 CORS/OPUS: Future Prospects
Charles Schwarz, NOAA's National Geodetic Survey
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3:00 Question & Answer Session

3:20 Break

3:35 Interactive Sessions within Small Discussion Groups

  Group A: Toward Real-Time CORS Products and Services
Moderators: Charlie Schwarz and Miranda Chin

  Group B: OPUS, UFCORS, and other CORS Utilities
Moderators: Tom Soler, Dale Pursell, and Marti Ikehara

  Group C: Guidelines for Establishing CORS Sites
Moderators: Giovanni Sella, Don Haw, and Julie Prusky

  Group D: Ionospheric and Tropospheric Models
Moderators: Tim Fuller-Rowell and Dru Smith

5:00End of Forum

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