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

CORS Users Forum
Fort Worth 2006

The Surveying, Mapping & Geo-Sciences (SM&G) Subcommittee of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC) convened the 6th annual Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) Users Forum on September 26, 2006, during the full CGSIC meeting in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Tuesday, September 26, 2006

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

Richard Snay, NOAA's National Geodetic Survey
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1:45 On-GRID: An Initiative to Promote Regional Real-Time GNSS Networks
Gavin Schrock, City of Seattle, WA
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2:05 OPUS-DB and Other OPUS-Related Innovations
Rick Foote & Joe Evjen, NOAA's National Geodetic Survey
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2:25 The Texas Spatial Reference Center
Gary Jeffress, Texas A&M Univ., Corpus Christi, TX
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2:45 NGS Support for Regional Real-Time GNSS Networks
Neil Weston, NOAA's National Geodetic Survey
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3:05 EarthScope's Plate Boundary Observatory: Status Update
Greg Anderson, UNAVCO, Inc.
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3:25 Question & Answer Session with Panel of the Speakers

3:45 Break

4:05 Interactive Sessions within Small Discussion Groups

  Group A: Real-Time Positioning
Facilitators: Neil Weston, Bill Henning and Richard Snay, NGS

  Group B: OPUS
Facilitators: Joe Evjen & Rick Foote, NGS

  Group C: Texas Spatial Reference Center
Facilitators: Cliff Middleton & Casey Brennan, NGS

  Group D: Ionospheric Modeling
Facilitator: Joe Kunches, NOAA's Space Environment Center

  Group E: Tropospheric Modeling
Facilitator: Seth Gutman, NOAA's Earth Systems Research Laboratory

5:00End of Forum

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