Presentations from USTTI Seminar

November 8, 2013

U.S. government officials delivered the following presentation about GPS during a United States Technical Training Institute (USTTI) seminar on "Global Positioning System Applications for Disaster Management and Societal Benefits," held November 8, 2013, in Washington, D.C.

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GPS Constellation, Modernization Plans, and Policy

Jason Kim, National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing

This presentation provides an overview of GPS, GPS applications of interest to developing nations, GPS modernization, and U.S. GPS policy.

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International Developments in Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS)

Ray Clore, Department of State

This presentation summarizes U.S. GNSS cooperation efforts with China, Europe, India, Japan, Russia, the International Committee on GNSS (ICG), and other international organizations. It also discusses the AFREF effort to provide geodetic infrastructure for development throughout Africa.

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GPS Precision Monitoring of Geologic Hazards

Larry Hothem, U.S. Geological Survey

This presentation describes the role of USGS in natural hazards science and the many ways it uses GPS in this mission area.

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