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2023 GNSS Interferometric Reflectometry Short Course Concludes

Tags: GPS/GNSS , short course

The 2023 GNSS Interferometric Reflectometry Short Course, co-sponsored by EarthScope Consortium and the the Collaborative Research Center 1502 DETECT, University of Bonn, was held last week. GNSS Interferometric Reflectometry (GNSS-IR) uses data from GNSS sites to measure changing conditions such as snow depth, soil moisture, and water levels around a GNSS antenna.

Over the course of four virtual two-hour sessions, seven GNSS-IR experts provided instruction on the basics of GNSS-IR, its applications for snow accumulation and soil moisture, its applications related to lakes, rivers, and tides, and an overview of site installations.

Over 500 students enrolled in the course, and over 200 attendees around the globe participated in each live session. Recordings of all short course sessions are available on the EarthScope Consortium Presentations YouTube channel.

all seven GNSS-IR short course instructors
Short course instruction team. R to L, top to bottom: Kristine Larson, Simon Williams, Tim Dittmann, Kelly Enloe, Thomas Nylen, Felipe Nievinski, and David Purnell.
Screenshot of Kristine Larson presenting on the basics of GNSS-IR
Kristine Larson presents on the basic concept of GNSS-IR.