Metrology for long distance surveying: A joint attempt to improve traceability of long distance measurements

F. Pollinger, M. Astrua, A. Bauch, S. Bergstrand, B. Görres, J. Jokela, U. Kallio, H. Koivula, H. Kuhlmann, V. Kupko, K. Meiners-Hagen, M. Merimaa, W. Niemeier, P. Neyezhmakov, M. Poutanen, F. Saraiva, S. Schön, S. A. Van Den Berg, J. P. Wallerand, M. Zucco

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    Abstract

    Based on the current state of technology, distance measurements over a few hundred metres in air with relative uncertainties significantly better than 10_6 are still an almost impossible challenge. In the European Joint Research Project (JRP) “Metrology for long distance surveying” measurement uncertainties in GNSS-based and optical distance metrology are going to be thoroughly investigated, novel technologies and primary standards developed and guidelines to improve surveying practice in the field worked out. A better understanding and a decrease of measurement uncertainty is also targeted for the critical local tie measurement at geodetic fundamental stations.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIAG 150 Years - Proceedings of the 2013 IAG Scientific Assembly
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages651-656
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Print)9783319246031
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    Event150th Anniversary with a Scientific Assembly, IAG 2013 - Potsdam, Germany
    Duration: 2 Sep 20136 Sep 2013

    Conference

    Conference150th Anniversary with a Scientific Assembly, IAG 2013
    Country/TerritoryGermany
    CityPotsdam
    Period2/09/136/09/13

    Keywords

    • Calibration
    • EDM
    • GNSS
    • Local ties
    • Long distance
    • Reference baseline

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