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The IGS Real Time Working Group (RTWG) has designed and developed a prototype IGS Real-time Tracking Network. The network is designed according to the architecture agreed to following the "Towards Real-time" workshop held in Ottawa in 2002. The prototype network has grown to over 50 active stations and currently the emphasis is on initiating a Real-time Pilot Project which is expected to begin in the October 2007 time frame.

Working Group Chair

  • Mark Caissy Natural Resources Canada

Participating agencies

  • Bundesamt fuer Kartographie und Geodaesie, Germany, (BKG)
  • Crustal Dynamics Data Information System, NASA, USA, (CDDIS)
  • ESA's European Space Operations Centre (ESOC)
  • National Geodetic Survey, USA (NGS)
  • Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
  • Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain, (UPC)
  • GEO++
  • GMV

Working Group Members

  • Loukis Agrotis (ESA)
  • Pedro Alfaro (ESA)
  • Lou Estey (UNAVCO)
  • Georg Weber (BKG)
  • Martin Schmitz (GEO++)
  • Gerhard Wubbena (GEO++)
  • Ken Macleod (NRCan)
  • Alvaro Mozo Garcia (GMV)
  • Manuel Hernandez-Pajares (UPC)
  • Andre Hauschild (DLR)
  • IGS Working Group Chairs
  • IGS Analysis Center Representatives
    ex officio: R. Neilan (JPL), Jim Ray (NGS)

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Last modified: 2010-12-02