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Yesnaby Art & Archaeology Research Project GNSS Wave Glider Woodland habitat modelling Supply of data to the EUREF Permanent GNSS Network European Robotic Pedestrian Assistant 2.0 Vertical crustal motion by GPS Ecosystem dynamics

BIGF enables science across all NERC science areas and across all disciplines - atmosphere, earth, earth observation, marine, polar, science-based archaeology, and terrestrial and freshwater.

BIGF supplies continuous data sets, directly or indirectly, to many regional and global scale projects and organisations:

  • E-GVAP (EUMETNET EIG GNSS water vapour programme) for atmospheric water vapour research.
  • EPN (European Permanent Network) for wide ranging applications in regional earth science.
  • IGS (International GNSS Service) for wide ranging applications in global earth science.
  • Met Office for near-real-time integrated water vapour estimation as input to weather forecasting, and in space weather forecasting.
  • NICT (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan) for the construction of 2D maps of total electron content over Europe.
  • SONEL (Système d'Observation du Niveau des Eaux Littorales) for global absolute sea level trends.

and here, and under the thumbnails above, are recent examples of BIGF-supported research projects [see our Annual Report for a full listing]:

and resultant refereed papers and PhD theses utilising BIGF products, where LTT = Long Term Trend and NRT = Near Real Time:

and finally a selection of resultant refereed papers using BIGF RINEX data [full listing]:



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