7th IVS General Meeting
"Launching the Next-Generation IVS Network"
Madrid (Spain), March 4-9 2012

 
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Scientific program

Invited and Oral contributions

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Monday, March 5th
09:00 - 09:05 Welcome by Mr. Mariano Navas-Gutierrez (Director at CEDEX)
and Jesus Gomez-Gonzalez (IGN Deputy Director)
09:05 - 09:10 Local announcements
09:10 - 09:25 H. Schuh Welcome address and Chair's Report
Session 1: The Next-Generation IVS Network and VLBI2010 Technology Developments. Chairs: Bill Petrachenko (09:25-13:00), Hayo Hase (11:15-13:00), Bill Petrachenko (14:30-16:15)
09:25 - 09:50 H. Kutterer Establishment of the GGOS and the Importance of the Next-Generation VLBI System for It (I)
09:50 - 10:15 J. Gomez-Gonzalez RAEGE: the Spanish-Portuguese contribution to GGOS (I)
10:15 - 10:30 H. Hase The Future VLBI2010 Network (C)
10:30 - 10:45 A. Niell First broadband results with a VLBI2010 system (C)
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 - 11:30 J.A. Lopez Fernandez The RAEGE VLBI2010 Radiotelescope (C)
11:30 - 11:45 Y. Fukuzaki New Project for constructing VLBI2010 Antenna in Japan (C)
11:45 - 12:00 P.E. Opset Outreach activities in the endeavor for financing an upgrade of the Geodetic Observatory in Ny-Alesund (C)
12:00 - 12:15 J. Sun New observing strategies with twin telescopes for geodetic VLBI (C)
12:15 - 12:30 J. Leek Prospects of IVS-Intensive Sessions with Twin-Telescopes (C)
12:30 - 12:45 B. Petrachenko VLBI2010: Progress and Challenges (C)
12:45 - 13:00 C. Beaudoin VLBI2010 and the Westford station - the path forward (C)
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 - 14:45 F. Tercero S/X/Ka coaxial feed for the tri-band receiver for RAEGE antennas (C)
14:45 - 15:00 J.A. López-Pérez A tri-band cryogenic receive for the RAEGE project antennas (C)
15:00 - 15:15 K. Takefuji Study of RF direct sampling technique for geodetic VLBI (C)
15:15 - 15:30 G. Tuccari DBBC3 - A full digital implementation of the VLBI2010 backend (C)
15:30 - 15:45 C. Ruszczyk VLBI 2010 using the RDBE and Mark5C (C)
15:45 - 16:00 A. Whitney Mark 6 Next-Generation VLBI Data System (C)
16:00 - 16:15 R. Cappallo Correlation and Post-processing for VLBI2010 (C)
16:15 - 16:45 Coffee break
Session 2: Correlators, Stations and Operations Centers. Chairs: David Hall (16:45-18:35), Rüdiger Haas (09:00-10:45), David Hall (11:15-12:15)
16:45 - 17:10 K. Kokado Recent Activities of Tsukuba Correlator/Analysis Center (I)
17:10 - 17:25 A. Bertarini Bonn Correlator Status Report. (C)
17:25 - 17:40 S. Bernhart e-transfer at the Bonn correlator (C)
17:40 - 18:05 U. Schreiber Improving VLBI Station Performance (I)
18:05 - 18:20 M. Ettl e-RemoteCtrl: Concepts for VLBI station control as part of NEXPReS (C)
18:20 - 18:35 H. Takiguchi Warkworth geodetic station as a potential GGOS core site in New Zealand (C)
Tuesday, March 6th
09:00 - 09:15 S. Yi Korea Geodetic VLBI station (C)
09:15 - 09:30 A. Santamaría-Gómez Estimation of the invariant reference point: first steps at Yebes (C)
09:30 - 09:45 I. Ryuichi MARBLE (Multiple Antenna Radio-interferometry for Baseline Length Evaluation): Development of a compact VLBI system for calibrating GNSS and electronic distance measurement devices (C)
09:45 - 10:00 J. Lovell The AuScope VLBI Array (C)
10:00 - 10:15 F. Shu Geodetic VLBI observations for the CMONOC project (C)
10:15 - 10:30 E. Skurikhina EOP Determination using the Russian Domestic VLBI Network "Quasar" (C)
10:30 - 10:45 D. Boboltz A New VLBI Intensive Series Using the Mauna Kea and Pie Town Stations of the VLBA (C)
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 - 11:30 C. García-Miró VLBI Data Acquisition Terminal modernization at the Deep Space Network (C)
11:30 - 11:45 B. Mannel Co-location of VLBI with other techniques in space: a simulation study (C)
11:45 - 12:00 I. Schmelds Plans for geo-VLBI in parallel to astro-VLBI observations at the VIRAC, Latvia (C)
12:00 - 12:15 L. Liu Simulation Analysis of Positioning for probes in Chinese CE-3 mission (C)
Session 3: Advances in Software Development, Analysis Strategies and Data Structure. Chair: Sébastien Lambert (12:15-13:05, 14:30-16:30, 09:00-09:30)
12:15 - 12:40 J. Gipson Report of IVS Working 4: Proposed VLBI Data Format (I)
12:40 - 13:05 D. Gambis Combination of Astro-Geodetic Techniques at the Normal Equation Level (I)
13:05 - 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 - 14:45 S. Bachmann IVS combination center at BKG: Recent Activities (C)
14:45 - 15:00 C. Herrera Remote Control and Monitoring of VLBI Experiments by Smartphones (C)
15:00 - 15:15 A. Neidhardt Ideas for a cooperative software development for future GGOS stations (C)
15:15 - 15:30 S. Bolotin The First Release of nuSolve (C)
15:30 - 15:45 K. Le Bail Improving VLBI Processing by using Homogeneous Data for Pressure and Temperature (C)
15:45 - 16:00 M. Madzak Universal Time from VLBI Intensives with ray-traced delays (C)
16:00 - 16:15 A. Romero-Wolf Effects of Clock Correlated Noise on the Analysis of Space Geodetic Data (C)
16:15 - 16:30 Y. Kwak Baseline analysis of 24-hour GPS-VLBI Hybrid observation (C)
16:30 - 18:30 Poster session and refreshments
Wednesday, March 7th
09:00 - 09:15 L. Plank Processing SELENE Differential VLBI Data (C)
09:15 - 09:30 L. Chen Multi-frequency Same Beam VLBI Method Based on General TT and C Signal
Session 4: Results in Geodesy, Astrometry and Geophysics and Their Interpretation. Chairs: Zinovy Malkin (09:30-10:45), Thomas Artz (11:15-13:00), Johannes Böhm (09:00-11:25)
09:30 - 09:45 J. Bohm Challenges and perspectives for celestial and terrestrial reference frame determination (C)
09:45 - 10:00 M. Seitz Consistent computation of ITRF and ICRF from homogeneously processed observation data (C)
10:00 - 10:15 M. Blossfeld The role of VLBI in the weekly inter-technique combination (C)
10:15 - 10:30 S. Shabala Network and quasar structure effects on the VLBI reference frame (C)
10:30 - 10:45 G. Bourda Towards an accurate alignment of the VLBI frame and the future Gaia optical frame: global VLBI imaging observations of a sample of candidate sources for this alignment (C)
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 - 11:30 C.S. Jacobs The Celestial Reference Frame at X/Ka-band (8.4/32 GHz) (C)
11:30 - 11:45 W. Majid Dual Frequency VLBI Monitoring of a Large Sample of Compact Extragalactic Sources at 8 and 32 GHz (C)
11:45 - 12:00 S. Horiuchi 32 GHz Celestial Reference Frame Survey for Dec less than -45 deg (C)
12:00 - 12:15 B. Zhang Radio Astrometry of Red Supergiant VY CMa (C)
12:15 - 12:30 X. Minghui Direct estimation of the Solar acceleration using geodetic/astrometric VLBI observations (C)
12:30 - 12:45 L. Combrinck A comparison of General Relativity Theory evaluations using VLBI and SLR; will GGOS improve these results? (C)
12:45 - 13:00 Z. Malkin Celestial pole offset: from initial analysis to end user (C)
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch break and trip to Yebes
21:00 Conference dinner at Restaurant Samarkanda
Thursday, March 8th
09:00 - 09:15 T. Nilsson High frequency Earth rotation parameters estimated from the CONT campaigns (C)
09:15 - 09:30 M. Uunila Influence of source constellations on UT1 derived from IVS INT1 sessions (C)
09:30 - 09:45 H. Spicakova Solid Earth tide parameters from VLBI measurements and FCN analysis (C)
09:45 - 10:10 V. Dehant Recent advances in applications of geodetic VLBI to geophysics (I)
10:10 - 10:25 G. Elgered Assessing the quality of WVR data from Onsala during the CONT11 geodetic VLBI campaign (C)
10:25 - 10:40 H. Kierulf Past and present-day ice mass variation on Svalbard revealed by superconducting gravimeter, GPS and VLBI measurements (C)
10:40 - 11:10 Coffee break
11:10 - 11:25 R. Haas VLBI and GNSS frequency link stabilities during CONT campaigns (C)
11:25 - 11:40 B. Campbell Real-time e-VLBI in the EVN and software correlation developments at JIVE (C)
Session 5: VLBI Analysis and Results from the Recent Megaquakes in Japan and Chile. Chair: Ryuichi Ichikawa (11:40-13:00)
11:40 - 12:05 R. Gross The Rotational and Gravitational Signature of Recent Great Earthquakes (I)
12:05 - 12:30 S. Kurihara The impact of the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake on Tsukuba 32-m VLBI station (I)
12:30 - 12:45 D. MacMillan Effects of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake on VLBI geodetic measurements (C)
12:45 - 13:00 N. Kareinen Determination of Tsukuba VLBI station post-Tohoku earthquake coordinates using VieVS (C)
13:00 - 13:10 H. Schuh Closing
14:30 - 18:30 A. Nothnagel 13th IVS Analysis Workshop
Friday, March 9th
9:00 - 17:00 Meeting of the IVS Board, at Royal Observatory of Madrid.



This conference is sponsored by the National Geographical Institute of Spain (IGN) and the International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry (IVS).