GPS buoys

GPS-buoys

Specification

 

  • Topcon GB1000 GPS Receiver as rover
  • Trimble 4000SE GPS Receiver as base station
  • Buoy body constructed by Behrenswerft in Hamburg

 

Application

 

  • The GPS buoys are used as a differential GPS, whereas the data of the rover (GPS buoy) will be corrected with the data of the fixed positioned base station.
  • We use this system to estimate the water level and the flow direction in the river and floodplain.

 

 

Link

 

GPS buoy on a by-pass channel of the river Mekong.

Contact

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Dr. Viet Dung Nguyen
Hydrology

Telegrafenberg
Building C 4, room 2.04
14473 Potsdam
tel. +49 331 288-28784

Contact

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Dipl.-Geophys. Heiko Thoss
Hydrology

Telegrafenberg
Building C 4, room 2.19
14473 Potsdam
tel. +49 331 288-1544

Contact

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Dr. Heiko Apel
Hydrology

Telegrafenberg
Building C 4, room 2.31
14473 Potsdam
tel. +49 331 288-1538