EUREF 2018 Symposium

EUREF 2018 Symposium

EUREF held their annual symposium in Amsterdam – Holland, in the period from May 30 to June 1, 2018. As usual, representatives of the majority of European countries attended the event, as well as representatives from Republic of Macedonia.

The latest achievements in the area of geodetic reference systems were discussed on this forum and the necessary resolutions were accepted.

Recently, there is preparatory period prior to the Symposium, where actual topics and news from the area of geodesy and geodynamics are presented. This year, the topic was “InSAR data processing”. The principles of the radar interferometry (InSAR) were reviewed together with the assessment and quality control, the product features from this technique and their position in the area of geodetic reference systems.

The Symposium consisted of several sessions, which included topics from the area of: horizontal and vertical reference systems (ETRS89 & EVRS), the European permanent and levelling network (EPN & UELN) and their concentration, as well as topics in relation with the measurement techniques and possibility for using the European GNSS Galileo system.