International GNSS Service (IGS) Station


Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) established adhering with the International GNSS Service (IGS) standards and guidelines. It consists of Trimble Alloy GNSS reference receiver. The station is registered in the IGS station network list and is first from India to be a part of the Asia-Pacific Reference Frame network.


This reference station tracks GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, and NavIC (IRNSS) signals. The station provides continuous tracking and transmits daily, hourly and high-rate data to Geoscience Australia and Crustal Dynamics Data Information System (CDDIS). The major aim of this station is to participate in the International Terrestrial Reference Frame (ITRF) realization.


Site Name: IIT Kanpur
Receiver Model: Trimble Alloy
Antenna Type: Choke Ring Antenna
Longitude: 80.232133 E
Latitude: 26.521421 N
Height above MSL (H): 127.36m
Height above ellipsoid (h): 70.15m


The station is operational from 31-03-2021, installed, managed, operated, and maintained by the National Centre for Geodesy, IIT Kanpur. The site will contribute to the ITRF realization and Earth orientation parameter computations.


Data from the IGS station is available on: