IGS Station

 

The station is located at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur), Uttar Pradesh India (Lat: 26°31’17.11689”, Lon: 80°13’55.68033”, Ellipsoidal height: 71.694(m)). The station is operational from 31-03-2021, installed, managed, operated, and maintained by the National Centre for Geodesy, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. The operational lifetime of the station is more than 30 years. Initial financial support for establishing the station was provided by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. However, now this station is fully supported and maintained by the National Centre for Geodesy, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. The new site will contribute to the ITRF realization and Earth orientation parameter computation. The station is intended to tie a national datum to the ITRF.