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Benedikt Soja from ETH Zürich visiting TU Wien

While visiting his family in Vienna, Benedikt Soja stopped by for a chat at TU Wien. He also took the chance and talked to Matthias Schartner who will start in Benedikt’s group on space geodesy at ETH Zürich on October 1, 2020. Definitely, a close co-operation between our groups is guaranteed.

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Vienna VLBI group participates in EGU Sharing Geoscience Online

While the physical general assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) in Vienna in the first week in May 2020 was cancelled for the COVID19 pandemic, an event called Sharing Geoscience Onine (SGO) was organized instead. In the mostly text-chat-based sessions, we had several contributions. You can find the displays on EGUSphere and in the […]

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VGOS sessions scheduled in Wien

VieSched++, the new VieVS scheduling module, is used by Matthias Schartner for the generation of VGOS schedules for the International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry (IVS). Scientific investigations on optimizing VGOS schedules are published in Journal of Geodesy.

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PhD Defense Matthias Schartner

On December 17, 2019, Matthias Schartner successfully defended his PhD thesis on scheduling VLBI observations. John Gipson, Axel Nothnagel, and Johannes Böhm challenged him with difficult questions, but Matthias masterfully answered all. Congratulations!

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VieVS days – day 3

The third and final day of the VieVS days was devoted to the analysis of VGOS sessions as demonstrated by Markus and the presentation of the VieVS baseband simulator by Jakob. The first VieVS days in our new home – the Freihaus – went very well and will certainly find continuation in 2020.

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VieVS days – day 2

The second day of the VieVS days is dedicated to scheduling with VieSched++. Matthias explains the intricacies of scheduling with his easy-to-use software package.

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