A Virtual Receiver Concept for Continuous GNSS based Navigation of Inland Vessels

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dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15488/3898
dc.identifier.uri https://www.repo.uni-hannover.de/handle/123456789/3932
dc.contributor.author Kersten, Tobias ger
dc.contributor.author Ren, Le ger
dc.contributor.author Schön, Steffen ger
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-30T14:59:51Z
dc.date.available 2018-10-30T14:59:51Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Kersten, T.; Ren, L.; Schön, S.: A Virtual Receiver Concept for Continuous GNSS based Navigation of Inland Vessels. In: Proceedings of Navitec (2018), 5.-7. December 2018, Noordwijk, The Netherlands. http://navitec.esa.int/ ger
dc.description.abstract Efficient and economic guidance of inland vessels relies on a continuous, available, reliable and precise GNSS navigation solution. Hence, below other side effects, this is especially critical when passing beneath bridges or similar infrastructures that cross waterways. They have two effects: distortion (reflection, diffraction and interruption) of the incoming GNSS signal by the individual bridge structure on the one hand and along with that, the affected ambiguity resolution for carrier phase observation on the other hand. Thus, disturbances, discontinuities and jumps in the position estimates are present - an extreme critical situation especially for safety-relevant applications. A multi-antenna system for marine applications combined with the concept of a virtual receiver will be presented. This approach strengthen the overall geometry of visible GNSS satellites immediately, and provides continuous position estimates even for challenging passages. Furthermore, a bridging of observations between two or more antennas on a known rigid platform reduces signal interruptions and provides continuous navigation solution under challenging or even critical environmental conditions. Laboratory experiments, driven on a 2,5 hour turn from Hannover on the Mittelland Canal on the inland vessel MS Jenny (MS Science) prove, that various DOP values as well as noise of the position solution are reduced significantly. The observation noise is reduced by up to 0.3-0.4m whereby the position solution for a code based navigation reaches up to 94.5% w.r.t. classical single point positioning. The overall positioning performance is improved by up to 80%. ger
dc.language.iso eng ger
dc.publisher Noordwijk, The Netherlands : Esa ESTEC
dc.relation.ispartof 2018 9th ESA Workshop on Satellite Navigation Technologies and European Workshop on GNSS Signals and Signal Processing (NAVITEC) ger
dc.relation.hasversion https://doi.org/10.15488/4142
dc.rights CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 DE ger
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/de/ ger
dc.subject Navigation eng
dc.subject GPS/GNSS antennas eng
dc.subject inland vessel navigation eng
dc.subject radar engineering eng
dc.subject GNSS ger
dc.subject Ortung ger
dc.subject Schiffsverkehr ger
dc.subject Navigation ger
dc.subject Binnenschifffahrt ger
dc.subject GPS/GNSS-Antennen ger
dc.subject.ddc 510 | Mathematik ger
dc.subject.ddc 520 | Astronomie, Kartographie ger
dc.subject.ddc 621,3 | Elektrotechnik, Elektronik ger
dc.subject.ddc 620 | Ingenieurwissenschaften und Maschinenbau ger
dc.title A Virtual Receiver Concept for Continuous GNSS based Navigation of Inland Vessels eng
dc.type bookPart ger
dc.type conferenceObject ger
dc.type Text ger
dc.description.version acceptedVersion ger
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