Planning a GPS network in Vietnam
On August 13th, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) had a working session with agencies to receive and explain the planning of fixed GPS network in Vietnam. It is estimated that by 2012, the country will have more than 100 fixed GPS stations, scattered across provinces and cities.
 

By 2012, the country will have about 100 GPS stations
 
Accordingly, the director of the Department of Surveying and Mapping of Vietnam Nguyen Tuan Hung said, according to the Draft Planning, from now to 2012 Vietnam will build 22 GEODETIC CORS stations; The construction of 39 NRTK CORS stations aims to increase the thickness (in the immediate area of ​​the economy) from the base stations to expand the correction signal coverage for detailed mapping with the degree High accuracy (a few centimeters) and positioning, leading the way at close range. At the same time, two central stations will be constructed in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
 
Mr. Hung shared that the planning of fixed GPS stations throughout the territory of Vietnam would promptly meet the needs of State management of territory, management of socio-economic activities and national security. After the consultation with agencies, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will continue finalizing the network planning, collecting comments from ministries on this issue.
 
(According to Dat Viet)

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