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Mapping & Surveying

EGNOS is a cost-effective, solution for the mapping and surveying sector providing sub-metre level accuracy with minimal investment. EGNOS is contributing to the growing use of GNSS in real time mapping solutions, as for GIS and many mapping applications sub-metre-level accuracy is enough. EGNOS provides added value by enhancing GNSS positioning, it is free of charge, and most of the devices used for mapping are EGNOS-ready.

EGNOS eliminates the need for complex and costly equipment, and software solutions and investment in the infrastructure of augmentation service providers. As a result, applications such as thematic mapping for small and medium municipalities, forestry and park management, inventories and maintenance for utility infrastructures (e.g. electrical power lines, pipelines, highroads signals) can benefit from EGNOS service.

EGNOS for MAPPING & SURVEYING

EGNOS:

  • Is an effective option for a wide range of mapping applications
  • Is free and does not require any subscription
  • Covers the majority of Europe, with no blank spots (including natural and protected areas where no GPRS coverage is available)
  • Allows real time positioning
  • Provides system integrity, supplying information on the reliability of GPS signals
  • Most GNSS devices used for mapping are EGNOS-ready

Latest News

EGNOS GEO-3 Payload
Friday, February 14, 2020

The GEO-3 payload of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS), hosted aboard the EUTELSAT 5 West B...

GSA HQ Team
Thursday, January 30, 2020

Carlo des Dorides took up his position as executive director of the European GNSS Agency (GSA) on February 1, 2011. In the...

EGNOS Space Segment changes in the first quarter of 2020
Friday, January 17, 2020

The EGNOS geostationary satellite (GEO) INMARSAT 4F2 (PRN 126) has been introduced in the operational platform replacing satellite...

Latest Documents

105 - Monthly Performance Report - January 2020
Monthly performance report
Friday, February 7, 2020

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during January 2020. The report contains global results for the reported period,...

Service Notice #22 EGNOS Space Segment Updates in the First Quarter of 2020
Service Notices
Friday, January 17, 2020

The EGNOS Service Notices are notifications published whenever there is any complementary information that could have a relevant...

104 - Monthly Performance Report - December 2019
Monthly performance report
Thursday, January 9, 2020

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during December 2019. The report contains global results for the reported period,...