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Geodetic study on earth surface loading with GNSS and GRACE

New Content Item (1)New Content ItemDisplacements of GNSS stations and mass anomalies from GRACE in northern South America show seasonal changes in land hydrological loads characterized by alternation of rainy and dry seasons near the equator. There, horizontal and vertical displacements show different spatial distributions. Vertical displacement is the largest at the center of the load, while the largest horizontal displacement occurs along the edge of the load. In other words, horizontal displacements reflect azimuthal asymmetries of the ambient loads rather than the load at that point. Another case is the surface displacements in Hokkaido, northern Japan, caused by snow loads. The amount of snow shows significant interannual variations, and amplitudes of seasonal crustal movements well reflect such variations. The results suggest that displacements and mass anomalies from GNSS and GRACE provide complementary information on seasonal change of surface loads.

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Multi-GNSS Fusion, due date 12/31/2024
Future Navigation, due date 5/31/2024
LEO Navigation Augmentation System, due date 3/31/2024
Marine Positioning and Subsea Navigation, due date 12/31/2023
High-rate BDS/GNSS and its Seismic Applications, due date 12/31/2023 
GNSS Applications in Geosciences, due date 31/12/2023 
GNSS PPP and PPP-RTK, due date 12/31/2023  
Ubiquitous Positioning, Navigation and Timing for Location Based Servicesdue date 12/31/2023 
GNSS Ionospheric Monitoring and Modellingdue date 12/31/2023 
Navigation Technologies for Autonomous Systemsdue date 12/31/2023

Aims and scope

Satellite Navigation aims to report innovative ideas, new results or progress on the theoretical techniques and applications of satellite navigation. The journal welcomes original articles, reviews and commentaries. The topics include but are not limited to:

  • Navigation System and Signals
    Satellite navigation constellation
    Autonomous satellite navigation theory and system
    Precise orbit determination and time synchronization
  • Signal processing
    Receiver and signal processing
    Anti-jamming and anti-spoofing
  • Integrated PNT
    Multi-sensor integrated navigation
    GNSS Augmentation technology
    Micro PNT technology
    Resilient PNT theory
  • Time and Coordinate Reference System
    Establishment and maintenance of time-space reference system
    Time synchronization methods
    High precision clock technology
  • Industrial and Scientific Applications
    Intelligent applications
    Geodesy applications
    Geoscience applications

Articles on advances of other related areas, such as various augmentations, intelligent vehicle systems, indoor positioning, sensor networks and location services are welcome as well.

 

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Editors' Note

Following the rapid economic growth in China over the last 30 years, there is now a strong desire to promote the development and propagation of science and technology for the long-term future. Recognizing the importance of academic journals in disseminating research results and inspiring new research ideas as well as strengthening communication, AIRCAS will sponsor Satellite Navigation as an international platform, providing researchers and engineers in navigation, positioning and timing with a unique opportunity to closely interact and communicate. This journal will not only provide a venue for in-depth scientific exchanges, but also seek to promote research collaborations and exploit international funding sources, especially those involving China. See full text. 

Editor-in-Chief: Yuanxi Yang

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Yuanxi Yang serves as Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences for his lifelong contributions to navigation, geodetic science and engineering. Currently, he is Professor of Geodesy and Navigation at Xi’an Research Institute of Surveying and Mapping and serves at China National Administration of GNSS and Application (CNAGA). He is also Head of State Key Laboratory Of Geo-information Engineering, adjunct professor and PhD Tutor in Beihang University.
He acted as deputy chief designer of China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), and has been a leading member of BDS advisory board since its inception in 2010. He originally developed the Robust Parameter Estimation for Geodetic Correlated Observations and adaptive navigation and kinematic positioning. He is credited with improving the design of the interlink between BeiDou satellites, the establishment of the Chinese Geodetic Coordinate System, the creation of the Chinese National GPS Control Network, and is a prominent proponent of interoperability between BeiDou and other GNSSs.
" The continuous development of global and regional satellite navigation systems provides an important basis for the integrated applications of multi-satellite navigation. The Journal aims to disseminate the latest achievements of satellite navigation, discuss different academic views and promote the progress of technology and applications. I hope Satellite Navigation will build an academic exchange platform for all researchers." Said Prof. Yuanxi Yang. 

Executive Editor-in-Chief: Shuanggen Jin

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Shuanggen Jin is Professor at Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, CAS and Dean of School of Remote Sensing and Geomatics Engineering of Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, China. His main research areas include Satellite Navigation, Space Geodesy, Remote Sensing, Climate Change and Space/Planetary Exploration. He has published over 400 papers in JGR, IEEE, EPSL, GJI, JG etc. with more than 4500 citations and H-index of over 40, 8 books/monographs and 10 patents/software copyrights.
Prof. Jin joined Hundred-Talent Program of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2010 and was also the Fellow of the IAG (2011), IUGG (2019), President of the CPGPS (2016-2017), IAPS (2015-2019), Member of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (2017) and Member of European Academy of Sciences (2018).

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  • 2022 Citation Impact
    11.2 - 2-year Impact Factor
    11.3 - 5-year Impact Factor
    9.751 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)

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    13 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    120 days submission to accept (Median)

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