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Introduction and application of the GNSS Ambiguity Dilution of Precision - ADOP

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Author(s):
João Francisco Galera Monico ; Vinicius Francisco Rofatto ; Marco Aurélio Moraes de Mendonça
Total Authors: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: Bol. Ciênc. Geod.; v. 20, n. 2, p. 279-299, Jun. 2014.
Abstract

The main topic of this paper is the Ambiguity Dilution of Precision known as ADOP. Basically, ADOP is defined as a diagnostic measure for assessing the precision of the float scalar ambiguities. Among the several possibilities, the ADOP can provide help in predicting the behavior of a baseline or a network of GNSS receivers, concerning the problem of ambiguity resolution, either in real-time (instantaneous) or in the post-processing mode. The main advantage of using ADOP is possibility of the extraction of a closed analytical expression, considering various factors that affect the ambiguity resolution. Furthermore, the ADOP is related to the success rate of ambiguity resolution. The expressions here used, takes into account several factors, for example, a priori information of the measurement precision of GNSS carrier phase and pseudorange, the number of stations and satellites, the number of available frequencies and the behavior of the atmosphere (ionosphere and troposphere). Several scenarios were established so as to analyze the impact of each factor in ambiguities resolution, within the context of some stations of the São Paulo GNSS network (GNSS-SP). (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/03549-8 - Methodology for combination of GNSS zenithal tropospheric delay time series
Grantee:Vinicius Francisco Rofatto
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master