Installation of the Chirokoitia Mobile GNSS Station

The Mobile Segment of CyCLOPS includes five (5) cutting-edge continuously operating high-rate GPS/GNSS reference stations, weather stations, and tilt-meters, which have been deployed in areas of interest which have already suffered the impact of natural and anthropogenic hazards. One GNSS reference stations of the CyCLOPS Mobile Segment (MS) with the code name TROD00CYP has been successfully installed. Khirokoitia is located in Larnaca’s district, Cyprus and its Neolithic Settlement is inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List (WHL) and is potentially unstable due to geo-hazards. The details of the new sites follow:

Site: Chirokoitia
4-Char Code: TROD00CYP
Monumentation: Shallow-drilled braced Quadpod (according to UNAVCO specs)
GNSS Receiver: Trimble® Alloy
GNSS Antenna: Trimble® Ti-v2 Geodetic Choke Ring with SCIGN Radome
Weather Station: Vaisala PTU 307 with solar radiation shield
Tiltmeter: Jewell D-711-A-S
Geology: Bedrock

Photos from the Installation

 

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