Due to the occurance of coordinate jumps, the station coordinates given in the tables below are valid for a specific period in time (indicated in the first column). The coordinate jumps are caused by station-specific equipment changes (see station log and/or EPN_discontinuities.snx), but also by the switch from relative to absolute antenna models in the GNSS data processing (Nov. 2006). Consequently, station coordinates up to 315/2006 are compatible (and should be used) with relative antenna models while station coordinates after 316/2006 are compatible (and should be used) with absolute antenna models.

To obtain the station positions at an epoch t different from t0, apply the station velocities: X(t) = X(t0) + (t-t0)*VX; Y(t) = Y(t0) + (t-t0)*VY; Z(t) = Z(t0) + (t-t0)*VZ

The precisions indicated in the tables below are formal 1 sigma errors from the normal equation stacking. Due to the rounding, formal errors indicated by 0.000 m (0.0000 m/y) must be read as being smaller than 0.0005 m (0.00005 m/y) or 0.5 mm (0.05mm/y).

1. POSITIONS/VELOCITIES PUBLISHED BY EUREF

EUREF has classified HELG00DEU (Helgoland Island, Germany) as a class A station which means that it can used as fiducial station for EUREF densifications.

Latest release

EPN_A_ETRF2000_C1934.SSC - EPN_A_IGb08_C1934.SSC (March 25, 2017)

ETRF2000 epoch t0 Position (m) Velocity (m/y)
X Y Z VX VY VZ
257/2014 - 035/2017 001/2005 3706067.471 ± 0.000 513803.667 ± 0.000 5148174.268 ± 0.000 -0.0005 ± 0.0000 -0.0004 ± 0.0000 -0.0003 ± 0.0000
313/1999 - 249/2014 001/2005 3706067.475 ± 0.000 513803.664 ± 0.000 5148174.276 ± 0.000 -0.0005 ± 0.0000 -0.0004 ± 0.0000 -0.0003 ± 0.0000
IGb08 epoch t0 Position (m) Velocity (m/y)
X Y Z VX VY VZ
257/2014 - 035/2017 001/2005 3706067.184 ± 0.000 513803.876 ± 0.000 5148174.465 ± 0.000 -0.0151 ± 0.0000 0.0157 ± 0.0000 0.0097 ± 0.0000
313/1999 - 249/2014 001/2005 3706067.189 ± 0.000 513803.873 ± 0.000 5148174.472 ± 0.000 -0.0151 ± 0.0000 0.0157 ± 0.0000 0.0097 ± 0.0000

Click HERE to see a plot of how the station positions between successive cumulative solutions agree with each other.

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2. POSITIONS/VELOCITIES PUBLISHED BY THE IGS

IGS has not yet released coordinates for HELG00DEU (Helgoland Island, Germany).

3. POSITIONS/VELOCITIES PUBLISHED BY THE IERS

Latest release

ETRF2000(14R) not yet ready
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ITRF2014_GNSS.SSC.txt (January 21, 2016)

ITRF2014 epoch t0 Position (m) Velocity (m/y)
X Y Z VX VY VZ
start - 365/2014 001/2010 3706067.110 ± 0.001 513803.951 ± 0.001 5148174.515 ± 0.001 -0.0153 ± 0.0000 0.0157 ± 0.0000 0.0095 ± 0.0000
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Previous releases

4. POSITION PUBLISHED WEEKLY IN THE EPN COMBINED SOLUTION

IGS08 epoch t0 Position (m) Velocity (m/y)
X Y Z VX VY VZ
183/2017 - 189/2017 186/2017 3706066.992 ± 0.000 513804.072 ± 0.000 5148174.580 ± 0.000 NANANA

5. POSITIONS PUBLISHED BY THE COUNTRY

The official ETRS89 coordinates used in Germany are maintained by BKG. This agency is fully responsible for the information kindly provided to the EPN:

Valid (from - to) epoch t0 Position (m) Velocity (m/y)
X Y Z VX VY VZ
286/2002 - now 001/1989 3706067.475 513803.669 5148174.268 NANANA

Following a recent initiative of the EUREF Technical Working Group (Monitoring of official national ETRF coordinates on EPN web), the differences between the national coordinates and the latest cumulative EPN solutions (section 1) are regularly monitored. They are given in two maps: [horizontal differences] and [vertical differences].