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Areal Data supply for Mobile Network Planning
Demonstration of world-wide applicable methods to supply areal data for mobile network planning tools.
|Areal Data supply for Mobile Network Planning
|DUP (Data User Programme)
|ERS-1/2 : SAR
Landsat 4/5 : TM
Over the past 10 years, the mobile communication market has increased enormously. New networks are going to be planned and established. The planning of a network service requires among others a digital elevation model (DEM) and a digital land-use map ('clutter data') to be available world-wide.
However, accurate and updated spatial data is often not available. The main objective of the MOBILE project was the development of methods that can be applied world-wide in order to supply spatial data for mobile network planning.
The mobile network planning software showed that signal predic-tions have a high correspondence to the measured signal strength using these data sets. As a result of this project, the network service provider Swisscom settled for this methodology to produce a new DEM and clutter data set for Switzerland.
|Ernst Basler + Partner Ltd.
|UNIZH - RSL
Head of Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing
Ernst Basler + Partner Ltd.
CH - 8702 Zollikon
Tel: +41 (0)1-395.11.11
Fax: +41 (0)1-395.12.34
|Contact the DUP Programme Manager:
Dr Olivier Arino
European Space Agency - ESRIN D/EOP-SEP
Via Galileo Galilei C.P.94
I-00044 Frascati (RM)
Tel: +39 06-941.80564
Fax: +39 06-941.80552