High-rate compressed GNSS meteorological data


Data Center Citation

Noll, Carey E., The Crustal Dynamics Data Information System: A resource to support scientific analysis using space geodesy, Advances in Space Research, Volume 45, Issue 12, 15 June 2010, Pages 1421-1440, ISSN 0273-1177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2010.01.018.

Data Citation

International GNSS Service, High-rate compressed meteorological data, Greenbelt, MD, USA:NASA Crustal Dynamics Data Information System (CDDIS), Accessed [[enter user data access date]] at doi:10.5067/GNSS/gnss_highrate_m_001.

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  • Name: High-rate compressed GNSS meteorological data
  • Format: RINEX V2, UNIX compressed ASCII
  • Spatial Coverage: 90.0N to -90.0S, 180.0E to -180.0W
  • Temporal Coverage: 2001-05-01 to present
  • Temporal Resolution:15 minutes
  • File Size: 250 Kbytes/15-minute file
  • Platforms: GPS, GLONASS


GNSS data from a global network of permanent GNSS receivers supporting the International GNSS Service (IGS) operating at a 1-second sampling rate and containing 15 minutes of data.

Data Access

The high-rate GNSS compressed meteorological data are online:


in subdirectories by year and day of year as follows:


as described in the table below.

Code Meaning
YYYY4-digit year
DDD3-digit day of year
YY2-digit year
HH 2-digit hour of day (00, 01, ..., 23)
mmmm 4-character site monument name
H 1-character hour of day (a, b, ..., x)
MM 2-digit minute of hour (00, 15, 30, 45)
.Z UNIX compressed file