SIRGAS logo New Sirgas experimental processing centre in BoliviaThe Instituto Geográfico Militar (IGM-Bo), in La Paz, Bolivia, announced the inauguration of the new Sirgas Experimental Processing Centre in Bolivia, from the event GPS 1761, held on October 6, 2013.

The installation of this processing centre has been possible thanks to a cooperation agreement subscribed by the German Geodetic Research Institute (DGFI, Germany), the University of Bern (Switzerland) and IGM-Bolivia.

The main characteristics of this new Sirgas Experimental Processing Center are:
• Name: CEPAG-IGM – Centro de Procesamiento y Análisis de Datos GNSS del Instituto Geográfico Militar de Bolivia
• Abbreviation: BLV
• Processed stations: AMCO, AREQ, BATF, BOMJ, BRAZ, BRFT, CALL, CATA, CHAC, CHPI, COPO, CRUZ, CUIB, GOJA, IACR, IQQE, IQUI, MABA, MGBH, MSCG, MTCN, MTCO, MTVB, NAUS, PAIT, PISR, PITN, POAL, POVE, PRMA, RECF, RIOB, RIOP, RNNA, ROCD, ROGM, ROJI, SALU, SAVO, SCRZ, SJRP, SVIC, TOPL, TUCU, UFPR, UNSA, URUS, UYNI, YCBA.
• Software: Bernese GNSS Sorftware, version 5.2, Windows
• Team: Arturo Echalar, Marío Sandoval Nava, Daniel Espinoza Condori, David Morales Arce, Nelson Olivares Escobar, Rubén de La Cruz Quispe, Tito Florés Torrejón, Wilber Delgado Gutíerrez, Wilson Soria Sotez.

New stations Sirgas-CON

In October 2013 were included in Sirgas-CON the following stations:

• Argentina: MGUE (Malargüe)
• Brazil:BAIL (Ilheus), GOGY (Goiania), MSDR (Dourados), PBJP (João Pessoa), PRCV (Cascavel), RSAL (Alegrete), SEAJ (São Cristovão).
• Ecuador: ALEC (Alausi), CHEC (El Chaco), CLEC (Celica), COEC (Tulcan), ECEC (El Carmen), EREC (Riobamba), GZEC (Gualaquiza), IBEC (Ibarra), PDEC (Palanda), PJEC (Pajan), PREC (Palora), SEEC (Santa Elena).