Regional Geospatial Service Center

Gravity Base Stations - Virginia

 


Reference Base Stations

 

NGA Reference Base Station Listing

 


Absolute, Absolute Excenter, Pendulum and/or Calibration Base Stations. Base Stations Information.

 

  • BLACKSBURG AA: BLA seismometer vault at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, VA (Absolute)
  • BLACKSBURG CA: BLA seismometer vault at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, VA (Abs. Excenter/Calibration)
  • BLACKSBURG B: Northwest side of Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA (Base)
  • BLACKSBURG 33LLB: Glade Baptist Church, Blacksburg, VA (Base)
  • BYRD AA: Visitor Center Basement, Big Meadows, VA (Absolute)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE C: Dept. of Mines and Minerals, Charlottesville, VA (Base)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE C23: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (Base)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE REACTOR: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (Abs. Ex)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE UNIVERSITY: Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (Calib.)
  • CORBIN AA: USGS Geomagnetic Cent. Bldg. 11, Corbin, VA (Absolute)
  • ERICH: Visitor Center, Great Falls Nat'l Park, VA (Abs. Excenter\Calibration)
  • GLOUCESTER POINT 7624 G: VIMS Maury Hall, Gloucester Point, VA (Abs. Excenter)
  • GLOUCESTER POINT AA: VIMS Watermans Hall lower level, Gloucester Point, VA (Absolute)
  • GREAT FALLS PARK AA: Preservation Rm. Visitor Cent., Great Falls Nat'l. Park, VA (Absolute)
  • GREAT FALLS PARK AB: Office for Visitor Center, Great Falls Nat'l. Park, VA (Absolute)
  • HERNDON CA: County park (Old DMA facility), Great Falls, VA (Abs. Excenter\Calibration)
  • RESTON AA: USGS National Headquarters, Reston, VA (Absolute)
  • RESTON CA: USGS National Headquarters, Reston, VA (Abs. Excenter)
  • SKYLAND B: Shenandoah Nat'l Park, at entrance of Skyland Recreational Area, Skyland, VA (Calibration)
  • WALLOPS AA: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Main Base, VA (Absolute)
  • WALLOPS M 421 RESET: NASA Wallops Flight Facility Main Base, VA (Abs. Excenter)
  • WASHINGTON L: Washington National Airport, Arlington, VA (Natl. Net\Calibration)
  • WASHINGTON R: J.F. Dulles Int'l Airport Terminal, Herndon, VA (Calibration)
  • WINCHESTER: Rouss City Hall downtown Winchester, VA (Base)
  • WINCHESTER AA: Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA (Absolute)
  • WINCHESTER CA: Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA (Abs. Excenter)
Contact NOAA/NGS for information on the Blue Ridge Calibration Line, a 320 mGal range between WASHINGTON R and SKYLAND B.