International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)
Union géodésique et géophysique internationale (UGGI)
Unión Internacional de Geodesia y Geofisica
Internationale Union für Geodäsie und Geophysik
Mezhdunarodnyj Sojuz Geodezii i Geofiziki
1919-07-28 Brussels Belgium
Founded 28 Jul 1919, Brussels (Belgium), as constituent union of International Research Council (IRC) – Conseil international des recherches (CIR), latterly referred to as H-XA1752 - International Council for Science (ICSU). Currently one of the 40 scientific unions grouped within ICSU. Previously also referred to in German as Internationaler Verein für Geodäsie und Geophysik. Statutes adopted 1946, Cambridge (UK); modified: 1957, 1960, 1967, 1971, 1979, 1983, 1991, 1995, 1999, 2003, Sapporo (Japan); 2007, Perugia (Italy); 2011, Melbourne (Australia); 2015, Prague (Czech Rep).
Advance, promote and communicate knowledge of the Earth system, its space environment and the dynamical processes causing change.
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General Assembly (every 4 years); Council; Executive Committee; Bureau; Finance Committee. Semi-autonomous Associations (8): D-XM3254 - International Association of Cryospheric Sciences (IACS); B-XB1291 - International Association of Geodesy (IAG); B-XB1292 - International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA); B-XB1340 - International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS); B-XB1312 - International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences (IAMAS); B-XB1223 - International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Oceans (IAPSO); B-XB1344 - International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI); B-XB1369 - International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI). Regional Offices: Africa (ROA); Asia and the Pacific (ROAP); Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC). Union Commissions (7).
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