Global Oscillation Network Group (GONG)

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History

5 Oct 1997, when commenced operations.

Aims

Conduct detailed study of solar internal structure and dynamics, in particular differences in the sun's internal rotation speeds, using helioseismology.

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Activities

Obtains nearly continuous observations of the Sun's five-minute oscillations, or pulsations through a 6-station network of extremely sensitive and stable solar velocity imagers located around the Earth. Facilitates the coordinated scientific investigation of these measurements through a major, distributed data reduction and analysis system. Organizes annual scientific meetings.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 36 countries
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Type I Classification

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

F4415

Last News Received

2010
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