Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS)

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Contact Details

URL: http://www.ggos.org/

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History

within B-XB1291 - International Association of Geodesy (IAG). Endorsed Jul 2003, Sapporo (Japan), by General Assembly of A-XA2722 - International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG). Since 2007 recognized as an integral component of IAG along with Services and Commissions. Restructured again, Jul 2011, Melbourne (Australia).

Aims

Provide the observations needed to monitor, map and understand changes in the earth's shape, rotation and mass distribution; provide the global frame of reference that is the fundamental backbone for measuring and consistently interpreting key global change processes and for many other scientific and societal applications; benefit science and society by providing the foundation upon which advances in earth and planetary system science and applications are built.

Events

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Structure

Consortium; Coordinating Board; Executive Committee; Science Panel; IAG Services, Commissions and relevant Inter-Commission Committee; Working Groups and Themes; Bureau for Standards and Conventions; Bureau for Networks and Communications. Coordinating Office.

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Subjects *

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UIA Org ID

XJ5140

Last News

2014

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