Book: Mission Erde© Springer - Angermann

Mission Earth

Tracking down Geodynamics and Climate Change with Satellite Geodesy. This book aims at interested nonprofessionals who want to learn more about our fascinating planet, but also at experts in natural sciences.
New GGOS Website© GGOS - (adapted FreePic graphic)

New GGOS Website

From time to time it is necessary to redesign a website. The old GGOS website was developed in 2016. In the end of 2019, the redesign process started and it is now time to launch the completely new GGOS website with a lot of enhanced features…
Geodesy© NASA

A Brief History of Geodesy

Geodesy is a field of study that deals with the measurement and representation of the Earth, and it all started when a clever human ...

AGU 2020 – GGOS Session

This year the AGU Fall Meeting 2020 will be held as an virtual conference due to travel restrictions by Coronavirus. AGU2020 is scheduled from 1-17 December. GGOS Session This year the GGOS Session will be held online. The title of this session…

GGOS Days 2020

GGOS Days is the annual meeting of GGOS during which the different components of GGOS meet and report on their activities during the past year and their plans for the coming year. In October 2020 the GGOS Days 2020 took place as an 3 days video…
Günther Stangl© GGOS-BEV

In Memoriam – Günter Stangl

We received the deeply sad news that Günter Stangl - former Director of GGOS Coordinating Office from 2016 to 2017 - passed away, unexpected, much too early in the first years of his retirement in the age of 68 years. Günter Stangl started…
GGOS - Observations© RawPixel

GGOS a Masterpiece of Geodesy

GGOS is like an orchestra playing a masterpiece of music. The composer is the System Earth. The music sheets are the signals caused by changes of the System Earth. The musical instruments are the geodetic sensors detecting the signals of Earth…
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Discovering Fingerprints of System Earth Changes with Geodesy

Geodesy not only provides the fundamental basis for all practical and scientific disciplines, whose activities are based on geo-referenced data, but it is able to deliver a global picture of the surface kinematics of our planet, including oceans,…
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Geodesy: The Cornerstone for a Comprehensive Observation of the System Earth

Geodesy provides the foundation on which all Earth observation systems are built. In this function, Geodesy is essential for Earth observation just like the foundation and frame of a house are necessary to keep it stable over time. Geodesy continuously…
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The Observation System GGOS and the Organisation GGOS

The observing system GGOS relies on the geodetic infrastructure established and managed by a large international scientific community based on the voluntary commitment of national geodetic authorities, space agencies, research institutes, universities,…