GGOS Blog – INTRODUCTION (Introduction into the GGOS Website)


Quest for the Exact Position

The quest for the exact position is an ongoing process allover the world. Take the time and watch this amazing video about geodesy!

Geodetic Products

GGOS developed an unique information platform, where interested users can find geodetic products interactively. They are guided to short and easy understandable descriptions about geodetic products.
Mount Everest© Martin Jernberg by unsplash

New Height of Mount Everest

The new height of the Mount Everest refers to the International Height Reference System (IHRS), a major enterprise of GGOS.
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.
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 ...
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…
bubble© Pexel-Pixabay

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,…
earth© Pexel-Pixabay

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…
service© Pexel-Pixabay

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,…
GGOS organization© Pexel-Pixabay

GGOS Structural Organisation

The framework for routines in everyday working life to find out who has to do what and with whose support to align all energies with the goals of the observing system GGOS. Discover more ...