The goals of IVS are:

  • To provide a service to support geodetic, geophysical and astrometric research and operational activities.
  • To interact with the community of users of VLBI products and to integrate VLBI into a global Earth observing system.
  • To promote research and development activities in all aspects of the geodetic and astrometric VLBI technique.

Acknowledge IVS:

Whenever your use of IVS data or products results in a publication, please include a citation.


IVS is a service of

  International Association of Geodesy
  International Astronomical Union
  ICSU World Data System

News and Current Events

August Newsletter (August 4)
The August issue of the IVS Newsletter was posted on the Web site. This issue features the new IVS Network Coordinator Stuart Weston.

IVS Resolutions (July 22)
A new section about IVS Resolutions was added to About IVS.

Infrastructure Development Plan 2030 (July 21)
The Directing Board prepared a development plan for IVS infrastructure. The plan is available in the Strategic Papers section.

April Newsletter (April 8)
The April issue of the IVS Newsletter was posted on the Web site. This issue features the IVS Network Station Sejong, Korea.


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