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

April Newsletter (May 1)
The April issue of the IVS Newsletter was posted on the Web site. This issue features the Network Station at Metsähovi.

Call for 2017+2018 Biennial Report (March 8)
The IVS Directing Board invites all IVS components to submit reports for the IVS 2017+2018 Biennial Report. The 2017+2018 Biennial Report will cover the calendar years 2017 and 2018 spanning the period from 1 January 2017 through 31 December 2018. Reports are due by April 30, 2019.

December Newsletter (January 10)
The December issue of the IVS Newsletter was posted on the Web site. This issue features the Analysis Center at GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam.

Results of the at-large elections (December 17)
The newly elected at-large members for the period February 2019 to February 2021 are: Alet de Witt (HartRAO, South Africa), Jinling Li (SHAO, China), and Evgeny Nosov (IAA RAS, Russia).

Results of the representative elections (December 3)
The newly elected representatives for the period February 2019 to February 2023 are: Hayo Hase (Networks), Laura La Porta (Correlators), James Anderson (Analysis), and Chet Ruszczyk (Technology Develpment).


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