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

December Newsletter (December 18)
The December issue of the IVS Newsletter was posted on the Web site. This issue features the outgoing IVS Network Coordinator Ed Himwich.

2018 General Meeting Proceedings (August 27)
The Proceedings from the 2018 General Meeting held in Longyearbyen, Norway, are now available online. There will be no printed version of this publication.

August Newsletter (August 5)
The August issue of the IVS Newsletter was posted on the Web site. This issue features the Network Station and Technology Development Center at Kashima.


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