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.

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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

IVS Directing Board elections (November 27)
The newly elected representatives for the period February 2021 to February 2025 are: Pablo de Vicente (Networks) and Oleg Titov (Analysis).

Citation reference for CONT17 (November 5)
A citation reference was added to the CONT17 campaign: https://rdcu.be/b8q0I.

Minutes of 43rd DB Meeting (ersatz #1) (November 2)
The minutes of the 43rd Directing Board meeting were posted.

All CDDIS anonymous ftp links updated to https (October 23)
The website was updated to solely use https links for accessing files on CDDIS. A description of the CDDIS Archive Access provides information on how to use https and ftp-ssl for downloading files.

Directing Board Elections (September 24)
The Call for Nominations of the IVS 2020 Directing Board elections was posted. The deadline for nominations for the representative positions is 08 November 2020.

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.


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