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.

News and Current Events

Instructions for the 2012 General Meeting Proceedings (March 30)
Instructions for the preparation of manuscripts for the IVS 2012 General Meeting Proceedings are available. The required format for papers is LaTeX. The processing will be done with the 'pdflatex' command, which requires the usage of JPG, PNG, and PDF graphics file formats. Papers are due by April 30, 2012.

December Newsletter (January 4)
The December issue of the IVS Newsletter was posted on the Web site and the print version will be sent to the IVS mailing list in the next days. The main feature in this issue is about the analysis center at Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux.

Call for 2011 Annual Report (December 23)
The IVS Directing Board invites all IVS components to submit reports for the IVS 2011 Annual Report. The 2011 Annual Report will cover the calendar year from January 1 through December 31, 2011. Reports are due by January 31, 2012.