The December issue of the IVS Newsletter is available on the IVS CC website. https://ivscc.gsfc.nasa.gov/publications/newsletter/issue58.pdf
IVS stations will be performing a historic set of observations called “T2++” sessions on January 12, 2021, and on November 30, 2021. In these two sessions, 24 and 28 IVS radio telescopes, respectively, will be participating, and will perform a series of simultaneous observations of quasars as fixed reference points on the sky. The main […]
The final version of the IVS Infrastructure Development Plan 2030 is now available on the IVS Coordinating Center website, https://ivscc.gsfc.nasa.gov/about/strategic/IVS-InfrastructureDevelopmentPlan2030_2020-09-28.pdf. This document presents a vision for the IVS on a path into the future. IVS stakeholders and those in related organizations such as the IAG are welcome to comment (please email axel dot nothnagel at […]
The IVS Newsletter, August 2020 edition, is now available: https://ivscc.gsfc.nasa.gov/publications/newsletter/issue57.pdf
The Norwegian geodesy video “Quest for the Exact Position,” produced by Sverre Krüger and featuring several familiar IVS faces, is now available on Vimeo in English. Thanks to the UN-GGIM Subcommittee on Geodesy for sharing this update. http://unggrf.org/
Congratulations to our esteemed colleagues at Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN) of Argentina on their new status as an Analysis Center of the IVS!
The COVID-19 outbreak is unfolding on a global scale, impacting our daily lives in the process. Despite the fluidity of the situation, IVS operations have continued under these difficult conditions without any significant disruption. Several stations have transitioned to remote operations with limited technical support on site, which has so far been successful. A survey […]
Per email from the Local Organizing Committee (LOC), the IVS General Meeting for 2020 has been cancelled because of the pandemic COVID-19.
In December, the new radio telescope at Metsähovi in Finland achieved first light with the newly installed broadband receiver. Congratulations to everyone involved! https://www.maanmittauslaitos.fi/en/topical_issues/first-verified-signals-received-metsahovis-new-vgos-radio-telescope and also see https://twitter.com/NataliyaZubko/status/1202131707027214336.
The latest IVS newsletter, issue 55, has been published and is available at: https://ivscc.gsfc.nasa.gov/publications/newsletter/issue55.pdf A few highlights include reports from the Unified Analysis Workshop in Paris and an IUGG Workshop on the implementation of the GGRF in Latin America, plus the many career accomplishments of retiring IVS Network Coordinator Ed Himwich, and the latest in […]