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2005-04-29

April 2005

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Gyula Tóth
IAG Newsletter

April 2005

Editor: Gyula Tóth

IAG Communication and Outreach Branch

MTA-BME Research Group for Phys. Geod. and Geodyn.

 Department of Geodesy and Surveying

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

H-1521 Budapest, Hungary

Information Service of the International Association of Geodesy

http://www.iag-aig.org               newsletter@iag-aig.org

Contents

Meeting Announcements. 2

Dynamic Planet 2005 – important deadlines, grants & awards. 2

IAG Sponsored Meetings. 2

EUREF Symposium 2005 Vienna. 2

Dynamic Planet 2005. 2

7th conference on Optical 3-D Measurement Techniques. 3

Summer School on Microgravimetric methods: static and dynamic aspects. 3

IAG Related Meetings. 3

GIS Planet 2005. 3

French speeking school on the geoid. 3

IAMAS 2005. 3

12th International Symposium on Deformation Measurement 3

4th Congress of the Balkan Geophysical Society. 4

The International Symposium on GPS/GNSS 2005 (GNSS2005) 4

IAG Sister Societies’ General Assemblies. 4

SRTM Workshopand Special Issue of Journal of Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing (PE&RS) 4

ICC2005 Conference. 4

ISPRS Workshop Laser scanning 2005. 4

4th FIG Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean. 4

 

The IAG Newsletter is under the editorial responsibility of the Communication and Outreach Branch (COB) of the  IAG.

It is an open forum and contributors are welcome to send material (preferably in electronic form) to the IAG COB (newsletter@iag-aig.org). These contributions should complement information sent by IAG officials or by IAG symposia organizers (reports and announcements). The IAG Newsletter is published monthly. It is available in different formats from the IAG new internet site: http://www.iag-aig.org

Each IAG Newsletter includes several of the following topics:

I.        news from the Bureau Members

II.      general information

III.    reports of IAG symposia

IV.    reports by commissions, special commissions or study groups

V.      symposia announcements

VI.    book reviews

VII.  fast bibliography

Books for review are the responsibility of:

C.C Tscherning

University of Copenhagen

Dept. of Geophysics

Copenhagen, Denmark

Fax: +45 35365357

E-mail: cct@gfy.ku.dk

 


 

Dynamic Planet 2005 – important deadlines, grants & awards

Abstract deadline: May 6, 2005.

 

"Monitoring and Understanding a Dynamic Planet with Geodetic and Oceanographic Tools"

A Joint Assembly of the IAG, IAPSO and IABO

22 - 26 August 2005, Cairns, Australia

 

Scientists from all countries are invited to participate in this unique conference – a joint assembly of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG), International Association for Physical Sciences of the Oceans (IAPSO), and the International Association for Biological Oceanography (IBO). For further information, please visit the Dynamic Planet website http://www.dynamicplanet2005.com.

 

Grants and Awards

 

Dynamic Planet Student Grants

 

Awards of up to AU$880 will be made available to assist students of Australian nationality or residency (PhD and MSc by research) to attend the conference. An additional AU$330 will be made available to those students whose institutions have not covered the registration fee. Applications should be sent to the Conference Secretariat - info@dynamicplanet2005.com - by 6 May 2005.

 

AGU Student Members Grants

 

Funds are available through AGU for partial support of student travel. The abstract and application deadline is 6 May 2005. For complete information and application instructions go to:              http://www.agu.org/meetings/STG/iahsi_stg.html

 

IAG and IAPSO Grants

 

If you have submitted an abstract and wish to be considered for a Grant to support you participation please visit the conference website www.dynamicplanet2005.com and return the Grant Application form located on the Registration Page.

 

For further details on the above grants please visit http://www.dynamicplanet2005.com/news/issue-5/.

 

 

IAG Sponsored Meetings

1-4 June 2005, Vienna, Austria

The next regular EUREF 2005 Symposium will be held in Vienna, Austria, June 1-4, 2005. More detailed information please find updated on the Symposia homepage   http://euref2005.oeaw.ac.at/ .

"Monitoring and Understanding a Dynamic Planet with Geodetic and Oceanographic Tools"

A Joint Assembly of the IAG, IAPSO and IABO

22 - 26 August 2005, Cairns , Australia

Scientists from all countries are invited to participate in this unique conference – a joint assembly of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG), International Association for Physical Sciences of the Oceans (IAPSO), and the International Association for Biological Oceanography (IBO). For further information, please visit the Dynamic Planet website http://www.dynamicplanet2005.com.

3-5 October 2005, Vienna , Austria

The 7th conference on "Optical 3-D Measurement Techniques" will be held from October 3-5, 2005 in Vienna, Austria and is co-sponsored by the ISPRS Commission V, the FIG Commission 5 and 6, and the IAG Sub-commission 4.2. The conference website is: http://info.tuwien.ac.at/ingeo/optical3d/o3d.htm. The first announcement in pdf format can be downloaded from the conference website at: http://info.tuwien.ac.at/ingeo/optical3d/o3d1st.pdf.

Summer School on Microgravimetric methods: static and dynamic aspects

23-28 October, 2005, Lanzarote, Canaries

The International Gravimetric Bureau (BGI), the International Center for Earth Tides (ICET) and the Instituto de Astronomia y Geodesia (IAG) are pleased to announce their joint Summer School on Microgravimetric Methods: static and dynamic aspects. The request for information email is to: bernard.langellier@cnes.fr. Please also visit the BGI website for further details: http://bgi.cnes.fr

 

 

IAG Related Meetings

 

30 May- 2 June 2005, Estoril,  Lisboa Portugal

The II conference & exhibition on geographic information will take place Estoril Congress Centre, Lisboa Portugal. GIS PLANET is a global, independent and open event dedicated to Geographic Information. More information is available at http://www.gisplanet.org.

 

AOGS 2nd Annual Meeting 2005

20-24 June 2005, Suntec, Singapore

The Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) will hold its 2nd Meeting on 20 to 24 June, 2005 at the Singapore Suntec City Convention Centre. In all, over 100 sessions in Solid Earth, Solar Terresterial, Planetary Science, Hydrological Science, Oceans & Atmospheres and Interdisciplinary Working Groups. Additionally, nearly all sections have an Open Category for garnering submissions of its own class. For more details please visit http://www.asiaoceania-conference.org/.

27 June - 1 July 2005, Marnela Vallée CEDEX, France

Institut Géographique National (France), Bureau Gravimétrique International, and Observatoire Royal de Belgique sponsors a French speaking school on the geoid. For further information please visit the IAG webpage  http://www.iag-aig.org.

2-11 August 2005, Beijing, China

The International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences (IAMAS), will hold its biennial Scientific Assembly in Beijing, China from 2-11 August 2005. The theme of the conference is The Fascinating Atmosphere: Changeable and Changing, and will cover all areas of meteorology and atmospheric sciences, including dynamics, radiation, chemistry, electricity, clouds and precipitation, and climate variability and change. Further details can be found on the IAMAS 2005 web site http://www.iamas2005.com.

12-15 September 2005, Qingdao , China

You are cordially invited to the 12th International Symposium on Deformation Measurements organized by Commission 6 of the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) to be held in Qingdao, China, 12-15 September 2005. Please visit the conference website for further information: http://www.fig.net/isdm12.

9-12 October 2005, Bucharest , Romania

The International Conference and Exhibition “Geophysics Without Frontiers” is organized and hosted by the Romanian Society of Geophysics in cooperation with EAGE, SEG, EGU and AGU, under the auspices of the IUGG. The Congress focuses the attention of the whole community of geophysicists on Balkans. The conference webpage is  www.bgs-bucharest2005.ro.

8-10 December 2005, Hong Kong

The International Symposium on GPS/GNSS 2005 (GNSS2005) will take place in Hong Kong, 8-10 December 2005.  The symposium will feature a session of presentations from the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC). For details, please visit the following URL: http://www.lsgi.polyu.edu.hk/GNSS2005/.

 

 

IAG Sister Societies’ General Assemblies

SRTM Workshop and Special Issue of Journal of Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing (PE&RS)

14-16, June 2005, Reston, Virginia, USA

A workshop will be held June 14-16, 2005 in Reston, Virginia on SRTM Data Validation and Applications. Abstracts are due April 15, 2005. Details may be found at: http://edc.usgs.gov/conferences/SRTM/

 

Call for Papers: PE&RS Special Issue on on Mapping Mars, October 2005

This special issue of Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing (PE&RS) will focus on recent advancements in surveying and mapping of Mars. For further details, please visit http://www.asprs.org/publications/pers/call_for_papers.html

9-16 July 2005, A Coruña, Spain

The XXII International Cartographic Conference (ICC) is the most important event in the International Cartographic Association (ICA) calendar. Please visit http://www.icc2005.org for details.

12-14 September 2005, Enschede, the Netherlands

The workshop, held at the ITC in Enschede, will bring together an interdisciplinary group of researchers, system developers, data providers and end users to discuss and demonstrate recent developments in laser scanner data processing, the potential of the technique and future trends in sensorics and data processing. Further information on the workshop can be obtained from http://www.itc.nl/isprswgIII-3/laserscanning2005/.

4th FIG Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean

26-29 September 2005, Havana,Cuba

The 4th FIG Regional Conference will be organized by FIG together with UNAICC in Havana, Cuba. This conference will also be the first FIG regional conference to be held in Latin America and the Caribbean. The first invitation and call for papers now available through the conference webpage: http://www.fig.net/havana.