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Geodesy

Andreas Kvas

Andreas is a Postdoc at the Institute of Geodesy at Graz University of Technology in Austria. His research focuses on static and time-variable gravity field recovery from satellite data and applications of gravity data in other Earth science disciplines like hydrology and oceanography. He obtained his PhD in 2020 from Graz University of Technology and tweets as @akvas_esm.

A look beneath Earth’s surface: monitoring groundwater from space

A look beneath Earth’s surface: monitoring groundwater from space

Groundwater is one of the most important resources of freshwater for ecosystems and mankind. Because of this fundamental role in the Earth’s water and energy cycles, groundwater has been declared as an essential climate variable by GCOS, the Global Climate Observing System. As with other subsurface processes, it is difficult to observe and monitor on a global scale. This is especially true if you ...[Read More]

Notes from a hybrid conference

Zhen Li during his talk

With the COVID pandemic still ongoing, many conferences have been taking place online or have opted for a hybrid format, with combined on-site and online program parts. To many of us this still a rather new experience, so we decided to share some of the impressions we gathered in the hybrid meetings we attended so far. At the beginning of July, the International Association of Geodesy (IAG) Scient ...[Read More]

Insights from the past ECS Representative of the Geodesy division

Insights from the past ECS Representative of the Geodesy division

For our last interview we haven’t talked to a member of the current Geodesy division team. Instead we asked the past ECS (Early Career Scientist) representative of the Geodesy division, Katrin Bentel, a few questions. Fortunately, she gave us some insights about the role of an ECS Representative. Find out below.   What did you like most about your time as the Geodesy ECS Representative? ...[Read More]

Meet the new Geodesy Science Officer – Part 2

Meet the new Geodesy Science Officer – Part 2

In the past weeks you have met the president, deputy president and one science officer of the Geodesy division. Last but not least, we introduce you today to the second science officer: Xavier Collilieux. He also answered a few questions for us (including where his favourite place in Vienna is). Curious to find out? Then read below.   What is your position within the EGU and/or the Geodesy Di ...[Read More]