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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.

Geodesy Division Year In Review 2021

Geodesy Division Year In Review 2021

With 2021 coming to an end, we wanted to wrap up the year with a blog post summarizing all the things that happened within the Geodesy division. And, although we are still in the middle of a pandemic, there are a number of things to look forward to in 2022! Looking back on 2021 New Division Team 2021 was a year with many changes in the Geodesy Division. Outgoing Division President Johannes Böhm ha ...[Read More]

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]