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Working Group on Global Geodetic Reference Frame


A. Chairs

Co-Chairs



1. Mr. Gary Johnston - Australia
Email: Gary.Johnston@ga.gov.au
Tel: +61 2 6249 9049

2. Ms. Anne Jorgensen - Norway
Email: anne.jorgensen@kartverket.no
Tel: +47 926 13 373

B. Objectives

    1. To provide an intergovernmental forum, with equitable international representation, for communication and cooperation on issues relating to the maintenance and enhancement of a GGRF;
    2. To develop a roadmap for a collaborative global geodetic observation network and the associated infrastructure, with sustainable funding and investment, as well as strategic partnerships between mapping, space and other interested agencies;
    3. To encourage open sharing of geodetic data and information that contribute to regional and global reference frames;
    4. To advocate for guidelines and standards to advance the interchangeability and interoperability of geodetic systems and data;
    5. To address various technical, institutional and policy issues related to the implementation of a GGRF

C. Terms of Reference (forthcoming)

D. Work Program (forthcoming)

E. Documents

F. Meetings

  • Working Group Meeting during EGU, Vienna, 21 April 2016
  • Working Group GoToMeetings/teleconferences: 24 February, 8 February 2016
  • Working Group Meeting during AGU, San Francisco, 14 and 15 December 2015
  • Working Group GoToMeetings/teleconferences: 15 September, 15 October, 23 November
  • Working Group Meeting during the 5th Session of the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Management in New York, 4 August 2015
  • Side Event during the 5th Session of the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Management in New York, 3 August 2015
  • Working Group Meeting during IUGG, Prague, 26 and 27 June 2015
  • Working Group Meeting during EGU, Vienna, 13 April 2015
  • Working Group Meeting during AGU, San Francisco, 14 December 2014
  • Working Group Meeting during Refag, Luxembourg, 16 October 2014
  • Workshop on GGRF, during the 4th Session of the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management in New York, 6 August 2014
  • Working Group Meeting during the 4th Session of the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management in New York, 4 August 2014
  • Working Group Meeting during FIG, Kuala Lumpur, 20 June 2014
  • Briefing to UN Mission Representatives - The Importance of the GGRF, 6 May 2014, United Nations Secretariat, New York
  • Working Group Meeting during EGU, Vienna, 2 May 2014