International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics

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German stamp about the general meeting of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics in 1983

The International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to the scientific study of the Earth using geophysical and geodesic techniques. The IUGG was established in 1919.[1] Some areas within its scope are environmental preservation, reduction of the effects of natural hazards, and mineral resources. The IUGG consists of eight associations and three commissions:

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  1. ^ Cochrane, Rexmond C. (1978). The National Academy of Sciences: The First Hundred Years, 1863-1963. National Academies. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 

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