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5th International Antarctic Geodesy Symposium (AGS'03)

Antarctic Geodesy: Recent Work and Future Prospects

September 15-17 2003

Lviv, Ukraine

AGS03 continues the annual series of Antarctic Geodesy Symposia as part of the Geodetic Infrastructure of Antarctica (GIANT) program of the Geospatial Information Group within the SCAR Geoscience Standing Scientific Group.

The overall theme of the symposium is "Status of the Antarctic Geodetic infrastructure and future prospects for research". [Please note that the working language of AGS'03 will be English.]

The event will be hosted by the Ukraine National University "Lvivska Polytechnica" at their campus in Lviv and will be held in close cooperation with the Ukrainian Antarctic Center.

Specific Symposium Themes to be addressed include:

Papers examining the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) will also be considered.

Potential attendees are invited to send abstracts of papers for inclusion in the program by 14th July 2003. Please send abstracts to:

Fedir Zablotskyj
National University "Lviv Polytechnik"
S Bandera Str, 12
Lviv, 79013, Ukraine
Tel: +38 0322 398 804
Fax: +38 0322 744 300


Gennadi Milinevsky
Ukrainian Antarctic Center
T Shevchenka blvd, 16
01601, Kyiv, Ukraine
Tel/Fax: +38 044 246 3883

Organising Institutions

Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research - Geoscience SSG
Ukrainian Antarctic Center
National University "Lvivska Polytechnica"

Supported by

Ministry Education and Science of Ukraine
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Steering Committee

John Manning, Chair, SCAR Expert Group on Geospatial Information,
Glenn Johnstone
, SCAR Geoscience SSG,
Yaroslav Yatskiv
, Main Astronomy Observatory
Valery Lytvynov
, Ukrainian Antarctic Center

Local Organising Committee

Fedir Zablotskyj, Lviv Polytechnik, Chairman
Gennadi Milinevsky,
Ukrainian Antarctic Center, Vice-chairman
Rudolf Greku,
Institute of Geology
Alexander Evtushevsky,
Kyjv National University
Evgeny Seredinin,
Vladimir Glotov,
Lviv Polytechnik
Svetlana Kovalenok,
Ukrainian Antarctic Center
Kornily Tretjak,
Lviv Polytechnik
Evgeny Nakalov
, Lviv Center of Space Research


More information can be found at the following web sites:

Ukrainian page:

Other Information: