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Wednesday 14th July 1999

18.00 - 20.00

Icebreaker party at the Institute of Geodesy and Cartography [for location see map]

Adam Linsenbarth - Director of the Institute of Geodesy and Cartography - welcome ceremony and presentation of the Institute.

Thursday 15th July 1999

9.00 - 10.30 Chairman: Jan Cisak

Alexander Guterch - President of Polish Committee on Polar Research - geophysicist and organiser of seismic expeditions to Antarctica and Arctic. Dr Guterch will open the Symposium

Krzysztof Birkenmajer - History of Polish Polar Research

Janusz Sledzinski - "Polish Geodetic Antarctic studies" (Prof. Sledzinski from Warsaw University of Technology was a member of first Polish Antarctic Expedition to A.B. Dobrowolski Station in 1958).

11.00 - 12.30 Chairman: John Manning

John Manning - Overview of GIANT program

Reinhard Dietrich - "Present Status of the SCAR GPS Epoch Campaigns"

Alessandro Capra - "A Data Base for Physical Geodesy Data Collection and Analysis"

14.00 - 15.30 Chairman: Reinhard Dietrich

Larry D. Hothem - "Transantarctic Mountains Deformation Monitoring Network (TAMDEF), South Victoria Land - Initial Results" (oral & poster)

Bjorn Johns - "Multi-Disciplinary GPS Applications in Antarctica - McMurdo DGPS Base, Science Support, and Operational Surveying."

John Manning - SCAR Group of Specialists on Antarctic Neotectonics (ANTEC)

Alessandro Capra - "Recent Results of GPS Networks for Crustal Deformation Control on Terra Nova Bay Area (Antarctica)"

16.00 - 17.30 Chairman: Larry Hothem

Jaakko Makinen - "Absolute gravity measurement at Aboa: Effects of close range ice and snow cover."

Alessandro Capra - "GPS networks for the observation of ice surface deformation in Dome C and Talos Dome areas".

Alexander Yuskevitch (AEROGEODEZIJA - from St. Petersburg - new Russian member of SCAR WG-GGI) "Topographic and geodetic works executed by Federal Service of Geodesy and Cartography of Russia in Antarctic Continent since 1970".

Symposium Dinner

Guest speaker - Krzysztof Birkenmajer

Friday 16th July 1999

9.00 - 10.30 Chairman: Alessandro Capra

Nengcheng Chen - "Geostar and Internet Based GIS of Antarctica"

Chunming Chen - "Antarctic Surveying and Mapping Works of China and Recent Progress"

Larry Hothem - "Antarctic Geodetic Activities by U.S. - Underway and Planned (oral & poster).

Fedir Zablotskyj - "Results of atmospheric influences on astrogeodetic measurements in Polar Regions."

11.00 - 12.30 Chairman: John Manning

GIANT Meeting - progress on SCAR WG-GGI projects and reports on activities undertaken during season 1998/99

14.00 - 15.00 Chairman: John Manning

GIANT Meeting - plans for geodetic work next austral summer 1999/2000

15.30 - onwards Chairman: Jan Cisak

Technical Tour to the Astro - Geodetic Observatory of the Institute of Geodesy and Cartography in Borowa Góra (36 km from the Centre of Warsaw)

Evgenij Zanimonskiy - Ukraine - "Field tests of the portable Absolute Gravimeter" (He proposes to have this presentation during technical excursion to our Observatory.)

Ilari Koskelo - Finland - Javad presentation

Reception in the open air - into the late evening.