Swiss Geodetic Commission
Schweiz. Geodätische Kommission
Commission Géodésique Suisse
Type of Structure: committee / commission
Regional Scope: national in the area: Switzerland /
Parent Organisations: PF-Geosciences
Child Organisations:
Duration : 1861 to present
Contact Address: Prof. Alain Geiger
Geodesy and Geodynamics Lab
Institut für Geodäsie und Photogrammetrie, IGP
ETH Zürich
HPV G 54
Robert-Gnehm-Weg 15
8093 Zürich
Phone: +41 (0) 44 633 32 44 ; +41 (0) 44 633 26 61
FAX: +41 (0) 44 633 10 66
e-Mail: geiger(at)

holding an official function in SGC

General information and objectives

Tasks and functions
  • Initiating and co-ordinating fundamental strategic geodetic research in Switzerland
  • Advising on general policy-making of geodesy including education, and in relation to general social developments
  • Stimulating the spread of geodetic knowledge to the open public
  •  Stimulating, supporting and extending the geodetic infrastructure of Switzerland
  •  Stimulating the introduction of new technologies and methods to the geodetic community and open public
  • Maintaining and fostering contacts to international institutions such as the International Association of Geodesy and the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics

    For further details, link to the SGC Home Page

    Last update: 7/17/14
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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