IUGG Union Commission on Planetary Sciences (UCPS)

    The Union Commission on Planetary Sciences (UCPS) was established by the Executive Committee of International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) in June 2015 to advance emerging and existing interdisciplinary research on planetary sciences, which covers the fields of planetary atmosphere, geophysics, geodesy, magnetism, cryosphere, seismology, volcanology, and the physics and chemistry of the interior of the planets in our solar system and around other stars.
  • to promote the study of all scientific problems on planetary science and to encourage planetary research;
  • to promote and coordinate international cooperation in planetary science, and promote planetary science activities in developing countries;
  • to provide, on an international basis, for discussion and publication of the results of the studies, research and work indicated above;
  • to contribute to coordinating activity for possible future space missions.
    Shuanggen Jin (IAG)
    Shanghai Astronomical Observatory
    Chinese Academy of Sciences
    80 Nandan Road, Shanghai 200030
    Email: sgjin(at)shao.ac.cn
    Website: http://www.shao.ac.cn/geodesy


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