Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

Geodetic Infrastructure of Antarctica
  • Earth Science
  • Antarctic
  • Committee / Working Group / Expert Group / Action Group
SCAR Expert Group

As interest in earth sciences and the effects of change within Antarctica have grown over the years the need of earth monitoring observatories have increased. GIANT is an expert group established to oversee the development of geodetic infrastructure across the Antarctic Continent to facilitate the monitoring of its physical processes. The group has acted as an advisory committee to help coordinate various infrastructure associated with earth monitoring techniques such as GNSS, gravity meters as well as the installation of tide gauges to monitor sea level change.

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