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  Resource Id: urn:geoss:csr:resource:urn:uuid:8963a989-9575-4ba0-a2b6-ab52e6a9be22
  Name: International Earth Rotation Service
  Abbreviation: IERS
  Description: The primary objectives of the IERS are to serve the astronomical, geodetic and geophysical communities by providing the following: - The International Celestial Reference System (ICRS) and its realization, the International Celestial Reference Frame (ICRF). - The International Terrestrial Reference System (ITRS) and its realization, the International Terrestrial Reference Frame (ITRF). - Earth orientation parameters required to study earth orientation variations and to transform between the ICRF and the ITRF. - Geophysical data to interpret time/space variations in the ICRF, ITRF or earth orientation parameters, and model such variations. - Standards, constants and models (i.e., conventions) encouraging international adherence.
  GEO Member or Participating Organisation :
IAG : International Association of Geodesy
  Responsible Organisation: Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy
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  Contact Name: Bernd Richter
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