We use geodesy—the study of Earth’s size, shape, and gravity field—to understand Earth processes and help society become more resilient to natural hazards.
How We Support Science
UNAVCO supports the exploration of our changing Earth through data acquisition, data access, community science meetings, short courses, internships, and educational resources. We operate the National Science Foundation Geodetic Facility for the Advancement of Geoscience (GAGE).
UNAVCO provides comprehensive technical and broader impact support to researchers using GPS/GNSS, TLS, UAS, borehole geophysics, and SAR data. Our services range from multi-national network installation and management to equipment loans, testing, configuration, integration, new equipment designs, training, and broader impacts planning and execution.
The Geodetic Facility for the Advancement of Geoscience (GAGE) is one of the National Science Foundation’s two premier geophysical facilities in support of geoscience and geoscience education. We operate and maintain the Network of the Americas and provide support to investigators working in Antarctica.