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HGSS | Articles | Volume 10, issue 1
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 73–95, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-73-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
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Special issue: The International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics: from different...

Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 73–95, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-73-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Review article 16 Apr 2019

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IUGG in the 21st century

Jo Ann Joselyn et al.

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