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International Virtual Observatory Alliance (IVOA)

The International Virtual Observatory Alliance (IVOA) was formed in June 2002 with a mission to "facilitate the international coordination and collaboration necessary for the development and deployment of the tools, systems and organizational structures necessary to enable the international utilization of astronomical archives as an integrated and interoperating virtual observatory."The IVOA now comprises 20 VO programs from Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Europe, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States and an inter-governmental organization (ESA). Membership is open to other national and international projects according to the IVOA Guidelines for Participation.

Member Profile

Organization Name International Virtual Observatory Alliance (IVOA)
Membership Type Network Member
Member Since 20 Aug 2012
Organization Website
Host Organization Name IVOA
Representative Name JJ Kavelaars
Address Canadian Astronomy Data Centre - Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics, 5071 West Saanich Rd, Victoria BC, V9E 2E7
Country CANADA
Network Affiliation N/A

Updated:28 Jul 2020