The Committee on Geodesy of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS), established in 1952, is a self-governing representation of the scientific discipline - geodesy and cartography - integrating scientists over the country.

The range of activities of the Committee on Geodesy PAS includes significant problems in the geodesy and cartography scientific discipline. In particular, the Committee's tasks include:

  • disseminating the results of debates, discussions and conferences in the geodesy and cartography scientific discipline,
  • assessments of the status and needs of the geodesy and cartography scientific discipline and related research institutions,
  • preparation of opinions, assessments, expert opinions and predictions regarding the geodesy and cartography scientific discipline,
  • cooperation with the authorities of the PAS and research institutes in supporting the development of  young scientists career,
  • cooperation in the implementation and dissemination of the results of research,
  • attention to the contribution of the Polish science in the development of international science, including the development of international cooperation,
  • collaboration with other scientific committees within the framework of multidisciplinary scientific studies,
  • evaluation of scientific publications,
  • patronage on seminars, conferences and scientific symposia,
  • organizing scientific debates, discussions and conferences.

The Committee on Geodesy PAS under the authority of the National Committee for the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) stimulates the international cooperation of the Polish scientists, particularly young scientists in the framework of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG).