International Centre for Global Earth Models (ICGEM)

ICGEM Service New Publication:

Our new paper has been puplished in Earth System Science Data (ESSD), data publishing journal.
The paper is open access and can be reached at:https://www.earth-syst-sci-data.net/11/647/2019/essd-11-647-2019.pdf

The paper is intented to be the main reference for the ICGEM Service and its activities that include model downloads, and calculation and visualisation services. See below how to cite.


Appointment of the new director:

The longtime director of the ICGEM service, Franz Barthelmes retired on December 31st 2017. We would like to acknowledge the invaluable contributions he provided to ICGEM service and GFZ family.
As of January 1st 2018, E. Sinem Ince has been appointed as the new director of the ICGEM service.


ICGEM is one of five services coordinated by the International Gravity Field Service (IGFS) of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG).
The other services are:


Services of ICGEM


Some ICGEM related documents


Please cite our service as:

ICGEM Centre's staff at GFZ Potsdam