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Publication date: 23 September 2016. A. Odincova

September 23, 2016. Alena I. Rybkina, Ph.D., Head of the Sector of innovative projects of GC RAS and Scientific Secretary of the Russian National Committee of CODATA, was re-elected for a second term as a member of the Executive Committee of CODATA at the General Assembly of CODATA in Denver, USA. The voting ceremony was attended by about 50 CODATA members, including 28 voting delegates from India, United States, Finland, Japan, Israel, Korea, Australia, Russia, Kenya, Taiwan, China, Ukraine, Canada, the United Kingdom and international scientific unions: IUGG, IUPAC, IUCR, IAU, IUPAP, ICSTI, RDA, ICSU-WDS, WFCC and observers representing various countries and organizations.

List of new members of CODATA Executive Committee:

1. Jane Hunter, Australia

2. Paul Laughton, RSA

3. DT Lee, China: Taipei

4. Jianhui LI, China

5. Alena Rybkina, Russia

6. Paul Uhlir, USA

7. Joseph Muliaro Wafula, Kenya

8. Mary Zborowski, Canada

The team of GC RAS congratulates Alena Rybkina with her re-election to the Executive Committee of CODATA and wishes her every success in the development of international scientific cooperation of young Russian scientists!

July 11, 2018. Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, V. A. Petrov, head of the Geoinformatics Laboratory of IGEM RAS, visited GC RAS. The purpose of the visit was to participate in a working meeting in which A. Gvishiani, Director of the Geophysical Center, A. Soloviev, Deputy Director for Science, A. Rybkina, Deputy Director for Development, and researcher A. Odintsova participated.

July 6-10, 2018. Scientists of the Laboratory of Geoinformatics and Geomagnetic Studies D. V. Peregudov and M. N. Dobrovolsky took part in the joint event – the 26th Extended European Cosmic Ray Symposium and 35th Russian Cosmic Ray Conference. The event was held at the Altai State University (Barnaul, Russia).

July 2-4, 2018. Leading engineer of the Laboratory of Geoinformatics and Geomagnetic Studies of GC RAS A. Grudnev visited "Klimovskaya" observatory (Arkhangelsk region, Klimovskaya village). The main goal of the expedition is to carry out routine preventive works aimed at maintaining the working capacity of geomagnetic equipment, including a scalar magnetometer.

July 4, 2018. Two international scientific organizations - the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) have united in a new union - the International Science Council (ISC). GC RAS represents the interests of Russia in the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), now part of the ISC. IUGG General Secretary Alik T. Ismail-Zade was elected as the chief secretary of the newly formed Council.