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Publication date: 3 October 2016. A. Odincova

October 3, 2016. Congress of young geographers "GeoPoisk 2016" has opened in Tver. More than 200 representatives of Russian universities participated in the event. The Congress focused on two major geographic anniversaries - the 80th anniversary of the opening of the Tver State University, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Geography and the 70th anniversary of the creation of the regional branch of the Russian Geographical Society. The main objectives of the Congress are to promote scientific and educational projects involving young geographers, to identify and support talented researchers, promoting the development of national and international academic mobility of scientists and experts in the framework of development of a personnel reserve system and academic exchange.

Research Fellow, Sector of innovative projects of GC RAS Olga Samokhina addressed the Congress on the topic "Innovative approach to visualization - spherical screen as a method of representation of geodata and tools of teaching natural sciences", and delivered a presentation of digital demonstration complex with a spherical projection screen. Her presentation aroused great interest among the students and teachers at the University.

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.