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Publication date: 14 June 2018. A. Odincova

June 14, 2018. The 49th meeting of the Academic Council was held in the Belousov hall. The meeting adopted the Regulations on the Scientific Leader of GC RAS.

This provision regulates the functions of the Scientific Leader. As a result of a secret vote, the Academic Council unanimously nominated Academician Alexei Gvishiani for the post. The final approval of the nominated candidature will be held at a meeting of the Bureau of the Earth Sciences Branch of RAS on June 18, 2018.

Members of the GC RAS Academic Council (from left to right): V. A. Nechitailenko, S. M. Agayan, V. G. Getmanov, V. I. Kaftan, R. I. Krasnoperov, A. A. Soloviev, R. Yu. Lukianova, N. A. Sergeeva, A. D. Gvishiani, V. N. Morozov, T. A. Tatarinova, E. O. Kedrov, A. A. Lushnikov, Yu. S. Lyubovtseva, V. N. Tatarinov, V. B. Lapshin, B. A. Dzeboev.

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.