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Publication date: 29 April 2016. Administrator

April 29, 2016. Geomagnetic Observatory "St. Petersburg" (international code-IAGA SPG) has become a part of INTERMAGNET. "St. Petersburg" became the tenth full-scale observatory of the Russian Federation. It carries out the registration of data on the Earth's magnetic field, of the highest international quality standard to date.

The development of the global INTERMAGNET network in Russia is carried out under the supervision of Academician Alexei Dzhermenovich Gvishiani Director of GC RAS. The observatory modernization was initiated in 2010. The work was carried out by the GC RAS Laboratory of geoinformatics and geomagnetic studies headed by Doctor of science, professor of RAS Anatoly Alexandrovich Soloviev. The operation and development of the observatory is provided jointly by GC RAS and the St. Petersburg branch of the Pushkov Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere and Radio Wave Propagation of RAS (IZMIRAN). Thus the oldest series of magnetic field observations, started in St. Petersburg in 1834, were renewed.

September 11, 2017. Director of GC RAS Academician Alexey Gvishiani was elected a member of the European Academy ("Academia Europaea") in the section EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES.

September 6, 2017. A press conference was held at the Central House of Journalists at a regular meeting in the frame of "Scientific Wednesdays" with the presentation "System Analysis of Earth Data for Reducing Natural and Technogenic Disasters" by Director of the Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences Academician Alexey Dzhermenovich Gvishiani. The head of GC RAS spoke about the work of the institute, importance of geomagnetic studies and their practical application, international cooperation with foreign research institutes and forthcoming elections at the Russian Academy of Sciences. During the meeting, the GC RAS scientists presented a digital innovative spherical screen. At the end of the presentation, Director of GC RAS gave an interview to the journalists.

August 23, 2017. Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Deputy Director for Science of the Geophysical Center A. Soloviev was appointed Delegate of RAS to the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA), replacing Director of the Geophysical Center Academician A. Gvishiani. At the same time, A. Gvishiani remains the national representative in the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), which includes IAGA.

July 3, 2017. School of Young Scientists "Methods for the integrated assessment of seismic hazard" has opened at the Shmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth (IPE RAS). The School was organized by GC RAS within the framework of the Russian Science Foundation (RNF) project No. 15-17-30020 "Application of system analysis for seismic hazard assessment in Russian regions".