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Mission

Research Lines and Major Tasks of GC RAS:

  • study of geophysical fields and processes in various spheres of the Earth, including the hydrosphere, ionosphere, near-Earth space and solar-terrestrial relations;
  • develop new approaches to processing large volumes of complex geophysical data based on geographic information systems (GIS) technologies and methods of fuzzy logic and fuzzy mathematics;
  • carrying out magnetic observations and establish the Russian segment of INTERMAGNET;
  • establish five new INTERMAGNET observatories in Russia as joint observatories of GC RAS ​​and regional institutes;
  • carry out mobile magnetic observations;
  • develop a National INTERMAGNET Geomagnetic Information Node in GC RAS;
  • fundamental and applied research in geoinformatics, development of geological and geophysical applications of artificial intelligence methods and geoinformation systems;
  • establish a multilevel and multi-functional geographic information system on the territory of Russia and CIS;
  • providing information for research of DES RAS, maintenance of the Russian World Data Centers for Solid Earth Physics and Solar-Terrestrial Physics; establishment, maintenance and development of integral and distributed databases, Internet resources and knowledge bases in geophysics, geology, space physics and other Earth sciences;
  • study of modern crustal movements and simulation of the stress-strain state for the purposes of geoecology, geodynamics and natural risk assessment;
  • development of new methods of electronic publications.
News
November 29, 2018. The 47th Lomonosov Readings ended in Pomorie. For the first time ever, 14 academicians of the Russian Academy of Sciences, heads of leading scientific institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences, deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, members of the Council for Science and Education under the President of the Russian Federation gathered in Arkhangelsk. The main topic of discussion was the creation of a world-class research and education center in the Arkhangelsk region. Acting Director of GC RAS, Corresponding Member of RAS A. A. Soloviev attended the readings.

November 28, 2018. The annual General Meeting of Professors of the Russian Academy of Sciences was held. The first panel session was devoted to the scientific and technological development of Russia. At the second panel session, the principles of funding and examination of scientific research, including the evaluation of scientific organizations, were discussed. The meeting was attended by Corresponding Member of RAS, Professor of RAS, Acting Director of GC RAS A. A. Soloviev.

November 27, 2018. Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GC RAS) held a scientific workshop “New technological solutions for spherical visualization: experience in developing a demonstration complex for Novosibirsk State University (NSU)” The speakers were employees of the Laboratory for Innovation Projects of GC RAS: head of the laboratory A. I. Rybkina, researcher O. O. Samokhina, as well as junior researchers Yu. I. Nikolova and S. V. Presnyakov.

November 12-18, 2018. S. Yu. Khomutov, expert of INTERMAGNET and R.V. Sidorov, senior researcher at the Geoinformatics and Geomagnetic Research Laboratory of GC RAS, visited the Klimovskaya magnetic observatory (Konoshsky District, Arkhangelsk Region), maintained by the GC RAS.

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