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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
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".

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