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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
July 12, 2019. Within the framework of the XXVII General Assembly of the IUGG, the second meeting of the IUGG Council was held, at which the reports of the presidents of eight associations were presented.

July 10, 2019. the 27th IUGG General Assembly’s opening ceremony took place in the Montreal Congress Palace. The ceremony marked the 100th anniversary of IUGG. The ceremony was attended by the IUGG leadership and the local organizing committee of the Assembly, as well as representatives of the Canadian authorities.

June 28-July 03, 2019. An expedition of researchers of GC ras to the area of the Lower Kansky granitoid massif (Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk Territory) took place to conduct geodynamic observations. The field work was carried out as part of the RSF project No. 18-17-00241 “Study of the sustainability of rock masses based on system analysis of geodynamic processes for geo-environmentally safe underground isolation of radioactive waste” in collaboration with the Institute for Safe Development of Nuclear Energy of RAS and with technical support from the Zheleznogorsky branch of FSUE NO RAO.

July 01, 2019. According to the results of the 2019 competition for grants from the Russian Science Foundation (RSF) for the event “Conducting Initiative Research by Young Scientists” of the Presidential Program of Research Projects Implemented by Leading Scientists, the project “System Analysis of the Effects of Astronomical Cyclicality on Paratethys Deposition Sedimentation” was supported. Project Manager is Deputy Director of GC RAS for Development A. I. Rybkina. Responsible project implementers - Professor, Head of the Department "Oil and Gas Sedimentology and Marine Geology" of MSU Yu. V. Rostovtseva, Head of the Laboratory of Geophysical Data, GC RAS B. Dzeboev , M.Sc., Laboratory of Innovation Projects, GC RAS Yu. I. Nikolova.

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