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Publication date: 2 July 2018. A. Odincova

June 21-29, 2018. Principal researcher of the laboratory of electronic publications of GC RAS, Doctor of Science (PhD) A. Khokhlov visited the Pertsov White Sea Biological Station of the Faculty of Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University. The purpose of the expedition was to construct a non-magnetic pavilion to install high-precision magnetometric equipment. The site of the pavilion was chosen during the previous expedition, which took place in March 2018.

After the installation of the magnetometer, the station will become a full-fledged magnetic variation station. In the future, we plan to upgrade the station to the standard of a magnetic observatory.

On behalf of GC RAS we congratulate Andrey Vladimirovich on the successful expedition!

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.