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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
June 14, 2018. The 49th meeting of the Academic Council was held in the Belousov hall. The meeting adopted the Regulations on the Scientific Leader of GC RAS.

June 9, 2018. Leading researcher of the Laboratory of Geoinfarmatics and Geomagnetic Studies Sergey Anatolyevich Lebedev took part in the work of the School of Chief Designers (Module 2) as a guest expert with a lecture on "Satellite altimetry". The school program is implemented on the basis of the Corporate Academy of ROSKOSMOS, its participants were more than forty specialists of thirteen enterprises of the State Corporation.

June 8, 2018. D.Sc. Mikhail Kaban (GFZ, Potsdam, Germany) presented the report: "Structure and evolution of the lithosphere of North America on the basis of complex modeling of gravitational and seismic data" in the Belousov hall of GC RAS. The research team also included Alexey Petrunin, Walter D. Mooney and Magdala Tesauro.

June 6, 2018. Director of GC RAS A. D. Gvishiani and Senior research scientis of the Laboratory of Electronic Publications O. E. Louppov took part in the meeting of the round table of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE) "Prospects for the Common Economic Space of the EU-EEU: Challenges and Opportunities for Business", organized jointly by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Eurasian Economic Commission, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Association of European Businesses and the National Coordinating Center for Development of Economic Relations with Countries in the Asia-Pacific Region.

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