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international geophysical year

W. Buedeler

international geophysical year

by W. Buedeler

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Published by Unesco .
Written in English


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Statementby W. Buedeler.
SeriesUnesco and its programme -- XV
ContributionsUNESCO.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20748817M

This chapter, written soon after the publication of the then highly exciting news that the United States and the Soviet Union were both going to launch the world’s first artificial earth satellites as part of their programmes for the International Geophysical Year (1 July –1 December ), examines some of the international law problems which the forthcoming space age was likely to. Annals of the International Geophysical Year, Volume Auroral Spectrograph Data is a five-chapter text that contains tabulations of auroral spectrograph data. The patrol spectrograph built by the Perkin-Elmer Corporation for the Aurora and Airglow Program of the IGY is a high-speed, low-dispersion, automatic instrument designed to photograph.

THE INTERNATIONAL GEOPHYSICAL YEAR D. C. MARTIN "rpHE International Geophysical Year " will be written into the JL history books because it recounts how man made his break through to the study of space beyond the atmosphere of his own planet Earth. But first a word of history itself. Early man could not but be aware of the sun and the. THE ROBINSON LIBRARY: The Robinson Library >> Science >> Physics >> Geophysics: International Geophysical Year. IGY was an month period during which scientists of 66 countries conducted an unprecedented study of the earth and its cosmic environs.

SECRETS OF THE EARTH MADE KNOWN; Scientific Discoveries of the I.G.Y. Have Told Us Much About Our World ASSAULT ON THE UNKNOWN: The International Geophysical Year. THE INTERNATIONAL GEOPHYSICAL YEAR Dr. Ralph Glasgal created this documentary of his experiences in as part of the expedition that constructed and operated Wilkes Station (eventually replaced by Casey Station). This was part of the historic multi-national science program known as the International Geophysical Year (IGY).


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The International Geophysical Year (IGY) was an international effort to coordinate the collection of geophysical data from around the World. It marked the beginning of a new era of scientific discovery at a time when many innovative technologies were appearing.

This book will be of value to geophysicists and researchers in the field. Show less Annals of the International Geophysical Year, Volume Seismology is an eight-chapter text that provides seismological data observed during the International Geophysical Year (IGY).

This book will prove useful to geophysicists and researchers who are interested in the accomplishments of the International Geophysical Year.

Show less Annals of the International Geophysical Year, Volume Bibliography and Index contains bibliography of articles published in connection with the International Geophysical Year (IGY). "The closing sentence in Dian Olson Belanger's seminal history book on Operation Deep Freeze and the International Geophysical Year is a reminder to readers that understanding the past makes one appreciate today a little bit more.

The International Geophysical Year (IGY), as it was called, was modeled on the International Polar Years of – and – and was intended to allow scientists from around the world to take part in a series of coordinated observations of various geophysical phenomena.

Considering our modern means of travel and communication, it is a matter of some wonder that so large a piece of our Earth planet as the unknown areas of Antarctica still remains unexplored.

That the International Geophysical Year would focus unprecedented attention on. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wartnaby, J. International Geophysical Year. London, H.M. Stationery Off., (OCoLC) Document Type. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

In the tense s, even as the world was locked in the Cold War, U.S. scientists, maintained by the Navy's Operation Deep Freeze, came together in Antarctica with counterparts from eleven other countries to participate in the International Geophysical Year (IGY)/5(13).

Deep Freeze: The United States, the International Geophysical Year, and the Origins of Antarctica's Age of Science [Belanger, Dian Olson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Deep Freeze: The United States, the International Geophysical Year, and the Origins of Antarctica's Age of ScienceCited by:   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Deep Freeze: The United States, the International Geophysical Year, and the Origins of Antarctica's Age of Science by Dian.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Author: Dian Olson Belanger.

The International Geophysical Year (IGY –) was the most successful global effort to coordinate the measurement and collection of geophysical data from around the world during a period of anticipated maximum solar activity.

The International Geophysical Year (IGY) was undoubtedly “the greatest cooperative effort in the history of science,” as described on the cover of the book by J. Tuzo Wilson, IGY: The Year of the New Moons (New York: Knopf, ).

The “new moons” were the world’s first artificial satellites (the moon is the earth’s natural satellite. Suggested Citation:"Front Matter."National Research Council. Proposed United States Program for the International Geophysical gton, DC:. History. The IHY has been planned to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the International Geophysical Year (IGY) inone of the most successful international science programs of all time.

The IGY was a broad-based and all-encompassing effort to push the frontiers of geophysics and resulted in tremendous progress in space physics, Sun-Earth connections, planetary science.

This book celebrates 25 years of the Manfred Lachs Moot Court Competition of the International Institute of Space Law. It contains information grouped by year, including summaries of the Problems, names of participating schools, winners, runners up, best memorial and best oralist winners and more.

The International Geophysical Year (IGY; French: Année géophysique internationale) was an international scientific project that lasted from July 1,to Decem It marked the end of a long period during the Cold War when scientific interchange between East and West had been seriously interrupted.

Joseph Stalin's death in opened the way for this new era of collaboration. Journal of Geophysical Research () Partnered Journals.

Chinese Journal of Geophysics (). Annals of the International Geophysical Year, Volume IIB: The International Geophysical Year Meetings provides the general report and resolutions made on four meetings during the International Geophysical Year.

This book is composed of four parts encompassing 13 chapters. Geophysical Year, International: see International Geophysical Year International Geophysical Year (IGY), month period from July,through Dec.,during a period of maximum sunspot activity, designated for cooperative study of the solar-terrestrial environment by the scientists of 67 nations.

It is a great, extremely thorough and detailed recounting of the International Geophysical Year and the resulting establishment of permanent research programs and scientific presence in Antarctica, one of the most extreme environments on the planet/5.Korolev, Sputnik, and the International Geophysical Year.

James E. Oberg, one of the more ubiquitous followers of the former Soviet space program, wrote in his landmark book Red Star In Orbit: In the light of domestic and international problems [the] proposal for a Soviet artificial satellite suddenly became much more Author: Asif A.

Siddiqi. International Geophysical Year, IGY Internationales Geophysikalische Jahr n. Search within book. Type for suggestions. Table of contents Previous. Page International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. International Society of Rock Mechanics.