Achievements, History and Challenges in Geophysics

60th Anniversary of the Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences

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ISBN: 978-3-319-07598-3 (Print) 978-3-319-07599-0 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. History and Achievements

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-25

      Best Practices in Earth Sciences: The National and International Experience of the Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences

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      Pages 27-38

      On the Roots of the Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences

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      Pages 39-63

      Fifty Years of Palaeomagnetic Studies in the Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences

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      Pages 65-84

      Natural Variations of the Geomagnetic Field: Observations and Application to Study of the Earth’s Interior and Ionosphere

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      Pages 85-107

      Half Century of the Ozone Observations at the Central Geophysical Observatory, IGF PAS, Belsk, Poland

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      Pages 109-125

      Forty Years of Water Research at the Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences

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      Pages 127-135

      Changes in Catchment Hydrology Caused by Changes in the Environment: A Contribution of the Water Resources Department, Institute of Geophysics PAS

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      Pages 137-157

      Five Polish Seismic Expeditions to the West Antarctica (1979–2007)

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      Pages 159-172

      Department of Polar and Marine Research: The Hornsund Station and Other Activities in the Arctic and Antarctic Regions

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      Pages 173-196

      Seismology and Earth Dynamics: A Variety of Scientific Approaches

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      Pages 197-210

      Sixty Years of Publishing with the Institute of Geophysics

  3. Exemplary Current Research and Geophysical Methods

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 211-211

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      Pages 213-222

      Discharge Measurements in Lowland Rivers: Field Comparison Between an Electromagnetic Open Channel Flow Meter (EOCFM) and an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP)

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      Pages 223-241

      Random Domino Automaton: Modeling Macroscopic Properties by Means of Microscopic Rules

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      Pages 243-252

      Continental Passive Margin West of Svalbard and Barents Sea in Polish Arctic Seismic Studies

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      Pages 253-269

      Selected Theoretical Methods in Solid Earth Physics: Contribution from the Institute of Geophysics PAS

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      Pages 271-295

      Application of Passive Hydroacoustics in the Studies of Sea-Ice, Icebergs and Glaciers: Issues, Approaches and Future Needs

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      Pages 297-312

      Pigeon Navigation Model Based on a Vector Magnetometer

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      Pages 313-335

      Analysis of Surface Ozone Variations Based on the Long-Term Measurement Series in Kraków (1854–1878), (2005–2013) and Belsk (1995–2012)

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      Pages 337-350

      Dissolved Oxygen in Rivers: Concepts and Measuring Techniques

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      Pages 351-375

      Gradient-Based Similarity in the Stable Atmospheric Boundary Layer

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