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Commemoration of the International Geophysical Year

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology.

Commemoration of the International Geophysical Year

report (to accompany H. Res. 514 ... referred jointly to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service and the Committee on Science and Technology).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958.

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    SeriesRept. / 97th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 97-758/pt.1.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Officeand Civil Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17801541M

    Author: Sam Stuart Publisher: Elsevier ISBN: X Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi Category: Science Languages: en Pages: View: Book Description: Annals of the International Geophysical Year, Volume I: The Histories of the International Polar Years and the Inception and Development of the International Geophysical Year covers the significant .


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[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology.; United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.]. In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the International Geophysical Year (IGY), copies of the book Sydney Chapman, Eighty, from his friends, published more than a decade ago are available once by S Deep Freeze: The United States, the International Geophysical Year, and the Origins of Antarctica's Age of Science Dian Olson Belanger.

out of 5 stars Paperback. $ Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). International Geophysical Year 50th AnniversaryAuthor: Walter Sullivan. "Outline of International Geophysical Year Program" by the U.S. National Committee, International Geophysical YearJ [DDE's Records as President, Official File, BoxOF E International Geophysical Year (1); NAID #].

"With the fifty-year anniversary of the International Geophysical Year approaching, the author has done a remarkable job in researching the IGY through archival materials and interviews with some of the major individuals involved. Writing for a wide audience, she offers in-depth discussions of U.S.

preparations for stations, their construction Cited by: Annals of the International Geophysical Year, Volume I: The Histories of the International Polar Years and the Inception and Development of the International Geophysical Year covers the significant contributions of remarkable scientific enterprises known as the First and Second International Polar Years.

International Geophysical Year Commemorative US Postage Stamps. Full Sheet of 3 cent stamps from Scott # Never hinged. Shipped with USPS First Rating: % positive. The International Geophysical Year was an international scientific project that lasted from 1 July to 31 December It marked the end of a long period during the Cold War when scientific interchange between East and West had been seriously interrupted.

Sixty-seven countries participated in IGY projects, although one notable exception was the mainland People's Republic of China, which was.

Rockets, Radar, and Computers: The International Geophysical Year. 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. International Geophysical Year (IGY), worldwide program of geophysical research that was conducted from July to December IGY was directed toward a systematic study of the Earth and its planetary IGY encompassed research in 11 fields of geophysics: aurora and airglow, cosmic rays, geomagnetism, glaciology, gravity, ionospheric physics, longitude and latitude.

The International Geophysics book series has been designed to provide a comprehensive source of detailed information on all aspects of geophysics. Intended to cover the entire range of the discipline, topics are included from a diverse range of areas such as seismology, meteorology, hydrogeology, and climate and ocean dynamics.

Annals of the International Geophysical Year, Vol Part II: I.G.Y. Ascaplots is a four-chapter text that provides the data on half-hourly auroral all-sky camera plots from stations for the period This period cover two winters in the northern hemisphere characterized by.

Annals of the International Geophysical Year, Volume Seismology is an eight-chapter text that provides seismological data observed during the International Geophysical Year (IGY). The resolution to include seismology in the IGY program has considerably stimulated seismic researches and accelerated the development of nets Commemoration of the International Geophysical Year book seismic stations in many countries.

That the International Geophysical Year would focus unprecedented attention on Antarctica was a foregone conclusion. As plans for our national participation in the co-ordinated geophysical exploration of Antarctica by eleven nations developed, it became increasingly evident that we should bring together available scientific knowledge of the.

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the History of Geophysics Series, Volume 1. This book marks the beginning of what we hope will be an annual series of volumes presenting articles concerning the social and intellectual history of the geophysical sciences, broadly defined.

My current book project, “The Year of the Earth (): Cold War Science and the Making of Planetary Consciousness,” offers the first global history of the International Geophysical Year, an intensive period of worldwide scientific collaboration in which tens of thousands of scientists working across every continent and ocean collected data to study planet Earth as a dynamic.

By Scott Hatton inebook, publication 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.

Condition: Good. Special Issue on the Nature of the Ionosphere - an IGY Objective. (International Geophysical Year) Book shows common (average) signs of wear and use. Binding is still tight.

Covers are intact but may be repaired. We havebooks to choose from -- Ship within 24 hours -- Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Seller Inventory. International Geophysical Year; Show all. Recommend this book. Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Geomagnetism, Aeronomy and Space Weather. Edited by Mioara Mandea, Monika Korte, Andrew Yau, Eduard Petrovsky. Although international scientific cooperation - particularly in meteorology - was established previous to the first International Polar Year, the IPY-1 () is considered to be the first revolutionary step towards an extensive international cooperation in the polar areas for the benefit of science rather than national prestige and territorial gain.

This book is comprised of 18 chapters and begins with an overview of the work and achievements of the International Geophysical Year. The reader is then introduced to the Earth's physical properties such as the deep interior, crust, oceans, climate, and geomagnetic field, as well as its origin, age, and possible ultimate fate.

Back in New Zealand, Larry was closely involved in the planning of the International Geophysical Year and Antarctic scientific work, and was leader of the first two New Zealand Memorial to Hilary James (Larry) Harrington (–) IAN HODGSON Australian Geological Survey Organisation (retired), Canberra, Australia.

An international observance, also known as an international dedication or international anniversary, is a period of time to observe some issue of international interest or is used to commemorate, promote and mobilize for action. Many of these periods have been established by the United Nations General Assembly (UN), Economic and Social Council, United Nations Educational.

It is tempting to look back on the International Geophysical Year of –58 as an audacious plan launched by a small committee of prominent scientists—an organized campaign that would involve planes, ships, and rockets.

Walter Sullivan’s thorough account of the IGY is called, appropriately, Assault on the Unknown (McGraw-Hill, ). Visible legacies of the IGY include the launch of the. 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.

国際年(こくさいねん、英語:International Year)及び国連年(こくれんねん、英語:United Nations Year)とは、国際連合総会において採択・決議されるもので、特定の事項に対して特に重点的問題解決を国連をはじめ全世界の団体・個人に呼びかけるための期間のこと。. Subsequently he served on staff of the International Geophysical Year (IGY) in Belgium and the United States. Moving to the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Washington, D.C.,Phil continued to do upper atmosphere (ionosphere) research, served on a committee choosing the first woman astronaut, and administrated the department.

The International Geophysical Year in paved the way for the Antarctic treaty, an accord born amid the cold war that continues to reserve an entire continent for peace and science.

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.

International Geophysical Year, IGY,in The resolution would promoting global cooperation through worldwide commemoration of the past International Polar Years and the International Geophysical Year with activities reflecting the unity and diversity of. International Geophysical Year UNADOPTED ISSUE In January plans were announced for International Geophysical Year (IGY) to run from July to December It was described in ‘The Times’ as an ‘agreed world plan’ by commemoration, and did so largely on the basis of information supplied by the British Council.

The. International Geophysical Year. Dick was affiliated with a number of scientific societies. He became a Fellow of the Geo­ logical Society of America () and served as chairman of its Quaternary Geology and Geo­ morphology Division ().

He was a member of the American Geophysical Union. I am hopeful that Antarctica in its symbolic robe of white will shine forth as a continent of peace as nations working together there in the cause of science set an example of international cooperation.

richard e. byrd — Statement made during International Geophysical Year (IGY) operations ininscribed on the Byrd Memorial at McMurdo Station, Antartica.

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"I.G.Y. (What a Beautiful World)" is a song written and performed by American songwriter, singer and musician Donald Fagen. It was the first track on his platinum-certified debut solo album The Nightfly, and was released in September as its first charted well on the Billboard HotMainstream Rock, R&B Singles and Adult Contemporary charts.

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The International Geophysical Year (IGY) was established by President Dwight Eisenhower as a result of influence from the international science community to build and launch a man-made satellite into space.

This event marked the beginning of the space race. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.

The International Geophysical Year (I.G.Y.), for tads too green around the gills to remember such things, was a period of time running from into devoted to the scientific study of the Earth.

Satellites mapped and measured the planet, bathyspheres plumbed the ocean depths, Project Mohole drilled into the crust of the Earth. The Year of the Earth My current book project, “The Year of the Earth (): Cold War Science and the Making of Planetary Consciousness,” offers the first global history of the International Geophysical Year, an intensive period of worldwide scientific collaboration in which tens of thousands of scientists working across every continent and ocean collected data to study planet Earth.Lloyd Viel Berkner, (born Feb.

1,Milwaukee, Wis., U.S.—died June 4,Washington, D.C.), American physicist and engineer who first measured the extent, including height and density, of the ionosphere (ionized layers of the Earth’s atmosphere), leading to a better understanding of radio wave later turned his attention to investigating the origin and development of.The launching of earth satellites is not a military matter, it is part of this country's contribution to the International Geophysical Year, but the armed services were called on to help.