IAGA News 2021
- March, 22: IAGA Awards. The following IAGA Awards for 2021 will be presented at the IAGA-IASPEI Joint Assembly:
- A IAGA Early Career Award will be given to Man Hua, Wuhan University, China
- The IAGA Long Service medal will be given to Natalia Sergeyava, Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, World Data Center for Solar-Terrestrial Physics
- The Shen Kuo medal for interdisciplinary achievements will be given to Jay Johnson, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, USA
- March, 18: Topical workshops. The global corona pandemic has impeded several topical meetings that were planned in 2020. The following workshops have been postponed to 2022:
March, 18: IAGA-IASPEI Joint Assembly 2021. The IAGA-IASPEI Joint Assembly will be held virtually on 22-27 August, hosted by the Indian National Science Academy. Abstract submission and registration are open, with abstract deadline 15 April. Please find more details on the meeting website.
January, 04: IAGA Newsletter 57 (2020) published. The current IAGA Newsletter No. 57, informing about IAGA activities in the past year can be downloaded here.
IAGA News 2020
December, 09: IAGA-IASPEI Joint Assembly 2021. The second circular for the Joint Assemly to be held 22-27 August, 2021 in Hyderabad is available.
IAGA-IASPEI Joint Assembly 2021. The first circular for the Joint Assemly to be held 22-27 August, 2021 in Hyderabad is available.
Applications for the 5th IAGA School are now being accepted, see details here.
- April, COVID-19 information. As everyone, the IAGA community is very concerned about the global corona virus situation. As health is of utmost concern and travel is expected to be impacted for several months to come, the following IAGA sponsored scientific workshops have been postponed or cancelled:
- The 25th EM Induction Workshop has been postponed to 2022.
- The 17th Castle Meeting has been postponed to 2022.
- The 9th VLF/ELF VERSIM Workshop has been postponed to November 21-25.
- The 8th HEPPA-SOLARIS has been postponed to June 2021.
- The 8th IAGA /ICMA/SCOSTEP Vertical coupling meeting has been cancelled.
- The XIX IAGA Geomagnetic Observatory Workshop has been postponed to 2021.
- January, 06: IGRF 13th Generation released. The International Geomagnetic Reference Field (IGRF), 13th Generation describing the magnetic main field from 1900 to 2020 with extrapolation to 2025 has been released in December 2019. It is available from Working Group V-MOD.
- January, 06: IAGA News 2019 published. The 2019 Newsletter informing about IAGA activities in the past year can be downloaded here.
IAGA News 2019
- December: IAGA on Social Media. IAGA is now also present on social media. The sites can be found at the following locations:
- December: IAGA Book published. On the occasion of the IUGG centennial IAGA published a book with Cambridge University Press providing a comprehensive overview of the IAGA fields of research, entitled "Geomagnetism, Aeronomy and Space Weather - A Journey from Earth's Core to the Sun"
- July: New IAGA Officers elected. According to schedule a new IAGA leadership (Executive Committee, Division, Commission and Working Group leaders) were elected at the 27th IUGG General Assembly in Montreal in July. See About IAGA.
- July: New IAGA resolutions published.Four new IAGA resolution were adopted at the 27th IUGG General Assembly in Montreal in July. They are available here and will be published in the IAGA News 56 in December 2019.
- July: IAGA School 2019. The 4th IAGA School, held July 2-7 near Montreal, was attended by 20 international students. (Read the report here)
- March, 20: IAGA and INTERMAGNET express concern about cuts to the United States Geological Survey geomagnetic observatory network in this letter.
- February, 27: Swedish space pioneer Bengt Hultqvist has passed away
- IAGA Newsletter No.55 available.
- IUGG General Assembly in Montreal (Canada), July 8-19, 2019
- IAGA School 2019: The 4th IAGA School will be held before the IUGG General Assembly at the University of Montreal's Station de Biologie des Laurentides near Montreal, Quebec, Canada. See page Young Scientists for details. The application deadline has passed.
- IAGA 2019 AWARDS:
IAGA Shen Kuo Award for Interdisciplinary Achievements - Prof. Catherine Johnson for contributions intrinsically interdisciplinary, and targeted at holistic understanding of bodies throughout the solar system, especially with respect to the magnetic field of the planet Mercury, and the Earth’s magnetic field within the past five million years.
IAGA Long Service Medal - Martin Berg recognise his efforts continuously dedicated to produce the highest quality geomagnetic field data and your devoted work at the Dombås observatory for more than 35 years and to the full satisfaction of the science.
IAGA Young Scientist Award - Thomas Gonet, Deepak Kumar Karan, Kseniia Tlatova, Evgenii Shirokov
IAGA News 2018
- Eigil Friis-Christensen, IAGA president from 2007 to 2011, passed away on 21st September 2018 - The IAGA community has lost an outstanding scientist and a remarkable person. Obituary by Nils Olsen and Chris Finlay
- IAGA School 2019 - Applications can now be submitted to participate in the 4th IAGA School for early career scientists, that will be held in connection with IUGG General Assembly. See page Young Scientists for details.
- Next Assembly - IUGG General Assembly in Montreal (Canada), July 8-19, 2019