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Preparation for the International Geophysical Year in the Soviet Union

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Abstract
Research carried out by Soviet scientists under the International Geophysical Year program. Employees of the Valdai Research Laboratory conduct observations of evaporation from the water surface and soil. Meteorologists are taking instrument readings. Polar explorers conduct research in the Arctic and Antarctic. Large tower solar telescope of the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory. Telescopes of the Pulkovo Observatory branch in the North Caucasus. Murmansk Laboratory for the Observation of the Aurora Borealis. Employees of the Zvenigorod Scientific Station in the Moscow Region are photographing the spectrum of the night sky. Employees of the research sea vessels "Zarya" and "Vityaz" in the waters of the Pacific Ocean are observing the Earth's magnetic field, researching flora, fauna, and the geology of the ocean depths. Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan mountains; Tien Shan weather station in the mountains. The staff of the meteorological station are observing the glaciers. View of the waterfall, mountain river, Issyk-Kul lake. Moscow city. Meeting of scientists from the countries of the European-Asian region, working under the program of the International Geophysical Year.
Director
I. Kravchunovsky
Color
B&W
Film ID
15725
Keywords
science
, oceanology
, geophysics
, polar expeditions
, meteorology
, landscapes
, astronomy
Meterage
730,1
Number of Parts
3
Operators
Zaitsev, Surnin, Zaporozhsky, Golubov, Mikheev, Korovkin, Lebedev, G. Zakharova, Kochetkov, Eshurin, E. Yatsun, Lozovsky
Other Creators
text V. Fartuchny, editor V. Nemkovskaya
Release Date
1957
Sound
Has Sound

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