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Publication date: 4 June 2018. A. Odincova

June 4, 2018. The Russian Journal of Earth Sciences passed the final evaluation stage and was recommended by the Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB) for inclusion in Scopus. As the department for management of publications Scopus (Source Collection Management department) informs, the process of indexation will begin within the next three months. However, the final decision remains with the owner of Scopus, the publishing house Elsevier.

The Russian Journal of Earth Sciences (RJES) has been published since 1998, by GC RAS as its founder and publisher. The journal publishes original research papers in all areas of geology, geophysics and geochemistry, including geoinformatics, ecology, atmospheric and ocean physics. The editor-in-chief of RJES is Academician A. D. Gvishiani, previously the journal was headed by Prof. A. F. Grachev.

The journal is published in English. The main goal of the journal is to inform the international scientific community about the results of scientific research of Russian scientists. Articles of foreign authors and international collectives are also accepted for publication, articles devoted to the general problems of earth sciences and research in Northern Eurasia are particularly welcome.

RJES is indexed in Web of Science, the Russian Scientific Citation Index (RINC), eLibrary, EBSCO host, Google Scholar (Google Academy), GeoRef, WorldCat, CyberLeninka and others. The website of the journal is

July 11, 2018. Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, V. A. Petrov, head of the Geoinformatics Laboratory of IGEM RAS, visited GC RAS. The purpose of the visit was to participate in a working meeting in which A. Gvishiani, Director of the Geophysical Center, A. Soloviev, Deputy Director for Science, A. Rybkina, Deputy Director for Development, and researcher A. Odintsova participated.

July 6-10, 2018. Scientists of the Laboratory of Geoinformatics and Geomagnetic Studies D. V. Peregudov and M. N. Dobrovolsky took part in the joint event – the 26th Extended European Cosmic Ray Symposium and 35th Russian Cosmic Ray Conference. The event was held at the Altai State University (Barnaul, Russia).

July 2-4, 2018. Leading engineer of the Laboratory of Geoinformatics and Geomagnetic Studies of GC RAS A. Grudnev visited "Klimovskaya" observatory (Arkhangelsk region, Klimovskaya village). The main goal of the expedition is to carry out routine preventive works aimed at maintaining the working capacity of geomagnetic equipment, including a scalar magnetometer.

July 4, 2018. Two international scientific organizations - the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) have united in a new union - the International Science Council (ISC). GC RAS represents the interests of Russia in the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), now part of the ISC. IUGG General Secretary Alik T. Ismail-Zade was elected as the chief secretary of the newly formed Council.