The Department of Geodynamics focuses on processes inside the litosphere and on the surface of the Earth.


The Department of Geomagnetism deals with phenomena related to the Earth’s magnetic field and electromagnetic properties of rocks.


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The Department of Geothermics investigates the temperature conditions inside the Earth, atmosphere-solid Earth heat transfer, and thermal properties of soils and rocks.


The Department of Seismology monitors and studies earthquakes, processes in seismic sources and the dissemination of elastic waves; studies the structure of the Earth’s crust and mantle.

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