Aspects of the Soviet iGy

@article{Bulkeley2008AspectsOT,
  title={Aspects of the Soviet iGy},
  author={Rip Bulkeley},
  journal={Russian Journal of Earth Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={10},
  pages={1-17}
}
  • Rip Bulkeley
  • Published 12 February 2008
  • Geology
  • Russian Journal of Earth Sciences
[1] From original documents in Russian and other archives, and other primary sources, the paper puts together a detailed account of the Soviet decision to join the IGY, the formation of the Soviet IGY committee, and the execution of their IGY programme. Topics covered include the network of stations and its share in the total IGY, the first Soviet Antarctic expeditions, the relationship between the IGY committee and the sputniks project, the part played by women, the work of World Data Center B… 

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