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18 Dec 2014
Erich Regener and the ionisation maximum of the atmosphere
P. Carlson and A. A. Watson
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 5, 175–182, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-175-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-175-2014, 2014 | 13,592 views
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05 Feb 2014
Carl Friedrich Gauss – General Theory of Terrestrial Magnetism – a revised translation of the German text
K.-H. Glassmeier and B. T. Tsurutani
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 5, 11–62, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-11-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-11-2014, 2014 | 10,757 views
11 Jul 2014
The Ebstorf Map: tradition and contents of a medieval picture of the world
G. Pischke
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 5, 155–161, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-155-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-155-2014, 2014 | 7,327 views
03 Sep 2013
Lord Kelvin's atmospheric electricity measurements
K. L. Aplin and R. G. Harrison
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 4, 83–95, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-83-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-83-2013, 2013 | 6,299 views
04 Jan 2011
Danish auroral science history
P. Stauning
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 2, 1–28, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-1-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-1-2011, 2011 | 5,969 views
16 Apr 2019
IAHS: a brief history of hydrology
Dan Rosbjerg and John Rodda
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 109–118, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-109-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-109-2019, 2019 | 5,297 views
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24 May 2018
An early record of ball lightning: Oliva (Spain), 1619
Fernando Domínguez-Castro
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 79–83, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-79-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-79-2018, 2018 | 5,065 views
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16 Apr 2019
IAMAS: a century of international cooperation in atmospheric sciences
Michael C. MacCracken and Hans Volkert
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 119–136, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-119-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-119-2019, 2019 | 4,778 views
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04 Mar 2011
Anthropic Rock: a brief history
R. B. Cathcart
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 2, 57–74, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-57-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-57-2011, 2011 | 4,384 views
16 Apr 2019
IASPEI: its origins and the promotion of global seismology
Johannes Schweitzer and Thorne Lay
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 173–180, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-173-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-173-2019, 2019 | 4,339 views
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12 Apr 2010
Inseparability of science history and discovery
J. M. Herndon
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 1, 25–41, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-1-25-2010,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-1-25-2010, 2010 | 4,313 views
13 Aug 2018
Contribution to the knowledge of early geotechnics during the twentieth century: Arthur Casagrande
Rubén Galindo-Aires, Antonio Lara-Galera, and Gonzalo Guillán-Llorente
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 107–123, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-107-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-107-2018, 2018 | 4,233 views
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16 Apr 2019
IAPSO: tales from the ocean frontier
Denise Smythe-Wright, W. John Gould, Trevor J. McDougall, Stefania Sparnocchia, and Philip L. Woodworth
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 137–150, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-137-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-137-2019, 2019 | 4,184 views
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16 Apr 2019
IUGG in the 21st century
Jo Ann Joselyn, Alik Ismail-Zadeh, Tom Beer, Harsh Gupta, Masaru Kono, Uri Shamir, Michael Sideris, and Kathryn Whaler
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 73–95, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-73-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-73-2019, 2019 | 4,152 views
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04 May 2018
The development of the Australian Space Forecast Centre (ASFC)
Phil Wilkinson, John A. Kennewell, and David Cole
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 53–63, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-53-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-53-2018, 2018 | 4,146 views
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01 Feb 2018
The length of coastlines in Ptolemy's Geography and in ancient periploi
Dmitry A. Shcheglov
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 9–24, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-9-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-9-2018, 2018 | 4,128 views
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31 May 2018
The tidal measurements of James Cook during the voyage of the Endeavour
Philip L. Woodworth and Glen H. Rowe
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 85–103, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-85-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-85-2018, 2018 | 4,125 views
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20 Jun 2014
The Earth expansion theory and its transition from scientific hypothesis to pseudoscientific belief
P. Sudiro
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 5, 135–148, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-135-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-135-2014, 2014 | 4,112 views
11 Feb 2019
Contribution to the knowledge of early geotechnics during the twentieth century: Ralph Peck
Antonio Lara-Galera, Rubén Galindo-Aires, and Gonzalo Guillán-Llorente
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 3–15, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-3-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-3-2019, 2019 | 4,095 views
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16 Apr 2019
IACS: past, present, and future of the International Association of Cryospheric Sciences
Ian Allison, Charles Fierz, Regine Hock, Andrew Mackintosh, Georg Kaser, and Samuel U. Nussbaumer
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 97–107, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-97-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-97-2019, 2019 | 4,068 views
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12 Apr 2018
The Regional Warning Center Darmstadt (from the 1960s until 1993)
Thomas Damboldt
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 49–51, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-49-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-49-2018, 2018 | 4,053 views
07 Jan 2014
From San Francisco to Tōhoku – 111 yr of continuous earthquake recording in Göttingen
H. Steffen, W. Brunk, M. Leven, and U. Wedeken
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 5, 1–10, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-1-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-1-2014, 2014 | 4,014 views
07 Dec 2018
The history of Andøya Rocket Range
Eivind V. Thrane
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 141–156, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-141-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-141-2018, 2018 | 4,005 views
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16 Apr 2019
IUGG evolves (1940–2000)
Jo Ann Joselyn and Alik Ismail-Zadeh
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 45–72, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-45-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-45-2019, 2019 | 3,999 views
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16 Apr 2019
The International Association of Geodesy: from an ideal sphere to an irregular body subjected to global change
Hermann Drewes and József Ádám
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 151–161, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-151-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-151-2019, 2019 | 3,985 views
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09 Mar 2018
Atmospheric electricity at Durham: the scientific contributions and legacy of J. A. (“Skip”) Chalmers (1904–1967)
Karen L. Aplin
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 25–35, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-25-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-25-2018, 2018 | 3,978 views
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16 Apr 2019
Preface to the special issue “The International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics: from different spheres to a common globe”
Jo Ann Joselyn and Alik Ismail-Zadeh
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 17–24, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-17-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-17-2019, 2019 | 3,949 views
19 Jun 2018
Obituary: Karl Rawer (1913–2018)
Bodo W. Reinisch and Kristian Schlegel
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 105–106, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-105-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-105-2018, 2018 | 3,937 views
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09 Jan 2018
The attraction of the pyramids: virtual realization of Hutton's suggestion to improve Maskelyne's 1774 Earth density estimate
John R. Smallwood
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 1–7, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-1-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-1-2018, 2018 | 3,935 views
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12 Oct 2018
The Great Aurora of January 1770 observed in Spain
Víctor M. S. Carrasco, Enric Aragonès, Jorge Ordaz, and José M. Vaquero
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 133–139, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-133-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-133-2018, 2018 | 3,932 views
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17 Apr 2019
Heliogeophysical prediction service in Poland:past, present and future
Zbigniew Klos, Iwona Stanislawska, and Beata Dziak-Jankowska
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 193–199, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-193-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-193-2019, 2019 | 3,905 views
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19 Mar 2018
Book review: The Man behind Degree Celsius: A Pioneer in Investigating the Earth and its Changes
David S. Chapman
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 39–40, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-39-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-39-2018, 2018 | 3,865 views
16 Apr 2019
IUGG: beginning, establishment, and early development (1919–1939)
Alik Ismail-Zadeh and Jo Ann Joselyn
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 25–44, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-25-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-25-2019, 2019 | 3,850 views
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22 Jan 2019
Book review: Kew Observatory and the Evolution of Victorian Science 1840–1910
Karen L. Aplin
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 1–2, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-1-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-1-2019, 2019 | 3,844 views
16 Apr 2019
IAGA: a major role in understanding our magnetic planet
Mioara Mandea and Eduard Petrovský
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 163–172, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-163-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-163-2019, 2019 | 3,818 views
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24 Aug 2018
Hermanus Magnetic Observatory: a historical perspective of geomagnetism in southern Africa
Pieter B. Kotzé
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 125–131, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-125-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-125-2018, 2018 | 3,791 views
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27 Mar 2018
A brief history of Regional Warning Center China (RWC-China)
Han He, Huaning Wang, Zhanle Du, Xin Huang, Yan Yan, Xinghua Dai, Juan Guo, and Jialong Wang
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 9, 41–47, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-41-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-9-41-2018, 2018 | 3,784 views
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16 Apr 2019
IAVCEI: from small beginnings to a vibrant international association
Raymond A. F. Cas
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 10, 181–191, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-181-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-10-181-2019, 2019 | 3,750 views
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22 Dec 2010
Georg von Neumayer and geomagnetic research
W. Schröder, K.-H. Wiederkehr, and K. Schlegel
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 1, 77–87, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-1-77-2010,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-1-77-2010, 2010 | 3,680 views
05 May 2015
Expanding Earth and declining gravity: a chapter in the recent history of geophysics
H. Kragh
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 6, 45–55, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-6-45-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-6-45-2015, 2015 | 3,253 views
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29 Jun 2011
"Historian of geomagnetism and aeronomy" Obituary – Dr. Wilfried Schröder
K. Schlegel and G. Gregori
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 2, 83–84, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-83-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-83-2011, 2011 | 3,236 views
08 Apr 2013
27-day cycles in human mortality: Traute and Bernhard Düll
F. Halberg, N. Düll-Pfaff, L. Gumarova, T. A. Zenchenko, O. Schwartzkopff, E. M. Freytag, J. Freytag, and G. Cornelissen
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 4, 47–59, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-47-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-47-2013, 2013 | 3,223 views
29 Nov 2016
Geoscience international: the role of scientific unions
Alik Ismail-Zadeh
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 7, 103–123, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-7-103-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-7-103-2016, 2016 | 3,144 views
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20 Nov 2012
100th anniversary of the discovery of cosmic radiation: the role of Günther and Tegetmeyer in the development of the necessary instrumentation
R. G. A. Fricke and K. Schlegel
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 3, 151–158, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-151-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-151-2012, 2012 | 3,142 views
29 Jun 2011
"Between unmanned and manned space research" Dr. Siegfried J. Bauer for his 80th birthday
G. K. Hartmann
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 2, 81–82, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-81-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-81-2011, 2011 | 3,065 views
13 Mar 2013
A short history of geophysical radar at Arecibo Observatory
J. D. Mathews
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 4, 19–33, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-19-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-19-2013, 2013 | 3,009 views
01 Sep 2010
Egeson's (George's) transtridecadal weather cycling and sunspots
F. Halberg, G. Cornélissen, K.-H. Bernhardt, M. Sampson, O. Schwartzkopff, and D. Sonntag
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 1, 49–61, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-1-49-2010,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-1-49-2010, 2010 | 2,944 views
16 Aug 2013
Contribution of the "Institut Scientifique Chérifien" to the development of geoscientific research in Northwest Africa since its creation in 1914
F. Medina
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 4, 73–82, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-73-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-73-2013, 2013 | 2,784 views
12 Apr 2010
Kristian Birkeland's pioneering investigations of geomagnetic disturbances
A. Egeland and W. J. Burke
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 1, 13–24, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-1-13-2010,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-1-13-2010, 2010 | 2,761 views
13 Mar 2013
The first aeromagnetic survey in the Arctic: results of the Graf Zeppelin airship flight of 1931
O. M. Raspopov, S. N. Sokolov, I. M. Demina, R. Pellinen, and A. A. Petrova
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 4, 35–46, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-35-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-35-2013, 2013 | 2,722 views
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