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History of Geo- and Space Sciences An open-access journal
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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 | 11,299 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 | 9,884 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 | 6,097 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 | 5,601 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 | 5,551 views
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 | 4,051 views
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 | 3,944 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 | 3,375 views
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 | 3,326 views
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 | 2,910 views
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 | 2,676 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 | 2,673 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 | 2,633 views
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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 | 2,577 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 | 2,537 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 | 2,475 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 | 2,380 views
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 | 2,371 views
05 Sep 2014
Notes on the history of geophysics in the Ottoman Empire
F. Ozcep and T. Ozcep
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 5, 163–174, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-163-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-163-2014, 2014 | 2,342 views
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 | 2,293 views
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06 Aug 2012
The ring current: a short biography
A. Egeland and W. J. Burke
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 3, 131–142, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-131-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-131-2012, 2012 | 2,292 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 | 2,284 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 | 2,248 views
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21 Feb 2013
The Chatanika and Sondrestrom Radars – a brief history
M. A. McCready and C. J. Heinselman
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 4, 1–6, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-1-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-1-2013, 2013 | 2,127 views
15 Feb 2011
"A not completely satisfactory attempt" – peak discharges and rainfall-runoff relations for Javanese rivers between 1880 and 1940
M. W. Ertsen
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 2, 39–55, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-39-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-39-2011, 2011 | 2,078 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 | 2,062 views
25 Feb 2013
History of the development of IS radars and founding of the Institute of Ionosphere in Ukraine
L. Ya. Emelyanov and T. G. Zhivolup
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 4, 7–17, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-7-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-7-2013, 2013 | 2,036 views
04 Jul 2014
Willy Stoffregen – An early pioneer of advanced ionospheric and auroral research
K. Schlegel and H. Lühr
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 5, 149–154, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-149-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-149-2014, 2014 | 2,030 views
05 Sep 2012
Christian Theodor Vaupell, a Danish 19th century naturalist and a pioneering developer of the Quaternary geoscience
J. K. Nielsen and S. Helama
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 3, 143–150, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-143-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-143-2012, 2012 | 2,024 views
16 May 2012
Iceland spar and its legacy in science
L. Kristjánsson
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 3, 117–126, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-117-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-117-2012, 2012 | 1,935 views
04 Jul 2013
Svante Arrhenius, cosmical physicist and auroral theorist
H. Kragh
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 4, 61–69, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-61-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-61-2013, 2013 | 1,930 views
28 Mar 2014
On the early history of the Finnish Meteorological Institute
H. Nevanlinna
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 5, 75–80, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-75-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-75-2014, 2014 | 1,820 views
07 Mar 2012
Sophus Peter Tromholt: an outstanding pioneer in auroral research
K. Moss and P. Stauning
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 3, 53–72, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-53-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-53-2012, 2012 | 1,820 views
11 Sep 2015
The shaping of climate science: half a century in personal perspective
R. G. Barry
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 6, 87–105, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-6-87-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-6-87-2015, 2015 | 1,796 views
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09 Aug 2011
Johann Christian Heuson, a little-known auroral scholar of the early 18th century
K. Schlegel and S. Silverman
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 2, 89–95, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-89-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-89-2011, 2011 | 1,795 views
27 Mar 2012
Notes on historical aspects on the earliest known observations of noctilucent clouds
P. Dalin, N. Pertsev, and V. Romejko
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 3, 87–97, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-87-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-87-2012, 2012 | 1,748 views
19 Dec 2011
History of EISCAT – Part 1: On the early history of EISCAT with special reference to the Swedish part of it
B. Hultqvist
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 2, 115–121, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-115-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-115-2011, 2011 | 1,732 views
10 Dec 2011
Roald Amundsen's contributions to our knowledge of the magnetic fields of the Earth and the Sun
A. Egeland and C. S. Deehr
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 2, 99–112, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-99-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-99-2011, 2011 | 1,715 views
18 Nov 2010
Alexander von Humboldt's charts of the Earth's magnetic field: an assessment based on modern models
M. Mandea, M. Korte, A. Soloviev, and A. Gvishiani
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 1, 63–76, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-1-63-2010,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-1-63-2010, 2010 | 1,706 views
13 Sep 2013
How the Saint Santin incoherent scatter system paved the way for a French involvement in EISCAT
P. Bauer, A. Giraud, W. Kofman, M. Petit, and P. Waldteufel
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 4, 97–103, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-97-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-4-97-2013, 2013 | 1,660 views
04 Jun 2010
The development of the aurora of 18 January 1770
W. Schröder
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 1, 45–48, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-1-45-2010,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-1-45-2010, 2010 | 1,623 views
14 Mar 2012
Robert Helliwell, pioneer of whistler-mode research
D. L. Carpenter and U. S. Inan
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 3, 73–74, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-73-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-73-2012, 2012 | 1,616 views
28 Feb 2012
Father Secchi and the first Italian magnetic observatory
N. Ptitsyna and A. Altamore
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 3, 33–45, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-33-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-33-2012, 2012 | 1,600 views
21 Feb 2012
Spiral structures and regularities in magnetic field variations and auroras
Y. I. Feldstein, L. I. Gromova, M. Förster, and A. E. Levitin
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 3, 1–31, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-1-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-1-2012, 2012 | 1,583 views
28 Mar 2012
Rectification of the ancient geographic coordinates in Ptolemy's Geographike Hyphegesis
C. Marx
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 3, 99–112, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-99-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-99-2012, 2012 | 1,562 views
18 Apr 2011
Review article "A. B. Dobrowolski – the first cryospheric scientist – and the subsequent development of cryospheric science"
R. G. Barry, J. Jania, and K. Birkenmajer
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 2, 75–79, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-75-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-2-75-2011, 2011 | 1,560 views
08 Aug 2017
Friedrich Robert Helmert, founder of modern geodesy, on the occasion of the centenary of his death
Johannes Ihde and Andreas Reinhold
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 8, 79–95, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-8-79-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-8-79-2017, 2017 | 1,548 views
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07 Mar 2014
The STARE/SABRE story
E. Nielsen and W. Schmidt
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 5, 63–72, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-63-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-5-63-2014, 2014 | 1,540 views
04 Jan 2017
Julius Elster and Hans Geitel – Dioscuri of physics and pioneer investigators in atmospheric electricity
Rudolf G. A. Fricke and Kristian Schlegel
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 8, 1–7, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-8-1-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-8-1-2017, 2017 | 1,489 views
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14 Mar 2012
Edwin James' and John Hinton's revisions of Maclure's geologic map of the United States
K. R. Aalto
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 3, 75–86, https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-75-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-3-75-2012, 2012 | 1,487 views
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