National Network of Seismic Stations recorded seismic waves generated by a nuclear explosion in North Korea

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On September 3rd, 2017 at 03:41:09 UTC the National Network of Seismic Stations (NNSS) operated by the Earth Science Institute SAS (ESI SAS) recorded seismic waves (Fig. 1-2) generated by … read more >

Training in “Analytical Methods in Geology” for students of AGH University of Science and Technology from Krakow in the Centre of Education of Slovak Academy of Sciences in Banská Bystrica

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From 5th to 17th February 2017, we organized the training in “Analytical Methods in Geology” for students of AGH University of Science and Technology from Krakow in the Centre of … read more >

Central Italy hit by sequence of stronger earthquakes

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On January 18th, 2017 the region of Central Italy was hit by sequence of stronger earthquakes, four of them with magnitude higher than 5 (tab. 1). Epicentres of these earthquakes … read more >

Accreditation of the Earth Science Institute SAS

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Accreditation of the Earth Science Institute SAS, which is a part of the interacademic evaluation process of scientific organizations of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in 2016, was realized in … read more >

Symposium and team building of the Earth Science Institute

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The symposium „Evaluation of research activities and perspectives of the Earth Science Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences“ was a first joint meeting of the Geological and Geophysical divisions, the … read more >

European Researchers’ Night 2016

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The Earth Science Institute SAS participated in the event 10th European Researchers’ Night in two Slovak cities (Bratislava and Banská Bystrica) on September 30, 2016. Geologists presented their results in … read more >

Earthquake in Romania on September 24, 2016

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On September 24, 2016 at 02:11 local time, the Central Romania region was hit by an earthquake with magnitude 5.3. The epicenter of earthquake was in the Vrancea region, 150 … read more >

Discovery of the oldest vertebrate in Slovakia: skeletal remnants of a reptile from the period of the Middle Triassic of the Demänovská dolina Valley

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Fossil finding in the original position. Finally, Slovakia has a skeleton of a reptile from the Mesozoic period, the era of dinosaurs! These are remnants of a reptile from the … read more >

Volcano-Gravimetric Observations on Tenerife

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Researchers from the Earth Science Institute went to Tenerife in June 2016 to carry out volcano-gravimetric field work. The objective of the observation campaign was to measure in-situ vertical gradients … read more >

The visit from exotic Taiwan

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In May 2016 we hosted colleagues from the National Taiwan University at the Earth Science Institute SAS in Banská Bystrica, our partners in research and dating of cave paleoclimatic archives. … read more >

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