Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory

Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory

Geophysical measurements and research since 1914

SGO, located 120 km north of the Arctic Circle in Finland, is an independent department of the University of Oulu.

 
Address:
Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory
Tähteläntie 62 Phone: Staff list
FIN-99600 Sodankylä
FINLAND e-mail: Contact us
 
Co-ordinates:
Geographic: 67° 22' N, 26° 38' E, 180 m
Geomagnetic*: 64.1°, 119.2°, -23.2°, dip = 80.0°
Corrected geomagnetic*: 64.1°, 106.7°, L=5.25
* IGRF-11 model for 2010

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Ukraine

Due to the attack by Russia on Ukraine, SGO does not answer requests for data or technical information from Russia or Belarus for the time being.

Also scientific collaboration and visits are suspended.

This is in accordance with the guidelines of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.

News

7.11.–11.11.2022
10th VERSIM at Sodankylä
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25.7.–5.8.2022
Tutkimusretkiä kosmokseen -kesäkoulu Utsjoella ja Sodankylässä (vko 30 ja 31)
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5.10.2021
The Minister of Science and Culture visited the Sodankylä space campus in Tähtelä
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More coming events

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Last modified: 19 December 2021, 11:56:22.

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