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

24.7.–4.8.2023
Tutkimusretkiä kosmokseen -kesäkoulu Utsjoella ja Sodankylässä
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23.01.2023
Traineeships available at SGO (only in finnish)
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08.12.2022
Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory acknowledged with a European award for the observatory’s long-term work
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17.11.2022
Ozone impact from solar energetic particles cools the polar stratosphere
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Last modified: 19 December 2021, 11:56:22.

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