Formation of new scientific organization


  • Anonymous


On June 16, 1969, a new scientific international body, the ‘Comision de Ciencias Geofisicas’ was formed within the Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH). The Commission, whose main purpose will be to develop science and technology within the westem hemisphere, will be divided into six committees: Seismology, Geomagnetism and Aeronomy, Gravity, Tectonophysics, Volcanology and Oceanography, and Atmospheric Physics and Meteorology.