Research Areas

SEISMOLOGY 

  • analysis of earthquakes and tremors induced by mining activities
  • seismicity of the Polish area
  • assessment of seismic risk - seismic hazard
  • physics of the seimic source
  • statistical and engineering seismology

lithospheric research

  • structure and geodynamics of the Earh's crust and upper mantle
  • seismic imaging
  • multiple seismic experiments
  • seismic engineering

GEOMAGNETISM

  • developing methods of conducting magnetotelluric studies,
  • numerical modelling of electromagnetic induction processes in the Earth’s interior,
  • regional studies of the structure of the Earth’s crust,
  • paleomagnetic studies and magnetic properties of intrusive and sedimentary rocks.

THEORETICAL GEOPHYSICS

  • physics of seismically active areas,
  • analysis of the stress fields in the crust and the upper mantle of the Earth,
  • the evolution of the Earth’s interior,
  • the theory of generation and propagation of seismic waves.

ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS

  • analysis of the variability of the ozone layer and solar radiation at different time scales,
  • transparency of the atmosphere,
  • electricity of the atmosphere,
  • the structure of storm clouds and discharges,
  • physics of the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL),
  • models of large eddies (LES),
  • modelling of the spread of pollutants in the atmosphere,
  • mesoscale modelling and climate modelling.

HYDROLOGY AND HYDRODYNAMICS

  • transport and mixing of pollutants in surface waters,
  • flood wave transformation modelling using hydraulic and hydrological models,
  • flood risk modelling through implementation of the latest achievements of the statistical theory of extreme events,
  • climate change.

POLAR AND MARINE RESEARCH

  • organisation of polar expeditions,
  • analysis of geophysical data obtained in the Polish Polar Station in Spitsbergen,
  • studies of changes in abiotic properties of the natural environment in the polar zones using new geophysical and satellite methods,
  • examination of young sediments covering shelves in selected areas.

Projects