International Geophysical Year (IGY)


Subject:
Physics , Geology , General Resources , General Resources

Description:
Collection of documents relating to the International Geophysical Year (July 1957-December 1958), "an international cooperative scientific program ... conducted to study the earth and its environment ... which led to the discovery of the Van Allen radiation belts around planets, the theory of plate tectonics, exploration of outer space, construction of earth satellites, and increased research in the Arctic and Antarctic polar regions." Includes hearings, reports, and more. From the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum.

Publisher:
Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.eisenhower.archives.gov/Research/Digital_Documents/IGY/IGYdocuments.html


PID= res:lii-24052