Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica Hungarica

, Volume 36, Issue 2, pp 245–255 | Cite as

Overview of scientific activities in geomagnetism and aeronomy in Croatia

  • I. Lisac


Comments to papers on historical data and studies related to activity in geomagnetism and aeronomy, collected over Croatian territory are presented. This way a general overview of historical development of these scientific branches in Croatia is obtained.


aeronomy in Croatia atmospheric electricity atmospheric tides aurora geomagnetism in Croatia ozone 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Andrija Mohorovičić Geophysical Institute Faculty of ScienceUniversity of ZagrebZagrebCroatia

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