Geophysics in Philately - Geophysik in der Philatelie - Géophysique en Philatélie

Geophysics on Stamps - Geophysik auf Briefmarken - Géophysique sur les timbres

Germany 2011
Emil Wiechert, Geophysicist, Seismologist 1861-1928
German Democratic Republic GDR 1980
Geophysical Instrument: Gravimeter
FSAT 2007
Antarctica: International Geophysical Year IGY, 1957
New Zealand 2006
Geothermal area Wairakei
Nicaragua 2002
Commemorating the great Earthquake Managua 1972
Berlin 1980
Alfred Wegener: Drifting Continents

 • Welcome! Here I present items of PHILATELY covering all themes of GEOPHYSICS - Please choose a TOPIC in menu-bar on top of page.

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  topics of Geophysics in Philately the following topics of geophysics are covered
• Geomagnetism dealing with the earths magnetic field
--- Polar lights
• Geoelectrics dealing with natural or induced electric fields
• Geothermics dealing with the shallow and deep temperatures
--- Geothermal energy
• Geodynamics dealing with plate tectonics
• Gravimetry/Geodesy dealing with the earths shape and deformation processes
--- Instruments
• Petrophysics dealing with physical rock parameters
--- Instruments
• Seismics exploring the earths shallow structures
--- Instruments
• Seismology dealing with the earths deep structures
--- Seismograms

Additionally some special topics of geophysics are covered
• Disasters resulting from seismic events
--- Earthquakes
--- Landslides
--- Tsunamis
• Special events with geophysical relevance
--- IGY International geophysical year 1957/1958
--- Surveys
--- Congresses
• People working on geophysical themes
--- Geophysicists
• Organizations working on geophysical and geological themes
--- State geological surveys

currently not covered are topics from these branches of geosciences:
--- Geology
--- Mineralogy
--- Meteorology
--- Volcanology (but may come soon...)