Future development of research in the solar-terrestrial physics (STP) will motivated by needs into fundamental knowledge and the practical demands in the format of space weather. Public community realized that outer space disturbances affects on the operation of high technologies systems integrated into everyday life, so they need into Internet resources of solar-terrestrial physics as the open scientific and public domain. Recent achievements of STP lead to burst of data sources and we have now many different types of information available free in Internet: solar images from SOHO and GOES-12 satellites, WIND and ACE interplanetary data, satellite and ground-based magnetic field variations, aurora images in real time, ionospheric data and many more. In this paper we present some experience to establish in Russian language the open scientific and public domain in Internet which can served for better understanding of STP in wide scientific community and into the general public including different media sources. Now we have more than one hundred sites which present the STP data: Space Research Institute (www.iki.rssi.ru), IZMIRAN (www.izmiran.rssi.ru), Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics (www.iszf.irk.ru), Institute of Nuclear Physics in Moscow University (http://alpha.npi.msu.su) <A HREF="http://alpha.npi.msu.su"> Institute of Nuclear Physics in Moscow University </A>) and many more. Based on our own experience and our colleagues we decide to create information resources in solar-terrestrial physics as the open scientific and public domain. On this way the main directions of our activity as follows: to produce the catalogues of resources in Internet with detailed description of its content in Russian, to publish the list of Russian institutes working in STP, to present the biographical dictionary of Russian scientists in STP, to create the interactive forum for discussion of latest scientific results, to form the team of authors who willing to publish summarized analytical papers on the STP problems, to establish the regular newsletter with open circulation between professionals and people interested in STP, and to provide the scientific coordination between Russian institutes according rules of the road adopted by Solar-Terrestrial Scientific Council. We strongly advocate in favor to construct such Internet resources on native languages as it will served for national level due to its basic funding source. On the other hand our experience might be useful for other nations, as they are have the same aims. Our project have one of the goal to establish a better public understanding of STP through more open and wide public access to the latest scientific results. The realization of this project is supported by Russian Fund of Basic Research (grant N 02-07-90232) for period 2002-2004 and include results also supported by RFBR before.
Russian Information, Computing and Telecommunication Resources for Supporting Basic Research
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