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Summary of No. 2/2014

All thematic articles in this issue of the Military Geographic Horizon magazine are dedicated to the topic of the 40th anniversary of the Polom station. This station accomplishes the wide spectrum of tasks in the field of geodesy, geophysics and meteorology for the benefit of the parts of the Czech Ministry of Defence. Acquired and processed data are then also used by other components which participate on the defence of the state and the crisis management.

The articles describe the historical evolution of the Polom station in the area of the development of its infrastructure, as well as in its thematic orientation during last four decades. Polom station has the important role in the frame of the interdepartmental and international cooperation with other professional and scientific institutions. These points are covered in the articles written by the representatives of these cooperative organizations.