Stanisław Leszczycki Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences (IGSO PAS) was founded in 1953 (initially as the Institute of Geography PAS). The Institute is an important research centre in Poland in the fields of socio-economic geography, physical geography as well as spatial organization. Within the framework of the Institute, the Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection is operating, this being one of the largest library centres of the kind in the world. (more...)
We would like to proudly communicate that the venue and organisers of the next IALE European Landscape Ecology Congress have been recently officially announced during the 10th IALE World Congress in Milan. The IALE 2021 European Landscape Ecology Congress will take place in Warsaw, Poland, and will be co-organised by the Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences.
On May 22-24, 2019, at the headquarters of IMGW-PIB in Warsaw the international events in the field of biometeorology and bioclimatology took place: International Conference UTCI - 10 years of applications in human bioclimatology, 1st European Biometeorologists’ Regional Meeting, as well as 1st Forum of Polish Biometeorologists.
The Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences participated in the ESPON research project “Comparative Analysis of Territorial Governance and Spatial Planning Systems in Europe (COMPASS)” in 2016-2018. We invite you to read the results.
The Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences participates in the implementation of the ESPON project (European Observation Network for Territorial Development and Cohesion) entitled "Territorial Scenarios for the Baltic Sea Region (BT2050)".
In 1999 at the ISB Congress in Sydney the Commission for developing the Universal Thermal Climate Index UTCI was established. In 2009 special COST Action 730 „Towards a universal thermal climate index UTCI for assessing the thermal environment of the human being” has successfully completed the work proposing UTCI as a new tool in biometeorological and bioclimatic research.
Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences, together with the Ministry of Development Republic of Poland, Committee of Geographical Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences and Polish Geographical Society invite on Warsaw Regional Forum 2017 - "Space of Flows" (18-20 October 2017, Warsaw).