The Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences (IGPAN) is a scientific institution representing the main stream of Polish basic research in Earth sciences. It is the only institution in Poland that performs monitoring of geophysical fields in seismology, geomagnetism and selected areas of atmospheric physics. The Institute’s research broadly covers the following scientific fields: seismology, geomagnetism, earth’s interior dynamics, physics of the atmosphere, hydrology and environmental hydraulics, polar and marine research.