Quick reminder of Author Guidelines at EGU GA 2011

The guidelines for authors can be found on the EGU General Assembly Guidelines page and are reproduced below.

Oral presentations are organized in oral sessions scheduled in specific lecture rooms given in the programme together with the time of presentation of each contribution including discussion and change over. The oral sessions are scheduled in four time blocks per day, each time block with 90 minutes. Please note that the duration given to your oral presentation includes 3 min. for questions and discussion, e.g. a 15 min. talk should be 12 min. actual presentation + 3 min. discussion.

The oral presentations are not organized centrally. Therefore, the authors are kindly asked to upload their presentations directly in the respective lecture room within 30 minutes preceding the actual time block of the session starts. A lecture room assistant will be available for any help.

It is strictly prohibited to take photos and/or copies from notebooks of any scientific material without the expressed permission by the authors.

Imaggeo on Mondays: Loose Tooth Rift

Loose Tooth Rift, Amery Ice Shelf, Antarctica

Loose Tooth Rift, Amery Ice Shelf, Antarctica

A helicopter view of the actively growing “Loose Tooth” rift system near the edge of the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; this branch of the rift was over 20 km long when the photo was taken on 31 December 2006. Photo Credit: James Behrens.

Image submitted by John Orcutt, distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons Licence.

Imaggeo is the online open access geosciences image repository of the European Geosciences Union. Every geoscientist who is an amateur photographer (but also other people) can submit their images to this repository. Being open access, it can be used by scientists for their presentations or publications as well as by the press. If you submit your images to imaggeo, you retain full rights of use, since they are licenced and distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons licence

Monday at EGU GA 2011

Welcome, to the first full day of the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2011. The meeting programme is available online, via the USB stick available at the ACV and via computer terminals around the General Assembly venue itself.

Key union wide events today include:
12:15-13:15 Union Plenary
All attendants are invited to this annual event where the past and future development of EGU is discussed. The Plenary is open to all EGU members and all EGU2011 General Assembly participants. The whole council will attend. This is the main meeting for bringing forward new ideas to the organization. Free lunch buffet (sandwiches & soft drinks) will be served.

13:30–15:10 Union Symposium. A Planet Under Pressure. (Room D). [Webstream]
Our planet Earth is under increasing pressure. This union session will consider the broad geosciences aspects of those pressures, by combining presentations of past variability in combination with present observations/status and projections for the future of our Planet. It is planned to organize this EGU Session as a contribution to the ICSU (International Council for Science) meeting that will be held in 2012 in London. The past, present and future will be addressed by the three key-note speakers.

Townhalls of Potential Interest
19:00–20:00 Townhall Meeting. The U.S. Planetary Decadal Survey. (Room D)
19:00–20:00 Townhall Meeting. The Earth Observation Programmes of the European Space Agency. (Room 12)


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