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GeoRoundup: the highlights of EGU Journals published during September!

GeoRoundup: the highlights of EGU Journals published during September!

Each month we feature specific Divisions of EGU and during the monthly GeoRoundup we put the journals that publish science from those Divisions at the top of the Highlights roundup. For September, however, all the EGU Divisions are in the spotlight as we celebrate EGU’s 20 year anniversary. So read on to discover the papers published this month, and while you’re at it – join us i ...[Read More]

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Imaggeo On Monday: Diversity of resources in forest harvesting systems in the Dehesa (Sevilla, Spain)

Imaggeo On Monday: Diversity of resources in forest harvesting systems in the Dehesa (Sevilla, Spain)

Spanish “dehesas” and Portuguese “montados” are grassland areas with sparse trees (usually oaks) that allow a diversity of agrosylvopastoral uses. Photo by Antonio Jordán, description as shown on imaggeo.egu.eu.   Imaggeo is the EGU’s online open access geosciences image repository. All geoscientists (and others) can submit their photographs and videos to this reposito ...[Read More]

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To accept or not accept: what makes a good scientific editor

To accept or not accept: what makes a good scientific editor

Researchers and those in academia sooner or later come across the scientific editor: the gatekeeper of scientific journals. The editor plays a key role in the publishing process, working closely with authors and reviewers to implement an unbiased peer-review process that upholds rigorous standards. They are often experienced scientists and experts in their field who ensure that the published resea ...[Read More]

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Interactive peer review: The foundation of EGU’s open access journals

Interactive peer review: The foundation of EGU’s open access journals

Some 20 years ago, a group of young atmospheric scientists united to shake up the scientific publishing world. Their novel idea was to make the peer review process transparent and allow the scientific community to participate in the discourse – in the truest sense of the word: “reviewed by the peers.” From day one, this has been the foundation that EGU’s open access journals were built on. Today, ...[Read More]

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Imaggeo On Monday: Graduate life – keep going, don’t give up

Imaggeo On Monday: Graduate life – keep going, don’t give up

The Algarve barrier island system in southern Portugal: the land is sinking due to deltaic sediment compaction and urbanization, and the sea water level is rising due to global warming. Photo by Makan A. Karegar, description as shown on imaggeo.egu.eu.   Imaggeo is the EGU’s online open access geosciences image repository. All geoscientists (and others) can submit their photographs and videos ...[Read More]

GeoLog

Who is an EGU Early Career Scientist Representative and what do they do?

Who is an EGU Early Career Scientist Representative and what do they do?

Early Career Scientists (ECS) are students, PhD candidates and scientists who received their highest degree within the last seven years (with extensions for parenting, illness, disability and national service). We make up over 60% of the EGU membership and we are active in research, science communication, publishing, Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) initiatives, networking, convening and mak ...[Read More]

GeoLog

A helping hand: what career support does EGU offer?

A helping hand: what career support does EGU offer?

One of the biggest challenges anyone leaving their undergraduate degree faces is often what to do next? Do you pursue a career inside academia, or seek work in a different field, in industry or policy, or something completely different? What if you change your mind part way down one of those paths and want to change, either moving back into academic research at a later stage, or leaving academia a ...[Read More]

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Imaggeo On Monday: Observation of the Stars

Imaggeo On Monday: Observation of the Stars

TUBITAK National Observatory (TUG) is located at an altitude of 2500 m, on the top of Bakirlitepe mountain in Saklikent region of the city of Antalya which is located on the Mediterranian coast of Turkey. Besides research and training activities, TUG feels the responsibility of creating awareness in astronomy and space sciences. In this context, TUG regularly organizes a yearly star fest at Saklik ...[Read More]

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20 years and 22 Divisions: EGU Division Presidents share their stories

20 years and 22 Divisions: EGU Division Presidents share their stories

It’s official: Europe’s leading organisation for Earth, planetary and space research has now entered the third decade of its existence! This week, the European Geosciences Union (EGU) celebrated its 20th birthday. Since it was first founded, EGU has grown in strength and scale to include 22 scientific divisions, responsible for activities related to the Earth, planetary and space sciences. I spoke ...[Read More]

GeoLog

Geotalk: EGU President Helen Glaves on celebrating 20 years of the Union

Geotalk: EGU President Helen Glaves on celebrating 20 years of the Union

Hi Helen, thank you for agreeing to do this interview! Before we dive in deeper, could you please introduce yourself and your role for our readers? I am a geologist by background having started my career with the British Geological Survey in the UK over 30 years ago. In that time, I have had several roles including as a coastal geologist, geoinformatics specialist, and most recently working on dat ...[Read More]