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GeoRoundup: the highlights of EGU Journals published during November!

GeoRoundup: the highlights of EGU Journals published during November!

Each month we feature specific Divisions of EGU and during the monthly GeoRoundup we will be putting the journals that publish science from those Divisions at the top of the Highlights roundup. For November, the Divisions we are featuring are: Energy, Resources and Environment (ERE), Nonlinear Processes in Geoscience (NP) and Seismology (SM). They are served by the journals: Geoscientific Model De ...[Read More]

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Imaggeo On Monday: Chuquicamata copper mine, Chile

Imaggeo On Monday: Chuquicamata copper mine, Chile

Aerial view of the Chuquicamata copper mine in Northern Chile. This is the largest open pit copper mine in the world by volume (at the time of sharing). At this location the copper and molybdenum is extracted from a porphyry deposit that was formed beneath a volcano in the Andean subduction zone.   Description by Martyn Unsworth, after the description on imaggeo.egu.eu.   Although much o ...[Read More]

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Imaggeo On Monday: Green Energy of Kamchatka

Imaggeo On Monday: Green Energy of Kamchatka

The Mutnovsky Geothermal Power Plant is the largest geothermal power plant in Russia (the time of writing). It is located near to volcanic mountain Mutnovsky at altitude of 800 m and has a capacity of 50 MW. The Mutnovsky Geothermal Power Plant has resolved the problem of raising the stability of the power supply for the Kamchatka region, at the expense of using the richest stocks of thermal heat ...[Read More]

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EGU Campfire Geodesy – Share Your Research – Third Edition

EGU Campfire Geodesy – Share Your Research – Third Edition

  We all welcome you around our third EGU Geodesy Campfire to listen to two exciting talks by Early Career Scientists (ECS) Kyriakos Balidakis and Giulio Tagliaferro. The Geodesy EGU Campfire Events “Share Your Research” will give early career researchers the chance to talk about their work. Below you can find detailed descriptions about their talks. We will have time for networking after the ...[Read More]

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GeoTalk: what is the EGU Biodiversity Task Force? with Policy Manager Chloe Hill

GeoTalk: what is the EGU Biodiversity Task Force? with Policy Manager Chloe Hill

This week EGU announced the launch of an open call for members of a new Biodiversity Task Force to help EGU interact with European policymakers through it’s official Policy Priority Area ‘Biodiversity’. But what is a policy Task Force? What kind of work is involved? And are you eligible to apply to be a member? We sat down with EGU Policy Manager Chloe Hill to talk about the rece ...[Read More]

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Imaggeo On Monday: Summer on the Northern Hemisphere

Imaggeo On Monday: Summer on the Northern Hemisphere

The image shows a northern hemispheric summer day of the year 2012. One can see an impressive north Atlantic cyclone, a cloud free Mediterranean Sea, Saharan dust north of the Canary Islands, and cumulus fields near the coast of Namibia and Angola. The image was taken at June 28, 2012 09:00 UTC from the MSG satellite in a geostationary orbit 36000km above the equator. EUMETSAT provided the level 1 ...[Read More]

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The place of Biodiversity in EU Policy

The place of Biodiversity in EU Policy

Biodiversity is an essential component of life on Earth and of human society, and is now a primary focus area of the European Union with the EU’s Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 launched in 2020 as part of the European Green Deal. The Biodiversity Strategy has some extremely ambitious targets that will require new legislation and processes in a multitude of different areas that are related to the g ...[Read More]

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Imaggeo On Monday: New view on the Silk Road

Imaggeo On Monday: New view on the Silk Road

When we were following the route of the Silk Road and heading to the Xinjiang province of China, this was what we saw. The large scale wind power plant brought some hope to this very old road. Hope that with all other renewable energies, it can become an answer to our sustainable future.   Description by Wenzhu Hou, after the description on imaggeo.egu.eu.   Imaggeo is the EGU’s online o ...[Read More]

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GeoTalk: Meet Noel Baker, science-for-policy advocate and member of the EGU Policy Working Group!

GeoTalk: Meet Noel Baker, science-for-policy advocate and member of the EGU Policy Working Group!

Hello Noel, thanks for joining us today! Could you tell us a little about yourself before we dive in? Thank you so much for having me, Simon! I’m an American climate scientist currently working in Brussels as a project manager at the Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy. I finished my Ph.D. in 2013 with a project that focused on understanding how well global climate models produce rainfall a ...[Read More]