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GeoTalk: Inaugural Katia and Maurice Krafft Award winner, Rhian Meara talks about the EGU award nominations.

GeoTalk: Inaugural Katia and Maurice Krafft Award winner, Rhian Meara talks about the EGU award nominations.

Hi Rhian, thanks for talking with us today about the EGU’s Award nominations, please start by introducing yourself! I’m a physical geography and geology lecturer at Swansea University, with a particular focus on teaching through the medium of Welsh. I have been awarded the Katia and Maurice Krafft Award for my work on the British Sign Language Glossary Project, with colleagues from the ...[Read More]

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Geodynamics

Introducing the new blog team!

Introducing the new blog team!

A new year, a new blog team! During the virtual EGU, we managed to find a lot of new people for the blog. In addition, some oldies but goldies will stay on, and, unfortunately, some editors also resigned (but they might still pop up every once in a while with a cheeky post). So, without further ado, here are the superstars of the blog team for the 2020-2021 EGU blog year who will provide you with ...[Read More]

GeoLog

Imaggeo on Mondays: Moonrise at Kata Tjuta

Imaggeo on Mondays: Moonrise at Kata Tjuta

This is a high-dynamic-range (HDR) photograph of moonrise over the hills of Kata Tjuta in central Australia. The HDR technique allows details to be seen in the deep shadows and well as in the brighter parts of the image. Kata Tjuta (formerly known as The Olgas) means ‘many heads’ in the Pitjantjatjara language, spoken by the local Anangu people. The location is approximately 360 km SW of the ...[Read More]

GeoLog

#shareEGU20: commenting and what happens to your displays

#shareEGU20: commenting and what happens to your displays

Now that the week of #shareEGU20 is over, you may be wondering what happens to your display materials. As the materials have been uploaded to our new digital repository, EGUsphere, they will remain available online in their current format for the foreseeable future. Remember to check the copyright selected by the author if you want to interact with any of the uploads, and feel free to contact the ...[Read More]

GeoLog

Imaggeo on Mondays: Loowit – the lady of fire.

Imaggeo on Mondays: Loowit – the lady of fire.

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the explosive eruption of volcano Mount St Helens, in western Washington State in the USA. So we wanted to feature this iconic volcano in this week, in our weekly feature, Imaggeo On Mondays. If you would like your imaggeo image featured in our blog, please contact the EGU Communications Officer.   Mt St Helens, in Washington State USA, is possibly one of t ...[Read More]

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Geodynamics

The Sassy Scientist – A Digital Didgeridoo

The Sassy Scientist – A Digital Didgeridoo

No physical assembly. A digital sharing platform. EGU reinvented. Valeri needed some time to process all this and is still deliberating his opinion: What did you think about the digital version of the EGU GA? Dear Valeri, It was great. Just. Great. There were loads of presentations with brand new science available online. Greatly readable, enjoyable and clear. So many new insights there, it was ey ...[Read More]

GeoLog

#shareEGU20: Science through Lego photography!

During the week of #shareEGU20 we were very fortunate that both of our Artists in Residence, Stacy Phillips and Priyanka das Rajkakati agreed to participate virtually. We will feature some of Priyanka’s work in a later post, but in case you missed it during the week we wanted to share some of Stacy’s photography, to perhaps give you some ideas about how you can represent, communicate a ...[Read More]

GeoLog

Epic Journeys: New insights into wildlife and human migrations

Epic Journeys: New insights into wildlife and human migrations

Many wild animals make extraordinary long-distance journeys, whether by land, by air or even by sea. Ancestral, and even some modern, humans have likewise undertaken equally impressive odysseys across and between continents. In order to highlight these “epic journeys,” four different research projects were presented during an EGU press conference held on Wednesday. During the virtual presentations ...[Read More]

GeoLog

#shareEGU20: #shareEGUartKIDS Hall of Fame – Volcanic Paint 2020!

#shareEGU20: #shareEGUartKIDS Hall of Fame – Volcanic Paint 2020!

The EGU Kids Art activity normally happens in person in the creche at the conference centre during the general assembly (GA). We decided at the GA last year that the theme would be Volcanic Paint! Maike and I decided to move the activity online to hopefully bring a smile to a few of your faces – I know it has been bringing a smile to my face every day for the last week or so. We wanted to share as ...[Read More]