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EGU2020 BG Sessions in the spotlight: Biogeosciences’ past achievements and current challenges

EGU2020 BG Sessions in the spotlight: Biogeosciences’ past achievements and current challenges

The EGU 2020 abstract submissions are open until January 15. Today we highlight two of the more general BG-sessions for those of you working with big questions linking biology and geology, current and past.   First, BG1.13: Past achievement and future challenges of Biogeosciences. This session is convened by Giuliana Panieri, Ariel D. Anbar, Hiroshi Kitazato and Kurt Konhauser. The convenors ...[Read More]

Welcome back to EGU’s Biogeosciences Division Blog!

Welcome back to EGU’s Biogeosciences Division Blog!

After a brief hiatus, the blog will be restarting under the joint editorship of Hana Jurikova, Alexandra Rodler, and Joshua Dean.   Hana is a is a postdoctoral researcher at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences – Helmholtz Centre Potsdam in Germany. Her research primarily involves the application and development of novel isotopic techniques to gain insights into climatic and environ ...[Read More]

Investigation of methane emissions in marine systems

Investigation of methane emissions in marine systems

Ever wondered how we can measure methane emssions from the seafloor ? And ever wanted to steer a mini submarine remotely operating vehicle (ROV)? Well here´s your chance! Have look at this blog post on analyzing methane emissions using ROVs and you´re ready to embark!    The goal is to determine when the gas leak started and how the fluid flow systems work. With our research, we can contribut ...[Read More]

The Panamanian Isthmus is not entirely guilty after all!

The Panamanian Isthmus is not entirely guilty after all!

  “According to new research, the land bridge connecting Central and South America rose more than 10 million years earlier than originally thought”   Traditionally, closure of the Panama Isthmus has been deemed responsible for the co-occurrence of two major events: The large Pleistocene glaciations and the Great American Biotic Interchange (GABI). Existing evidence indicating a ca ...[Read More]