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EGU22 in the Spotlight: Extraterrestrial and Extreme Environment Biogeosciences

EGU22 in the Spotlight: Extraterrestrial and Extreme Environment Biogeosciences

At the Biogeosciences division we are highlighting BG led sessions in the run up to the 2022 General Assembly. New for 2022 we are pleased to introduce BG7.1 “Sources and sinks of methane in the aquatic realm” convened by Helge Niemann, Alina Stadnitskaia and Tina Treude. This session will be held online and in Room 2.95 on Wednesday 25th May (15:55–18:28 (CEST)). This session features ...[Read More]

EGU22 in the Spotlight: BG4 – Marine and Aquatic Biogeosciences

EGU22 in the Spotlight: BG4 – Marine and Aquatic Biogeosciences

The EGU22 is approaching soon – no matter whether you are attending in person or online, here are a few highlight sessions from the field of marine and aquatic biogeosciences. From controlled experiments to natural laboratories – scientists use a variety of methods to unravel ecosystem functional responses to environmental changes. The session “Experimental approaches in Marine Biogeosciences”, co ...[Read More]

vEGU21 BG4 Session highlights: Marine environments – past, present and future

vEGU21 BG4 Session highlights: Marine environments – past, present and future

The vEGU21 abstract submission deadline is tomorrow, here are a few more session highlights for you to consider submitting abstract to: BG4 – Marine and Aquatic Biogeosciences from paleo-environments to modern settings. With a focus on marine carbonate (bio)minerals as archives of environmental change, (Paleo-)environmental reconstructions from biomineralized carbonates: From the Precambrian to th ...[Read More]

vEGU21 Soils to forest ecosystems sessions in the spotlight

vEGU21 Soils to forest ecosystems sessions in the spotlight

With the vEGU21 abstract submission deadline so close now, consider submitting to one of the sessions of BG3 – Terrestrial Biogeosciences: BG3 of the upcoming vEGU21 includes a wide range of soil-focused sessions, from Soils and Global Change (Co-organized by BG3.26/SSS12, co-convened by Abad Chabbi and Cornelia Rumpel) – with a focus on biogeochemical cycles, soil processes and feedback mec ...[Read More]

vEGU21 Sessions in the spotlight: Geomicrobiology, extreme environments on Earth and planetary analogs

vEGU21 Sessions in the spotlight: Geomicrobiology, extreme environments on Earth and planetary analogs

As the deadline for vEGU21 abstract submission is getting closer, consider submitting your abstract to one of these two fascinating biogeochemistry-themed sessions of BG5 – Geomicrobiology, extreme environments on Earth and planetary analogs: With Early Earth: Dynamics, Geology, Chemistry and Life in the Archean Earth (Co-organized by GD1.4/AS4/BG5/CL1/GMPV3), Ria Fischer, Peter A. Cawood, Nichola ...[Read More]

vEGU21 BG2 – Methods in Biogeosciences: Stable isotopes & novel tracers

vEGU21 BG2 – Methods in Biogeosciences: Stable isotopes & novel tracers

The deadline for vEGU21 abstract submission is getting closer and you are still wondering where to submit your abstract before January 13? Why not try one of the stable isotope sessions of BG2 – Methods in Biogeosciences: With Stable isotopes and novel tracers in biogeochemical and atmospheric research (Co-organized by BG2.2/AS4) Getachew Adnew, Jan Kaiser, Alexander Knohl and Lisa Wingate) call f ...[Read More]

vEGU21 BG sessions in the spotlight: deep time to recent past

vEGU21 BG sessions in the spotlight: deep time to recent past

The deadline for vEGU21 abstract submission is coming closer – here is the second blogpost where we highlight a few sessions across the five BG themes, today from the General Biogeosciences sessions pool and with a focus on deep time and the recent past. To foster a discussion of the reconstruction of ecological baselines and natural range of variability for a better understanding of the lon ...[Read More]

vEGU21 BG sessions in the spotlight: social geosciences, resilience and policy making

vEGU21 BG sessions in the spotlight: social geosciences, resilience and policy making

The deadline for vEGU21 abstract submission is coming closer – over the course of the next two weeks, we highlight sessions across the five BG themes, starting with General Biogeosciences sessions focused on social geosciences, community and earth resilience, health and urban systems and geoscience knowledge transfer to policy and society. With Social Geosciences: A New Paradigm to Character ...[Read More]

Phosphorus-cycle perturbations and environmental disturbances 380–360 million years ago

Phosphorus-cycle perturbations and environmental disturbances 380–360 million years ago

This is a solicited blogpost written by Lawrence Percival, who will also present his work on the Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 as part of session SSP2.1 of the upcoming EGU GA.   The increasing concern regarding 21st climate change and environmental disturbance has led to a renewed focus on similar episodes of global crisis through Earth’s history. During the Late Devonian Period, 380–360 million ye ...[Read More]

EGU2020 BG Sessions in the spotlight: Stable isotopes

EGU2020 BG Sessions in the spotlight: Stable isotopes

The deadline for EGU 2020 abstract submissions is coming closer – today we highlight sessions focused on the application of (stable) isotope tracers to questions in biogeoscience.   First, for those of you who use light stable isotopes, there is session BG2.8 Application of Stable Isotopes in Biogeosciences, co-organized by HS13, co-sponsored by EAG and convened by Michael E. Böttcher, ...[Read More]