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Climate: Past, Present & Future

Climate: Past, Present & Future

Presenting the EGU Climate Division Team 2021

Every year at the General Assembly all EGU members have a chance to vote for their representatives during the different division meetings. In the Climate Division, we have a team of President and Deputy President, a Programme Group Chair, Science Officers, as well as Representatives for the Early Career Scientists and an Outreach Team. There is further the OSPP Coordinator and the chairs for the H ...[Read More]

Life of a Climate Scientist presents Venugopal (Venu) Reddy Thandlam

Life of a Climate Scientist presents Venugopal (Venu) Reddy Thandlam

About the blog series: Life of a Climate scientist Life of a Climate Scientist is a new blog series started by the EGU Climate Division. The main focus of this series is to provide a platform for climate scientists to tell their stories of life in research. We will be covering a wide-range of subjects, from their scientific endeavors and maintaining work-life balance to challenges they have faced ...[Read More]

Detrital zircons: how the age of a resistant mineral can help to reconstruct the climate of the past

Detrital zircons: how the age of a resistant mineral can help to reconstruct the climate of the past

Name of proxy detrital zircon geochronology Type of record provenance proxy Paleoenvironment any sedimentary environment in a geologically diverse and diagnostic area Period of time investigated any Period of the geological timescale of the Earth, during which sedimentary deposits were formed   How does it work? Igneous rocks form through assemblages of minerals crystallising from melt. While ...[Read More]

How humans are influencing climate change and its significance in defining a new geological epoch: the Anthropocene

How humans are influencing climate change and its significance in defining a new geological epoch: the Anthropocene

The Anthropocene Working Group (AWG) is the body tasked to propose a formal definition for the Anthropocene as a geological time unit. Join us at the EGU2021 General Assembly on Wednesday 28th April at 14:15-15:00 CEST for a series of presentations on the Anthropocene in session SSP2.6.   The Anthropocene concept Geologists cope with the enormity of 4.5 billion years of Earth history by divid ...[Read More]