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Climate: Past, Present & Future

Climate: Past, Present & Future

Simple is good: How we understand climate using idealised models

Simple is good: How we understand climate using idealised models

Do you gravitate to science because of the subject’s ability to explain complicated behaviour in nature through experimentation? When we see things or get our hands dirty by conducting experiments, it helps us comprehend scientific theories which are harder to explain. Introducing a complicated scientific theory is often carried out initially by presenting a simplified version.  For example, stude ...[Read More]

EGU Climate Division presents: Outreach Team 2022 edition

EGU Climate Division presents: Outreach Team 2022 edition

European Geoscience Union (EGU) is an organisation made of different disciplines in geosciences, and each disciplines have their own Division. Within each Division, there are many different volunteered positions. Each year at the EGU General Assembly (a conference), Division members come together to nominate members for those positions. There are variety of positions from President and Deputy Pres ...[Read More]

A modern take on the 19th-century scientific expeditions: cruise MSM104/1

A modern take on the 19th-century scientific expeditions: cruise MSM104/1

“Every ship that navigates the high seas, with these charts and blank abstract logs on board, may henceforth be regarded as a floating observatory, a temple of science.” – Matthew Fontaine Maury This is a joint post, published together with the climate sciences division blog and the ocean sciences division blog. The ocean has always been important for humanity, with trade and war being just ...[Read More]

Land snails in the service of paleoecological studies

Land snails in the service of paleoecological studies

Paleoecological use of land snail shells is no longer a new field of science. They are studied by malacologists and palaeontologists who specialise in the study of molluscs. During the last glaciation, loess, a light yellow, fine-grained sediment, was deposited over large areas, mainly in the periglacial regions of Eurasia and North America. In addition to its many advantages, it has also provided ...[Read More]