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Earthquakes within the plates

Earthquakes within the plates

As fascinating as the plate tectonics and its accompanying dynamics are, continental interiors are no quiescent zones. The tectonics within these interiors are apparent in the occurrence of numerous intraplate earthquakes, and this week, EGU blog editor Arushi Saxena briefly discusses them and their mechanisms. Earthquakes are a fairly common occurrence here on Earth’s crust. Although most are ess ...[Read More]

The Sassy Scientist – The Secret Art Of Keeping Up-To-Date

The Sassy Scientist – The Secret Art Of Keeping Up-To-Date

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the impressive speed at which new science is published. How to keep up with all this is an art that few have mastered. Rami is looking for some pointers: Which are the must-follow journals to keep up to date with new geodynamic research? Dear Rami, Carefully checking the table of contents of freshly printed issues of your favourite journals is obviously the most mo ...[Read More]

Conferencing during a pandemic: lessons learned

Conferencing during a pandemic: lessons learned

Conferences are a vital part of academic life but with many conferences moving online due to the pandemic, the virtual conference hall can be a minefield! After a year of conferencing from afar, Kiran Chotalia shares the tips and tricks to make the conference experience live from your living room a breeze! It would be an understatement to say it has been quite the year. Travel restrictions put a f ...[Read More]

The Sassy Scientist – Guest of Honour

The Sassy Scientist – Guest of Honour

Interdisciplinary research are the buzzwords all funding agencies want to hear these days. After reading my blog on how to write an interdisciplinary proposal researching the interior of planets, Ruby decided to approach a geochemistry group to collaborate. They have kindly invited her to present her latest research at their group meeting, which left Ruby coming to ME for help: How should I prepar ...[Read More]