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Iris van Zelst

Iris van Zelst

Iris is a postdoc at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. Her current research revolves around intermediate-depth seismicity and the geodynamic modelling of subducting plates. Her recently completely PhD was on the modelling of tsunamigenic earthquakes using a range of interdisciplinary modelling approaches, such as geodynamic, dynamic rupture, and tsunami modelling. Iris is Editor-in-chief of the GD blog team. You can reach Iris via email. For more details, please visit Iris' personal webpage.

Top 5 geodynamic movies to watch during lockdown

Top 5 geodynamic movies to watch during lockdown

Now that the craziness of the first online EGU ever is over (it was great, wasn’t it?), it is time to sink back into our lazy lockdown routine. Essential part of this routine? Watching bad science movies of course! So here is the top 5 geodynamic movies you should watch this lockdown! Get some popcorn, video call some friends, and laugh while all the geodynamic principles you hold dear are b ...[Read More]

Join the EGU GD Blog Team!

Join the EGU GD Blog Team!

We are looking for both regular editors and Sassy Scientist columnists for the new ‘EGU year’ (which, by our definition runs from the week after EGU GA 2020 up to and including EGU GA 2021, i.e., May 11, 2020 – May 2, 2021)! Being an editor is lots of fun and you will be welcomed in a small, but dedicated team. You will have the opportunity to meet lots of people from the geodyna ...[Read More]

Geodynamics – What does it really mean?

Geodynamics – What does it really mean?

We are all studying geodynamics, but what does that really mean? Do we limit ourselves to the mantle? The lithosphere? The equations we solve? In this Wit & Wisdom post, Colin Hardy, PhD student in fluid dynamics at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom, makes his case for an often forgotten boundary condition of mantle geodynamicists: the core. Let us start with the basics and break down th ...[Read More]

Introducing the social media team!

Introducing the social media team!

Did you know the EGU Geodynamics division has a social media team? No? Well, now you do! A small, but incredibly dedicated team, these are the people shouting geodynamics from the online rooftops every single day! They are responsible for the posts on facebook and the lively tweets on twitter. What? You don’t follow us on social media yet? Well, I’ll forgive you if you take a second to ...[Read More]