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Flat but Fascinating: A New Perspective on Berlin at the 17th Annual International Young Geomorphologists’ Meeting 

Flat but Fascinating: A New Perspective on Berlin at the 17th Annual International Young Geomorphologists’ Meeting 

Emma Lodes, PhD student, GFZ-Potsdam (Germany) Twitter: @LodesEmma    |    email: lodes@gfz-potsdam.de When I consider places with exciting geomorphology, Germany’s capital does not spring to mind. Berlin is an isolated urban hub encircled by the flat, agriculturally dominated state of Brandenburg. Northeastern Germany was leveled by ice sheets during the last several glaciations, and its highest ...[Read More]

A Day in the Life – Márton Pál

A Day in the Life – Márton Pál

This blog post is part of our series: “A day in the life of a geomorphologist” for which we’re accepting contributions! Please contact one of the GM blog editors, Emily or Emma, if you’d like to contribute.    Márton Pál, Cartographer, Earth Scientist, ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics, Budapest, Hungary pal.marton@inf.elte.hu How can we visualise spat ...[Read More]

Crowd solving comes to the rescue again at EGU23!

Crowd solving comes to the rescue again at EGU23!

by Emma Lodes, PhD student, GFZ-Potsdam (Germany) Twitter: @LodesEmma    |    email: lodes@gfz-potsdam.de Research in Earth Science starts with the spark of an idea, and is then often challenged by issues with access, temporal or spatial scaling, lack of knowledge in specific domains, or simply road bumps in our lives. As Early Career Scientists (ECS), and especially as students, our individual pr ...[Read More]

A Day in the Life – John Hillier

This blog post is part of our series: “A day in the life of a geomorphologist” for which we’re accepting contributions! Please contact one of the GM blog editors, Emily or Emma, if you’d like to contribute on this topic, or others.  post by John Hillier, Reader in Natural Hazard Risks, Loughborough University (UK) j.hillier@lboro.ac.uk I am sitting at my kitchen table, at home. Children’s pictures ...[Read More]

International initiatives to solve the challenges to trace sediment and contaminant in river systems

International initiatives to solve the challenges to trace sediment and contaminant in river systems

Soil and water resources that are essential to human and aquatic life are increasingly threatened by human activities and the impacts of land use and climate change. Sediments play hereby a key role, particularly fine sediments with sediment-associated pollutants, which can lead to a substantial degradation of water body quality, such as in rivers and reservoirs. Sediment tracing as a first step t ...[Read More]

In conversation with the new GM Division President Kristen Cook

In conversation with the new GM Division President Kristen Cook

Kristen Cook, Research Officer for the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), based at ISTerre, University of Grenoble, is the new elected president of the EGU’s Geomorphology Division. As she prepares to assume her new role during the 2023 General Assembly, the outgoing Early Career Scientist (ECS) representative, Aayush Srivastava, postdoctoral researcher at the University of S ...[Read More]

LANDSCAPE LIVE Seminar Upcoming Talks

LANDSCAPE LIVE Seminar Upcoming Talks

Spring and the new Landscape Live weekly online seminar series are just starting. It is freely accessible to the international scientific community covering a wide range of geomorphological topics. The weekly meeting is on Thursday at 4 pm (CET/CEST). Over the last few years, Landscape Live became a key pillar for the virtual activist of teh Geomorphology (GM) division of the EGU. Now, Landscape L ...[Read More]

Introducing the Geomorphology ECS Team: the new and the old!

Introducing the Geomorphology ECS Team: the new and the old!

A dynamic and engaging team can make a world of difference, and the EGU GM Division’s ECS team is thrilled to introduce its new members (and reintroduce the old!). Drawing from the past traditions and also making judicious adaptions to fit the present, the current team is formed to strengthen the organisation and the members and identify and expand the synergies that can have a positive impact on ...[Read More]

[EGU 2022] International Tracing Day – UniVienna – Sunday 22 May

[EGU 2022] International Tracing Day – UniVienna – Sunday 22 May

Dear experts of sediment tracing, In addition to the tracing session that will be held during EGU on Monday 23 May in Vienna (in hybrid mode), together with Olivier Evrard (Univ. Paris-Saclay, in copy), we organise an additional International Tracing Day at the Univ. of Vienna on Sunday 22 May (just before EGU starts). After these long months of on-line activities, this will be the opportunity to ...[Read More]

Slow versus fast science – summary and thoughts on the vEGU21 GM-ECS Great Debate

Slow versus fast science – summary and thoughts on the vEGU21 GM-ECS Great Debate

The Early career representatives of EGU’s Geomorphology Division (Andrea Madella (University of Tübingen), Annegret Larsen (Wageningen University), and Michael Dietze (GFZ – German Research Centre for Geosciences in Potsdam)) organized the ECS-Great Debate on “Slow science versus fast science” at this year’s vEGU21 – edited by Sabine Kraushaar. – GM Guest bloggers: Annegret Larsen (Wag ...[Read More]