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Geomorphology

Christmas Post

Christmas Post

Shortly before leaving our offices for Christmas holidays, we’d like to whish you all a merry Christmas and a perfect start into the new year! But before saying goodbye to you for 2014 we want to announce 3 important geomorphology events in 2015: EGU 2015 abtract submission on January 7th. In 2015 the EGU General Assembly will be from 12-17 April. The “2nd International Young Geomorphl ...[Read More]

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Geodesy

“I have a friend, and she is a geodesist”, a tiny review for a tiny book

“I have a friend, and she is a geodesist”, a tiny review for a tiny book

Recently, I came across a tiny (10 x 10cm) book called “Ich hab eine Freundin, die ist Geodätin” (“I have a friend, and she is a geodesist”), by Sylvia Schuster with drawings by Dorothea Tust. Virtually all of my colleagues were quite sentimental about this since it was published as a so-called ‘Pixi-book’. And Pixi-books, as I learned, are the de facto story books in Germany to explai ...[Read More]

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Geomorphology

Active groups in Geomorphology around Europe

When setting up the first ideas for this blog Jan, Lucy and I started to research different national groups of geomorphologists from around Europe. Lucy came up with 13 contacts to groups in Europe and some were happy to write some short notes about their great work national and partly international. To give you a small impression, some contacts and visions please see the following posts by the It ...[Read More]

SM
Seismology

New EGU Seismology Division president

The EGU division presidents for 2015-2017 have been elected. The new Seismology Division (SM) president is Paul Martin Mai. We will learn more about Paul Martin in a future post. Till then, congratulations to Paul Martin Mai! All Division presidents will be inaugurated during the EGU plenary meeting on 13 April 2015 in Vienna, Austria, with the term lasting for two years from inauguration. To see ...[Read More]

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Cryospheric Sciences

My drone summer – Johnny Ryan

My drone summer – Johnny Ryan

In the summer of 2014, our group at Aberystwyth University and the University of Cambridge decided to pursue an ambitious but exciting field campaign in West Greenland. The aim was to survey Store Glacier once a day using a fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) (see photo above for a view from the UAV on its way back from a mission with Store Glacier, West Greenland in the background). The UAV ...[Read More]

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Seismology

The brand new EGU Seismology Division Blog

Welcome to the brand new EGU Seismology Division Blog! The European Geosciences Union  administration team has been working round the clock to launching the brand new official blog network for EGU (https://blogs.egu.eu/). The EGU blogs hosts the official blog of the EGU, GeoLog, as well as a network of blogs in the Earth, planetary and space sciences aimed at fostering a diverse community of geosc ...[Read More]

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Climate: Past, Present & Future

Welcome to the world of climate: past, present and future!

Just like the Earth’s ocean-climate system itself, the climate of climate science is ever evolving and changing, both politically and scientifically. On the 21st of December 1872, HMS Challenger set sail from Portsmouth on a three year long voyage of discovery. The pioneering work that happened during those intrepid months aboard, laid the foundations for the climate science that happens tod ...[Read More]

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Cryospheric Sciences

Welcome!

Welcome!

Hello and welcome to the blog of the EGU Cryosphere Division. This blog aims to spread the enthusiasm for ice in all its forms – from snow, glaciers and ice sheets, to ice crystals, extra-terrestrial ice bodies and isotopic ice composition. The blog will feature stories related to cryospheric research, particularly the latest in fieldwork programmes, research projects and scientific results. With ...[Read More]

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Geomorphology

Welcome to the new Geomorphology Blog

Welcome to the new Geomorphology Blog

…we’re happy you made it to our first post! We felt that the growing Geomorphology community is lacking a unifying platform where posts and documents related to upcoming events, workshops, conferences and other newsworthy information reach many scientists at a time. Thus, with the help of Andreas Lang and Lucy Clarke, we launched this Geomorphology blog and hope that you find it useful and w ...[Read More]

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Geodesy

Measuring with sub-mm accuracy, who cares? WE DO!

Measuring with sub-mm accuracy, who cares? WE DO!

Welcome to the official blog of the geodesy division of the European Geoscience Union. Hosted by the EGU (thanks for that!), the blog is currently being brought into life by the geodesy division presidents and myself. Of course, anyone who has even the slightest curiosity towards geodesy is happily invited to pay us a regular visit. To stigmatize right away, most geodesists will probably be, eithe ...[Read More]