The EGU photo contest

Are you out and about taking photos during fieldwork? Or, simply good at taking interesting photos? The EGU runs a photo contest for all the participant pre-registered for the EGU General Assembly. Submissions are open up until 1 March. All finalists will receive a book of their choice from the EGU library, and the winners get to win a free registration to next year’s General Assembly.

Check out awesome photos already available on the open access geosciences image repository of the European Geosciences Union:

Share your talent by taking part !
For more information, and competition guidelines, please check the EGU Photo Contest page:

Painted Hills after a storm

Painted Hills after a storm by Daniele Penna, Universita di Padova, Italy. A storm is leaving the Painted Hills, geological wonders in the John Day Fossil Beds National Monuments, Oregon, USA.

Matthew Agius is a recent PhD graduate from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies in Ireland and is now doing research at the University of Southampton (National Oceanography Centre). His research focuses on the dynamics of the lithosphere beneath Tibet, the Central Mediterranean, and the Pacific Ocean. Matthew’s role as a young scientist representative is to promote the efforts done by young researchers and to engage in discussions that concern seismology students. You can reach Matthew via e-mail at

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