“State of the ECS”: There we are again – EGU 23!

“State of the ECS”: There we are again – EGU 23!

Hello everyone,

Matthew here signing off on my last State of the ECS. I’ve had a great time working with the rest of the Seismology Division ECS team over the last few years and I am immensely thankful to all the contributors who have provided their seismological expertise and literary wit to create a wide variety of blogs. All the best to the new team taking over the blog series, you’ll be fantastic! I won’t be able to make it to EGU this year, but I hope everyone who goes has a brilliant time, full of interesting chats, newly forged friendships, and some science on the side – Vienna waits for you



Hi there!

It’s that time of year again, and as always, it’s extremely busy the few weeks with getting everything together before EGU! What I look forward to the most is meeting the people in my field (hello fibre-optics people!), meeting old friends from other universities, and being amazed about how far science has come again this year. It’s also the first EGU that I am in the seismology ECS team, and I’m looking forward to learning a lot from my peers here and peeping behind the scenes of EGU. I will also be on the lookout for people who could write an interesting blog for us, so look out for me ;-)!

See you there!


Hello people!!

The big mark on our calendars is coming closer and closer, the European rendezvous of geosciences is just one week away and many of us are living once again this hectic time, trying to finish that figure, to combine those results, to summarise better an idea, to get in the queue for the supercomputer and the last simulations. Probably that week before the EGU GA is more stressful than the paper deadlines themselves. I am going to this year’s GA with high expectations and with a lot of motivation to participate for the first time in person to our Division’s ECS activities. I hope that you have noticed them on the conference calendar and the blog, don’t miss the chance to join them!!

See you in Vienna!!


Hi all, Dinko here!

One week till EGU GA! Omg, one week till EGU GA :open_mouth: Last year I had an easy preparation for EGU as I was only presenting in our Seismology 101 course, but this year the familiar pre-conference jitters are back. I keep telling myself, as long as all the calculations finish on time, my poster will be printed just fine.
We have prepared a great Seismology 101 short-course (Wednesday April 26th 16:15 – 18:00) and we have organised several networking events for ECS so keep an eye out for that in the official programme and on our social media.

See you all in Vienna!



Oh my, we are half way through April! EGU is just a week away, but there’s still a lot to be done. Besides preparing our own presentations, we’re organizing a few networking events, divisional gatherings, and of course the Seismology 101 short course for this year! It’s definitely a chaotic season for our ECS team, but it will also be rewarding 🙂 As I prepare this pre-EGU state of ECS, I’m filled with a mix of emotions… On one hand, I’m excited to reunite with my fellow researchers soon and share my recent work in person. On the other hand, it is bittersweet because this might be my last time attending EGU, well, at least as a PhD student. Over the past few years, despite Covid, EGU has given me a great platform to meet and network with other researchers from all over the world, and present my work to a wider audience. I’m also grateful for the opportunity to serve as an ECS representative, which has been an invaluable experience, from managing social media platforms to convening short courses. While it’s sad to (temporarily) say goodbye to this wonderful community that has been such an important part of my journey, I am excited to see where life will take me next! So if you’re going to EGU this year, catch me up!


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We are a team coming from mixed places with various interests: Dinko is a PostDoc at the University of Zagreb and is the first point of contact for the group. Angel is doing her DPhil at ETH Zurich in Switzerland and is managing our Instagram account. Bruna is doing her DPhill in DIAS, Dublin and takes care of our Twitter account. David is a PostDoc at the University of Lisbon and is spearheading the Campfires. Andreas is pursuing his PhD at Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich and is helping run the blog. William is a PhD student at the University of Southampton in the UK and is also helping with the blogs. Katinka is a PhD student at ETH Zurich and is also on the blog team. Foivos is our newest member and is a PostDoc at the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV) in Bologna. Matthew is finishing up his PhD at Oxford University, UK, and is editor of the blogs.

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