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Geo-Movie Cup 2022 – We have a Winner!!!

Geo-Movie Cup 2022 – We have a Winner!!!

The audience are on the edge of their seats… The tension is palpable… Which disaster film will beat the rest to be the best of the worst? The results are in for the Geo-Movie Cup 2022! As detailed in our previous blog, the EGU Seismology ECS team love those geological disaster films that are so bad, they’re good. 2020’s winner, “The Core”, was taken out of the r ...[Read More]

Geo-Movie Cup 2022 – The Sequel!

Geo-Movie Cup 2022 – The Sequel!

Next week the EGU Seismology ECS team launch the most anticipated film competition of the year…! Move over Oscars; take a step back Golden Globes; it’s all about the Geo-Movie Cup 2022!  In a world of endless sequels and massive franchise box-office behemoths, there is one sub-genre that is always guaranteed to entertain – the Geo-Movie! Films that have such a flimsy grasp of sci ...[Read More]

Dungeons and Dragons (and Dinosaurs and Displacements…!)

Dungeons and Dragons (and Dinosaurs and Displacements…!)

This week we’re looking back to a highlight of the Seismology team’s EGU21 output – Dinosaurs & Displacements! So if you’re watching the Dungeons & Dragons sessions in the new season of Stranger Things on Netflix, and think it could do with a big more geoscience, look no further than this blog by the Dungeon Masters Lars Gebraad and Maria Tsekhmistrenko… It’s ...[Read More]

Global seismoacoustic waves from the Hunga eruption (Tonga)

Global seismoacoustic waves from the Hunga eruption (Tonga)

Jelle Assink, Senior Geophysicist at KNMI, takes us through the details of the various kinds of waves produced by the Hunga eruption in Tonga earlier this year… On January 15, 2022, a powerful volcanic eruption occurred in the Tonga archipelago in the Pacific Ocean when the submarine Hunga volcano exploded around 04:15 (UTC). This explosion marked the climactic end of an eruptive phase that ...[Read More]