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Tectonics and Structural Geology

Conferences

Run up to vEGU21: Advice for TS presenters and conveners

Run up to vEGU21: Advice for TS presenters and conveners

Abstracts, Displays and vPICOs: Upload, present and comment At vEGU21, three elements compound all presentations, known as vPICOs: the “Abstract”, the “Display material” and the “Live presentation slide”. Abstracts are the same as for in-person EGU General Assemblies. Each abstract submitted has received a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) to ensure the research i ...[Read More]

Run up to vEGU21: Advice for TS attendees

Run up to vEGU21: Advice for TS attendees

The program and general advice TS attendees can use their Personal Program to organise all sessions of interest, as in any EGU General Assembly. Entire sessions or individual abstracts can be added to keep track of your most important topics by clicking the yellow star next to the abstract or session. Aside from the regular sessions, there is also the usual range of Union Symposia and Great Debate ...[Read More]

The ECS TS team, or what happens between GAs

The ECS TS team, or what happens between GAs

As the EGU Tectonics and Structural Geology (TS) Early Career Scientist (ECS) Representative, and with the outlook of a second virtual general assembly, I take the opportunity to: (i) provide in two following blogposts, some general guidelines and advice to EGU TS attendees, presenters, and conveners, as recently informed by several blog posts in the EGU-Wide blogs, and (ii) highlight some of the ...[Read More]

Run-up to #shareEGU20 and ECS TS team news

Run-up to #shareEGU20 and ECS TS team news

The EGU Tectonics and Structural Geology (TS) Early Career Scientist (ECS) team usually write a blog post soon before the yearly EGU General Assembly. This blog post normally helps to highlight a few of the activities that will happen in the General Assembly. As the ECS TS Representative, and in this exceptional year in which the meeting will be virtual, I take this opportunity to provide (i) gene ...[Read More]

#ShareEGU20: An online EGU General assembly?

#ShareEGU20: An online EGU General assembly?

In mid-March it was decided that the EGU conference in Vienna was to be cancelled, with an alternative proposed, the online GA. Being the first EGU general assembly to be held online, many people are doubtful about many aspects, such as how the conference will be organised and conducted. EGU has been providing answers to questions on their page and on Geolog, and we thought we would provide some h ...[Read More]

#ShareEGU20: How to turn your research into an attractive display

#ShareEGU20: How to turn your research into an attractive display

In response to the growing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus and travel restrictions, in-person attendance for the EGU General Assembly 2020 in Vienna has been cancelled. The conference is instead being transformed into a virtual event, where attendees can remotely share their research by uploading presentation material online.  Let’s be honest: digital alternatives don’t replicate the i ...[Read More]

How to reduce your carbon footprint when attending EGU’s General Assembly

How to reduce your carbon footprint when attending EGU’s General Assembly

In October 2019, an open letter was published, addressing both EGU and AGU regarding their policy to reduce the carbon footprint of their annual conferences. Almost 2000 scientists already signed this letter, asking for more ambitious measures to decline carbon emissions, in line with the goals of 50% reduction by 2030 and near-zero emissions by 2050 (IPCC SR15, 2018). Some of the proposed improve ...[Read More]

EGU – Realm and Maze? An interview with Susanne Buiter, the current chair of the EGU Programme Committee

EGU – Realm and Maze? An interview with Susanne Buiter, the current chair of the EGU Programme Committee

Susanne Buiter is senior scientist and team leader at the Solid Earth Geology Team at the Geological Survey of Norway. She is also the chair of the EGU Programme Committee. This means that she leads the coordination of the scientific programme of the annual General Assembly. She assists the Division Presidents and Programme Group chairs when they build the session programme of their divisions, hel ...[Read More]

Cargèse Earthquake Summer School 2017

Cargèse Earthquake Summer School 2017

Earthquakes: nucleation, triggering, rupture, and relationships to aseismic processes – 2-6 October 2017, Cargèse (Corsica) A summer school in October, isn’t that a bit late? Well, not if it is held in Cargèse, a small town at the coast of Corsica! After a successful first edition in 2014, scientists from all over the world gathered again last week at the beautifully located ‘Institut d̵ ...[Read More]