The conference is coming to a close and there’s still an abundance of great sessions to attend! Here’s our guide to getting the most out of the conference on its final day. Boost this information with features from EGU Today, the daily newsletter of the General Assembly – pick up a paper copy at the ACV entrance or download it here.
Be sure to attend today’s Jean Dominique Cassini Medal Lecture by Jonathan I. Lunine, who will be discussing habitable environments and life in the Saturn system (ML4, 12:15 in Y1).
It’s your last chance to make the most of the networking opportunities at the General Assembly, so get on down to the poster halls and strike up a conversation. If you’re in the queue for coffee, find out what the person ahead is investigating – you never know when you might start building the next exciting collaboration! Here are some of today’s scientific highlights:
- Radiative effects of atmospheric aerosols (AS3.18/CL2.14, orals, 13:30–15:00 in B15, posters: 08:30-10:00 / Blue Posters)
- Urban climate, urban heat island and urban biometeorology (CL2.1/AS1.21, orals: 10:30–12:00 in Y8, posters: 13:30-15:00 / Yellow Posters)
- Linking evolution of landscapes, soils and biogeochemical cycles through models, novel approaches and soil records (GM6.3/BG2.14/SSS5.8, orals: 08:30–12:00 in G2, posters: 17:30–19:00/ Blue Posters)
- Connectivity in hydrology and sediment dynamics: concepts, models, experiments and societal implications (SSS2.8/BG4.3/GM1.15/HS2.1.7, orals: 08:30–12:15 and 13:30–15:15 in B10, posters: 17:30-19:00 / Blue Posters)
- Geoscience processes related to Fukushima and Chernobyl nuclear accidents (GI1.4/SSS0.27, orals: 08:30–12:00 in B12, posters: 13:30-15:00 / Red Posters)
The final Union Symposium (US4) this week is dedicated to planetary interiors and how advances in space observations have furthered our ability to understand what is inside planetary bodies. Talks begin at 08:30 in Y5. Our final Great Debate of the week, which is co-organised with the AGU (American Geophysical Union), will be on open access publishing. The discussion kicks off at 15:30 in Room R1.
Today we also announce the results of the EGU Photo Contest and the Communicate Your Science Video Competition. Head over to the EGU Booth at 12:15 to find out who the winners are.
Following the success of this year’s theme, EGU 2016 will also have a theme: Active Planet. Join us on this adventure in Vienna next year (17–22 April 2016)!
What have you thought of the Assembly this week? Let us know at www.egu2015.eu/feedback and help make EGU 2016 even better.
We hope you’ve had a wonderful week and look forward to seeing you in 2016!