GeoLog

Andy Emery

Geologist for offshore renewables, and author using creative writing to emotively communicate geosciences for a sustainable future.

Artist in Residence – Nature-based harmony

Artist in Residence – Nature-based harmony

I find the idea of nature-based solutions hugely appealing. Let’s explore what it means! Nature-based harmony Over billions of years, natural ecosystems have co-evolved solutions that prevent their damage and destruction. So why do we think we can do better, with only 10,000 years of innovation? We can restore and reproduce the natural behaviour of ecosystems in the places we inhabit, Nature ...[Read More]

Artist in Residence – Calmscape

Artist in Residence – Calmscape

This post is for everyone needing to relax during the conference, specifically written to accompany the Mindfulness Hour pop-up event on Thursday 29th April at 17:00 CEST. Calmscape Amidst the chaos of a conference, it can be hard to find peace, to stop and switch off. If you know where to look, even the hubbub. hustling, bustling corridors of the Austria Center hides a place of calm. Dart through ...[Read More]

Artist in Residence – Escalating geoscience

Artist in Residence – Escalating geoscience

Escalating geoscience Whether you approach through the urban greenspace tranquillity of the Donaupark, or trickle down from the platform at Kaisermühlen in the turbulent river of geoscientists that flows through the covered walkway, you arrive at the plaza in front of the triangular ziggurat of the Austria Center. The concrete meadow throngs with all sorts of geoscientists, from all over the world ...[Read More]

Artist in Residence – White blossom

Artist in Residence – White blossom

This is the first in a series of posts describing my memories and experiences of in-person EGU General Assemblies! Hopefully it’ll give y’all the feel of being in Vienna, for those who have been before to reminisce and all those yet to experience it something to look forward to. White blossom From on the wing, I look out over spring, distant Alpine giants sprinkled with confectioner’s- ...[Read More]