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Hazel Gibson

Hazel Gibson

Hazel Gibson is the Communications Officer at the European Geosciences Union. She is responsible for the management of the Union's social media presence and the EGU blogs, where she writes regularly for the EGU's official blog, GeoLog. She is also the point of contact for early career scientists (ECS) at the EGU Office. She has a PhD in Geoscience Communication and Cognition from the University of Plymouth in the UK. Hazel tweets @iamhazelgibson.

Imaggeo on Mondays: Red triassic sandstone

Imaggeo on Mondays: Red triassic sandstone

As child growing up on the south coast of Devon in the UK, I never really realised that our beaches were unusual. A glorious, glowing orange-red colour, the cliffs that you can see in this photograph by Sarah Weick produced similarly red sand beaches and warm ochre soils. The bright colour is the result of the sandstone and conglomerates of these rocks, collectively called the New Red Sandstones, ...[Read More]

#shareEGU20: let’s get creative and share EGU art!

#shareEGU20: let’s get creative and share EGU art!

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, EGU has made the decision to cancel this year’s physical General Assembly in Vienna and instead offer a partial alternative meeting online, called #shareEGU20. Over the next few weeks in the run up to #shareEGU20, which will be held from the 4 – 8 May 2020, we will be posting regular updates and information about how to get involved, what EGU ca ...[Read More]

#shareEGU20: planning your week of digital interaction!

#shareEGU20: planning your week of digital interaction!

Earlier this week, we announced that the new and revised schedule for #shareEGU20 has been released. If you missed that announcement you can take a look at the website for that here, it’s ok, we will wait…   Now that you have had a quick look, maybe found your abstract, or session, you probably have a few questions. Over the next few weeks we will be trying to answer as many of these question ...[Read More]

EGU General Assembly 2020 cancellation: Alberto Montanari and Susanne Buiter talk about the decision – and what comes next

EGU General Assembly 2020 cancellation: Alberto Montanari and Susanne Buiter talk about the decision – and what comes next

On 19 March EGU announced that it has cancelled the physical EGU General Assembly 2020 in Vienna, Austria. We spoke to the Union President Alberto Montanari and Programme Committee Chair Susanne Buiter to get some more information about what this means, how this decision was made and what comes next.   Hello Alberto and Susanne, thank you for answering my questions. Today we found out the EGU ...[Read More]