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Imaggeo On Monday: Temple in floodplain

Imaggeo On Monday: Temple in floodplain

This year for the EGU24 Photo Competition we had some amazing photos submitted! In case you missed them before the meeting, for the next few weeks we will be featuring all 10 of the shortlisted photos, and our three winners! This week, CiJian Yang’s image ‘Temple in floodplain’.   In southwest Taiwan On the plains, rivers meandering, Water for rice fields, livelihoods growin ...[Read More]

Imaggeo On Monday: Connection to the deep crust

Imaggeo On Monday: Connection to the deep crust

This year for the EGU24 Photo Competition we had some amazing photos submitted! In case you missed them before the meeting, for the next few weeks we will be featuring all 10 of the shortlisted photos, and our three winners! This week, Alberto Caracciolo’s image ‘Connection to the deep crust‘.   The 2021 Fagradalsfjall volcanic eruption was the first one in the area after ap ...[Read More]

Imaggeo On Monday: Polarized light photomicrograph of a thin section of Brazilian agate

Imaggeo On Monday: Polarized light photomicrograph of a thin section of Brazilian agate

This year for the EGU24 Photo Competition we had some amazing photos submitted! In case you missed them before the meeting, for the next few weeks we will be featuring all 10 of the shortlisted photos, and our three winners! First up, Bernardo Cesare’s image ‘The Concert’. This image is called ‘The Concert’. Agate is made of microcrystalline fibrous quartz, called cha ...[Read More]

Imaggeo On Monday: Venice, the city of resilience, the city of mirrors and mirages

Imaggeo On Monday: Venice, the city of resilience, the city of mirrors and mirages

High tide captured during the morning of November 6th, 2023 in Piazza San Marco, Venice (Italy). The MOSE system of mobile gates, designed to defend the Venice lagoon from tides up to 3 metres high, is not activated for tide levels below 110 cm. However, when the tide reaches 83 cm, the lowest point of St. Mark’s Square begins to flood. Photo and caption by Maria Katherina Dal Barco, shared ...[Read More]