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#shareEGU20: meet the EGU Early Career Scientist Representatives (pt1)!

#shareEGU20: meet the EGU Early Career Scientist Representatives (pt1)!

Right now, many researchers and academics are worried that the current situation will negatively affect our careers. We are all searching for ways to minimize the impact of working from home, not being able to collect data or exchange thoughts with colleagues on a daily basis.  But worries around the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on employment security are even worse for Early Career Scientists ...[Read More]

#shareEGU20: Geoscience Games Night – LIVE!

#shareEGU20: Geoscience Games Night – LIVE!

The last two years, myself and the Games4Geo crew (Sam, Rolf, Jaz and Liz) have had an absolute blast running the Geoscience Games Night. We have been blown away by your enthusiasm to share and play geoscience games. Who would have thought we’d have managed to bring together over 300 geoscientists to play games but take a look back at last year’s Games Night – it was rammed and people were p ...[Read More]

Imaggeo on Mondays: A window to ice and fire

Imaggeo on Mondays: A window to ice and fire

Brown Bluff is a basalt tuya located on the Tabarin Peninsula of northern Antarctica. This site supports a breeding colony of about 20,000 pairs of adelie penguins and about 550 pairs of gentoo penguins. Geologically speaking, Brown Bluff is simply fascinating. The towering bluffs were the result of an explosive volcanic eruption under ice. Large boulders have toppled from Brown Bluff to the beach ...[Read More]

Imaggeo on Mondays: Azerbaijan Mud Volcano

Imaggeo on Mondays: Azerbaijan Mud Volcano

Azerbaijan one of the best places in the world to find mud volcanoes, because of the number that are in the country. Mud volcanoes are broadly spread across Azerbaijan. About 350 of approximate 800 mud volcanoes in the world are found in the Azerbaijani Republic.   This includes both underground and submarine mud volcanoes, which also famed in Azerbaijan. There are more than 140 submarine mud ...[Read More]