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EGU GA 2021

Where can I watch the vEGU21 keynote sessions?

Where can I watch the vEGU21 keynote sessions?

Each year EGU presents several keynote sessions called the Union Symposia and Great Debates. These Union-wide events are carefully selected each year to cover topics that are of broad interest to our members, regardless of which Division or field of Geoscience they most closely associate with.   During the two weeks of the meeting we shared ten Great Debates and Union Symposia streamed live d ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: A Climate and Ecological Emergency: Can a pandemic help save us…?

GeoPolicy: A Climate and Ecological Emergency: Can a pandemic help save us…?

The EGU’s #vEGU21 streamed a wide variety of virtual sessions from Short Courses to Union Symposia. While most #vEGU21 sessions had a specific scientific focus, a few highlighted topics that were of interest to geoscientists across multiple disciplines. The Union Symposia 3: “A Climate and Ecological Emergency: Can a pandemic help save us…?” was one of these sessions with a high level of participa ...[Read More]

Crowd solutions to challenges in Earth Sciences

Crowd solutions to challenges in Earth Sciences

Research rarely follows a straight path and it is normal for challenges to arise during a scientific career. These challenges may come from scientific issues, like inaccessible field sites or data or unavailable/insufficient methods, or from social or personal problems and so on. This year we are facing an additional problem in our inability to meet in person, travel and go to the field. As we all ...[Read More]

EGU Teacher-Scientist Pairing Scheme: supporting geoscience education in schools

EGU Teacher-Scientist Pairing Scheme: supporting geoscience education in schools

For the vEGU21 General Assembly, the EGU Education & Outreach Committees tried something new. They connected school teacher, Hélder Pereira, with seismologist, Susana Custódio, to create and teach a lesson plan on a topic relevant to Hélder’s classroom curriculum: the origin of the South American volcanic gaps. The lesson was live streamed online from Hélder’s class in Algarve, Por ...[Read More]