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20 years and 22 Divisions: EGU Division Presidents share their stories

20 years and 22 Divisions: EGU Division Presidents share their stories

It’s official: Europe’s leading organisation for Earth, planetary and space research has now entered the third decade of its existence! This week, the European Geosciences Union (EGU) celebrated its 20th birthday. Since it was first founded, EGU has grown in strength and scale to include 22 scientific divisions, responsible for activities related to the Earth, planetary and space sciences. I spoke ...[Read More]

Geotalk: EGU President Helen Glaves on celebrating 20 years of the Union

Geotalk: EGU President Helen Glaves on celebrating 20 years of the Union

Hi Helen, thank you for agreeing to do this interview! Before we dive in deeper, could you please introduce yourself and your role for our readers? I am a geologist by background having started my career with the British Geological Survey in the UK over 30 years ago. In that time, I have had several roles including as a coastal geologist, geoinformatics specialist, and most recently working on dat ...[Read More]

GeoTalk: Philippe Courtial, Executive Secretary, reflects on 20 years of EGU!

GeoTalk: Philippe Courtial, Executive Secretary, reflects on 20 years of EGU!

Hi Philippe, could you please introduce yourself and your role for our readers? Thank you for inviting me today to provide this contribution as part of this celebration of the EGU 20th anniversary. Being fascinated by the geological features and the beauty of the minerals since my early age, I had the opportunity to study Geology. I completed my PhD at the Institut de Physique du Globe in Paris on ...[Read More]

Spring, Summer, Winter…Haze?

Spring, Summer, Winter…Haze?

Around the world, societies have many different ways to define the seasons, but for most people a season is identified by a set of culturally specified events, such as the arrival of migratory birds, certain anticipated weather patterns, or a range of expected temperatures. Over recent years many studies have examined the various ways that anthropogenic climate change has affected the way that our ...[Read More]